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OFW saved from death row in Saudi to return home

As of 07/23/2014 7:18 PM
An overseas Filipino worker on death row for killing a fellow Pinoy in Saudi Arabia has been given another chance at life. Full article

Sabah imposes curfew in waters near PH

As of 07/23/2014 5:16 PM
MANILA - Local authorities in Sabah have imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in waters off 6 east coast districts amid a spate of kidnappings there. Full article

Missing Lolo in Wisconsin found alive

As of 07/23/2014 4:52 PM
REDWOOD CITY, California – Lolo Guillermo de Venecia, who is described as hard of hearing and was diagnosed with dementia four years ago, went missing last Wednesday afternoon in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Full article

Kin of Pinay in MH17 crash submits DNA samples

As of 07/23/2014 4:17 PM
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said relatives of three Filipino fatalities in the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine have submitted DNA samples to Dutch authorities to help in the identification of their kin's remains. Full article

10 Fil-Ams to join leadership program in PH

As of 07/23/2014 3:16 PM
MANILA - Ten selected young Filipino-Americans from all over the United States will be visiting the Philippines for a week-long immersion program. Full article

Friends seeking justice for slain Pinay in Tennessee

As of 07/23/2014 3:03 PM
Filipina Nancy Lowry would have turned 38 on July 23, but her life was cut short when the single mother was stabbed to death in Tennessee last April 23. Full article

Pinoy toddler dies after free heart surgery in Texas

As of 07/23/2014 10:58 AM
REDWOOD CITY, California – Dave Gabriel, the two-year-old from Bacolod City, Philippines, who was recently brought by HeartGift Foundation to Houston, Texas so he could undergo free heart surgery, has died. Full article

Why Filipino students excel in Barcelona

As of 07/23/2014 10:44 AM
SPAIN - Fourteen-year-old Lara Mercado almost got a 100 point average grade in all subjects. She’s also one of the best students in her class and used to be a class valedictorian in the Philippines. Full article

Netherlands declares national day of mourning for MH17 victims

As of 07/23/2014 10:40 AM
THE HAGUE – The Netherlands declared July 23 (Wednesday) as the national day of mourning for the over a hundred Dutch passengers on board the Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 shot down by missiles in Ukraine.   Full article

After MH17, OFW beheading, gov't urged to seek justice

As of 07/23/2014 3:43 AM
MANILA – The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute condemns the beheading of a Filipino construction worker in Libya and the missile attack on a commercial plane that killed 298 people, including three Filipinos, in Ukraine.   Full article