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Stateless footballers rescued from Thai cave granted citizenship

Aug 08, 2018 - 10:08 PM

'Today all of you get Thai citizenship,' Mae Sai district chief Somsak Khanakham says in a ceremony, as they are handed national ID cards

THAI CAVE BOYS. This handout photo released by the Ministry of Health, Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital on July 15, 2018 and taken on July 14 shows members of the rescued 'Wild Boars' football team at hospital in Chiang Rai. Photo by Ministry of Health/Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital/AFP

Order of Malta head to visit PH

Feb 28, 2015 - 10:02 PM

The official visit of Fra Matthew Festing coincides with the 50th year of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and the Sovereign Order of Malta

COMING TO PH. 79th Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta Fra' Matthew Festing is visiting the Philippines on March 7, 2015. Photo by Lajos Soos/EPA

Quake vulnerability a shaky issue for APEC

Feb 08, 2015 - 10:54 AM

Will the Philippines be able to recover its capital back if a major earthquake wrecks it? The chair of APEC s Senior Officials’ Meeting asks

URBAN SPRAWL. High-rise buildings and shanties in Pasay City, December 27, 2014. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

State of PH education hinders bid for inclusive growth

Feb 07, 2015 - 8:42 PM

Our education needs more discipline and depth so our frame of thought would be fixed says Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Laura Del Rosario chair of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Senior Officials Meeting

APEC plots plan to bankrupt terror networks

Feb 07, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Shrinking the financial muscle of terrorists networks could help ease Asia Pacific s terrorism problem

3,740 security force deployed to secure APEC in Clark

Jan 17, 2015 - 4:58 PM

To ensure readiness of personnel who will be tapped for the APEC event police personnel undergo extensive training

Daughter of Korean ferry tycoon detained in France

May 28, 2014 - 9:12 PM

A judge decides against releasing Yoo Som Na 47 on bail following her arrest under an international arrest warrant