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California Indian casinos drawing Filipino seniors like moths to flame

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Chance to win free playing money in spinning wheels is among perks to entice visitors.

Yes, this is about Baby Boomers and older generations, but no, this is not about Club Med, Carnival Cruises or cross-country drives in an Airstream RV. This is about like “being at the Vegas Strip.”

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fiji: Syrian rebels issue demands for captives

Philippine Military Spokesman Maj. Gen. Domingo Tutaan, left, answers questions about the situation of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan heights during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.  AP

Fiji’s military commander says Syrian rebels have issued three demands for the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers they’ve held captive for five days.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘OFW body handled with respect’

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The body of the Filipino who was beheaded in Libya was treated with “respect and dignity” during its repatriation to its arrival back home from Libya Saturday night, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Better to watch dolphins on TV’

Japan Whale killing

Instead of watching live dolphin shows, kids can show their love for these endangered mammals by watching educational shows on TV.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH peacekeepers defied UN order to surrender

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In this handout photo taken on October 2013 and released by Philippine Armed Forces public affairs office (AFP-PAO) on August 29, 2014 shows officers and men of the 7th Philippine peacekeeping force bound for the Golan Heights posing for photos during their send-off ceremony at the army heradquarters in Manila.  Heavily armed Philippine peacekeepers defied Syrian rebels on August 29 in a Golan Heights standoff hours after the gunmen disarmed and took hostage 43 Fijian soldiers there, Filipino authorities said. AP

The 40 Filipino peacekeepers who escaped a massacre on the Golan Heights early on Sunday defied an order from the United Nations ground commander to surrender their firearms, deciding instead to fight the Syrian rebels before fleeing their besieged camp, the military said on Monday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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