Monthly Archives: November 2010

SPEECH OF SECRETARY IMELDA M. NICOLAS OF THE COMMISSION ON FILIPINOS OVERSEAS (CFO)


November 28, 2010
At the 9thNaFFAA Empowerment Conference
“Building the Next Generation of Community Advocates”

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, California
November 19-21, 2010
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NaFFAA Elects New Leaders, Vows to Step up Rebuilding Efforts


November 28, 2010
Meeting in San Francisco for its 9th Empowerment Conference, members of the 13-year-old National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) elected new national officers and vowed to focus their efforts in the next two years on advocacy, voter participation, forging partnerships and rebuilding NaFFAA’s infrastructure. Continue reading

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State of emergency in Maguindanao stays


November 28, 2010
MANILA (PhilAmPress) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has decided not lift the state of emergency in Maguidanao imposed by the previous administration following the massacre of 58 people, 32 of them media workers, on November 23, 2009.  Continue reading

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US, Australian envoys extol slain journalists


November 28, 2010
MANILA — The American and Australian ambassadors in Manila extended symphaties to the victims of the Maguindanao massacre, especially the slain journalists. Continue reading

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Visiting forces pact of US, RP backed, hit


November 28, 2010
MANILA (PilipinasNews) — Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. has underscored the importance of the defense partnership with the United States under the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) in maintaining national and regional security. Continue reading

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Pacquiao is No. 1 taxpayer


November 28, 2010
QUEZON CITY - World boxing icon Manny Paqcuiao should also be cited for being the No. 1 taxpayer in the country. Continue reading

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Aquino vows justice for massacre victims 


November 28, 2010
MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III has called for a live coverage of the trial of the accused in the Maguindanao massacre even as he vowed that justice will be served to the victims of the kilings. Continue reading

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Garcia sons sentencing set


November 28, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO - The sentencing of the two sons of former Armed Forces comptroller Carlos Garcia on bulk dollar smuggling charges has been set by a United States District Court here for next Monday. Continue reading

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Palace to bishops: Heed Pope’s call


November 28, 2010
MANILA (PinoyNews) -– The country’s bishops should heed the statements of Pope Benedict XVI to allow the use of condoms to prevent the spread of diseases like AIDS. Continue reading

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11 Filipinos in US complain vs recruiter


November 28, 2010
MANILA — The recruitment license of the Manila-based Adman Human Resources Placement, Inc. has been cancelled, following claims it trafficked 11 Filipinos to the U.S. midwest State of Mississipi. Continue reading

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