Filipino-American Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Ex-PBA cager nabbed with known associates of Korean drug fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Suspected associates of Korean-American drug fugitive Jun No, including the son of a former Filipino diplomat, were among those arrested with former Filipino-American Philippine Basketball Association player Dorian PeA a. National Bureau of Investigation Director Dante Gierran explained yesterday that PeA a was caught in a pot session when NBI agents were conducting a manhunt operation against No last Wednesday in Merryland Village, Mandaluyong City.

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  2. U.S., Philippine troops train for typhoon as Duterte puts war games on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Reuters

    ... hands-on and practical and they're doing pretty good," said Sergeant First-class Jay Bal, a Filipino-American who is among 30 members of the Hawaii National Guard training Philippine army engineers and rescue teams. The idea of Balikatan was to ...

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  3. Rodrigo Duterte will be in Hong Kong until Saturday. Photo: XinhuaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to reach out to his compatriots in Hong Kong on Saturday in a townhall-style meeting attended by 1,000 people. Duterte landed in the city on Thursday night for his first visit, ahead of a summit in Beijing.

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  4. Duterte to have - private time' in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Sun-Star

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will spend some "private time" on the first day of his two-day official visit in Hong Kong, MalacaA ang said Friday. "Today, it will be a private time for him," Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella told a press conference in Hong Kong.

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  5. Security alert as Duterte arrives earlyRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | The Standard

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte flew into the SAR last night - a day earlier than announced by Manila - as Hong Kong police deployed counterterrorism units for the three-day "working" visit.The foul-mouthed Duterte, who has been criticized for drug killings of thousands of Filipinos, will not be meeting any Hong Kong government officials. The only event known is a Filipino community meeting ... Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte flew into the SAR last night - a day earlier than announced by Manila - as Hong Kong police deployed counterterrorism units for the three-day "working" visit.

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  6. Philippine leader Duterte arrives in Hong Kong for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Police describe security level as comparable to what was afforded the Indonesian leader during his visit to the city last week The Philippine president has arrived in Hong Kong for the first time, paying a visit to Filipinos in the city before heading to Beijing this weekend for a high-profile development summit. Rodrigo Duterte landed in Hong Kong after concluding a visit to Cambodia for this year's World Economic Forum on Asean , held in Phnom Penh.

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  7. Dutertenomics' in foreign trips; BSP, DENR heads namedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    President Duterte embarked on a six-day trip to Cambodia, Hong Kong, and China this week to advance the national interests, attract investors, and promote his economic policy dubbed as "Dutertenomics." The President named Deputy Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr. as the new governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and former AFP chief-of-staff Roy Cimatu as secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources .

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  8. Duterte names former running mate as Philippine foreign secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he has appointed Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, his unsuccessful running mate in last year's elections, as the country's new secretary for foreign affairs. Cayetano, 46, is a former congressman and an incumbent senator who heads the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

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  9. Culture of vendettaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    The way Philippine politics is played nowadays presages what could be a long period of divisiveness and recrimination. It could be a long cycle of factionalism in the country.

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  10. Former nurse admits to filming partially-clothed dementia patientRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | ABC News

    A former nurse has pleaded guilty to the degrading and humiliating filming of an elderly dementia patient she was assigned to care for at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide. Diosa Navarro Rankine admitted in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on Wednesday to filming the partially-clothed elderly woman during a conversation with her in her room in February 2015.

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  11. Filipino women in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    The first was Gina Lopez, the controversial DENR secretary who was replaced by former AFP Chief Roy cimatu after being rejected by the Commission of Appointments. Sen. Francis Pangilinan aptly expressed the collective sentiments of environmentalists when he said that we lost a chance to have a DENR that will truly care, give protection, and foster our environment and natural resources.

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  12. Philippines gets surprise visit from - K-pop Star' runner-up Kriesha TiuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Korea Herald

    Cebu got a pleasant surprise last weekend when Filipino-American K-pop star Kriesha Tiu visited her birthplace in the Philippines, and met her fans there. According to her agency Urban Works Ent, Tiu visited the city on Sunday where she attended a fan meeting and appeared on local TV.

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  13. Asian-Americans are saluted in CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    There's a new exhibit in the state Capitol War Room commemmorating Asian-Americans and the contributions they've made to New York. It's in keeping with May which is Asian-American and Pacific Islander month in New York.

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  14. Women's group call for Labor Day: - Count us in!'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Sun-Star

    The Center for Women's Resources called on Monday, May 1, to the government to count them in, in the road to labor empowerment, which remains a far-fetched goal. In a statement to SunStar Pampanga on Monday, it said CWR, a research and training institution for women established in 1982, promotes such a call since only 50.1 percent of Filipino women in the working age population are part of the labor force.

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  15. 80 is the new 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    If it's been a profligate life for you or what in the past we'd call a life of wine, women and song, maybe 80 is 80. In some cases, in fact, 60 is their 80. But there are some reformed men and women who have given up smoking, started eating better, and surrendered less to the temptations of the flesh of whatever form . Still, longevity is also improving in the Philippines.

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  16. Full honors for Filipino-American WWII vet who died at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Held captive by the Japanese during World War II, Florence Ebersole Smith Finch was tortured and forced to curl up in a 2-foot-by-4-foot box. "And my goodness, she did," said her daughter, Betty Murphy, of Ithaca, New York, where Finch, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, will be buried Saturday with full military honors.

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  17. Lea Salonga, the original 'Miss Saigon,' weighs in on representation controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    "As long as 'Miss Saigon' is not the only story representing Asians in this industry, then I'm perfectly happy." Lea Salonga, the original 'Miss Saigon,' weighs in on representation controversy "As long as 'Miss Saigon' is not the only story representing Asians in this industry, then I'm perfectly happy."

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  18. Duterte hits AI over interference in Asean affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Sun-Star

    ... breach" of the Asean charter" and "non-compliance" with charter's pledge to human rights. Duterte said Filipino-American community leader Loida Lewis, whose name floated earlier as among the people calling for his ouster, may have a hand in AI's ...

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  19. Students call for Murchison to be put on probation amid homecoming decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Daily Campus

    The Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center marching at last year's Homecoming Parade. UConn students are calling for Chief Diversity Officer Joelle Murchison to be placed on probation after statements regarding cultural center participation in next year's homecoming activities.

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  20. DFA: No Filipino casualty in Paris shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    By Philippine News Agency No Filipino was reported dead or injured due to the recent shooting incident in Paris, France, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. French riot police officers patrol on the Champs Elysees boulevard, with the Arc of Triomphe in background, in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017.

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