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FBI links Senator Leland Yee to plan to smuggle guns from PH

Calif. State Sen. Leland Yee

A California senator was arrested Thursday on charges that included conspiracy to smuggle firearms from the Philippines into the United States.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA thanks US senators for draft resolution condemning China’s territorial claims

DFA spokesman Raul Hernandez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippines has extended its gratitude to members of the United States Senate for a draft resolution condemning Chinese incursions in disputed Asia-Pacific waters and calling for restraint and peaceful dialogue in settling territorial conflicts.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am opens immigration hearings in US Senate

Jose Antonio Vargas

“What do you want to do with me?” Pulitzer Prize-winning Filipino-American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas asked the members of the Senate judiciary committee on Wednesday.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino briefs McCain group on the ‘hot thing’ in the news

President Aquino welcomes to Malacañang on Tuesday four prominent American senators—Joe Lieberman (left), John McCain, Sheldon Whitehouse and Kelly Ayotte. McCain ran against President Barack Obama in the 2008  US presidential election. Lieberman was Al Gore’s running mate in the 2000 White House race. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

It was the “hot thing” in the news, hence President Benigno Aquino III took the time to brief a visiting group of US lawmakers about the ongoing impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: January 19th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

McCain, other US senators in Manila for talks

Senator John McCain: ‘Unnecessarily provocative’. AP photo

Four US senators, led by former Republican Party presidential candidate John McCain, are scheduled to meet with Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario on Tuesday afternoon, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Posted: January 17th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »