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Death penalty bill vs foreign drug traffickers moves to House plenary


A bill that imposes possible death penalty against foreign drug traffickers in the country advances to the plenary in the House of Representatives.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US solons urge defense dep’t to airdrop relief supplies in remote areas

Rep. Eric Swalwell

The U.S. Air Force should air drop humanitarian supplies and food to the most remote and inaccessible areas of the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, several lawmakers wrote to the US defense secretary and the USAID head.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US Senator Hill to honor man who inspired ‘Vote-By-Mail’ ballot confirm law


State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo County/Santa Clara County), will honor a longtime Menlo Park resident as the winner of Hill’s annual “Oughta Be a Law…Or Not” contest and the inspiration behind Hill’s legislation, Senate Bill 589, which enables voters who cast their ballots by mail to confirm that their votes were counted.

Posted: October 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »


Public outraged as Senators heap praises on each other


HERE NOW, THE NEWS.  Top members of the Philippine Senate shocked their constituents this morning by being extra nice to each other and indulging in unprecedented public displays of affection.   Ordinary citizens are reacting with outrage at their lawmakers’ naked expressions of civility.   It began when Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson lavished praise on […]

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

3 Fil-Ams to run for seats in California legislature

Three Filipino Americans have announced their candidacy for the California State Assembly in 2012.

Posted: April 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »