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By Tajuddin
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Oct 1st, 2016
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Ko Olina, Hawaii State, United States of America (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinted Friday at U.S. impatience with the Philippine government over inflammatory comments by President Rodrigo Duterte. At a news conference, Carter was asked his view on pursuing greater military...
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Manila, Philippines (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday said he was asking former President Fidel Ramos to help start talks with China over disputes in the South China Sea. The president, during a testimonial dinner hosted by the San Beda College, reit...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 1st, 2016
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Zamboanga City,Mindanao State, Philippines ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Muslim lecturer and a religious attaché from Saudi Arabia were shot inside the Western Mindanao State University in the Philippines at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Chief Inspector Helen Galvez, spokesperson of the Zamboanga City Police Of...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 28th, 2016
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Berlin , Germany ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new report lists Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan as the most highly corrupt nations on Earth. Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, relying on what it calls expert opinion from around the wor...
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Jan 27th, 2016
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Zamboanga City, Philippines ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Representatives of the Philippine government and a Moro Muslim rebel group wrapped up Tuesday a meeting organized by the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) to review a 1996 peace agreement signed before Manila inked another dea...
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Jan 23rd, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The government of Uganda said on Friday it will stop sending housemaids to Saudi Arabia, eclipsing a deal between the two nations to ship workers to the wealthy Gulf nation amid complaints of poor conditions and mistreatment. The ban will remain until...
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Jan 1st, 2016
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Manila, Philippines ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — New Year’s firecrackers left at least one man dead and 380 others injured, and caused a fire that gutted 1,000 shanties in the Philippines despite rain and a government warning campaign, officials said Friday. A drunken man lit a dynamite-like firecracker cal...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 11th, 2015
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Manila ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the Philippines’ case against China at an arbitration tribunal over rival claims in the South China Sea had strained relations and that it was up to the Philippines to heal the rift. The arbitration case against China...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 23rd, 2015
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Mexico ( CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Patricia — the strongest hurricane ever recorded — barreled closer and closer Friday to Mexico’s Pacific coast, where residents have been told to brace for its 200-mph sustained winds and torrential rains. The excessive wind speeds, according to t...
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Oct 23rd, 2015
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Manila , Philippines ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Philippine Foreign Ministry has said it will give China custody of the two suspects involved in the killing of two Chinese diplomats in the Philippines. Two diplomats were killed and a third wounded in a shooting at a restaurant in Cebu City ...