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Filipino teacher in US in hot water for saying ‘N’ word


A Filipino teacher in the United States has been placed under administrative leave after she allegedly used a racial slur in her classroom.

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

Who’s in charge when Aquino is away?

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III did not assign a single “caretaker” before he embarked on a 12-day trip to Europe and the United States because there is no need for that, Malacanang said Monday.

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

UK envoy supports US attack vs ISIS

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad expressed support for the US’ order to launch airstrikes against ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) saying that the group does not represent the values of Islam.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Americas,Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China told not to worry on PH-US war games

In this Sept. 20, 2013 file photo, Filipino Marines and US Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit BOXER Amphibious Ready Group based in Okinawa, Japan drop from a CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter during a joint military exercise called Philippines-US Amphibious Landing Exercise in Ternate, Cavite province. AP

A Philippine Navy official on Tuesday maintained that the Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014 (Phiblex) is not aimed at sending a message to China amid the West Philippine Sea territorial dispute.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Congressional Medal campaign for Filipino World War II vets gains support

WWII vets

A team of American scholars who are experts in World War II history have joined a nationwide campaign to push the US government to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino WWII veterans, retired US Army Major General Antonio Taguba announced on Aug. 10 (Sunday in Manila).

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