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Career diplomat is new PH consul general in Los Angeles

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The Philippine Consulate General announced that Hon. Leo M. Herrera-Lim, a career diplomat, is the new Philippine Consul General in Los Angeles.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Complex health care system for California’s elderly and poor explained

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Sourcewise gathered experts and advocates to explain the new California health plan initiative (fifth from left Amber Cutler and (rightmost) Marcelo Espiritu. PHOTO BY HARVEY BARKIN/INQUIRER.net

Now that about eight million have enrolled in health care plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare), what happens to those who do have Medicare, Medicaid, Medi-Cal, Kaiser, other health care plans or combinations of plans?

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Tiff with HK over Luneta hostage fiasco finally over

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In this file photo taken on August 23, 2010, Philippine policemen take position as they start their attack on a hijacked tourist bus in Manila. AFP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III’s designated trouble-shooter with Hong Kong emphatically declared Thursday that the dispute over the bungled Manila hostage rescue in which eight Chinese were killed seven others wounded in 2010, was “absolutely” over.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOLE sees more Filipinos hired by South Koreans

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The Philippine government is hopeful that more Filipinos would be allowed to work in South Korea as the number of overstaying Filipino workers in that country has decreased, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio

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President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

Filipino soldiers will have a chance to see the most powerful man in the world, US President Barack Obama, in the flesh.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme

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Delegates from across the United States for the first time will attend Filipino American leadership conferences that are under one, unified theme – “Your Move.”

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US

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The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines would like to inform the public that there is no truth to what appears to be an online news report that the United States has announced a “no visa’” policy for Filipinos.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies

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MERS-COV DOH Advisory

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday said it has not issued travel restriction to the Middle East in the wake of the continuing threat of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted

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Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras. AP FILE PHOTO

It is only the beginning of the end. Malacañang on Thursday said that while the Hong Kong and Philippine governments have come to an agreement on the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy, they are still working on the concerns of the victims and their families.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning

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Passengers walk past a thermal scanner at the medical quarantine area at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health (DOH) wants overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East who have been tested for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) to get a clearance first before returning to the Philippines.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

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  1. Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia
  2. Afghan hospital guard kills 3 US doctors, including Fil-Am pediatrician
  3. HK victims to get P115M; traders raised money
  4. Career diplomat is new PH consul general in Los Angeles
  5. Senator hopes PH will also get same vow
  6. Filipina, 51, shot dead by 24-year-old American boyfriend
  7. US4GG: Aquino should ask Obama for TPS approval, drone technology
  8. Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  9. Believe it or not: Filipinos love US more than Yanks
  10. Abandoned in Malta,15 PH seamen return
  1. Filipina, 51, shot dead by 24-year-old American boyfriend
  2. Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  3. Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
  4. Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
  5. 85% of Filipinos love US – survey
  6. 10 US presidents who visited the PH (and what they said)
  7. WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions
  8. 19 Ukrainians, Russians, Filipinas rescued in bar raid
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  5. Back home in Manila, and feeling out of place
  6. Filipina, 51, shot dead by 24-year-old American boyfriend
  7. Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  8. China: PH tarnishing Beijing’s international image
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  10. Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
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