Trump Adviser's Fil-Am Husband Picked for Justice Dep't Post

President Donald Trump has chosen Filipino American George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, to head the civil division of the Justice Department, reports Inquirer/AP/Wall Street Journal.

 

Austrian Bishops Slam Right Abuses in PH

The Austrian Catholic Bishops' Conference joined their Filipino counterparts in slamming the human rights abuses in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte, reports Rappler.

Henry Sy Is PH's No. 1 Billionaire -- Forbes

Shopping mall tycoon Henry Sy led the Philippines' billionaires list for 2017, while Microsoft founder Bill Gates topped the world ranking for the fourth straight year, Forbes Magazine said Monday, reports ABS-CBN News.

Stop Immigration Arrests in Courthouses--California Chief Justice

California Supreme Court Justice Tani Cantil- Sakouye

California Supreme Court Justice Tani Cantil- Sakouye

The Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court Tani Cantil-Sakauye, a Filipino American, asked federal immigration agents Thursday, March 16 to stop making arrests at courthouses, saying “stalking undocumented immigrants” at the facilities thwarts people’s access to justice, reports Inquirer.net/AP.

 

Fil-Ams Lead Seattle Staging of 'Here Lies Love'

Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Filipino American actors Jaygee Macapugay, Conrad Ricamora and Melody Butiu will have lead roles in “Here Lies Love,” a musical about the life of Imelda Marcos, at Seattle Repertory Theatre starting April 7, reports Inquirer.net.

Malaysia Arrests 5 Filipinos Suspected of Links to ISIS

Malaysian police said on Monday they had arrested seven people, including five Filipinos, for suspected links to the Islamic State militant group. Malaysia has been on high alert since gunmen linked to the Islamic State launched multiple attacks in Jakarta, the capital of neighboring Indonesia, in January 2016, reports VOA News.

Ex-Domestic Worker Graduates from PH Military Academy

2nd Lt. Meriam Libongcogon (Source: ABS-CBN News)

2nd Lt. Meriam Libongcogon (Source: ABS-CBN News)

After working as a house help for 5 years, Meriam Libongcogon will be facing a whole new life as a 2nd lieutenant, after graduating from the Philippine Military Academy (PMA), reports ABS-CBN News.

Kids Arrested, Abused in PH War Against Drugs

Under pressure to show they are winning the fight against narcotics, Philippine police are raiding alleged drug dens with increasing frequency. But among those regularly picked up are children, who are sometimes manhandled the same way adult criminals are, reports Inquirer.net.


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