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PH ombudsman briefs Filipinos in San Francisco on anti-corruption efforts

Conchita Carpio Morales briefing audience on current anti-corruption efforts

Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and members of her delegation on May 30 briefed members of the Filipino American community in the Bay Area on her office’s initiatives in pursuing its constitutional and statutory mandate to promote clean government and ethical public service.

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

Binay wife allowed to travel to Hawaii


The Sandiganbayan has allowed former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay to travel to Hawaii.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »


‘Swindler’s List’ leads PH entries at alt film festival


A bevy of Filipino films has invaded a much-underrated alternative film festival set in this sleepy town where nothing much happens, 14 kilometers from the glittering city of Cannes.

Posted: May 16th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

The whistle-blower in the Harry Stonehill case


Now that a lot of whistle-blowers are hogging the headlines, a good question is: Whatever happened to the first big whistle-blower in the Philippines?

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Moreno Valley Filipinos mum on arrest of Fil-Am in largest gov’t bribery case

Moreno Valley, California, where Fil-Am city official Marcelo Co was arrested for accepting a $2.3-million bribe in a sting operation.  PHOTO BY CECILE 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.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »