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Two AFP Battalions To Be Sent to Middle East For OFWs

Philippine soldiers and military assets are said to be deployed in the Middle East to assist distressed Overseas Filipino Workers. Moreover, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzaga reassured that the two battalions from the Army and Marines will not be sent for combat purposes. “Mandatory repatriation from Iraq remains in effect, while Filipinos in Iran, Libya, and… Continue reading Two AFP Battalions To Be Sent to Middle East For OFWs

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Canada To Seek Probe of Iran Plane Crash

Just recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Canada would demand a thorough investigation following the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran. The plane crash has apparently claimed lives of 63 Canadians. "I join Canadians across the country who are shocked and saddened to see reports that a plane crash outside of Tehran, Iran, has… Continue reading Canada To Seek Probe of Iran Plane Crash

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Filipinos in Iraq Advised to Evacuate

Filipinos in Iraq are advised to evacuate after the Philippine Embassy raised status to Alert Level 4, the highest alert status. Ed Meñez, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary, confirmed the alert status following coordination meetings with the government. Alert Level 4, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs, calls for evacuation or mandatory repatriation when there… Continue reading Filipinos in Iraq Advised to Evacuate

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Red Flag Raised Above Tallest Iranian Mosque; Symbolizes War

It has been reported, specifically in an article by AnonHq, that the symbolic ‘red flag’ has been raised above Jamkaran Mosque in Iran. The flag symbolizing ‘war’ has been hoisted for the first time in recorded history, following the US airstrike ordered by US President Donald Trump that killed Major General Qassem Soleimani, leader of… Continue reading Red Flag Raised Above Tallest Iranian Mosque; Symbolizes War

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OFWs in Iraq Prepared to Evacuate

Overseas Filipino Workers in Iraq are being prepared to evacuate following an incident in the region. It can be recalled that a US airstrike landed in Baghdad, Iraq by order of US President Donald Trump. The airstrike killed Major General Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force. In line with this, Supreme Leader Ali… Continue reading OFWs in Iraq Prepared to Evacuate

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Government Urged to Form Evacuation Plan for Middle East OFWs

A labor group urged the government to craft an evacuation plan for Overseas Filipino Workers in the Middle East following the recent incident in the region. Raymond Mendoza, Trade Union Congress of the Philippine President and Partylist Representative, urges President Rodrigo Duterte to assemble government agencies to draft a plan in case the situation in… Continue reading Government Urged to Form Evacuation Plan for Middle East OFWs

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Volkswagen Says Goodbye to the Beetle

German brand Volkswagen finally says goodbye to the ‘Beetle’ as the production ceased, and the last model rolled off assembly line last July. The German automaker orchestrated a video detailing the journey of the Volkswagen Type 1, popularly known as the Beetle. Entitled ‘The Last Mile’, the emotional video follows a young boy going through… Continue reading Volkswagen Says Goodbye to the Beetle

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Eclipse After Christmas Expected

An ‘annular solar eclipse’ is expected after Christmas day, on December 26. An annular solar eclipse happens when the moon covers the center of the sun but leaves a visible outer edge of the sun, thus forming a ‘ring of fire’ or ‘annulus’ around the moon. The ‘ring of fire’ marks the maximum stage of… Continue reading Eclipse After Christmas Expected

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Philippines Hailed as World’s Leading Diving Destination

Just recently, the country was hailed as the 2019 World’s Leading Dive Destination at the World Travel Awards, WTA, Grand Final Gala Ceremony held November 28 in Muscat Oman. The country bested other contenders, namely: Azores Islands, Bora Bora in French Polynesia, Cayman Islands, Fiji, Galapagos Islands, Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Maldives, and Mexico.… Continue reading Philippines Hailed as World’s Leading Diving Destination

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World Wild Fund Philippines Shares ‘State of Nature Address’

World Wild Fund Philippines, an organization focused on building a climate-resilient Philippines, shared a Facebook post, ‘state of nature address’. The post, captioned ‘How is the country’s environment doing? This is our state of nature address. Let’s work with our government and push for a greener tomorrow’. The post was published last July 2019, in… Continue reading World Wild Fund Philippines Shares ‘State of Nature Address’