Immigrant from Zimbabwe Dr. Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia is a new senator

Dr. Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia appointed to senate by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Among the recent appointments to the Senate of Canada is that of Dr. Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia, an immigrant from Zimbabwe who immigrated to Canada in 1984 to flee the African country’s civil unrest. The family physician settled in Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, with his wife, […]

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US senator says Trump administration ‘chaos’ harming Asia policy

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says chaos in the Trump administration is harming its ability to formulate coherent policy toward North Korea’s nuclear program and other important issues in Asia.

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First Filipino-born senator in Canada, Tobias C. Enverga Jr., has passed away

The Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr., the first Filipino-born senator in Canada, has passed away. “It is with great sadness that I learned of the sudden passing of our friend and colleague, the Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr.,” stated Speaker of the Senate George J. Furey, Q.C. “Senator Enverga — known affectionately as Jun — […]

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Alvarez okay as party’s campaign manager, not as senatorial candidate in 2019

Alvarez okay as party’s campaign manager, not as senatorial candidate in 2019

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez would not try his luck in the Senate race and be content to head the campaign team for the senatorial candidates of the ruling Partido ng Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in the 2019 election.

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Trillanes says Senate merely a ‘lapdog’ of Duterte admin

Trillanes says Senate merely a 'lapdog' of Duterte admin

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday blasted his colleagues in the Senate for being lapdogs of President Duterte, turning the institution as the “last bastion of democracy” to merely “puppets” of the administration.

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Political allies laud Pacquiao, cry foul over loss to Horn

Political allies laud Pacquiao, cry foul over loss to Horn

Allies of Senator Manny Pacquiao on Sunday lamented the upset loss of the Filipino boxing champion to Jeff Horn, who won the WBO welterweight title in what was called the Battle of Brisbane.

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Senators back Duterte’s vow to rebuild Marawi

Senators back Duterte’s vow to rebuild Marawi

Senators expressed on Wednesday their support for President Duterte’s commitment to rebuild Marawi City with some suggesting that Congress pass a supplemental budget authorizing the transfer of funds to augment the calamity and contingent kitty.

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