Tons of garbage to be shipped back to Canada on May 30

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 17:39:06 +0000

Tons of garbage to be shipped back to Canada on May 30

MANILA, Philippines — The tons of garbage from Canada illegally dumped in the Philippines several years ago will finally be shipped to its place of origin on May 30, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on Monday. In a Twitter post, Locsin said that all garbage containers from Canada had already been “cleaned” and […]

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Remains of household worker killed in Kuwait to arrive on Thursday–DFA

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 09:32:53 +0000

THE remains of a household worker who was killed in Kuwait will arrive later on Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. The DFA said it requested the Criminal Evidence…READ

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No ransom paid for release of Filipino, Korean engineers–Locsin

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 09:46:24 +0000

NO ransom was paid for the release of three Filipino and Korean engineers kidnapped in July 2018 in Libya, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr said on Sunday. “No money…READ

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DFA: No Filipino hurt in Papua New Guinea quake

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 08:39:24 +0000

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday said that no Filipino was hurt in the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea (PNG) on May 7. Chargé d’Affaires…READ

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Filipino nurses flee Tripoli hospitals amid bombardment

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 23:00:20 +0000

Filipino nurses have fled hospitals in Tripoli amid escalating fighting between rival militias for control of the Libyan capital. Elmer Cato, charge d’affaires at the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, informed Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. by Twitter on Thursday that embassy officials tried to extricate several nurses but were  unable to reach them due to […]

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Canada’s trash ‘shipped out by May 15’

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 21:03:50 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The tons of garbage from Canada that was dumped on the country six years ago will be shipped out on May 15, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said. Locsin on Wednesday clarified his earlier tweets that Malacañang had apparently misunderstood to mean that he would not ship back the tons of trash […]

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PH thanks Akihito for ‘advocating peace during 30-year reign’

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 12:30:53 +0000

THE Philippines on Tuesday expressed its gratitude to former Japanese emperor Akihito for fostering goodwill and friendship between Manila and Tokyo. The Philippine government is thankful for Akihito’s “invaluable role…READ

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Filipino scientists seeded giant clams poached by Chinese, says maritime expert

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:55:06 +0000

Filipino scientists seeded giant clams poached by Chinese, says maritime expert

MANILA, Philippines – A maritime expert said the giant clams that were harvested by Chinese fishermen in the Scarborough Shoal are a product of a seeding process done by Filipino scientists almost four decades ago.

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Filipino gets bronze in Swiss competition for ‘potable’ water invention

Credit to Author: BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:40:13 +0000

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday said a Filipino inventor won in an international competition in Geneva, Switzerland for a device that could instantly make water “potable” whether…READ

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