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Robredo camp mulls legal action on Sison adviser report
by Pia Lee Brago - April 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo is bent on pursuing legal action against those who falsely reported that Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison is one of her advisers.
Ambassador Chito Sta. Romana, 74
by Pia Lee Brago - April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Ambassador to China Jose Santiago “Chito” Sta. Romana has passed away, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. He was 74.
‘China’s maritime activities in West Philippine Sea contrary to international law’
by Pia Lee Brago - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
The Chinese Coast Guard’s activities in the West Philippine Sea, particularly in Panatag Shoal, are “contrary to international law,” a maritime law expert from the University of the Philippines...
Australia funding for women-owned SMEs sustains 1,000 jobs
by Pia Lee Brago - March 7, 2022 - 12:00am
In celebrating women’s month this March, the Australian government has reported that its funding program to inject capital for women-owned and women-led businesses in the Philippines has supported 13 small...
21 Pinoy seafarers evacuated from Ukraine reach Moldova
by Pia Lee Brago - March 3, 2022 - 12:00am
The 21 Filipino seafarers of bulk carrier MV S-Breeze who were evacuated from Chornomosk, Ukraine, arrived in Moldova, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed yesterday.
Robredo suspends OVP’s COVID-19 response programs
by Pia Lee Brago - February 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo has suspended the Office of the Vice President initiatives against COVID-19 while awaiting the decision of the Commission on Elections on her request to allow her office to continue...
UN seeks more support for Odette-ravaged areas
by Pia Lee Brago - January 18, 2022 - 12:00am
The United Nations has appealed for more support to hasten the recovery and reconstruction in areas damaged by Typhoon Odette.
Del Rosario: US study says China’s SCS claims ‘ungrounded’
by Pia Lee Brago - January 17, 2022 - 12:00am
A new study released by the United States government, which finds China’s claims in the South China Sea “ungrounded” in fact and in law, concurs with the standpoint of the Philippines, a former...
Philippines condemns jail sentence for Suu Kyi
by Pia Lee Brago - January 17, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines condemned the sentencing to four years in prison of Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, saying the military regime is using the judicial system to silence political opponents...
May polls a reset button for Pinoys – Robredo
by Pia Lee Brago - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The May 2022 elections are a chance for Filipinos to hit the reset button to start a new kind of politics where ordinary citizens can get elected to public office, Vice President Leni Robredosaid yesterday.
Doctors’ group backs Robredo’s bid
by Pia Lee Brago - November 29, 2021 - 12:00am
More physicians and health care workers in the country are actively engaging in voting advocacy, refusing to be “fence sitters” in the election of new leaders and unafraid to take a stand and support...
62 journalists killed worldwide in 2020 – UNESCO
by Pia Lee Brago - November 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Sixty-two journalists were killed in 2020 alone just for doing their jobs, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
EU providing P47 million in humanitarian aid to Philippines
by Pia Lee Brago - October 18, 2021 - 12:00am
The European Union is allocating P47 million (€800,000) in humanitarian aid funding for the Philippines to respond to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in recent months.
Philippines recommends Asean mechanisms to certify vaccinated citizens
by Pia Lee Brago - September 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippines has recommended the establishment of regional mechanisms to identify or certify nationals of Association of Southeast Asian Nations member-states who have been vaccinated, to jumpstart the reopening...
Afghan refugees now in Philippines – DFA
by Pia Lee Brago - September 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. confirmed on Wednesday night the arrival of the first Afghan refugees in the Philippines after a mass displacement caused by the recent Taliban takeover.
Outgoing US envoy confident with US-Philippines alliance
by Pia Lee Brago - September 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Outgoing US embassy Charge d’Affaires John Law has expressed confidence that the security alliance and relations between the United States and the Philippines will continue to thrive.
Robredo: Donate to community pantries, help small businesses
by Pia Lee Brago - August 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo urged Filipinos yesterday to donate to community pantries and help small businesses as Metro Manila prepares to return to lockdown to prevent the spread of the more infectious Delta coronavirus...
Locsin to raise sea row, vaccine access in ASEAN meet
by Pia Lee Brago - August 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. will raise equitable access to vaccines, pandemic recovery and the South China Sea issue at the 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings to be...
USAID, private sector launch water challenge
by Pia Lee Brago - July 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The US Agency for International Development has linked up with the private sector in the Philippines to launch the first-ever platform and annual competition that aims to identify water and sanitation solutions...
Philippines, Japan sign space cooperation pact
by Pia Lee Brago - June 18, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippines and Japan have signed an agreement on space cooperation as Manila looks forward to more opportunities for Filipinos to access and benefit from space, the Philippine embassy in Tokyo said.
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