Nuclear terrorism a real threat, says IAEA Chief

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nuclear terrorism a real threat, says IAEA Chief 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) -– International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano on Monday warned of the serious threats of nuclear terrorism and urged all nations, including the Philippines, to prepare for any eventuality.

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President Aquino graces the 2nd State Conference on the United Nations Convention against Corruption Implementation and Review

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on President Aquino graces the 2nd State Conference on the United Nations Convention against Corruption Implementation and Review 

141202160558President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the 2nd State Conference on the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Implementation and Review at the Heroes Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Tuesday (December 2, 2014), with theme: “Strengthening Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration and Coalition in Pushing Urgent Measures on Corruption Prevention and Criminalization, Asset Recovery, and International Cooperation Toward Improving Integrity in Governance”. As a State Party, the Philippines is obliged to implement preventive and punitive anti-corruption measures, including asset recovery, affecting their laws, institutions and practices. Also in photo are Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Senate President Franklin Drilon, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr., Executive Secretary and Presidential UNCAC Inter-Agency Committee chairperson Paquito Ochoa, Jr. and Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. (Photo by Lauro Montellano, Jr./Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)

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President Benigno Aquino III receives a copy of the 2nd State Conference Resolution on the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Implementation and Review

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on President Benigno Aquino III receives a copy of the 2nd State Conference Resolution on the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Implementation and Review 

141202160019President Benigno S. Aquino III receives a copy of the 2nd State Conference Resolution presented by Executive Secretary and Presidential UNCAC Inter-Agency Committee chairman Paquito Ochoa, Jr. and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales during the 2nd State Conference on the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Implementation and Review at the Heroes Hall of the MalacaÒan Palace on Tuesday (December 2, 2014). This year’s theme is: “Strengthening Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration and Coalition in Pushing Urgent Measures on Corruption Prevention and Criminalization, Asset Recovery, and International Cooperation Toward Improving Integrity in Governance.” As a State Party, the Philippines is obliged to implement preventive and punitive anti-corruption measures, including asset recovery, affecting their laws, institutions and practices. (Photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PCOO/PNA)

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US considers investigation into Donetsk school shelling necessary

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on US considers investigation into Donetsk school shelling necessary 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 — The United States condemns the shelling of a school that led to the death of children in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk, US State Department speaker Jen Psaki said at a briefing.

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