Philippines

UN human rights experts laud Philippines’ milestones in crucial fronts

UN human rights experts laud PH’s milestones in crucial fronts MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — There is sad irony at the United Nations in Geneva! While a handful of Filipino-led nongovernment organizations have once again taken to vilifying the Philippines at the ongoing 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, … Continue reading

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Palace welcomes UN’s recognition of PH as ‘rising star in FDIs’

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine economic prospects have been fairing significantly based on different economic and trade reports with the United Nations calling the Philippines “a rising star in foreign direct investments”, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Monday, November 6. “The Philippines is expected to have significantly better trade prospects for 2017 according … Continue reading

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Philippines presents ‘real’ state of human rights before United Nations

Philippines presents ‘real’ state of human rights before United Nations By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The government of the Philippines on Monday presented the ‘real’ state of human rights in the country and also defended Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s war on illegal drugs before the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland. Sen. … Continue reading

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Filipino climate commissioner at Arctic sea ice edge to appeal for global climate action

Filipino climate commissioner at Arctic sea ice edge to appeal for global climate action Longyearbyen, Norway —  As the Arctic sea ice reaches its lowest extent of the year, Filipino climate commissioner Naderev “Yeb” Saño is at the ice edge with Greenpeace to demand that world leaders take action on climate change at the upcoming … Continue reading