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Protesters storm US Embassy over Laude slay

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Protesters, mostly supporters of LGBT (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders), hold a lit candle and display messages to demand justice in the killing of a Filipino transgender Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude, with a U.S. Marine as a possible suspect Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 in Manila, Philippines. AP

“US troops out now” yelled young men and women as they protested on Tuesday at the US Embassy in Manila the killing of a transgender Filipino, Jeffrey Laude, known as Jennifer, allegedly by a US Marine in Olongapo City.

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

Behave, Palace begs WEF protesters

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Malacañang on Sunday said law enforcement authorities were all ready to ensure the peaceful and orderly hosting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in Manila from Wednesday to Friday.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Vietnam clamps down on anti-China protests


Vietnamese authorities have forcibly broken up small protests against China in two cities.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am militants denounce Obama visit to PH

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Filipino American activists and their allies picketed in front of the Los Angeles Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd to show their disapproval of President Barack Obama’s two-day trip to Manila April 28-29. Obama’s visit will be the first by a U.S. president in 11 years.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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

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 »