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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 »

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 »

US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit

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A Secret Service agent holds open a door to the armored limo known as "The Beast," as US President Barack Obama arrives at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Obama is in Austin to visit the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and speak during a Civil Rights Summit. AFP/Brendan SMIALOWSKI

Members of the US Secret Service have arrived in the country in preparation for the visit of US President Barack Obama next week, the military said.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No word yet on inking of US-PH defense pact during Obama visit

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Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma. Photo from http://pcoo.gov.ph

Amid the perception that the defense pact between the Philippines and the United States was being rushed, Malacañang denied any knowledge if the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) will be ready in time for United States President Barack Obama’s visit to the Philippines.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Filipina, 51, shot dead by 24-year-old American boyfriend

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Alexander Richardson and Josephine Austria. Photo from http://www.wfla.com

A 51-year-old Filipina nurse was shot dead by her American live-in partner in the middle of a party at their Clearwater City, Florida residence.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China, rivals sign pact to ease maritime tensions

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is welcomed by Rear Admiral Guan Youfei, Director of Foreign Affairs Office of the Chinese Defense Ministry and U.S. Ambassador to China, Max Baucus, upon his arrival at Qingdao International Airport in Qingdao, China, Monday, April 7, 2014. Hagel is currently on his fourth trip to Asian nations since taking office. (AP Photo/Alex Wong, Pool)

China, the United States, Japan and more than a dozen other Asia-Pacific countries have signed a naval agreement aimed at ensuring miscommunication between ships at sea does not escalate into conflict.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

President Barack Obama waves from the doorway of Air Force One as he leaves for Tokyo, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., after visiting the community of Oso, Wash., which was hit by a deadly mudslide on March 22, 2014. AP/Ted S. Warren

President Barack Obama’s travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China’s rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Multilateral, not bilateral, talks with China needed – Palace

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine government has said it is banking on multilateral and not bilateral talks to resolve its territorial disputes with China.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Obama: US-Japan treaty applies to disputed islands

President Barack Obama. AP

President Barack Obama says America’s mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands at the center of a territorial dispute between China and Japan.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Americas,Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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