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Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics

President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

Five years after refashioning US foreign policy to emphasize Asia, President Barack Obama will face questions over his strategy’s content and staying power in the region this week.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council

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Rachelle Arizmendi became the first non-white and first Filipino-American member of the Sierra Madre City Council on April 8.

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

Basilan boy is now US city mayor

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ANTONIO Cartagena , Basilan born and an alumnus of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University,  is now the mayor of Walnut, an affluent city in Los Angeles County, California. AJPRESS PHOTO

Filipinos are slowly making their mark in the political realm in the United States. In California alone, a number of Fil-Ams have secured positions in the corridors of power, where they can create positive change for the Filipino community in the Golden State.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Global Pinoy,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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40 years as underground rebels

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Through the years, they were known simply as “ang mag-asawang Tiamzon,” the Tiamzon couple, the leaders who really called the shots in underground movement, reputedly hardcore in their views, inflexible in defending the “correct” line.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

State senator popular among Fil-Ams arrested on corruption charges

Calif. State Sen. Leland Yee

Federal officials arrested California State Senator Leland Yee on March 26 on public corruption charges, wire fraud and conspiracy to deal firearms.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am clout grows in Nevada

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Judge Cheryl Moss. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/FACEBOOK

In a show of growing political muscle, three Filipino-Americans are seeking elective office this year amid increasing evidence that the community is surging in numbers.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Palace: No need for Senate to ratify new US defense deal

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The Senate’s approval won’t be needed for the pending “enhanced defense” agreement with the United States, Malacañang said Saturday.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Binay seeks probe into release of foreigner accused of molesting minor

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Senator Nancy Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Nancy Binay is seeking an inquiry into the release of a British national, who has been accused of molesting a minor in Tarlac four years ago.

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

Fil-Am appointment to Republican nat’l body hailed

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Four Filipino American leaders were appointed to the Republican National Committee’s Asian Pacific American Advisory Council.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Foreign policy in US national security interest unveiled

US Secretary of State John Kerry. AP FILE PHOTO

The US State Department unveiled a request Tuesday for a heftier $46.2 billion for its 2015 budget, saying investing in foreign policy was a “strategic imperative.”

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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