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Former DFA chief Domingo Siazon passes away

MANILA - Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Domingo Siazon Jr. passed away on Wednesday afternoon in Japan.

Consulate in SF rushing to process mailed-in OV ballots

SAN FRANCISCO - Less than six days to go before overseas voting closes and Philippine consulates are still experiencing some concerns from overseas voters in casting their ballots. 

INC families resign to join defenders

CALIFORNIA - Throughout the world, hundreds of former and a few current Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) members spent an evening gathering in undisclosed places, all of them taking a stand together over the church's issues.

Fil-Am killed in 3-vehicle crash in Arizona

CALIFORNIA – A 22-year old Filipino-American was killed recently in what authorities call a 3-vehicle hit and run crash in Arizona.

Overseas absentee voters flock in LA as May 9 looms

The overseas absentee voting is wrapping up this week. In Los Angeles, voters have been eagerly passing through the Philippine consulate to cast their ballots.

BRIGHT SPOT: How Angela Alarcon designed her own destiny with crystal couture

In our debut of our new weekly segment “Bright Spot”, we meet a young entrepreneur who left her job as a stylist to the stars to find her true calling as a crystal jewelry designer.

Menorca, humihingi ng refugee status sa Canada

Ito'y matapos ang umano'y sunod-sunod na banta sa buhay niya at ng kanyang pamilya. 

Historic San Pedro bell to be returned to PH

The San Pedro Bell, which was taken down from a church in Bauang, La Union and was brought to the U.S., is now on its way back home.

Transgender Pinay, celebrity speak up on 'bathroom rights'

NEW YORK – “Last week, Donald Trump said I can take a pee anywhere in the Trump facility. I am going to take a pee in the ladies’ room. ” When transgender reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner took Donald Trump’s word that she could use whichever bathroom she wanted to use at the Trump Tower — she did and posted the video on Facebook.

DFA verifying Pinoy's suicide inside Saudi jail

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is seeking confirmation of the reported suicide of a Filipino detained in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia over an alleged terror plot.