Because of their bravery, competence, professionalism and dedication, Filipino crewmembers of the Italian ship were hailed as the ‘sailing ambassadors’. They are nothing like the Italian captain who abandoned his responsibility.
New Children's hospital in Davao will be raised by an American sport hero. The Tim Tebow Foundation will build playrooms in children's hospitals around the world. Davao, Philippines will be the first one.
Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand, visits Philippines on Thursday to meet with the President. The Prime Minister came to discuss and further strengthen the existing bilateral relations with the country.
The US delegation led by John McCain went to the Philippines to discuss with the President and Foreign Affairs Secretary the issues affecting both countries, and the continuing concerns about the West Philippine Sea.
The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed the safety of the 296 Filipino crewmembers of the Italian ship. Travel documents were immediately processed by the Embassy of Philippines in Rome for the repatriation of the crewmembers.
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