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Vigan City makes Top 21 Finalists for New7Wonders Cities of the World »

Los Angeles, 10 July 2014 – Vigan, the Heritage City makes it to Top 21 Official finalist in the search for New 7 Wonders Cities of the World. …

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Fil-Am group joins ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ »

By: Marjorie S. Duran Manila Bulletin The Filharmonic (Photo from the group’s Facebook page) Anna Kendrick’s hit American movie “Pitch Perfect” finally gets a sequel. Adding a bit of Filipino flavor to the…

Jul 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fil-Ams perform against bullying »

By: Pau Aguilera Manila Bulletin Ismael ‘TehIster’ Ramos (anipiano2014.com) Filipino-American musicians and YouTube artists converged at an anti-bullying concert in Los Angeles, California today. This year’s “AniPiano” at Club Nokia will help fund Jade…

Jul 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Events

Star Magic’s One Magical Night »

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[ October 24, 2014 7:00 pm to October 25, 2014 7:00 pm. ] Star Magic's ONE MAGICAL NIGHT with DANIEL…

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9th Annual Adobo Festival »

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[ August 23, 2014 10:00 am to August 24, 2014 6:00 pm. ] Hi Adobers!!! Summer is here! It's now time…

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Aiza Seguerra’s HIGH ON LOVE concert »

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[ September 6, 2014; 7:00 pm; ] Saturday, September 6, 2014 Japan America Theatre 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Call…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Agua Caliente 2014 Summer Extravaganza »

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[ August 16, 2014; 4:00 pm; ] Agua Caliente 2014 Summer Extravaganza at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

5-Session Adult Conversational Filipino, Level 3 (Manhattan) »

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[ July 24, 2014; 6:00 pm; ] Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:00 pm to Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:00 pm The…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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‘Surreal, scary,’ says Jose Antonio Vargas on being arrested by border patrol »

A thunderstorm did not deter Filipinos from holding a rally for Jose Antonio Vargas at the Union Square Park. Photo by Sharon Adarlo

By Cristina DC Pastor
A thunderstorm did not deter Filipinos from holding a rally for Jose Antonio Vargas at the Union Square Park. Photo by Sharon Adarlo
Several dozen Filipinos braved the July 15 downpour to gather at Union Square and voice their support for detained undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas.
The activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist was [...]

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pennsylvania teen Alexa Kirby wins Miss Philippines Quest-USA »

‘Being beautiful is to be yourself.’ Photo by Yetboloverita

‘Being beautiful is to be yourself.’ Photo by Yetboloverita
By Cristina DC Pastor
An 18-year-old high school graduate from Pennsylvania who would love to have dinner with Demi Lovato, given a chance to dine with an inspiring celebrity, was crowned Miss Philippines Quest-USA on July 12 at a beauty-and-talent pageant held at Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
Alexa Kirby, [...]

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The Super Elite: The Good and the Bad Side »

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by Erick San Juan

While sipping a cup of coffee at a cozy restaurant in Greenhills to while away typhoon Glenda, I was given a book by a friend entitled “The Bilderberg Conspiracy” by H. Paul Jeffers. When I returned home, I went to my library to check a book that I bought in one [...]

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Women’s center offers to pay filing fees for DACA eligibles; Filipinos report high approval rates »

MOIA Commissioner Nisha Agarwal; Consul General Mario de Leon Jr. The FilAm Photos

By Cristina DC Pastor
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MOIA Commissioner Nisha Agarwal; Consul General Mario de Leon Jr. The FilAm Photos
Disheartened by the low rate of applications, officials and advocates are urging undocumented youth to apply for the federal program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. They said an $18 million grant from the city will bankroll resources for legal assistance [...]

Jul 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

He Who Controls Technology Rules »

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By: Erick San Juan
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I was amazed to read at the Wall Street Journal (7/9/14) an article entitled “From Hidden Station, China Spies on the World” by James T. Areddy, Paul Mozur and Danny Yadron. It pictured how sophisticated the Chinese espionage and their high-tech weaponry capability that can compete with the western technology.
The [...]

Jul 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Videos

UPLOADED: The Asian American Movement (Official Trailer) »

UPLOADED: The Asian American Movement (Official Trailer)

For more information or to Pre-order DVD's: http://uploadedtaam.com/…

May 22 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

American Idol Top 4 Review 05/09/2012 »

American Idol Top 4 Review 05/09/2012

My recap and commentary about the top 4 on season 11 of American Idol. California Dreamin, and Songs You Wish You Had Written were…

May 10 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

TV5′s Big Launch in the USA with “Wil Time Bigtime” »

TV5′s Big Launch in the USA with “Wil Time Bigtime”

"Wil Time Bigtime" on May 26, 2012 at Shrine Auditorium (Los Angeles) and June 2, 2012 at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (San Francisco). For tickets,…

May 10 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
Headlines Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.

‘Trolley of kickbacks’ for Revilla

Source: Manila Bulletin Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. received kickbacks in “trolleys” through his chief political staff, Richard Cambe, from alleged Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles, the primary…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad holds a copy of the DAP as he faces questioning during a hearing conducted by the Senate finance committee on Thursday. PHOTO BY EDWIN MULI

SC says it rejected DAP offer

By: Jomar Canlas Senior Reporter Manila Times Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad holds a copy of the DAP as he faces questioning during a hearing conducted by the Senate finance committee on Thursday. PHOTO BY EDWIN MULI THE Supreme…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment Lim-dela Rosa family

‘Be Careful’ concert on cable TV

by MB Entertainment Lim-dela Rosa family Join Ser Chief (Richard Yap), Maya (Jodi Sta. Maria), and the entire cast of “Be Careful With My Heart” as they celebrate the 2nd anniversary of one of the Philippine’s longest-running daytime…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Charice and Deborah Cox (Facebook)

Charice in int’l LGBT music festival

By: Rowena Tan Manila Bulletin Charice and Deborah Cox (Facebook) Filipina singer and international recording artist Charice performs at gay pride event in the US over the weekend. With the theme “Reflections of Pride,” San Diego LGBT Pride Music Festival’s…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Sports Some swimmers of the Capiz Turbo Shark Swimming Club bound for Singapore pay courtesy call to Gov. Victor Tanco at the Office of the Governors in Roxas City. Capiz hosts the PSL 65th Leg Series in September in Roxas City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

PSL targets 20 golds in Singapore Swim Meet

Source: Manila Times Some swimmers of the Capiz Turbo Shark Swimming Club bound for Singapore pay courtesy call to Gov. Victor Tanco at the Office of the Governors in Roxas City. Capiz hosts the PSL 65th Leg…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Air Force spiker Joy Cases scores against Suzanne Roces and Rosario Soriano during their Shakey’s V-League match yesterday at The Arena in San Juan. (Tony Pionilla)

PLDT outlasts Air Force in Shakey’s V-L

Source: Manila Bulletin Games Sunday (The Arena, San Juan) 2 p.m. – UP vs Cagayan 4 p.m. – Ateneo vs National U PLDT Home Telpad survived Air Force’s repeated rallies in the last two sets to eke out a 25-15,…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Business Alfredo Yao

PCCI seeks creation of trade monitor on non-tariff measures

By: Bernie Magkilat Manila Bulletin The government has been urged to establish a trade monitoring mechanism to watch out for the implementation of non-tariff measures (NTMs), which are the next frontier of trade protectionism, that other Association of…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
GARLIC

Garlic prices down

By: Ellalyn De Vera Manila Bulletin The prices of imported garlic in Metro Manila markets continue to decline by as much as P80 per kilogram (kg), based on the latest price monitoring by the Department of Agriculture (DA). Citing…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
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Philipine Consular Outreach in San Diego August 23 & 24, 2014

A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in San Diego, California on Saturday and Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014, at the Council of the Philippine American…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Immigration Atty. Reuben Seguritan

Employment-based Priority Dates Continue to Advance

By Reuben S. Seguritan Atty. Reuben Seguritan The August 2014 Visa Bulletin shows that the Philippine employment-based third preference (EB-3) cut-off date will jump by seventeen weeks from January 1, 2009 to June 1, 2010. China will advance…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
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Government prepared to handle transport strike

Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in the press conference on Thursday that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has prepared counter measures to help the public in case of a trasnport strike. He said the government’s…

Sep 15 2011 / Read More »

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