Chinese navy and marine surveillance forces are closely monitoring activities conducted by the Philippines on a vessel stranded on the Ren'ai Reef in the South China Sea, a source close to the matter told the Global Times.The Philippines filed a protest with the Chinese embassy in Manila Tuesday that the recent presence of a Chinese warship and two marine surveillance vessels near the reef ...
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CLASSIC Chicken Satay with peanut sauce and cucumber relish While researching on Thai cuisine in Bangkok, executive chef Cheryl Pineda observed that the locals liked to mix their viands and chicken with mangosteen. That inspired her to create her version of the chicken mangosteen curry. The extract of the mangosteen's purple rind is infused in the curry sauce. This gives the chicken ...
Senator Franklin Drilon on Wednesday admitted to making the rounds among his fellow senators to seek help for the Senate presidency. Drilon said President Benigno Aquino III asked him "how things are" at the Senate during a meeting in a private office on Wednesday afternoon. "I said, well, we're talking to the senators. We are seeking their support," the senator said ...
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Wednesday said they are unlikely to reveal just yet when agents from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) would be travelling to Taiwan to continue its probe on the death of a Taiwan fisherman allegedly caught fishing illegally in Philippine ...
A former poll official on Wednesday questioned the P1.23 million intelligence funds allegedly given to the chairman and the commissioners of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).In a statement, Augusto "Gus" Lagman said he "didn't even know that the Comelec commissioners had that function.""Sometime in 2011, I received a check payable to me for P1 million, followed ...
"Blade," a bloody, nightmarish, horror comic book of a movie, features a vampire underworld organized like the Mafia. Run by twelve elders who are of "pure blood"--meaning they were born vampires rather than being turned by a bite on the neck--they have no interest in taking over the world. Instead, they maintain their ancient power base within the existing structures of human civilization. In ot ... ...
In contrast with her evasiveness to the media during the campaign period, Senator-elect Nancy Binay is all over TV program these days, from news programs to fashion shows to late-night talk shows.In one of her recent TV appearances, the controversial daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay guested on GMA News TV's "Tonight With Arnold Clavio" to have some small post-election talk ...
Satellite Image at 7:30 a.m. Monday, 20 May 2013. | Weather Central Although there is still no cyclone near the Philippine area of responsibility, residents in parts of northern Luzon and Mindanao may expect rain on Wednesday, state weather forecasters said.PAGASA forecaster Bernie de Leon said the rain will come from a tail-end of a cold front affecting northern Luzon, while the inter-tropical ...
Trash traps made of fabricated steel have been installed by the Ecological Strengthening Through Environment Rehabilitation and Orientation (ESTERO) project of the Misamis University Community Extension Program (MUCEP) in Carangan Creek, Ozamiz ...
MANILA, Philippines — In a sign of easing tensions, President Benigno Aquino III's expression of gratitude to Taiwan when it urged its citizens not to harm Filipinos was received well by the Taiwanese leaders, Malacaang said on Wednesday. After talking with his counterparts in Taiwan, Amadeo Perez, chair of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (Meco), on Wednesday relayed the ...
The Philippines will soon send an investigation team to Taiwan to gather evidence on the death of a Taiwanese fisherman killed by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Wednesday."The team will be leaving very soon," de Lima told reporters Wednesday, but she would not confirm when the team would exactly leave for Taipei, explaining that is because the ...
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the release of four Filipino peacekeepers captured by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights last week.
They had been detained May 7 in the vicinity of Al Jamlah in the area of limitation.
Appreciating the assistance of Qatar and of others involved in securing their safe release, the secretary-general emphasised to all parties the impartiality of UN peacekeepers in a statement.
"The secretary-general welcomes the release of the four United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) peacekeepers," reported Xinhua citing the UN chief in a statement. Sunday .
UNDOF, which is on the ground to monitor the Disengagement of Forces Agreement between Israel and Syria, has been in the Golan Heights since 1974.
It has about 1,000 troops and civilian staff, who are from countries such as India, Austria, the Philippines, Morocco and Moldova.
The four UN peacekeepers were seized by the rebels at an observation post on the ceasefire line between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights last Tuesday.
It was second abduction of UN peacekeepers on the Golan Heights over the past two months. In March, 21 Filipino peacekeepers from UNDOF were abducted but later released.
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