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Philippines condemns ‘inhuman’ beheading of Canadian

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KILLED. John Ridsdel before he was kidnapped and during his captivity in Sulu. Photos courtesy of PNP

The Philippines also ‘extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Mr John Ridsdel,’ the Canadian national beheaded by the Abu Sayyaf

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 26, 2016) — The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday, April 26, condemned the “inhuman” beheading of Canadian national John Ridsdel at the hands of the Abu Sayyaf.  Continue reading Philippines condemns ‘inhuman’ beheading of Canadian

How PH firms can surf the climate change wave

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The global shift to more sustainable practices creates a huge demand for data services and technology opportunities

MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 7, 2016) — Climate change is considered one of the most pressing issues confronting nations across the globe today. The urgency was underscored late last year when 195 governments came together at the COP21 summit in Paris, where they reached a landmark agreement.

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Philippines condemns Jakarta bombings

JAKARTA BLASTS. A general view shows the scene of a bomb blast at a police station in front of a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 14, 2016. Photo by EPA
Jakarta is the site of another explosion in 2000 that wounded then Philippine ambassador Leonides Caday

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 14, 2016) — The Philippines on Thursday, January 14, denounced the explosions in Jakarta that killed at least 6 people, and said the country stands with their “Indonesian brothers and sisters.”

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