Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chiz snubs UNA event, joins LP proclamation

MANILA — Senator Francis Escudero will not join opposition candidates of the United Nationalist Alliance when they file their certificates of candidacy today, but join President Benigno Aquino III instead at the

Resolve conflicts peacefully — UN head

NEW YORK — United Nations General Assembly president Vuk Jeremic said on Saturday that he fully supported the Philippine position of resolving the dispute in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea)

Obama, Romney prepare for debates

MASSACHUSETTS — United States President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney prepared for Wednesday’s debate this weekend, leaving their running mates to spar over policy and seek votes in key swing

Obama bars Chinese US wind farm buy

WASHINGTON — Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where the US military

Bangladesh rioters torch Buddhist temples

DHAKA — Thousands of rioters torched Buddhist temples and homes in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday over a photo posted on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam, in a rare attack against the community

Art exhibit spotlights FilAm roots

LOS ANGELES – A dozen of Southern California’s top Filipino American artists will feature some of their best creations at the Los Angeles City Hall’s Bridge Gallery East from Oct. 2 to