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PH, US want VFA to work, not amend it

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The Philippines and the United States are not amenable to renegotiating the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Friday amid angry calls for the revision or abrogation of the bilateral deal following the killing of a transgender Filipino allegedly by a US Marine two weeks ago.

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 »

Santiago seeks testimony of Laude’s friend in Senate hearing

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has asked the friend of slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude and a hotel staff to testify at a hearing on her killing allegedly by a US Marine on Wednesday morning.

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

‘Jennifer’ Laude to be cremated on Oct. 24

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Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude. ALLAN MACATUNO / INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

The remains of murdered transgender woman, Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, will be cremated on Friday (Oct. 24) to grant her German boyfriend more time to grieve at her wake.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Jeffrey ‘Jennifer’ Laude severely beaten; calls to show suspect; subpoena served

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USS Peleliu. Jennifer Laude (inset). INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude was severely beaten before being killed allegedly by a US serviceman in a motel here, according to the police autopsy report released on Friday.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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