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Palace on Syrian refugees: Filipinos are our priority

Sep 20, 2015 - 5:32 PM

Malacañang does not give a categorical answer on whether or not the Philippines will admit Syrian refugees We need to ensure that what we are doing for our fellow Filipinos is enough because they are our priority

WAY OUT. A refugee holds his baby during a demonstration at Istanbul's Esenler Bus Terminal. Many of the refugees seek to leave Turkey, have been living in the country for months, sometimes years, after fleeing the bloody civil war in Syria. Photo by Ovan Kose/AFP

UN to Aquino: Save desperate Syrian refugees

Sep 19, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The UN s refugee agency asks Aquino: Can daang matuwid also be extended in offering solutions to victims of persecution outside of this country?

PATH BLOCKED. A boy pushes against a police barricade as Syrian refugees and migrants march along the highway towards the Turkish-Greek border at Edirne on September 18, 2015. Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP

PH a 'paradise' for grateful White Russian refugees

Jun 20, 2015 - 8:36 AM

On World Refugee Day the UN refugee agency and the Quirino Foundation recall the Philippines proud history as a refugee haven

'A BREATHER.' Anti-communist White Russian refugees stayed in Guiuan, Eastern Samar in the 1950s where they found 'a paradise, a beach and hope.' Photo by Sushkoff, courtesy of the Quirino Foundation

Duterte vs de Lima, wiretapping for drug traffickers, Rohingya in PH | 6PM wRap

May 27, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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UN: ASEAN 'better late than never' on Rohingya

May 27, 2015 - 3:01 PM

The UN s refugee agency says ASEAN must improve the search effort and fight human trafficking to address the growing humanitarian Rohingya crisis

GLOBAL CRISIS. This picture taken on May 14, 2015 shows Rohingya migrants on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman. Photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP

Rohingya migrants reached PH in 2014

May 27, 2015 - 2:54 PM

The United Nations refugee agency calls the Philippines a beacon of hope for thousands of refugees

REFUGEE CRISIS. In this handout photo released May 22, 2015, the Myanmar navy rescues a boat loaded with 219 migrants, most of them from Bangladesh according to a government website. Malaysia and Indonesia say they would start helping thousands of Rohingya migrants on boats off their shores. Handout photo from Myanmar Information Ministry/EPA

UN pushes for shelters after Tacloban tent fire

May 29, 2014 - 8:03 PM

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees mourns the double tragedy that killed 7 Yolanda survivors including a 4 month old baby

WHAT'S LEFT. Six months after Yolanda, tragedy kills the homeless. Photo courtesy of Tacloban City government