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Why the Global Magnitsky Act matters to the Philippines

Dec 21, 2019 - 5:27 PM

With a US Senate committee passing a resolution invoking the Global Magnitsky Act, Philippine officials face the prospect of being denied US visas and having their assets there frozen

'FABRICATED DRUG CHARGES.' Senator Leila De Lima is seen after she attend the hearing at Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court in Muntinlupa City. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

U.S. senators misled over PH officials ban? De Lima: ‘Nakakatawa naman ito’

Dec 15, 2019 - 10:58 AM

Senator Leila de Lima tells Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo her detention is a 'test case for your boss’ attempt to flex his tyrannical ambitions'

'LAUGHABLE.' Senator Leila de Lima does not mince words against Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo. File photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Iran, world powers try to salvage nuclear talks

Jun 14, 2014 - 12:18 PM

In the last round of talks in Vienna last May Iran s chief negotiator says no tangible progress was made

Passport applications via LGUs mulled

Oct 21, 2013 - 7:28 PM

Albay Representative Al Francis Bichara who chairs the House foreign affairs committee says this will especially benefit Filipinos in far flung areas

John Kerry to replace Hillary Clinton?

Dec 16, 2012 - 9:43 AM

The defeated 2004 Democratic presidential candidate is currently head of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations committee

GOOD RELATIONSHIP. US President Barack Obama (R) chats with Senator John Kerry in a file photo from Kerry's official website