PHILIPPINE Ambassador to Norway Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia has relayed the condolences of Foreign Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano to Maria Monato, mother of Filipina Mailyn Conde Sinambong who was murdered in Sweden.
PALU, (AFP) -- The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread.
THREE women accused of being members of illegal recruitment syndicates that have duped dozens of victims whom they promised non-existent jobs in Japan and China were arrested in an entrapment by members of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, PNP-CIDG chief Director Roel B. Obusan said yesterday.
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said no Filipinos were among the dead and wounded when gunmen killed 29 people in an attack during a military parade in the southern city of Ahvaz in Iran on Saturday.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) continues to monitor the condition of a Filipina tourist who underwent arm and leg surgeries after being hit by flying debris during the height of Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) in Hong Kong.