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Thousands gathered for a second day of protests on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a multi-million-dollar financial scandal, their spirits lifted by unexpected support from Malaysia's longest-serving leader.

Police probing Thailand's deadliest bombing widened their net in the search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials were found during a raid on a Bangkok apartment block.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama's key national security aide hinted at tensions that divide their countries on Friday ahead of a state visit to Washington by Xi.

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III took up the cudgels for the Department of Justice (DOJ) Sunday as he disputed the allegation that the agency is meddling in the internal affairs of the Iglesia ni Cristo by investigating the illegal detention charges filed by a former minister against high-ranking church officials.

A Senate bill seeks to declare January 25 as a special working holiday to commemorate the sacrifices of the 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) slain in the January 25 Mamasapano clash.

President Benigno Aquino III has signed an executive order (EO) extending the life of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) to "better facilitate an efficient transition" to the proposed Bangsamoro region.

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS: It’s Okay to be Clueless (but time is running out)

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced a tax amnesty program for Americans who live and work abroad. On June 18, the agency said that people who come forward and settle their US tax bills now will be liable for back taxes and interest — but will not be charged any penalties. Previously, [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS to waive penalties for some overseas accounts

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven’t been paying their U.S. taxes. But there is a catch: You have to be able to show that you didn’t evade U.S. taxes on purpose. American citizens living abroad are required to file [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: U.S. Taxpayers Residing Outside the United States

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The following streamlined procedures are referred to as the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures. Eligibility for the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures In addition to having to meet the general eligibility criteria described above, individual U.S. taxpayers, or estates of individual U.S. taxpayers, seeking to use the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures described in this section must:  (1) [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    Purpose of the streamlined procedures:  The streamlined filing compliance procedures described below are available to taxpayers certifying that their failure to report foreign financial assets and pay all tax due in respect of those assets did not result from willful conduct on their part.  The streamlined procedures are designed to provide to taxpayers in such [&hellip...

  • AmCham President Rhicke Jennings during breakfast meeting with visiting Trade Mission

    91st ANNUAL MEETING II. NOMINATIONS TO THE AMCHAM BOARD OF DIRECTORS ...

    June 23, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines, Uncategorized

    MC – 41 June 11, 2014 TO : ALL AMCHAM REGULAR MEMBERS SUBJECT : I. 91st ANNUAL MEETING II. NOMINATIONS TO THE AMCHAM BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2014-2016 III. DETAILS REGARDING ELECTION OF AMCHAM BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2014-2016 I. 91st ANNUAL MEETING: The 91st Annual Meeting of all members of The American Chamber of [&hellip...