Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz (right) and Swiss ambassador to the Philippines Ivo Sieber (left) shake hands upon the signing of the Guidelines on the documentation and deployment of Filipino trainees to Switzerland, with officials of DOLE-POEA and the Swiss Embassy.  (DFA photo)

Pope Francis (above) has confirmed his visit to the Philippines in January 2015, although the Vatican has yet to announce the exact date.


MANILA — An Italian diplomat was arrested and charged for alleged child trafficking while inside a resort in Biñan City in Laguna.


Morning commuters walk on Wall Street in New York's financial district on Sept. 5, 2013.  (Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid)


German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to French President Francois Hollande at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 15.  (AFP photo / Bertrand Langlois)

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