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Philippines eyes withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. hinted on the possible withdrawal of the Philippines from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNCHR). Locsin posted the idea on...

Taiwan extends visa-free privileges for Filipinos to July 2020

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 11:16 AM | No Comments
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Filipinos who wish to travel to Taiwan may still enjoy its visa-free program until next year. On Tuesday (July 2), Taiwan announced its extension of visa-free privileges...

PH, China cooperation against illegal online gambling a must – Locsin

Posted on Wednesday, 28 November 2018 05:19 PM | No Comments
    PASAY CITY, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. believes there must be an established cooperation between the Philippines and China against illegal online gambling. On Wednesday...

PH, Japan ink P18-B loan agreement for MRT-3 rehab works

Posted on Thursday, 8 November 2018 05:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Rehabilitation works in MRT Line 3 are now on its way after the signing of the P18-B pesos loan agreement between the Philippines and the Japanese governments...

PH, Japan sign exchange of notes to enhance defense, transport capabilities

Posted on Thursday, 8 November 2018 09:10 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The governments of the Philippines and Japan signed on Wednesday (November 7) the Exchange of Notes on the Grant Aid of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) UH-1H...

Philippines wins another term in the UN Human Rights Council

Posted on Monday, 15 October 2018 12:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Duterte government hailed the Philippines’ reelection in the 47-member United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after it received a total of 165 votes from 192 members...

Oral arguments on petition vs. the Philippines’ ICC withdrawal reset anew

Posted on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 06:39 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court En Banc once again rescheduled the oral arguments for the consolidated petitions questioning the legality of the government’s move to withdraw the Philippines...

SC sets oral arguments on PH withdrawal from ICC on July 24

Posted on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 04:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) has set its oral arguments on the petition filed by opposition senators regarding the withdrawal of the Philippines from the Rome Statute of...

PH-SoKor sign deals, reaffirm ties in bilateral meeting

Posted on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 01:12 PM | No Comments
  SEOUL. South Korea – President Rodrigo Duterte and South Korean President Moon Jae-In witnessed on Monday, June 4, the signing of memoranda of understanding (MOU) between the Philippines and...

Ease of Doing Business Law to make government transactions faster, easier

Posted on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 09:48 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines claimed the 173rd spot out of 190 in terms of nations having a faster process of transacting with the government. But with the new Ease...