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Santiago calls Pemberton detention under American watch ‘offensive,’ ‘unacceptable’

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Photo of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton
PHOTO FROM PEMBERTON FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago described the transfer of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton to a detention facility in Camp Aguinaldo but under the guard of American troops as “offensive” and “unacceptable.”

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

Santiago: VFA a ‘failure’ as PH still attached to ‘former colonizer’

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Miriam VFA

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago called the 15-year-old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) a “failure” because it merely served to keep the Philippines attached to its “former colonizer” the United States (US).

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

Key witness in transgender slay now in witness protection program

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Lawyer Harry Roque. Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

The primary witness in the brutal killing of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” laude has been admitted to the Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Americas,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

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AFP

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 »

US labor officials vow to protect workers’ wages regardless of immigration status

Deputy Consul General Jaime Ramon Ascalon and Wage and Hour Division Denver District Director Charles Frasier exchange copies of the signed alliance arrangement. Witnessing the signing ceremony were NaFFAA Executive Director Giselle Rushford, Crosswind Church Lead Pastor Ric Doguiles and former NaFFAA Regional Chair Donna Lavigne. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Federal labor officials promised to make sure that all workers are paid properly and for all the hours they worked, regardless of immigration status, at an agreement signing ceremony with Philippine consular officials based in San Francisco.

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

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