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Candles, prayers offered for Jeffrey ‘Jennifer’ Laude’s 27th birthday

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AP FILE PHOTO

A simple celebration with family and friends at the beach. That was how slain transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude would have wanted to celebrate her 27th birthday on Tuesday, her sister, Marilou, said.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA chief Del Rosario admits VFA not perfect

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Albert del rosario

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario admitted Thursday that the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States (US) was “an imperfect agreement.”

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

VFA didn’t kill Jennifer Laude—DFA

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charles-jose

Amid calls for the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) maintained that the accord has served the “national interest” of the country.

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

Palace defends VFA: It’s vital part of PH defense

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herminio-coloma

Malacañang on Tuesday dismissed calls in Congress to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) following the killing of a transgender Filipino woman allegedly by a member of the US Marine Corps, describing the pact an “integral part of our national defense strategy.”

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

Palace not budging despite Congress resolution on VFA abrogation

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herminio-coloma

Malacañang on Tuesday insisted that the Executive is against the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement despite the alleged murder of a Filipino transgender by a US Marine and the filing of a joint resolution in Congress.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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