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Santiago, Bello file resolution to end VFA

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello have filed a joint resolution seeking to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) three weeks after the killing of a transgender Filipino in Olongapo City allegedly by a US Marine.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asean Community seen as ‘formidable force’

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The emerging Asean Economic Community (AEC) can be a “formidable force in the global economy,” according to Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., as he reassured policy-makers of initiatives in Congress to ensure maximum gains for the Philippines.

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

Senate seeks synchronized efforts among gov’t agencies to prevent Ebola in PH

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Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

All concerned government agencies must work together to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, and to ensure they are in sync, the Senate will convene stakeholders to check on their efforts regarding the issue.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Spot promotion, movie of peacekeepers urged

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Metal boards in the shape of gunmen sit on an old bunker at an observation point on Mt. Bental in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria near the Quneitra province, Aug. 29, 2014. A Filipino lawmaker on Wednesday, Sept. 3, broached the idea of making a movie about the “great escape” of Filipino peacekeepers from a standoff with Syrian rebels on the Golan Heights that started Aug. 28.  AP PHOTO/ARIEL SCHALIT

Awed by their daring feat, a lawmaker on Wednesday broached the idea of making a movie about the “great escape” of Filipino peacekeepers from a standoff with Syrian rebels on the Golan Heights.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH, Japanese lawmakers sign document promoting rule of law at sea

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Japanese and Philippine congressmen signed Wednesday a joint document calling for the promotion of rule of law at sea amid ongoing tensions with China.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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