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Duterte names acting DFA chief

Duterte names acting DFA chief

Manalo, described by Malacañang as an “excellent transition man,” replaces Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. who failed to get the nod of the Commission on Appointments on the basis of his US citizenship status.

Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz and Paralympic medalist Josephine Medina lead runners on Saturday, March 12, for the 29th Southeast Asian Games’ Rising Together Baton Run along the streets of Manila.

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An American family who fought alongside Filipinos during World War 2 received several medals from the government in recognition of their “heroism and service to the cause of freedom.”

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Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Embassy in Amman, Jordan has belied reports that a crackdown is being waged by Jordanian authorities against illegal aliens, particularly Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). In a statement, Philippine Ambassador to Jordan Julius D. Torres belied published reports that 28 Filipinos were arrested starting last September 26 in the capital city […]

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Two Filipino maids employed by ousted Libyan leader Moammar Khaddafy’s relative fled the household and were evacuated by their embassy in Tripoli, the Philippine government said yesterday. Philippine Ambassador Alejandrino Vicente said the maids escaped the residence Monday morning and were met by an embassy team waiting for them in two […]

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