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Trump nominee for state secretary grilled on EJKs in PHL

 By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES — US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson endured tough questioning about human rights – including extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the Philippines – during his confirmation hearing in Washington earlier this week. Sen. Marco […]

Simbang Gabi in Los Angeles celebrates its 14th anniversary

Los Angeles – The Our Lady of the Angels Pastoral Region of the Filipino Ministry of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will once again host the Annual Simbang Gabi Advent (night mass). It is the 14th anniversary of the liturgical […]
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Unbearable grief on the loss of a son and remembering treasured memories

This author gave birth to Jonathan Jason Gorges on June 25,1972 at the Weiss Memorial Hospital in the windy city of Chicago, Illinois. After three years, due to severe winter weather conditions, we left the windy city and found our […]
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Jollibee, partner to list subsidiary on Vietnam Stock Exchange

MANILA, Nov. 21 (PNA) – Fastfood giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has sealed a deal to make its joint venture company, Superfoods Group, a publicly traded company on the Vietnam Stock Exchange in line with plans to expand its business […]
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Trump win puts future DREAMers in question

Immigrants Urged to get full immigration screening, apply for citizenship if eligible LOS ANGELES – Following the results of last week’s presidential election, the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program remains uncertain. Authorized through executive...
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Senators on CIDG operation that led to Espinosa’s death: Premeditated

MANILA, Nov 10 (Mabuhay) — Conflicting statements on the sequence of events that led to the killing of Mayor Rolando Espinosa while in detention indicates that the operation conducted by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) was “premeditated,” at […]
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Too early to assess impact of a Trump win on PHL

MANILA, Nov. 10 (PNA) – Any assessment on the presidency of newly-elected US president Donald Trump is premature, a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) official said. In a briefing Thursday, BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo said “it’s too early, too […]
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Robredo hopes Duterte will keep promise to stop cussing

MANILA, Nov 1 (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo is hoping President Rodrigo Duterte will stick to his promise to stop cussing. Back home in Naga City for the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Robredo was […]
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US bullying PH — Lacson

MANILA, Nov 2 (Mabuhay) –Not a scare tactic, but a “bully attitude” by the United States toward the Philippines. This was how Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson reacted on Wednesday to President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that the US’ decision to stop […]
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Observance of ‘Undas’ generally peaceful: PNP chief

MANILA, Nov. 2 (PNA) – The traditional observance of the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day was “generally peaceful” and orderly. PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa made this assessment on Wednesday as he took note of […]