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Choosing Between the United States and China

ince Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took office, he seems to have made it his personal mission to steer the country away from the United States and towards China. And while generations of Filipinos have seen their ...

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Is Senator Alan Peter Cayetano a Philippine Citizen?

On the campaign trail in 2016: Candidates Alan Peter Cayetano (left) and Rodrigo Duterte give the audience their campaign’s fisted salute. he names of singer Tina Turner, actor Jet Li and Philippine Senator Alan Peter Cayetano are ...

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Immigrants Are Human Beings Who Just Want a Better Life

mmigration laws are relatively new. These man-made laws were instituted long after countries and national boundaries were already in existence. When there were no immigration laws people moved freely from one place to another. Famines, wars, natural disasters, ...

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TNTs Fear Trump’s Enforcement Surge

he affectionate Filipino term for a deportable alien in the U.S. is “TNT”, short for “Tago ng Tago” or always hiding. It also stands for “Takot na Takot” or very afraid. These two translations of the acronyms ...

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The Slut-shaming Misogyny of the Duterte Administration

“Women’s March” on January 21 in Washington, DC he idea of a Women’s March in Washington DC first arose on November 9 when a Hawaiian grandmother posted on her Facebook page that she wanted to protest the election of Donald ...

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LeniLeaks and the Martin Andanar Obsession

President Rodrigo Duterte’s Communications Secretary Martin Andanar hristmas is still more than 11 months away but I have already been inundated with emails, phone calls and Facebook messages from friends begging to be invited to my next Christmas party all ...

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Why Does Duterte Remain So Popular with Filipinos?

President Rodrigo Duterte campaigning in 2016. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON n the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte continues to enjoy the trust and support of the vast majority of Filipinos. According to the Social Weather Station (SWS), the country’s leading polling entity, their ...

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Expose Duterte’s Demonic Lies and Brutality to Protect All Filipinos

Extra-judicial killing: A woman grieves for her loved one sprawled on the pavement. All Photos from: Inquirer.com hen we sincerely seek to do good, when we speak the truth, when we try to prevent evil, when we are kind to ...

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Happy Holidays to PHILNEWS Readers the World Over

e’ve been around now for 20 years, so we would like to take the opportunity to say a heart-felt “Thank You” to all who, in one way or another, have been with us during our two decades of online existence. ...

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Supporters of Duterte’s extrajudicial killings (EJK) Violate US Immigration Law

In what has now become an all too common scene, two individuals found dead in Philippine streets. Author-supplied photo he New York Times published four major articles about Philippine Pres. Rodrigo Duterte from December 6 through December 14, 2016 including “They are ...

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