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Manila Bulletin
PH at UN: Let us deal with our domestic challenges without ‘undue interference’than 3,000, was extended to United States President Barack Obama, who also aire
PH at UN: Let us deal with our domestic challenges without ‘undue interference’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
than 3,000, was extended to United States President Barack Obama, who also aired human rights concerns in the country. The Department of Foreign Affairs earlier said the UN special rapporteurs and EU rights experts who are planning to visit the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte's wish to question UN team 'not asking for moon and stars'and the UN representatives because the president will be in Vietnam on those da
Duterte's wish to question UN team 'not asking for moon and stars'
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 hours ago
and the UN representatives because the president will be in Vietnam on those dates for a working visit. Last Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the UN team should comply with protocols set by the Philippines including the need... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UN body to look into PH rights pact implementation amid war on drugsthe situation on condition that he will be given a chance to respond and explai
UN body to look into PH rights pact implementation amid war on drugs
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
the situation on condition that he will be given a chance to respond and explain his policy on war on drugs. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the government will only agree to visit of UN rapporteurs and EU rights experts if... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima on UN probe don’ts: Censorshipconditions betrayed the intent of what are supposed to be independent investiga
De Lima on UN probe don’ts: Censorship
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
conditions betrayed the intent of what are supposed to be independent investigations into the killings. She said the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) restrictions were tantamount to “censorship and control.” “While it is within the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Andanar in another news gaffedrugs and upon the invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte who said he will inv
Andanar in another news gaffe
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
drugs and upon the invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte who said he will invite the UN to investigate the claims. But Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose clarified that no UN delegation is expected to arrive in the country... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima questions ground rules for UN visiton Extrajudicial, Summary and Arbitrary Killings Agnes Callamard to the country
De Lima questions ground rules for UN visit
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
on Extrajudicial, Summary and Arbitrary Killings Agnes Callamard to the country, said that the parameters provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for the work of the probers are restrictive and smacks of prior censorship. “While it is... Read more
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The Border Mail
Crew's anguish led to personal charges over child abduction being dropped, Ali Elamine claimssaid Nine paid Ms Faulkner for her story and she had privately engaged Mr Whitt
Crew's anguish led to personal charges over child abduction being dropped, Ali Elamine claims
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
said Nine paid Ms Faulkner for her story and she had privately engaged Mr Whittington at the time of their payment. The Department of Foreign Affairs, which has been helping Channel Nine with their negotiations in Beirut said in a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Hasten Yparraguirre probe, Ople Center asks DFATHE Blas F. Ople Policy Center, a non-profit organization that assists distress
Hasten Yparraguirre probe, Ople Center asks DFA
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
THE Blas F. Ople Policy Center, a non-profit organization that assists distressed overseas Filipino workers, welcomed the Department of Foreign Affairs’ announcement that it will investigate the allegations of 59-year-old Milagros Braza against her... Read more
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Limerick Post
Tragic Rhodes trio rememberedof the event ever happening. We felt that the women deserved some place in hist
Tragic Rhodes trio remembered
Limerick Post / Posted yesterday
of the event ever happening. We felt that the women deserved some place in history and we’re very thankful to the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and the Irish Embassy in Athens, who have lobbied on behalf of the families for the last three... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima questions parameters on UN probeSenator Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Sen. Leila de Lima on Saturday ques
De Lima questions parameters on UN probe
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Senator Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Sen. Leila de Lima on Saturday questioned parameters that the Department of Foreign Affairs set in welcoming an independent United Nations investigation of the spate of deaths amid President Rodrigo... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
EU, UN rapporteurs need to follow protocols, DFA saysR. Duterte decide to invite them to make their own investigation on the controv
EU, UN rapporteurs need to follow protocols, DFA says
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
R. Duterte decide to invite them to make their own investigation on the controversial extra judicial killings issue, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose explains in layman’s... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Solons seeks inspection of Pemberton’s celltransgender woman Jennifer Laude. Under House Resolution 353, Kabayan Party-li
Solons seeks inspection of Pemberton’s cell
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
transgender woman Jennifer Laude. Under House Resolution 353, Kabayan Party-list Rep. Harry L. Roque called on the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of National Defense, and the Presidential Commission on Visiting Forces... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t lays down rules for UN, EU probersin the government’s war on drugs must comply with certain protocols and guideli
Gov’t lays down rules for UN, EU probers
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
in the government’s war on drugs must comply with certain protocols and guidelines, Charles Jose, spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs, said yesterday. “UN special rapporteurs follow protocols set by host countries, that’s the... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH under UN scrutinyRica, Cyprus, Poland, Tunisia, Lebanon and Dominican Republic. Charles Jose, s
PH under UN scrutiny
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Rica, Cyprus, Poland, Tunisia, Lebanon and Dominican Republic. Charles Jose, spokesperson and assistant secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, said the spate of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines will not be discussed. “This... Read more
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Pilipino Star
18-man UN team arriving next weekRights (ICESCR), the Philippines is required to undergo regular review by the U
18-man UN team arriving next week
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Rights (ICESCR), the Philippines is required to undergo regular review by the UN committee. It was a “regular thing,” Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose said yesterday of the coming visit by human rights experts. Jose, in a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
UN body sets meeting on PH compliance with human rights treaty obligationsdes Nations in Geneva. The committee will issue its findings on the Philippines
UN body sets meeting on PH compliance with human rights treaty obligations
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
des Nations in Geneva. The committee will issue its findings on the Philippines on Oct. 10. DFA AWAITS INSTRUCTIONS The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday that it will consult Malacañang on President Rodrigo Duterte’s invitation... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH under UN scrutinyRica, Cyprus, Poland, Tunisia, Lebanon and Dominican Republic. Charles Jose, s
PH under UN scrutiny
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Rica, Cyprus, Poland, Tunisia, Lebanon and Dominican Republic. Charles Jose, spokesperson and assistant secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, said the spate of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines will not be discussed. “This... Read more
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Rappler
8888 hotline: Most complaints lodged vs SSS, LTOthe slow action on land title problems and the slow processing of documents, am
8888 hotline: Most complaints lodged vs SSS, LTO
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
the slow action on land title problems and the slow processing of documents, among others. Rounding up the Top 5 is the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), with 79 reports, mostly about problems in passport application or renewal, delays in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DFA: UN, EU envoys should follow PH protocols in drug slays probeThe Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday said special rapporteurs from
DFA: UN, EU envoys should follow PH protocols in drug slays probe
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday said special rapporteurs from United Nations (UN) and rights experts of European Union (EU) invited by President Rodrigo Duterte should comply with certain protocols and guidelines when they... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Government reveals plan to beat gender bias and inequality in the APSof the senior executive service. Implicit bias also remains a barrier for wome
Government reveals plan to beat gender bias and inequality in the APS
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
of the senior executive service. Implicit bias also remains a barrier for women being recruited to senior roles. At the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 57 per cent of the workforces are women but they only account for 27 per cent of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Malcolm Turnbull lashes out at Kevin Rudd over 'biggest policy failure in the history of the Commonwealth'organisation - was invalid because Foreign Minister Julie Bishop privately and
Malcolm Turnbull lashes out at Kevin Rudd over 'biggest policy failure in the history of the Commonwealth'
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
organisation - was invalid because Foreign Minister Julie Bishop privately and publicly advocated his candidature and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade also endorsed him. "We all know, in the case of Malcolm Turnbull, it's pretty... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Malcolm Turnbull lashes out at Kevin Rudd over 'biggest policy failure in the history of the Commonwealth'organisation - was invalid because Foreign Minister Julie Bishop privately and
Malcolm Turnbull lashes out at Kevin Rudd over 'biggest policy failure in the history of the Commonwealth'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
organisation - was invalid because Foreign Minister Julie Bishop privately and publicly advocated his candidature and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade also endorsed him. "We all know, in the case of Malcolm Turnbull, it's pretty... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Chief spook speaks uprefused to name the Cabinet official. Currently on official trip in New York ar
Chief spook speaks up
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
refused to name the Cabinet official. Currently on official trip in New York are presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella and Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. Esperon declined to elaborate on this alleged ouster plot. He is... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody invites UN, EU to probe Philippine killingscontacted his office and expose them to places where the illegal drug trade was
Rody invites UN, EU to probe Philippine killings
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
contacted his office and expose them to places where the illegal drug trade was reportedly rampant.Foreign engagement The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) also cited the need to explain to the international community the drug situation in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte ready for face-off with the best lawyers of UN, EUbe treated as an ex cathedra thing,” he said. “Kung sila marunong, tayo binabab
Duterte ready for face-off with the best lawyers of UN, EU
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
be treated as an ex cathedra thing,” he said. “Kung sila marunong, tayo binababoy. Politika yan,” He added. Meanwhile, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said an investigation into the extrajudicial killings (EJKs) and summary executions... Read more
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The Manila Times
Taiwan relaxes visa rules for FilipinosTourism Bureau that aim at furthering interaction with members of the Associati
Taiwan relaxes visa rules for Filipinos
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
Tourism Bureau that aim at furthering interaction with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Manila welcomed Taiwan’s new visa policy. “We believe that this [policy]will... Read more
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The North West Star
Malcolm Turnbull lashes out at Kevin Rudd over 'biggest policy failure in the history of the Commonwealth'organisation - was invalid because Foreign Minister Julie Bishop privately and
Malcolm Turnbull lashes out at Kevin Rudd over 'biggest policy failure in the history of the Commonwealth'
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
organisation - was invalid because Foreign Minister Julie Bishop privately and publicly advocated his candidature and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade also endorsed him. "We all know, in the case of Malcolm Turnbull, it's pretty... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sekkingstad leaves for Norwayto be traveling with a relative, was seen with Norway Ambassador to the Philipp
Sekkingstad leaves for Norway
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
to be traveling with a relative, was seen with Norway Ambassador to the Philippine Erik Forner, embassy personnel and Department of Foreign Affairs officials at the dignitary’s lounge of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in... Read more
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News.com.au
Rudd criticises PM's 'concocted' UN excuseand nomination to this position two days before the relevant cabinet meeting,"
Rudd criticises PM's 'concocted' UN excuse
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
and nomination to this position two days before the relevant cabinet meeting," he told Sky News on Thursday. "Why did the Department of Foreign Affairs in their formal submission describe me as an exemplary candidate?" Mr Rudd dismissed... Read more
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News.com.au
Salty Rudd takes a swipe at Turnbull over UN job snuband nomination to this position two days before the relevant cabinet meeting,”
Salty Rudd takes a swipe at Turnbull over UN job snub
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
and nomination to this position two days before the relevant cabinet meeting,” he told Sky News on Thursday. “Why did the Department of Foreign Affairs in their formal submission describe me as an exemplary candidate?” Mr Rudd dismissed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima wants Palace to let UN probe killingscommittee on justice and human rights, De Lima filed Resolution No. 153 “urging
De Lima wants Palace to let UN probe killings
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
committee on justice and human rights, De Lima filed Resolution No. 153 “urging the executive department, through the Department of Foreign Affairs, to extend an invitation to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary... Read more
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Inquirier.net
EU: Cussing won’t affect ties with PHown sins, stressing that EU member countries had themselves been involved in at
EU: Cussing won’t affect ties with PH
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
own sins, stressing that EU member countries had themselves been involved in atrocities in the Middle East. Meanwhile, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said it could not invite the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary... Read more
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The Manila Times
EU mum on Duterte’s ‘f-bomb’have been killed either by police or unknown assailants since Duterte took over
EU mum on Duterte’s ‘f-bomb’
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
have been killed either by police or unknown assailants since Duterte took over on June 30. Charles Jose, spokesman of the Department of Foreign Affairs, said the EU should not rely on media reports when it issues statements to the media. “Our... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima seeks UN probe on drug killingsMANILA, Philippines – Sen. Leila de Lima urged the Department of Foreign Affair
De Lima seeks UN probe on drug killings
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Leila de Lima urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to invite Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, to conduct an investigation into the spate of killings of... Read more
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Sun Star
Sotto, Lacson oppose De Lima's move to invite UN Rapporteurshe is the only one fighting for the right of the people. On Wednesday, de Lim
Sotto, Lacson oppose De Lima's move to invite UN Rapporteur
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
she is the only one fighting for the right of the people. On Wednesday, de Lima filed Senate Resolution 153 urging the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to invite Callamard to look into the spate of extrajudicial killings and summary... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima wants UN to probe extrajudicial killings in Philippinescomplete justice to the victims and the Filipino people," De Lima said. Under
De Lima wants UN to probe extrajudicial killings in Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
complete justice to the victims and the Filipino people," De Lima said. Under Senate Resolution No. 153, De Lima urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to invite Callamard to look into the spate of extrajudicial killings and summary... Read more
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Rappler
De Lima to DFA: Invite UN expert to probe killingsUN PROBE. Senator Leila De Lima urges the Department of Foreign Affairs to invi
De Lima to DFA: Invite UN expert to probe killings
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
UN PROBE. Senator Leila De Lima urges the Department of Foreign Affairs to invite the United Nations to conduct a probe into the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/PRIB MANILA, Philippines – Neophyte Senator Leila De... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DND meets with Russia to explore possible military cooperationin terms of the acquisition and transfer of Russian military equipment,” Sorret
DND meets with Russia to explore possible military cooperation
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
in terms of the acquisition and transfer of Russian military equipment,” Sorreta said in a statement on Wednesday of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Sorreta said the meeting with Russian military experts is aimed “to explore... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pacquiao channels Duterte: Other nations shouldn’t meddle with PHother countries to meddle),” Pacquiao added. De Lima earlier filed a resolutio
Pacquiao channels Duterte: Other nations shouldn’t meddle with PH
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
other countries to meddle),” Pacquiao added. De Lima earlier filed a resolution, urging the executive branch through the Department of Foreign Affairs to invite the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killing and Summary Executions... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima urges UN to come to PH, probe extrajudicial killingsagainst illegal drugs. In Senate Resolution No. 153 filed on Monday, de Lima i
De Lima urges UN to come to PH, probe extrajudicial killings
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
against illegal drugs. In Senate Resolution No. 153 filed on Monday, de Lima is urging the executive branch through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to extend an invitation to the United Nationals Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipinos in SF hail Paynor’s appointment as envoy to UShis motivation for us to produce our public service TV program “Power ng Pinoy,
Filipinos in SF hail Paynor’s appointment as envoy to US
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
his motivation for us to produce our public service TV program “Power ng Pinoy,” recounted Pedrigal. Paynor joined the department of foreign affairs in 1983 and had tours of duty in Libreville, Gabon, Africa, Madrid and London, Senegal, Rwanda,... Read more
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New Kerala
Karnataka govt. adopts 'BEEP guidelines' for energy efficient public buildings - newkerala.com #121319project BEEP is a bilateral cooperation project between the Ministry of Power (
Karnataka govt. adopts 'BEEP guidelines' for energy efficient public buildings - newkerala.com #121319
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
project BEEP is a bilateral cooperation project between the Ministry of Power (MOP), Government of India and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) of the Government of Switzerland. The project is being implemented by the Bureau of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH readies for the $2.6T global halal marketCommission members include Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, Dep
PH readies for the $2.6T global halal market
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Commission members include Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, Department of Science and Technology, Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of tourism, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Mindanao Development Authority, and two... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Continued assistance for stranded workers in Saudi urgedtheir health are deteriorating and needs medical attention. A Philippine human
Continued assistance for stranded workers in Saudi urged
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
their health are deteriorating and needs medical attention. A Philippine humanitarian mission to Saudi Arabia led by the Department of Foreign Affairs, DSWD, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Verify facts, DFA tells European parliament on rights situationDFA spokesman Charles Jose. AP FILE PHOTO THE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs (D
Verify facts, DFA tells European parliament on rights situation
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
DFA spokesman Charles Jose. AP FILE PHOTO THE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has called on the parliament of the European Union (EU) to verify its information on supposed extrajudicial killings in the country and not merely rely on media... Read more
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Irish Central
Brexit dominates Flanagan NY programfallout from the UK’s decision, by means of a referendum, to leave the European
Brexit dominates Flanagan NY program
Irish Central / Posted 6 days ago
fallout from the UK’s decision, by means of a referendum, to leave the European Union. During his visit, according to a Department of Foreign Affairs release, Minister Flanagan will address the United Nations General Assembly and meet with UN... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Oust Duterte drive hatched in New York – Andanarthe investigation conducted by De Lima, chairperson of the Senate committee on
Oust Duterte drive hatched in New York – Andanar
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
the investigation conducted by De Lima, chairperson of the Senate committee on human rights. DFA appeals to Europe The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urged yesterday the European Parliament to obtain official data on the Philippine... Read more
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Sun Star
Espedilla: Wants to know Prostate Cancermay send them to Dear Dr. Fritz, c/o Sunstar-Davao Publishing Inc., Ebro-Pelayo
Espedilla: Wants to know Prostate Cancer
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
may send them to Dear Dr. Fritz, c/o Sunstar-Davao Publishing Inc., Ebro-Pelayo Building, Jacinto St., Davao City, (former Department of Foreign Affairs office), across Ateneo de Davao University and beside Holy Child School of Davao, or you e-mail... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Lorène Bourgeois: Large DrawingsStates. Her work is held in numerous collections, including the Canada Council
Lorène Bourgeois: Large Drawings
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 6 days ago
States. Her work is held in numerous collections, including the Canada Council Art Bank, the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the National Bank of Canada, the Richmond Hill Public Library, the Museum of Contemporary... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DFA: No Filipinos reported hurt so far in New York City blast MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday said there were no
DFA: No Filipinos reported hurt so far in New York City blast
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday said there were no Filipinos reported hurt so far in the New York City blast that injured at least 29 people. DFA spokesman and... Read more
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