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BI to lift ban on HK journalists

PHOTO from Bureau of Immmigration website.

The Bureau of Immigration will likely lift the ban on nine Hong Kong journalists who heckled President Benigno Aquino III, Commissioner Siegfred Mison said on Monday.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Immigration confirms blacklisting of foreign journalists

Hong Kong APEC Journalists

The Bureau of Immigration confirmed Saturday it has banned nine foreign journalists from the country for heckling President Benigno Aquino III in Indonesia last year.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace advises Filipinos going abroad to stick to immigration laws

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER file photo.

Malacañang cautioned Filipinos Saturday against using the United States’ new policy on unauthorized immigrants as a license to go there undocumented.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Obama order spares tens of thousands of Filipinos from deportation

US President Barack Obama announces executive actions on US immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. AFP PHOTO/Jim BOURG

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has ordered its posts in the United States to study President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, which will spare tens of thousands of undocumented Filipinos there from deportation.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipinos in Japan: True stories

THE AUTHOR, Kenshi Nishida and Dojin Okada

As a journalist, I sometimes suddenly stumble into strange worlds which are mind-boggling or heartrending. Such was my trip to Japan, my very first and only (as of this writing),—10 days, that was all—fraught with spiritual insights about, not the Japanese, but the Filipino.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »