By DJ Yap
Climate Change Commissioner Naderev “Yeb” Saño, who captured the world’s attention by giving a tearful speech at a United Nations conference on global warming, now believes the Philippines can no longer afford to wait for the rest of the world to take action.
US Ambassador to the Philippines Phil Goldberg hastily took his new post Thursday so he could head to Manila and help coordinate America’s aid to the typhoon-shattered nation.
By Mila de Guzman
Well-placed Fil-Ams have helped move resources toward relief for Supertyphoon “Yolanda” survivors from advantageous perches in local government and other institutions.
By Bong Lozada
Amidst the devastation and ruin wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda’’ (international name Haiyan), the Philippine representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged the Filipino people to stay strong and keep the spirit of “bayanihan” alive.
By Cecile Caguingin Ochoa
Filipino-American community members of Moreno Valley, an incorporated city 60 miles South of Los Angeles, preferred to strike a low profile after recently seeing news that one of their own admitted taking a $2.3 million payoff in what is believed to be the largest-ever bribe accepted by a public official in the US.
By Matikas Santos
Teams from the Philippines Consulate and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Saudi Arabia will be making the rounds of jails and deportation centers for Filipinos who may have been apprehended following a government crackdown of illegal immigrants in that country, a spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
A Philippine program that extols whistle-blowers and gives citizens a role in promoting a transparent government has caught the attention of a global transparency group.
By Michelle V. Remo
The Bureau of Internal Revenue expects its American counterpart — the Internal Revenue Service — to help find any assets that Janet Lim Napoles and her family may have in the United States.
By Christian V. Esguerra
The bungled Manila hostage crisis that left eight Hong Kong tourists killed three years ago came back to haunt President Aquino at the 21st Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit here.
By Tarra Quismundo
Amid the United States government’s shutdown, US President Barack Obama’s scheduled trip to the Philippines next week is so far expected to proceed as planned, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
By Jun Medina
Filipino-American community leaders are urging the Philippine government to go after the US assets of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles and her family as investigations suggest these assets may have been acquired with laundered funds.
By Tarra Quismundo
Malaysian authorities arrested nine Filipinos who did not have proper immigration documents on September 3, the third day of a crackdown on foreign nationals illegally staying there, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday.