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Fired Fil-Am nurse reaches settlement with hospital

CALIFORNIA – A Filipina-American nurse in Pasadena has reached a settlement with a local hospital that she claimed to have unjustly fired her for speaking out.

Fil-Ams want OFW issues prioritized by Duterte gov't

REDWOOD CITY, California – President Rodrigo Duterte made sure that Filipinos working outside the country are also included in his genuine plan for change.

U.S. raises Philippines' status in human trafficking report

The Philippines, a key U.S. ally widely known for its thriving sex industry, was moved up to the top tier - the same level as countries like the United States and Germany - even though the report said sex trafficking there was still a "significant problem."

Toddler burn victim is first Pinay patient for Shriners's hospital

SACRAMENTO, California - A day after arriving at San Francisco International Airport, Marites Dumpai and her two-year-old daughter Cloe are at the Shriner’s Children Hospital in Sacramento meeting with burn victim specialists.

Duterte condoles with Turkey after airport attack

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte expressed the Filipino people's condolences to Turkey following the suicide attacks at its main international airport that killed over 40 people, before ending his inaugural address on Thursday.

Calls to scrap Canada's 'Project Guardian' intensify

VANCOUVER, B.C. – A massive signature drive is underway to step up calls to scrap "Project Guardian", a program to protect Canada’s immigration system from caregivers who are found to have abused it.

Two bodies found in area burned by California wildfire

LOS ANGELES- Two bodies were found on Wednesday in a rural area of San Diego County charred by a major wildfire, sheriff's officials said, as firefighters increasingly gained control over a larger blaze that also killed two people in central California.

How PNoy fared in foreign affairs

Aside from dealing with local issues, President Benigno Aquino III also dealt with various issues outside our shores.

Japan asks Philippines to urge voluntary return of illegal immigrants

Japanese immigration authorities have asked the embassies of four Asian countries and Taiwan to promote voluntary repatriation of their nationals staying in Japan illegally, Justice Ministry sources said Wednesday.

36 patay sa pambobomba sa Turkey

Ayon sa embahada ng Pilipinas sa Turkey, walang Pinoy na nadamay sa pambobomba.