Pia Lee Brago
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France allots P109.4 million for Philippines COVID response system
by Pia Lee Brago - May 1, 2020 - 12:00am
France has allocated additional funding of 2 million euros in grants to strengthen the surveillance, diagnosis and response systems of the Philippines and four other Southeast Asian countries to the coronavirus...
Philippines protest China’s latest SCS actions
by Pia Lee Brago - May 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines “strongly” protested China’s establishment of two new districts in the disputed South China Sea and the illegal designation of Kagitingan Reef within the Kalayaan Island Group as...
Obey rules or face arrest, Pinoys in Italy told
by Pia Lee Brago - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine embassy in Rome advised Filipinos in Italy to comply with the Italian government regulations on coronavirus disease 2019 as violators may face fines of up to 206 euros or imprisonment of three mo...
Pinoys on cruise ship repatriated Tuesday
by Pia Lee Brago - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino crewmembers and passengers of the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess will be repatriated tomorrow, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said.
Trump ‘fine’ with VFA termination
by Pia Lee Brago - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
United States President Donald Trump said he does not mind the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) and even thanked the Philippines for helping his country “save a lot of money.”
YearEnder: Fallout between old friends; traditional ties reaffirmed
by Pia Lee Brago - January 3, 2020 - 12:00am
It was a year of antagonism toward old friends as well as reaffirmation of traditional friendships for Philippine foreign relations.
Partial deployment ban to Kuwait eyed
by Pia Lee Brago - January 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines may suspend deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait following the death of another Filipina worker in the Middle Eastern country, whose diplomatic ties with the Philippines would be affected...
2 Pinoys in critical condition after Singapore car crash
by Pia Lee Brago - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Two Filipinos remain in critical condition after a car lost control and crashed near a shopping mall in Singapore on Sunday.
10 Pinoy WWII vets get US Congressional Gold Medal
by Pia Lee Brago - December 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Ten Filipino World War II veterans were presented the US Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of the valor and sacrifice of the Filipino soldiers and recognized guerrillas who fought alongside American troops...
Philippines reaffirms commitment to children’s protection
by Pia Lee Brago - December 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The government has reaffirmed its commitment to efforts geared toward advancing the rights and protection of children.
Fewer countries have health care strategies vs climate change
by Pia Lee Brago - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Protecting people’s health from dangers such as heat, stress, storms and tsunamis has never been more important, yet only one in five countries has a health care strategy to deal with climate change, according...
Maritime law expert cautions Philippine on Code of Conduct
by Pia Lee Brago - November 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines should tread carefully in adopting a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea as such document would only legitimize Beijing’s incredible maritime claim, according to a maritime law expert...
Anti-polio vaccination coverage hits 95.4 %
by Pia Lee Brago - October 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Anti-polio immunization coverage reached 95.4 percent after a two-week synchronized campaign in Metro Manila and Mindanao, the Department of Health reported yesterday.
It’s time to visit Saudi Arabia
by Pia Lee Brago - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Saudi Arabia is rolling out the welcome mat to international visitors as the kingdom began issuing tourist visas last month.
105,000 websites host child sexual abuse materials — report
by Pia Lee Brago - October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
In just one year, the Internet Watch Foundation found more than 105,000 websites hosting child sexual abuse materials, according to a new United Nations-backed report showing the extent and scale of the problem of...
Bullying sa mga bata sumaklaw sa internet
by Pia Lee Brago - July 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Sa lumalaking presensiya ng social networking platform sa internet, ang cyber-bullying o online hurtful behavior ay nagpalawig sa saklaw ng bullying na nakakaapekto sa isa sa bawat 10 bata sa mundo.
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