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Malaysia pulls offensive video


A video belittling the Philippines as an investment destination has been pulled from social media after the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur protested the portrayal of the country was described in the production.

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

Voilà! Filipino-speaking monsieur surprises Aquino

Cartoon, September 20, 2014

He stands 6-foot-4 (1.9 meters) and is a dead ringer for NBA superstar Kevin Durant. Not only that, he speaks fluent Filipino.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH pulls peacekeepers out of Golan Heights ahead of time

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

More than 240 Filipino peacekeepers arrived in Manila on Friday after pulling out two weeks early from a U.N. mission in the Golan Heights because of escalating fighting in the border region, the Philippine military said Friday.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

German Chancellor Merkel backs PH stance on China row

LAST STOP IN EUROPE  President Aquino converses with Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel upon arrival at the Federal Chancellery on Friday. The President flies to the United States on Sunday for a sentimental journey to Boston and to address the United Nations. RYAN LIM/ MALACAÑANG PHOTO BUREAU

Add another world power among those calling for international arbitration to resolve disputes in the South China Sea.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

All For Patricia band is rocking Fil-Am watering holes in SF Bay Area


Known for her spunky style and rock band vibe, Patricia Rosal is becoming a popular figure among young Filipino Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »