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2014—best time to become a US citizen

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If you are a legal permanent resident eligible for American citizenship, there is no better time than 2014 to resolve to become a citizen.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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Honoring a Great American

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In his first inaugural address which he delivered on January 20, 2009 in front of a live audience of 1.8 million people and which was watched by 30% of all TV viewers in the US, President Barack Obama said: “our Founding Fathers, faced with perils that we can scarcely imagine, drafted a charter to assure the rule of law and the rights of man — a charter expanded by the blood of generations. Those ideals still light the world, and we will not give them up for expedience sake.”

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Obama’s second term brings hope to undocumented immigrants

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To immigrant communities and human rights advocates, having Mitt Romney as President is like unleashing thousands of pit bulls on the estimated 12 to 20 million undocumented immigrants living in the US.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Finally, a Filipino presence in the California Assembly

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Vice-Mayor Rob Bonta of the city of Alameda in the East Bay made history when he became the first Filipino-American elected to the California State Assembly in the just concluded general elections.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Obama got solid support from Asian-Americans

US President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama enjoyed soaring support from Asian-Americans to win another term, a survey said on Wednesday, as voters elected new faces to Congress, including its first Hindu lawmaker.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

At least 14 Fil-Am politicians winners in US elections

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At least 14 Filipino-Americans—one Republican and the rest Democrats—won national and state positions in California, Hawaii and Virginia in the Nov. 6 elections.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gov’t urged to strengthen ties with US after Obama reelection

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President Barack Obama hugs his family at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.AP PHOTO

Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday urged the government to further “deepen” and “strengthen” the country’s alliance with the United States following the re-election of President Barack Obama to address “the strategic interests of the Filipino people.”

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Aquino congratulates Obama

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Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III. Robert Viñas / Malacañang Photo Bureau

President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday afternoon wrote reelected US President Barack Obama a congratulatory letter, saying he looked forward to a “deeper cooperation” in Obama’s second term.

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

World celebrates Obama victory

President Barack Obama smiles after delivering his victory speech to supporters gathered in Chicago early Wednesday Nov. 7 2012. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

From his old school in Indonesia to a Japanese beach town that happens to share his name, people around the world cheered President Barack Obama’s reelection on Wednesday and expressed hope that he would help allay global conflicts and economic woes.

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Comelec execs: Let’s learn from ‘maturity’ of US election

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Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

After President Barack Obama won his second term at the White House Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), two officials from the Commission on Elections said the Philippines could learn a few lessons from the “maturity” of the US elections.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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