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9 US ships cancel port calls to Subic

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In this Oct. 17, 2014, photo, a US marine walks inside the USS Peleliu, where US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton was said to be detained after allegedly killing Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude at the Subic Bay free port, Zambales province. Nine US Navy ships scheduled to arrive in Subic in November until December have decided to cancel their port calls due to “anti-American sentiments” in the country after Pemberton was implicated in the slaying of Laude, a group of business owners said.  AP PHOTO/AARON FAVILA

Nine American ships scheduled to arrive in this free port this month until December have decided to cancel their port calls due to “anti-American sentiments” in the country after a US Marine was implicated in the slaying of a transgender Filipino in Olongapo City in October, a group of business owners here said.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH protests China water cannon attack

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Philippine Foreign Affairs Department spokesman Raul Hernandez  AP  FILE PHOTO

The Philippines on Tuesday strongly protested China’s water cannon attack on Filipino fishermen in a disputed shoal nearly a month ago, citing how such acts “escalate tensions” and “threaten the peace” in the region.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chinese ships fire water cannon at PH fishers

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Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista on Monday accused China’s Coast Guard of firing water cannon at Filipino fishermen last month to drive them away from a disputed shoal in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,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 »

World offers more aid to Philippines

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Japanese Self Defense Force personnel arrive to coordinate relief efforts on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at Tacloban City.   AP FILE PHOTO

World leaders have offered to help in the reconstruction of communities in the central Philippines destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”), Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

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