Filipino diplomats - updates

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Former diplomat Rod Severino gets posthumous Order of Lakandula honor

Aug 05, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The prestigious Order of Lakandula – one of the highest honors given by the Philippines – is awarded posthumously to former ambassador Rodolfo Severino Jr

POSTHUMOUS HONOR. Former ambassador received the presitgious Order of Lakandula. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

[OPINION] The world according to Rodolfo Severino

Apr 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Severino will be remembered as a great Filipino statesman in the tradition of those who served their homeland well by serving the world of nations

Ambassador Rod Severino: The complete diplomat, even at home

Apr 24, 2019 - 8:50 AM

The late Ambassador Rodolfo 'Rod' Severino is remembered as a strategic thinker, mentor, and father who never raised his voice

Then-ASEAN secretary general Rodolfo Severino answers questions during a joint press conference at the end of a two-day meeting of the 4th ASEAN Finance Ministers in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, on March 26, 2000. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Filipino diplomats in Kuwait 'expected to be released'

May 10, 2018 - 8:16 PM

'The diplomats are expected to be released in two to three days,' says Malacañang as a Philippine delegation meets with Kuwaiti officials in Kuwait

KUWAIT ROW. Philippine officials led by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque meet with Kuwaiti officials to mend ties with Kuwait. Malacañang photo

Did DFA do enough in rape scandal?

May 08, 2018 - 4:41 PM

After the son of a Philippine diplomat is raped, the family finds insufficient support from the Department of Foreign Affairs despite persistent pleas for help

Leticia Ramos-Shahani: The woman who competed with the best

Mar 20, 2017 - 9:48 AM

Letty made a name for herself in diplomacy and politics and championed culture and women s rights