Indonesia to promote national products at exhibition in Vietnam

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Indonesia to promote national products at exhibition in Vietnam 

AKARTA, May 11 — The Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam, will promote national products through an exhibition to be held in Ho Chi Minh City from November 30 to December 3, 2016.

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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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Nepal congratulates Myanmar on successful holding of general elections

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nepal congratulates Myanmar on successful holding of general elections 

KATHMANDU, Nov. 11 — nepal congratulated the government of Myanmar and the people for the successful conclusion of the general elections with the overwhelming participation of the people, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said here on Tuesday.

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EU suspends some sanctions against persons, entities in Belarus for four months

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU suspends some sanctions against persons, entities in Belarus for four months 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 30 — The European Union here on Thursday announced that it has suspended for four months the asset freeze and travel ban applying to 170 individuals and the asset freeze applying to three entities in Belarus.

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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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Indonesia gives temporary reprieve to Filipina Mary Jane Veloso

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Indonesia gives temporary reprieve to Filipina Mary Jane Veloso 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, April 29 (PNA) — The Indonesian government has given temporary reprieve to Filipino Mary Jane Veloso, who was among the nine prisoners scheduled for execution after midnight on Wednesday.

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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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New Zealand government mulls U.S.-made Globemaster for air force

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on New Zealand government mulls U.S.-made Globemaster for air force 

WELLINGTON, Feb. 16 — The New Zealand government is considering U.S.-made Boeing C17 Globemaster heavy transport carriers as part of an upgrade of the air force's air lift capabilities, Defense Minister Gerry Brownlee revealed on Monday.

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Finland's FM to visit Cambodia to boost ties

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Finland's FM to visit Cambodia to boost ties 

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 16 — Finland's Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja will lead a delegation to pay a two-day official visit to cambodia on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

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Turkey seeks to accelerate Turkish-US process of training Syrian rebels

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Turkey seeks to accelerate Turkish-US process of training Syrian rebels 

ANKARA, Jan 27 — Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday asked the United States for accelerating negotiations between the two countries on training and equipping Syrian opposition fighters.

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