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Typhoon Hagupit, PAGASA on COA, HK protesters surrender | The wRap

Dec 03, 2014 - 7:15 PM

Typhoon Hagupit is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility Thursday Weather authorities cry foul on reports alleging PAGASA is incapable of properly warning the country against storms 3 Occupy Hong Kong leaders surrender

After kidnappings, UN to focus on peacekeepers’ safety

Nov 22, 2014 - 7:48 AM

The UN s deputy secretary general tells Rappler the Philippines concern about the safety of peacekeepers will be a priority in the review of peace operations

PH peacekeeper will still complete Ebola quarantine – DOH

Nov 16, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Despite testing negative for Ebola the malaria stricken UN peacekeeper is required to complete the 21 day quarantine on Caballo Island

HOME. UN Peacekeepers from Liberia arrive at the Philippine Air Force headquarters in Villamor Air Base on November 12, 2014. Photo courtesy of PH Air Force

PH peacekeeper negative for Ebola, positive for malaria

Nov 15, 2014 - 2:22 PM

The Philippine peacekeeper part of the contingent that arrived from Liberia on November 12 will remain at the RITM for treatment for malaria

HOME. UN Peacekeepers from Liberia arrive at the Philippine Air Force headquarters in Villamor Air Base on November 12, 2014. Photo courtesy of PH Air Force

Troops from Ebola-hit Liberia to stay on 'Island Paradise'

Nov 04, 2014 - 9:19 PM

The change of locations comes after the local government of Capas Tarlac protested the selection of their town as the place for the quarantine procedure

PEACEKEEPERS: File photo of Filipino peacekeepers returning from Liberia and Golan Heights. Rappler photo

PH peacekeepers from Liberia to be quarantined in Tarlac camp

Oct 29, 2014 - 4:35 PM

Colonel Roberto Ancan chief of the military s peacekeeping operations says the 110 Philippine peacekeepers have not shown symptoms of infection with the Ebola virus

PEACEKEEPERS: File photo of Filipino peacekeepers returning from Liberia and Golan Heights. Rappler photo

Did the UN pay ransom for Fijian peacekeepers?

Oct 14, 2014 - 4:33 AM

The UN reiterates it did not pay ransom for the release of Fijian peacekeepers after Israeli TV aired a report supposedly showing the transaction

UN chief orders review of peace operations

Sep 25, 2014 - 6:53 AM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon says it s been a terrible year for the principles enshrined in the UN Charter

Secretary-General Ban Ki-mooon rehearses addressing world leaders in the General Assembly Hall, 21 September 2014, United Nations, New York. Mark Garten/UN Photo

'I never defied orders until the Golan standoff'

Sep 07, 2014 - 12:30 PM

Colonel Ezra Enriquez is not only the commander of the Philippine battalion he is also Number 3 in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force overall command

Photo courtesy of Leony Talosig Mercader

Palace: Gilas, PH peacekeepers deserve heroes' welcome

Sep 06, 2014 - 4:36 PM

They put up a good fight They showed that Filipinos fight with their hearts whether in sports or in any other field We showed the strength of our hearts Malacañang says

FINALLY. June Mar Fajardo gives Gilas teammate Marc Pingris a piggyback ride after Gilas Pilipinas defeated Senegal. Photo from FIBA.com

PH 'taking steps' to address peacekeeping concerns

Sep 05, 2014 - 6:35 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs also says the Philippines should now focus on supporting efforts to secure the freedom of the Fijian peacekeepers held by Syrian rebels

'BATTALION OF EXCELLENCE': The troops in Golan Heights are well-trained and well-armed. November 2013 file photo before the group left for Golan

AFP stands by Golan troops, to analyze actions during crisis

Sep 04, 2014 - 5:37 PM

Philippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang says they have submitted to Malacañang a blow by blow account of what happened in the Golan Heights

NEVER SURRENDER: General Gregorio Catapang Jr hands over new M4 rifle to an Army private. Rappler photo

Rappler Newscast | September 1, 2014

Sep 01, 2014 - 10:52 PM

Filipino peacekeepers escape Al Qaeda allies in Syria Senators grill transport officials on Metro Manila’s railway system Hong Kong activists call for civil disobedience against China

Rappler Newscast | August 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014 - 8:14 PM

Senator Poe takes the train during rush hour Philippine troops face Syrian rebels in a standoff The Moro Islamic Liberation Front condemns ISIS

PH calls for immediate release of 4 peacekeepers

May 08, 2013 - 10:40 AM

The Philippines condemns in the strongest possible terms the abduction of 4 United Nation peacekeepers in Syria

Bombing delays Pinoys' release in Syria

Mar 08, 2013 - 11:55 PM

3rd UPDATE 8 UN vehicles sent to pick up kidnapped Filipino peacekeepers in Syria pull out when the army shelled the area

FILIPINOS KIDNAPPED. Screen grab of the video posted on YouTube by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights showing 6 of the 21 Filipino peacekeepers seized in the Golan Heights by Syrian rebels