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Student hurls book at Taiwan president in China protest

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou salutes from the KIDD-class destroyer DDG-1803 during the annual Han Kuang military exercises, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, off the east coast of Hualien, central Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

A college student threw a book at Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou as he left a Taipei hotel to protest increasingly cordial relations with China, his office confirmed Saturday.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Misuari not invited to OIC meeting

Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari (C) addresses his armed followers in one of their camps in Indanan, Sulu, on the southern island of Mindanao.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Nur Misuari, the founding chair of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), is not included in the list of those invited to attend the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) ministerial meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia within June.

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bayan Muna calls AEDC with US worse than 1991 treaty, eyes case in int’l body


Bayan Muna plans to take its fight against the return of American bases to the Philippines to the international court amid reports that a new agreement will be signed on Monday (Apr. 28) before US President Barack Obama’s arrival.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Who’s who of Russians hit by new US sanctions

President Barack Obama. AP Photo

US President Barack Obama on Thursday announced sanctions against 20 Russian lawmakers and senior government officials, amid the worst crisis between Moscow and the West in years.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

No one monitoring ‘Yolanda’ donations–Soliman


Nobody is keeping tabs on donations given to private, aid and religious organizations for survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda, Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman admitted on Monday.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »