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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Romulo, Carlos Pena 1899-1985. Philippine journalist and diplomat who supported the Allies during the Japanese invasion and occupation of the Philippines (1941-1945) and was later president of the United Nations General Assembly (1949-1950).

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  • It is, however, as a world citizen and as one of the bulwarks of the United Nations that the name of General Romulo is best-known and respected throughout the world and it gives me great pleasure to ask him to speak to you about "The United Nations Today."

    The United Nations To-day

  • However, on Dec. 29, 2006, he was transferred to the US Embassy in Manila under an agreement between Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo and US Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney, or what is now known as the Romulo-Kenney Agreement.

    Bulatlat

  • However, on Dec. 29, 2006, he was purportedly transferred to a detention facility at the US Embassy in Manila under what is now known as the Romulo-Kenney Agreement.

    Bulatlat

  • The family of Romulo de Oliveira Santos has waited for almost three and a half years to see justice done in this case.

    Al Norman: Life & a Cheap Death at Wal-Mart

  • Attorney Brian A. Joyce of the Joyce Law Group, the firm that is handling a civil lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of the Santos family, says that Romulo's death could have been avoided if Wal-Mart had held its general contractor to its contractual obligation to permit only properly licensed and qualified subcontractors to demolish the Vision Center.

    Al Norman: Life & a Cheap Death at Wal-Mart

  • Romulo de Oliveira Santos died at the age of 47 on the floor of a Wal-Mart vision center in Walpole, Massachusetts.

    Al Norman: Life & a Cheap Death at Wal-Mart

  • An everyday low price for a life -- from the company that made its fortune on cheap imported products -- like the labor of Romulo de Oliveira Santos.

    Al Norman: Life & a Cheap Death at Wal-Mart

  • NSCB Secretary General Romulo Virola said the weakness of the global economy and lower spending by the government on infrastructure in the early part of last year, slowed economic growth for the whole of 2011 to a "feeble" 3.7% compared to the 7.6% posted in 2010.

    Philippines Posts 3.7% Rise in GDP

  • And I will be expecting, as I did recently in New York with other counterparts, to have that as a central part of the conversation that I have with Foreign Secretary Romulo, and also expect that that will be a central part of the conversation that Trade Minister Crean has with Trade Secretary

    Press Conference, Sydney - Transcript - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • I would just like to ask the Australian delegation or even Secretary Romulo.

    Joint Press Conference - Philippines-Australia Ministerial Meeting - Transcript - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

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