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Mandela a ‘humble’ leader–Legarda


A “humble” leader was how Senator Loren Legarda remembered South African leader Nelson Mandela, whom she met when she was still a journalist.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Drilon pays tribute to Mandela

Senate President Franklin Drilon: Unity.  FILE PHOTO

The Senate joined the world on Friday in mourning the passing of South African leader Nelson Mandela whom Senate President Franklin Drilon described as a “potent for honor, courage and magnanimity.”

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Oldest Fil-Am World War II veteran dies

Retired US Army General Antonio Taguba presented to Bacani the first US
government equity check amounting to $15,000, on behalf of the Secretary of
the US Department of Veterans Affairs, during an event commemorating the
Bataan Day of Valor at the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. Photo by
Eric Lachica

As the nation prepares to honor war veterans on Nov. 11, the Filipino-American community mourns the loss of Maj. Alberto C. Bacani, the oldest Fil-Am World War II veteran.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH mourns death of Sen. Inouye, ‘champion’ of Filipino war vets

Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippines on Tuesday joined other nations in mourning for the death of US Senator Daniel Inouye and commended how the legislator was “a true friend and an invaluable champion of the Philippines in the United States Congress.”

Posted: December 18th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »