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ABUJA - The World Health Organization on Monday declared Nigeria officially Ebola-free, after 42 days -- or two incubation periods -- without any new confirmed cases of the deadly virus.

HONG KONG - Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders Monday angrily denied claims by the city's chief executive that more than three weeks of mass rallies in the Asian financial hub are being orchestrated by "external forces."

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON - US Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role: soothe Americans' jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis that the White House had lost.

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) committed "atrocious war crimes" during military operations in Lacub, Abra last September, the chairman of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) negotiating panel said Monday.

Voting 15-0, the Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to prohibit the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons in the country.

Even an ally of Vice President Jejomar Binay believes he should answer the allegations of corruption being hurled against him at the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee.

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    91st AGM Amended Notice and Agenda

    September 23, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery

    MC – 69 September 16, 2014 T O : ALL AMCHAM REGULAR MEMBERS SUBJECT : THE 91st ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2014-2016 OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. We are pleased to announce our 91st AmCham Annual Meeting and election of Board of Directors for [&hellip...

  • 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...