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Santiago to PH gov’t: take caution in recognizing Crimea

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago cautioned the Philippines on Friday from taking a position whether or not to recognize Crimea but said the country may have a “working relationship” with the newly independent state.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace asks for Senate patience on US access to PH

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Philippine Senate’s feisty senator may want the Americans out, but the Palace begged to differ.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Senator Santiago seeks probe of imported garbage

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is seeking an inquiry into the importation of waste materials from Canada which were misdeclared as scrap plastic materials.

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

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10 video games Enrile should play instead of Bejeweled

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  Poor Johnny Enrile. He had to sit there while Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago lambasted him as a crook, denounced him as a fascist, portrayed him as a pervert and accused him of being liar. And he could only smile, shake his head and play a video game on a tablet. Now, there’s a hip, [...]

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

CA panel confirms nomination of PH ambassador to Turkey

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The Commission on Appointments has confirmed the nomination of Rowena Sanchez as Philippine ambassador to Turkey.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Features,Headlines,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

PH-US deal needs Senate OK–Senator Santiago

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An executive agreement covering the proposed increased rotational presence of American troops in the country will also need the Senate’s approval to be valid under Philippine laws, international law expert and constitutionalist Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said on Friday.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Santiago: Harassment of Filipinos in Taiwan may warrant MECO abolition

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago warned on Sunday that injuries sustained by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Taiwanese attackers could be considered “an act of aggression” that could serve as basis for the fold-up of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Emulate Margaret Thatcher, Santiago urges fellow politicians

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The present crop of political leaders should emulate the integrity, competence and efficiency of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the first woman prime minister of the United Kingdom, who died recently, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Santiago bats for PH risk management strategy in Korean Peninsula

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The only thing the Philippines can do in case of an environmental, health and agricultural devastation in the face of North Korean threats to fire nuclear missiles at the United States and Pyongyang’s neighbors is draft a risk management strategy, according to Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Santiago urges Sulu sultan: Bare true intentions

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago says the sultanate of Sulu should first disclose its “true intentions” in its audacious attempt to retake Sabah—either to expand the territory of the Philippines or merely line the pockets of the royal family with money from higher compensation—before President Aquino can commit the country’s “meager” military resources to its territorial claim.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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