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Osmeña kin seeks U.S. Congress seat

Nov 04, 2018 - 10:09 AM

Cristina Osmeña, great granddaughter of former president Sergio Osmeña and daughter of the former senator, declares herself Republican 'fiscally' and classic liberal 'socially'

The greatgranddaughter of former Philippine President Sergio Osmena Sr. is seeking to represent San Mateo County or District 14 of the United States Congress House of Representatives. Photo from Osmeña for Congress campaign website

Duterte wants U.S. lawmakers critical of drug war on immigration blacklist

Nov 10, 2017 - 2:22 PM

If he can't stop them from entering the country, President Duterte says he will 'protest' their visit and meet them at the Philippine airport to show his disapproval

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the meeting with Filipinos residing in Vietnam at the Pulchra Resort in Da Nang City on November 9, 2017, relays the key points of his keynote address during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit. The President cited that while globalization has its benefits, it has somehow stunted the growth of some developing countries. He went on to suggest that highly-developed countries should give more opportunities to MSMEs especially from developing countries. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017 - 10:08 AM

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VICTIMS. Certain elements appear in the circumstances surrounding incidents of extrajudicial killings in the Philippine drug war. All photos by Alejandro Edoria

Two U.S. lawmakers slam Duterte in drug war hearing

Jul 21, 2017 - 7:36 AM

I certainly believe very strongly that a man with the human rights record of President Duterte should not be invited to the White House a US lawmaker says

SLAMMING DUTERTE. US Congressman James McGovern vows to 'lead the protest' in case Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte comes to visit the White House. Screen shot from video by TLHRC

US vows to help Filipino veterans' payments

Oct 18, 2012 - 7:39 AM

US President Barack Obama s administration pledged Wednesday October 17 to reach out to Filipinos seeking payments for World War II service after complaints from veterans over denied claims

Filipino World War II veterans during a ceremony at Malacanang Palace on February 23, 2009. AFP PHOTO / JES AZNAR