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Canberra Times
ASIO warns of overwhelming level of 'harmful' foreign spying threatscentred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister J
Canberra Times / Posted 44 minutes ago
centred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Frances Adamson, head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, have called for respect of freedom of speech at universities and "secure and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
ASIO warns of overwhelming foreign spying threatscentred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister J
Daily Liberal / Posted an hour ago
centred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Frances Adamson, head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, have called for respect of freedom of speech at universities and "secure and... Read more
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The North West Star
ASIO warns of overwhelming foreign spying threatscentred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister J
The North West Star / Posted 2 hours ago
centred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Frances Adamson, head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, have called for respect of freedom of speech at universities and "secure and... Read more
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The North West Star
Defence Department could have first female boss, giving women clean sweep in defence and foreign affairshead, sources have said. If appointed, she would join Defence Minister Marise P
The North West Star / Posted 2 hours ago
head, sources have said. If appointed, she would join Defence Minister Marise Payne, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Frances Adamson. Ms Campbell sits alongside outgoing senior Defence official Peter... Read more
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Manning River Times
ASIO warns of overwhelming foreign spying threatscentred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister J
Manning River Times / Posted 4 hours ago
centred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Frances Adamson, head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, have called for respect of freedom of speech at universities and "secure and... Read more
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The Age
ASIO warns of overwhelming level of 'harmful' foreign spying threatscentred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister J
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
centred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Frances Adamson, head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, have called for respect of freedom of speech at universities and "secure and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASIO warns of overwhelming level of 'harmful' foreign spying threatscentred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister J
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
centred around the Chinese Communist Party. In recent days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Frances Adamson, head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, have called for respect of freedom of speech at universities and "secure and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
No fear: Aussies shrug off Korea nuke threatshappening come February next year. “The reality is there is some global noise
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
happening come February next year. “The reality is there is some global noise around this but we take our advice from the Department of Foreign affairs and their travel advice to South Korea remains very much unchanged, in terms of it being a... Read more
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News.com.au
No fear: Aussies shrug off Korea nuke threatsIan Chesterman.Source:AFP “The reality is there is some global noise around th
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
Ian Chesterman.Source:AFP “The reality is there is some global noise around this but we take our advice from the Department of Foreign affairs and their travel advice to South Korea remains very much unchanged, in terms of it being a... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
No fear: Aussies shrug off Korea nuke threatshappening come February next year. “The reality is there is some global noise
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 hours ago
happening come February next year. “The reality is there is some global noise around this but we take our advice from the Department of Foreign affairs and their travel advice to South Korea remains very much unchanged, in terms of it being a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'If Carlsberg did play-off draws' - Fans react to Republic of Ireland drawing Denmarkto decide who will make it to World Cup 2018. The first leg will take place be
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
to decide who will make it to World Cup 2018. The first leg will take place between November 9-11 in Copenhagen, and the Department of Foreign Affairs issued a helpful cheat-sheet infographic about the country - including the encouraging stat... Read more
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The World Game
Verbeek warns Socceroos over Hondurascurrently boasts the highest murder rate in the world, according to the Central
The World Game / Posted 22 hours ago
currently boasts the highest murder rate in the world, according to the Central Intelligence Agency, while Australia's department of foreign affairs advises travellers visiting the country to "exercise a high degree of caution". "Honduras is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipino among those killed by California wildfires — DFAthe fires, while more than 10,000 firefighters are battling 16 large wildfires
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the fires, while more than 10,000 firefighters are battling 16 large wildfires that have burned over 86,600 hectares, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The fires have destroyed 5,700 structures and have claimed at least 40 lives, the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Passport processing in all consular offices remains suspended–DFAPASSPORT processing in all consular offices remains suspended on Tuesday due to
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
PASSPORT processing in all consular offices remains suspended on Tuesday due to the nationwide transport strike, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in an advisory. The DFA said applicants with confirmed passport appointments on October 17... Read more
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The Manila Times
Filipino among fatalities in North Carolina wildfire–DFAAN unidentified Filipino was among the fatalities in the wildfire currently eng
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
AN unidentified Filipino was among the fatalities in the wildfire currently engulfing North California’s wine area, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. “We offer our sincere sympathies and prayers to the family of our kababayan who... Read more
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The Manila Times
Passport processing in all consular offices remain suspended–DFAPASSPORT processing in all consular offices remains suspended on Tuesday due to
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
PASSPORT processing in all consular offices remains suspended on Tuesday due to the nationwide transport strike, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in an advisory. The DFA said applicants with confirmed passport appointments on October 17... Read more
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Sun Star
DFA: Filipino killed in California's wildfireTHE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday that a Filipino was one am
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday that a Filipino was one among those who perished in the wildfire currently engulfing North California’s wine country. The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco reported to the DFA that the... Read more
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Perth Now
Talks break down in Indon children caseWA Supreme Court overturned his conviction on appeal in June, finding a miscarr
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
WA Supreme Court overturned his conviction on appeal in June, finding a miscarriage of justice had occurred. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) said on Monday "Australia has advised the court that as a sovereign state, its... Read more
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News.com.au
Talks break down in Indon children caseWA Supreme Court overturned his conviction on appeal in June, finding a miscarr
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
WA Supreme Court overturned his conviction on appeal in June, finding a miscarriage of justice had occurred. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) said on Monday "Australia has advised the court that as a sovereign state, its... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lourdes Quisumbing, 96the position of secretary-general of the Unesco National Commission of the Phil
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
the position of secretary-general of the Unesco National Commission of the Philippines, with the rank of ambassador in the Department of Foreign Affairs, which she held until her retirement from public service in 1998. She remained professionally... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Filipinos in Iraq advised to steer clear of Kirkukkeep monitoring the embassy's Facebook page for updates. Headlines ( Article M
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
keep monitoring the embassy's Facebook page for updates. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 The Department of Foreign Affairs, meanwhile, warned Filipinos in Iraq intending to leave the country that they would be directly... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bishop steps up warning to Chinese university studentson international students studying in Australia. The issue came into sharp foc
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
on international students studying in Australia. The issue came into sharp focus earlier this month, after the head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Frances Adamson, warned Australian universities they need to be resilient to foreign... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Tools at the CApillar of maternal healthcare in the country – became the latest casualty of th
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
pillar of maternal healthcare in the country – became the latest casualty of the powerful CA. The first to fall was former Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. Then Duterte Cabinet officials were chopped off one after... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Classes suspended for transport strikedocument as of yesterday. On cue, the Supreme Court ordered the suspension of
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
document as of yesterday. On cue, the Supreme Court ordered the suspension of work today in all courts nationwide. The Department of Foreign Affairs also announced that its Office of Consular Affairs in Parañaque as well as its consular offices... Read more
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Canberra Times
Real names for ACT high rises, pleasetoo far I refer to Tom McIlroy and Doug Dingwall's story "Ned Kelly's run want
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
too far I refer to Tom McIlroy and Doug Dingwall's story "Ned Kelly's run wants to host DFAT" (October 5, p2). Moving the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to a northern Victorian town as part of the National Party-led decentralisation plan... Read more
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Inquirier.net
First female Education secretary Lourdes Quisumbing dies at 96was appointed as secretary-general of the Unesco National Commission of the Phi
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
was appointed as secretary-general of the Unesco National Commission of the Philippines, with the rank of ambassador in the Department of Foreign Affairs. She held that post until she retired from public service in February 1998. The Cebu-born... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More than Math and English: PH team wins P2.6M grant to expand unique after-school learning solutiontechnology as a learning tool. The organization won a grant worth $50,000 (app
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
technology as a learning tool. The organization won a grant worth $50,000 (approximately P2.6 million) from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to expand their mission. Another Philippine team, BagoSphere, made it as a... Read more
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The Age
Real names for ACT high rises, pleasetoo far I refer to Tom McIlroy and Doug Dingwall's story "Ned Kelly's run want
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
too far I refer to Tom McIlroy and Doug Dingwall's story "Ned Kelly's run wants to host DFAT" (October 5, p2). Moving the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to a northern Victorian town as part of the National Party-led decentralisation plan... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Real names for ACT high rises, pleasetoo far I refer to Tom McIlroy and Doug Dingwall's story "Ned Kelly's run want
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
too far I refer to Tom McIlroy and Doug Dingwall's story "Ned Kelly's run wants to host DFAT" (October 5, p2). Moving the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to a northern Victorian town as part of the National Party-led decentralisation plan... Read more
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The Manila Times
DFA consular offices closed on Oct. 16THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Office of Consular Affairs (OCA) announ
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Office of Consular Affairs (OCA) announced that the OCA-Aseana and all its consular offices nationwide would be closed on Monday due to a nationwide transport strike. Applicants with confirmed passport... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chinese intrusion into western universities sparks call to actionconcerns over China's activities were brought starkly into focus last week in a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
concerns over China's activities were brought starkly into focus last week in a rare public speech by the head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Frances Adamson, who warned Australian universities needed to be resilient to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte rejects UK offer; no such offer says DFAThe Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has clarified that the United Kingdom h
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has clarified that the United Kingdom has not offered the country any new financial assistance. The DFA issued the statement after President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday that he “refused” $18 million to... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
DFA clarifies: No new aid offer from UKTHE Department of Foreign Affairs refuted this week the claim of President Rodr
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
THE Department of Foreign Affairs refuted this week the claim of President Rodrigo Duterte, stressing that there was “no new offer” of money from the United Kingdom, contrary to the chief executive’s claim on Thursday. In a statement, the DFA... Read more
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The Manila Times
First PPP for disaster resilience launchedof Science and Technology, Department of Interior and Local Government, Nationa
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
of Science and Technology, Department of Interior and Local Government, National Economic and Development Authority, Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Social Welfare and Development, and Department of Information and Communications... Read more
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Pilipino Star
New Philippines - European Union partnership, cooperation accord in the offingUnion (EU) will remain strong despite the latest tirades of President Duterte a
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Union (EU) will remain strong despite the latest tirades of President Duterte against its members. As this developed, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) clarified on Friday that the United Kingdom has no recent financial assistance to the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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The North West Star
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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The Border Mail
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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The Courier
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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Manning River Times
Government agencies could use facial recognitionFVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citiz
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
FVS used photos captured by the Australian Border Force from passports or citizenship photos, and was only available to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Australian Federal Police. Earlier this month, the federal government... Read more
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The Irish Times
How Irish passports became essential in the battle against Brexitin my life.” The American-born British-Canadian Irishman is one of many new Ir
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
in my life.” The American-born British-Canadian Irishman is one of many new Irish citizens. New figures provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs show a surge in first-time passport applications to the Irish Embassy in London since the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Palace: No expulsion of EU envoysAquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Mr. Duterte’s rant was just “an outburst” tha
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Mr. Duterte’s rant was just “an outburst” that should be taken “in context.” The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) kept mum on a possible diplomatic flap with the European Union and its member-states as a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Hidden flavors of the PH kitchen revealed in Torontoof the Philippine Kitchen” presented by Philippine Consulates General in North
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
of the Philippine Kitchen” presented by Philippine Consulates General in North America and sponsored by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The special dinner, prepared by Chef Dorotan and his team of chefs from their... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte unapologetic about anti-EU rantcontext. “EU ambassadors should know that (it) is not (an) order to leave. Suc
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
context. “EU ambassadors should know that (it) is not (an) order to leave. Such a thing would have to come from the DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs). And I am sure no such order is forthcoming,” Pimentel told reporters. Abella said the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace: No order to expel EU envoysin context, EU ambassadors should know that that is not the order to leave. Suc
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
in context, EU ambassadors should know that that is not the order to leave. Such a thing would have to come from the DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs). And I am sure no such order is forthcoming,” he said. The European Delegation in the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government frustrated by delay in releasing Ibrahim Halawa from Egyptian jaillikely to be immediate but next Monday marks four weeks since the verdict. In
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
likely to be immediate but next Monday marks four weeks since the verdict. In a statement on the protracted release, the Department of Foreign Affairs said embassy officials in Cairo visited him in jail on Thursday. Mr Halawa was said to be in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Government frustrated by delay in releasing Ibrahim Halawa from Egyptian jaillikely to be immediate but next Monday marks four weeks since the verdict. In
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
likely to be immediate but next Monday marks four weeks since the verdict. In a statement on the protracted release, the Department of Foreign Affairs said embassy officials in Cairo visited him in jail on Thursday. Mr Halawa was said to be in... Read more
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