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Filipino veterans of WWII to be given highest honor by Congress in Oct. 

Around 260,000 Filipino and Filipino-American soldiers fought Axis powers during World War II, helping bring the U.S. and Allied forces to victory.  Now over seven decades later, Filipino veterans of World War II will officially be honored with a Congressional … Continue reading

September 20, 2017

Duterte’s martial law: Mission accomplished, says military

DAVAO CITY — If there’s one thing the military can claim about the gains of implementing martial law in Mindanao, it’s preventing the violence in Marawi City from spilling to other areas. With the intensified security operations, the military’s Eastern … Continue reading

September 19, 2017

Filipina appointed to Trump admin’s Community Development Advisory Board

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his intent to appoint a Filipina community leader to a key administration post, the White House announced on Friday, Sept. 15. Faith Bautista, the president and CEO of the National Diversity Coalition (NDC) and … Continue reading

September 17, 2017

House panel: Sereno impeachment complaint sufficient in form, substance

The House of Representatives Justice Committee on Wednesday, September 13, found the first impeachment complaint against Philippine Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno sufficient in form and substance. The first complaint was filed by lawyer Lorenzo “Larry” Gadon, which was endorsed … Continue reading

September 14, 2017

UN rights chief ‘gravely concerned’ over PH killings

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday, September 12, said he is “gravely concerned” about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “open support for a shoot-to-kill policy” against crime suspects. In his opening speech before the 36th Human Rights … Continue reading

September 13, 2017

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