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Nurses applying for jobs in Germany need not pay anything: POEA

Nurses applying for jobs in Germany need not pay anything: POEA By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Thursday reiterated that the hiring of 400 Filipino nurses in Germany is a government to government project so applicants are not required to pay anything. In an interview, POEA … Continue reading

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US aid boosts PH’s counterterrorism efforts

US aid boosts PH’s counterterrorism efforts MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The United States will contribute USD26.5 million over the next two years to boost counterterrorism support for Philippine law enforcement agencies. The assistance will include training, equipment, and other support to build comprehensive law enforcement capacity within a rule of law framework to deny … Continue reading

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Refs to blame in Gilas-Aussies brawl: GAB chairman

Refs to blame in Gilas-Aussies brawl: GAB chairman By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Games and Amusement Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra has asked FIBA to also look at the referees who officiated the brawl-marred Gilas Pilipinas-Australia game at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan early this month. “Before they sanction our … Continue reading

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21 suspects bagged in Bulacan police drug stings

21 suspects bagged in Bulacan police drug stings By Manny Balbin CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan (Philippines News Agency) — Twenty-one drug suspects were arrested Wednesday in separate buy-bust operations by the Bulacan police as part of its continuous and intensified anti-illegal drugs drive. Senior Superintendent Chito G. Bersaluna, acting director of Bulacan Police Provincial Office, … Continue reading