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US Embassy to honor Filipino World War I veterans


Filipino veterans of World War I are set to be honored by the US Embassy in ceremonies to be held at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Taguig City on Tuesday, November 11.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino WWII veterans used to cover up for senators’ inaction on family unification

OLD SOLDIERS NEVER DIE, THEY JUST FADE AWAY  Celestino Carpio, 89, Tomas Mendoza, 92, and Apolonio de la Cruz, 92—who fought Japanese forces in World War II—manage snappy salutes during the 71st Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) commemoration on Mount Samat in Pilar, Bataan, on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.  GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

It used to be the victims of the Japanese American internment camps. Now it’s the Filipino veterans of WWII who provide the penance and cover for politicians and all their sinful ways.

Posted: May 26th, 2013 in Americas,Blogs,Columnists,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos in DC tackle immigration bill

Filipino American leaders plan a series of town hall meetings, such as this one held at the Philippine Embassy recently, to educate the community about immigration reform and organize congressional visits. Photo by Jon Melegrito

Irene Bueno, a Filipino American public policy analyst based here, explained the key points of the U.S. Senate’s proposed immigration reform legislation at a recent community forum hosted by the Philippine Embassy.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Veterans Freedom party-list calls for peaceful solution in NoKor-SoKor conflict

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Besides overseas Filipino workers in the North Korean and South Korea, the war veterans in the Philippines are more worried over the ongoing conflict between the two neighboring nations.

Posted: April 24th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

U.S. senate leader will appeal to Obama for Filipino WWII vets

U.S Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

Showing support to local Filipino veterans of World War II, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will urge Pres. Obama to reconsider these soldiers’ compensation claims, which had been denied earlier.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »