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OFWs warned in Thailand: Don’t wear red or yellow

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Anti-government protesters fill up a street during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Thousands of anti-government protesters began their campaign Sunday to paralyze the Thai capital Bangkok - the latest tactic in their bid to topple the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

The Philippine Embassy in Thailand has warned Filipinos in the country to avoid wearing red and yellow so they would not be accused of showing support for the opposing political parties.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Global protests vs violence on women to intensify in 2014 – Monique Wilson

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Women will scale up their worldwide Valentine-day protests this year, calling for an end to impunity as they demand justice for victims and survivors of violence against women, according to theater artist Monique Wilson.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Foreigners warned against marching vs pork

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Part of the crowd in the Million People March against the pork barrel system in Luneta on Aug. 26, 2013. The Bureau of Immigration on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, said it would arrest and deport foreign tourists caught joining protest rallies in the country, particularly demonstrations set against the pork barrel scam.  PHOTO BY RICK ALBERTO

Think twice before joining demonstrations in the country, the Bureau of Immigration on Monday warned foreigners, a few days after it deported a Canadian student arrested last week for joining a protest rally during President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address in July.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOLE to redeploy Filipino workers in strife-torn Egypt to other countries

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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is eyeing the redeployment of displaced overseas Filipino workers to other countries from war-torn Egypt.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Groups plan worldwide protest vs Chinese territorial incursions

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In this Agence France-Presse file photo, an aerial view shows Pag-asa Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the South China Sea located off the coast of western Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

A newly formed coalition of various Filipino groups plans a series of demonstrations here and in a number of major cities around the world on July 24 to protest Chinese incursions into parts of the South China Sea the Philippines claims to be part of its territory and refers to as the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

DFA calls on Filipinos to respect Saudi laws

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DFA spokesman Raul Hernandez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday appealed to Filipinos in Saudi Arabia to respect the laws of the kingdom after 18 Philippine nationals were arrested for protesting outside the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (Polo) in Riyadh on Tuesday.

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Marches demand U.S. immigration reform, protection of family visas

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FilAm activists join rally in front of U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

As tens of thousands demonstrated across the United States Wednesday calling for comprehensive immigration reform, here in the nation’s capital, Filipino Americans joined religious congregations, civil rights groups and labor organizations to urge Congress to pass legislation that would legalize 11 million undocumented immigrants, reduce decades-long visa backlogs and protect family visas to reunite families.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Protest dancing in key cities on Valentine’s Day

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Thousands of women and men plan to spend Valentine’s Day not on romantic dates but dancing on the streets in key cities all over the country to call for an end to violence against women.

Posted: February 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UK warns citizens in PH over protests

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The United Kingdom has warned its citizens against “demonstrations and large gatherings of people” in the Philippines, citing protests in several countries.

Posted: September 22nd, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

US embassy warns Americans on PH protests set for martial law anniversary

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US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

The United States Embassy has warned its citizens in the Philippines of protest actions expected to be held by different groups in remembrance of the 40th anniversary of the Martial Law declaration.

Posted: September 20th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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