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  • No reports of Filipino casualties in Sri Lanka blasts — DFA
    There has been no report of any Filipino hurt following a series of explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Sunday. The post No reports of Filipino casualties in Sri Lanka blasts — DFA appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • 22 Filipinos in Libya seek repatriation
    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, Libya announced on Saturday that it had received 22 requests for repatriation of Filipinos, who feared getting caught in the crossfire there. “We are hoping the number of requests for repatriation would go up. We have received 22 requests so far, including the seven we repatriated a […] The post 22 Filipinos in Libya seek repatriation appeared first on
  • China not a hero for restoring coral reefs it damaged – Locsin
    China should not be called a hero for attempting to restore coral reefs they damaged at the West Philippines Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. said. The post China not a hero for restoring coral reefs it damaged – Locsin appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Locsin: Gov’t should focus on pursuing Philippines’ claims on Sabah
    Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. insisted that the Philippines should “keep an eye” on defending its claims on resource-rich Sabah, which became part of Malaysia in the 1960s. The post Locsin: Gov’t should focus on pursuing Philippines’ claims on Sabah appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • 4 Filipino students in strife-torn Libya home-bound
    MANILA, Philippines — Four Filipino students being repatriated from strife-torn Libya are now on their way back to Manila, Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato said Friday. The post 4 Filipino students in strife-torn Libya home-bound appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • 7 Filipinos on the way home from strife – torn Libya
    MANILA, Philippines — Three Filipinos were repatriated from strife-torn Libya on Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The post 7 Filipinos on the way home from strife – torn Libya appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Locsin says Scarborough giant clams not for sale amid China poaching issue
    MANILA, Philippines - Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Thursday reiterated that China is taking the country’s giant clams from Scarborough Shoal without any payment. The post Locsin says Scarborough giant clams not for sale amid China poaching issue appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • DFA to Libya OFWs: Leave now before it’s too late…
    MANILA, Philippines - Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato on Thursday renewed his appeal to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya to have themselves repatriated before Alert Level 4 is raised there.  The post DFA to Libya OFWs: Leave now before it’s too late… appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • 15 Filipino nurses all safe after rockets hit hospital in Tripoli
    The 15 Filipino nurses stationed at a rocket-stricken hospital in Tripoli are all safe, the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli said on Thursday. The post 15 Filipino nurses all safe after rockets hit hospital in Tripoli appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Locsin: PH should invest in weaponry than ‘throwing money at poverty’
    Instead of determining the Philippines’ foreign policy, China’s mindset on the disputed West Philippine Sea should inform the government to consider investing in weaponry rather than “throwing money at poverty.” The post Locsin: PH should invest in weaponry than ‘throwing money at poverty’ appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

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  • China’s Huawei to launch 5G at Africa Cup of Nations
        CAIRO -- Huawei will roll out 5G phone network for the first time during this summer's Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt's minister of communications and information technology said on Sunday. The Chinese firm will introduce the technology at the 74,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium which is set to host 10 games including the final during the competition. "Egypt wishes to cooperate with Huawei in the field of artificial intelligence, technology transfer and with 5G," Amr Talaat said. Huawei is the leading manufacturer of equipment for next-generation 5G […]
  • Philippines-South Korea to finish free trade deal by November
    MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines and South Korea want to finish a free trade deal by November, a move that will make it easier for local bananas, among other goods, to enter the Korean market, top officials said. In a joint statement issued last week, the trade chiefs of both governments said they had agreed to "put their best effort" to conclude the talks in November. The conclusion of the talks, they said, would be in time for the commemorative summit of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). That same month will also mark the […]
  • Palace condemns Sri Lanka blasts
    MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang on Sunday expressed support for Sri Lanka following a series of bomb explosions that killed nearly 160 people there.   The blasts ripped through hotels and churches and are now deemed as the worst act of violence since the end of Sri Lanka's civil war.   Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo offered condolences to the families of the victims, underscoring the warm relationship between the Philippines and Sri Lanka.   READ: Blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill nearly 160   "As we recall our recent […]
  • No reports of Filipino casualties in Sri Lanka blasts — DFA
    MANILA, Philippines --- There has been no report of any Filipino hurt following a series of explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Sunday. The DFA said the Philippine Embassy in Dhaka was in continuous coordination with the authorities in Sri Lanka to check on the state of Filipinos living in the area of the explosion. "Ambassador to Bangladesh Vicente Vivencio C. Bandillo said that the Philippine Embassy in Dhaka contacted Philippine Honorary Consul to Colombo Hugh Sriyal Dissanayake, who informed them that they are in touch […]
  • PH bet Carlo Biado falls to Taiwan’s Kevin Cheng in WPA Players Championship
    MANILA, Philippines---Filipino cue artist Carlo Biado fell to Taiwan's Kevn Cheng in the final of the World Pool-Billiard Association Players Championship, 12-11, at Griffs Billiards in Las Vegas. Biado blew an 8-5 rack lead in the best-of-nine match as Cheng went on a furious rally that came after the Filipino missed out on a routine hit. After Biado failed to sink the 4-ball, Cheng pounced on the blunder by winning the next four racks to grab a 9-8 rack edge in what eventually turned into a win-by-two format. The pair, however, reached the 11-11 limit that forged a sudden death […]
  • Priest: Vote for officials who will protect the environment
    MANTICAO, Misamis Oriental, Philippines --- Choose candidates who will protect the environment, Reverend Fr. Eleuterio Datoy, parish priest of Christ the King Sub-Parish, urged devotees on Good Friday during a Mass he celebrated on top of Dunque Hill. The hill, the highest peak in Misamis Oriental, is where the Catholic faithful have been holding the Stations of the Cross since 2015. "It is the time when a Christian would not only meditate and pray for the forgiveness of sins but also to pray for the future," he said. One of the prayers he said was for voters, imploring that they […]
  • PNP: Holy Week 2019 ‘generally peaceful’
    MANILA, Philippines --- Holy Week in the country this year was "generally peaceful," despite several cases of drowning and vehicular accidents, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Sunday.   "Sa buong bansa napaka-ganda ng ating kalagayan. Ang situation natin ay generally peaceful sa buong bansa except sa ilang insidente na kung saan may naitaang nalunod sa iba't-ibang paliguan at vehicular accidents na marami ring na-injured," PNP spokesperson Police Col. Bernard Banac said in an interview over AM radio station DZBB.   (It was generally peaceful in the country […]
  • Tech, green features, power mix to boost luxury car sales
      NEW YORK -- US auto sales may be slowing, but carmakers have high hopes for luxury vehicles, which are imbued with increasingly sophisticated gadgetry and sex appeal to seduce a new generation of millionaires. Luxury car companies brought their "A" game to the New York International Auto Show, which opened Friday with a mix of new models, some featuring envelope-pushing technology and others pitched as green vehicles, to grab attention of new customers who grew up with technology and are sensitive to climate change. In both cases, these are luxury models with price tags to […]
  • Lenovo’s upcoming smartphone could take 100-megapixel photos, says report
    Chinese manufacturer Lenovo is reportedly equipping its upcoming Z6 Pro handset with quad cameras, promising photos up to a record 100 megapixels, according to Gizmochina. Lenovo executives reportedly shared a few pictures of the firm's forthcoming flagship on the Chinese social network Weibo, ahead of its official presentation in China, slated for Tuesday, April 23. In the pictures shared online, the smartphone appears to feature four camera sensors on the back of the device, including a 48-megapixel main camera. Combined, they will allow the phone to take photos of up to […]
  • Dry run of Edsa provincial bus ban starts Monday
    MANILA, Philippines --- With Metro Manila residents set to return from provinces after the Holy Week break, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reminded the public on Sunday that it would hold a dry run of the ban on provincial buses Edsa on Monday. "We advise commuters coming from the provinces that starting tomorrow provincial buses are prohibited from loading and unloading along EDSA," MMDA Edsa traffic head Bong Nebrija said in a text message. "All arriving passengers will be disembarked at the terminals. Plan and time your trip accordingly." Nebrija also noted […]
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