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Japan donates waste processing facility to Cotabato City
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 26, 2024 - 12:00am
The city government of Cotabato has received a mobile waste processing facility from the Japanese government.
Negotiations on treaty vs cybercrime still ongoing
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 26, 2024 - 12:00am
Five years have passed, and yet negotiations are still ongoing for a legally binding international treaty to counter cybercrime as parties are unable to reach an acceptable consensus.
Quiboloy will face justice – US government
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
As Apollo Quiboloy announced he was going into hiding, the United States embassy in Manila expressed confidence yesterday that the founder of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ will face justice for heinous crimes.
Pinoy children unable to report online sex abuse – report
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Fifty-five percent of children surveyed in the Philippines did not know how to report harmful content on social media, a report on online child sexual exploitation and abuse revealed.
Japan, Philippines reaffirm ties for maritime security
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Japan, through its parliamentary vice minister for foreign affairs Masahiro Komura, has again reassured the Philippines of its commitment to a continuing strategic partnership.
China must comply with treaty on protected areas – expert
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 15, 2024 - 12:00am
China will be under a “very clear obligation” to comply with measures that apply in marine protected areas in the South China Sea as signatory of the landmark United Nations High Seas Treaty, according...
Philippine embassy in Saudi opens talks on solar power
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 12, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippine embassy in Saudi Arabia opened a dialogue with company FAS Energy on solar power potential investments.
Two Pinoy nurses cared for Kate Middleton
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Two “amazing and kind” Filipino nurses looked after the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton while she was recuperating in hospital after abdominal surgery.
Philippines hailed as gold standard in migration management
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 9, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippines was recognized during a migration summit for setting “the gold standard” in migration management and being a “migration champion.
‘Liter of Light’ gets Migrants4Climate recognition
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 9, 2024 - 12:00am
The Liter of Light project by Filipino social entrepreneur Illac Diaz won the Migrants4Climate award last month.
Swiss minister arrives today
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Switzerland’s top diplomat will arrive in the Philippines tomorrow, the first time that a Swiss foreign minister will visit the country since 2008, the Department of Foreign Affairs has announced.
China denies hacking Philippines websites
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 7, 2024 - 12:00am
The Chinese embassy has denied Beijing’s involvement in hacking attempts on the websites of Philippine government agencies including the Philippine Coast Guard.
DSWD, UNFPA sign agreement vs gender-based violence
by Pia Lee-Brago - February 5, 2024 - 12:00am
A five-year agreement to combat gender-based violence has been signed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the United Nations Population Fund Philippines.
Hungarian musician to receive Philippine Foundational Peace prize
by Pia Lee-Brago - January 29, 2024 - 12:00am
State-awarded Hungarian folk musician József Terék will be awarded the Sino-Phil Asia International Peace Award for his efforts to promote international peace and understanding through music.
First Pinoy bakery in Barcelona opens
by Pia Lee-Brago - January 29, 2024 - 12:00am
Forn de Manila, the first and newly opened Filipino bakery in Barcelona, Spain that specializes in authentic Filipino bread and pastries, has quickly garnered attention and patronage from both the Filipino community...
US cites Japan’s increased contacts with Indo-Pacific nations
by Pia Lee-Brago - January 29, 2024 - 12:00am
The US has cited Japan’s increased contacts with the Philippines, South Korea and Australia and working with the partners in the region, as Tokyo takes leadership roles in protecting global security.
China ‘appreciates’ Marcos Jr. affirmation of one-China policy
by Pia Lee-Brago - January 26, 2024 - 12:00am
China is pleased with the Philippines’ reaffirmation of commitment to the one-China policy, as articulated in a media interview by President Marcos who also stressed he was not endorsing Taiwan independen...
Filipino soldier killed in Gaza blast
by Pia Lee-Brago - January 25, 2024 - 12:00am
An Israel Defense Forces soldier of Filipino descent was among 21 IDF members killed in a massive explosion in Gaza on Monday, according to the Philippine embassy in Tel Aviv.
Philippines requests Iran for release of 18 crew members
by Pia Lee-Brago - January 24, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippines reiterated its request to Iran to release the 18 Filipino crew members of an oil tanker seized by Iran’s navy in the Gulf of Oman.
Philippines welcomes UN rapporteur on free expression
by Pia Lee-Brago - January 23, 2024 - 12:00am
The government welcomed yesterday United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression Irene Khan and promised her full support “in the spirit of openness and cooperation.”
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