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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 »

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 »

Fil-Am elected mayor of Bellflower, California

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Bellflower Mayor Sonny Santa Ines. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Another Filipino has been elected to a key city council position in Southern California.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH boosts MERS monitoring after UAE nurse scare

Philippine Health Secretary Enrique Ona gestures as he talks with officials at the Department of Health in Manila, Philippines on Saturday, April 19, 2014. A Filipino nurse who tested positive for the Middle East virus has been found free of infection in a subsequent examination after he returned home, Ona said. AP

The Philippines said Saturday it was stepping up its defenses against the deadly MERS virus, with the large numbers of Filipino workers in the Middle East seen as potential carriers.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage

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The Kalahi Folkloric Ensemble captures best booth in Las Vegas Pinoy Pride fest. Facebook photo by Kalahi Folkloric Ensemble

The colorful booth of Kalahi Folkloric Ensemble, which featured authentic Filipino costumes and musical instrument, captured the best booth overall in the three-day Pinoy Pride fest that ended Sunday. April 13 in downtown Las Vegas.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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