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Laude kin ready to forgive a contrite Pemberton, but say justice must be served

Julita Laude

The mother of murdered transgender Filipino Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude said on Monday she could forgive the American soldier suspected of killing her child, but the family would still pursue justice for Jennifer.

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

Single-visa system for Asean proposed in House


Two lawmakers are pushing for a single-visa scheme among the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to improve relations and boost tourism.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Want to marry a Filipina? Bill seeks additional requirements on foreign boyfriends


Want to marry a Filipina? Submit an employment certificate and a certificate of good moral character first.

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

Gov’t, MILF to tackle Bangsamoro law in Malaysia

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GPH panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer. AFP FILE PHOTO

With the filing of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before Congress stalled, the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will meet again in Malaysia to discuss problems faced during Malacañang’s ongoing review.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

California budget’s climate-change proviso called historic

A coalition of supporters hailed the state budget, Senate Bill 535, which is headed for final passage, for guaranteeing that at least 25 percent of funds raised by the state’s carbon auctions would go to investments benefitting economically disadvantaged and highly polluted communities.

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