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Jul 12, 2014

On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers — new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico — filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with t...

Jul 12, 2014

On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers — new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico — filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with t...

Jul 12, 2014

On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers — new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico — filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with t...

Jul 04, 2014

Filipinos Protest U.S. Defense Pact

Protesters clashed with police near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, where about 100 of them marched to mark Philippine-American Friendship day with a call to junk a new defense pact with the U.S...

Jul 04, 2014

Filipino activists call for end to US defense pact

Protesters clashed Friday with police near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, where about 100 of them marched to mark Philippine-American Friendship day with a call to junk a new defense pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to be temporarily based in the ...

Jun 27, 2014

Filipinos to Receive Disaster Alerts on Cellphones

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has passed a law that requires cellphone companies to send warnings to millions of people in the path of deadly typhoons, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in an effort to reduce the high number of fataliti...

Jun 26, 2014

The 'Asian Century' and ASEAN integration: contradictions and challenges

Talk given by Sonny Melencio, Chairperson of Partido Lakas ng Masa-Philippines , during the Socialist Alliance Conference in Sydney, Australia on June 7, 2014 When I was travelling from Manila, coming here to Australia , I bought a copy of a pocketbo... #Australia #Philippines #Manila #Sydney #Asean

Jul 10, 2014

Talking Heads' David Byrne preps 'Here Lies Love' in London

David Byrne has gone the extra mile to ensure his immersive show "Here Lies Love" about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible: He's done casting in Manila. The Talking Heads frontman went to the Philippines over the July 4t... #London #Philippines #Manila #Imelda Marcos #David Byrne #Fatboy Slim #Talking Heads (band)

Jun 21, 2014

Skateboarders in Manila take to the streets to celebrate 'Go Skateboarding Day' - video

Hundreds of skateboarders in Manila, the Philippines, skate down main roads in the capital on Saturday to mark 'Go Skateboarding Day'. The skateboarders are using the day to get the government's attention in the hopes that new skate parks will be bui... #Philippines #Manila

Jun 17, 2014

Filipino militant nabbed for US, Aussie abductions

(AP) -- Philippine security forces have captured two Abu Sayyaf militants in a southern city, including one who allegedly was involved in the kidnappings of an American teenage boy and an Australian man, officials said Tuesday. Police and army troops... #Philippines #Manila #Al-Qaeda #Abu Sayyaf