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FBI links Senator Leland Yee to plan to smuggle guns from PH

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Calif. State Sen. Leland Yee

A California senator was arrested Thursday on charges that included conspiracy to smuggle firearms from the Philippines into the United States.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

California dreamin’: Fil-Am Mark Pulido is mayor of Cerritos City in Los Angeles

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Filipino-American Mark Pulido is mayor of Cerritos City in Los Angeles County, California. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Cerritos, an ethnically diverse, affluent city in Los Angeles County, California, has a new mayor—Filipino-American Mark Pulido.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chicago consul general moved to Los Angeles

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Chicago Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim PHOTO from www.philippineschicago.org

Chicago Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim has been appointed to replace outgoing Los Angeles Consul General Hellen Barbers De La Vega, the consulate here announced Monday.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

3 Filipino gunrunners sentenced in US

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FILE PHOTO

Three Filipino men have been sentenced for illegally importing military-grade weapons to the United States, including a grenade launcher, a mortar launcher, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, 12 machine guns and explosives, the US justice department announced Friday.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rights abuses continue in PH–US report

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Jonas Burgos (contributed photo), CHR Chair Etta Rosales (Inquirer.net file photo), US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP file photo)

Human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances by government security forces, continued unabated in the Philippines in the past year, according to the US State Department’s 2014 Human Rights Report released here on Thursday.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fire razes Fil-Am’s landmark LA mansion

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Glendora resident Marc Pijuan was awakened by a loud pounding on his front door early yesterday morning (Friday in Manila). It was a team of police officers warning him that a brushfire in the Angeles National Forest was getting dangerously close to his neighborhood.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Historic mansion owned by Fil-Am destroyed in Los Angeles wildfire

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Photos by Marc Pijuan

Glendora resident Marc Pijuan was awakened by a loud pounding on his front door early yesterday morning (Friday in Manila). It was a team of police officers warning him that a brushfire in the Angeles National Forest was getting dangerously close to his neighborhood.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFWs join ‘Walk 4 Freedom’ in US

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LA rally exposes “modern day slaves” in US PHOTO by Benny Uy

Former caregiver Angela Guanzon, 36, recalled her two-year nightmare at an elderly care facility in Long Beach, California, where she worked in slave-like conditions.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Americas,Asia & Pacific,Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Lawyer with Filipino roots is Utah attorney general

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REYES

Utah’s new attorney general, the first member of an ethnic minority to hold a state position, is of Filipino heritage.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino support for undocumented Filipinos in US sought

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President Benigno Aquino III.  AP FILE PHOTO

Filipino-American groups and immigrant rights advocates have urged President Aquino to apply for a temporary protected status (TPS) for undocumented Filipino citizens in the United States in the wake of typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan).

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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