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SD Mayor Bob Filner apologizes for inappropriate behavior

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, a long-time champion of Filipino American World War II veterans, on Thursday issued an apology to the residents of San Diego for his behavior after being accused of sexually harassing employees. “I … Continue reading

July 13, 2013

Saudi princess arraigned on human trafficking charges

ICE still determining if 4 Pinoys are human trafficking victims ORANGE COUNTY – Four Filipino domestic servants were found in the home of a Saudi Arabian princess, who is accused of human trafficking a Kenyan woman into the United States, … Continue reading

July 13, 2013

Loma Linda University to open a medical school in PH

LOS ANGELES – California based Loma Linda University on Tuesday, July 9, announced it plans to assist Adventist University of the Philippines with the development of a new medical school. Adventist University is a private Christian university located in Puting … Continue reading

July 10, 2013

LAPD seeks Asian wig bandit

by Joseph Pimentel and Mico Letargo | AJPress LOS ANGELES – The City of Los Angeles has offered a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a robbery suspect, who targets remittance companies that specialize in money transfers … Continue reading

July 06, 2013

Canadian man found guilty of trafficking Pinay

VANCOUVER – A Vancouver resident is scheduled to be sentenced on July 10 after being found guilty of human trafficking and employing a foreign national in the case of a Filipino nanny, according to reports in Canada. According to the … Continue reading

July 06, 2013

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