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Thai senators indicted over charter amendment

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BANGKOK — Thailand’s state anti-corruption body has indicted 36 senators for alleged misconduct in attempting to amend the constitution to make the Senate fully elected. National Anti-Corruption Commission head Sansern Poljiak said Tuesday it found the senators had misused their authority in violation of the constitution. They will be suspended from their jobs while the […]

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

Senators call on gov’t to protest abuse of Filipinos

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Senators on Tuesday called on the Aquino administration to protest the mistreatment of Filipinos in Malaysia and demand the provision of humanitarian aid for the victims.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Chinese moves turn off PH senators

Sen. Edgardo Angara. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

China’s increasingly aggressive tactics in asserting its claim to nearly the entire West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) have turned off Filipino senators, who have decided not to make Chinese New Year a nonworking holiday in the Philippines.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Tap Asean vs Chinese intrusion, gov’t urged

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Scarborough Shoal

Sen. Joker Arroyo on Sunday urged the Aquino administration to mobilize support of its Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) allies against Chinese intrusion, saying US silence on the Scarborough Shoal standoff indicated lack of interest in the Philippine problem.

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Senators welcome appointment of new tourism secretary Jimenez

Two senators on Thursday welcomed the appointment of incoming Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez.

Posted: September 1st, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »