14 OFWS killed in vehicle collision in Saudi

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on 14 OFWS killed in vehicle collision in Saudi 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — Fourteen Filipinos were killed in a vehicular collision in Saudi Arabia while they were on their way to their living quarters in east Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.

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DFA backs calls for Google to remove Chinese names for disputed South China Sea features

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on DFA backs calls for Google to remove Chinese names for disputed South China Sea features 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, July 13 (PNA) — The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday backed calls from groups for American technology company Google to remove the Chinese references for contested South China Sea features and replace them with neutral names.

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One Filipino killed, three others wounded in Libya attack

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on One Filipino killed, three others wounded in Libya attack 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, March 31 (PNA) — A Filipino worker was killed and three others were seriously wounded in last Sunday’s bomb attack in the Libyan city of Zawiya, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday.

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PHL submits 3,000-page, 12-volume documents to tribunal to bolster case against China

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL submits 3,000-page, 12-volume documents to tribunal to bolster case against China 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) — The Philippines has conveyed on Monday additional volumes of maps, legal arguments and charts to the Netherlands-based tribunal to further bolster its arbitration case against China.

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Filipino murder convict executed in Saudi Arabia

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipino murder convict executed in Saudi Arabia 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, March 9 (PNA) — A Filipino murder convict was executed Monday morning in Saudi Arabia, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

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Execution of convicted Filipino drug-smuggler in Indonesia put on hold

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Execution of convicted Filipino drug-smuggler in Indonesia put on hold 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — Indonesia has suspended the death sentence on a Filipino woman who was convicted of drug-smuggling, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.

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DFA: Only two Filipino seamen wounded in Libya attack on Greek vessel

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on DFA: Only two Filipino seamen wounded in Libya attack on Greek vessel 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Jan. 7 (PNA) -– Only two Filipino crewmen were wounded in last Sunday’s attack on a Greek-owned vessel in Derna, Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.

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3 Filipino sailors injured in air strike on Greek vessel in Libya

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3 Filipino sailors injured in air strike on Greek vessel in Libya 

MANILA, Jan. 6 — Three Filipino crewmen of a Greek oil tanker were injured in an airstrike Sunday on the vessel they are manning in Derna, Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.

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PHL officials still verifying reports that two Filipinos died in cargo vessel sinking off Vietnam sea

January 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL officials still verifying reports that two Filipinos died in cargo vessel sinking off Vietnam sea 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Jan. 3 (PNA) -– Philippine officials in Vietnam are still verifying reports that two Filipino sailors died when a cargo vessel bound for china sank in Vietnam on Friday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

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Two More Filipinos confirmed dead in Bering Sea mishap

December 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Two More Filipinos confirmed dead in Bering Sea mishap 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Dec. 5 (PNA) — Two more Filipino crewmen of a Korean fishing vessel that sank off Bering Sea in Russia have been confirmed dead on Friday by the Department of Foreign Affairs, bringing to three the death toll of Philippine nationals killed in the tragedy.

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