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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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The Filharmonic (Photo from the group’s Facebook page)

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/…

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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 Press Briefing by PCOO Sec. Sonny Coloma, Press Briefing Room, New Executive Bldg., Malacañang.

Palace: Aquino admin committed to pursuing more reforms in next 2 years

Source: Manila Times Press Briefing by PCOO Sec. Sonny Coloma, Press Briefing Room, New Executive Bldg., Malacañang. President Benigno Aquino 3rd remains committed to implementing more reforms that are beneficial to every Filipino in the remaining two years…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Senators Pia Cayetano and Loren Legarda in their gowns during the 2012 SONA. (MB File Photo)

SONA 2014 red carpet fashion anticipated

By: Jomari Guillermo Manila Bulletin The yearly State of the Nation Address (SONA) have become an occasion for lawmakers and guests to dress to the nines. Despite clamor to tone down the ritz and glamour that effectively steal…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment Aldrich Lloyd Talonding & James Walter Bucong

YouTube sensations shine as Philpop interpreters

By: Walden Sadiri M. Belen Manila Bulletin Aldrich Lloyd Talonding & James Walter Bucong You’re wrong if you think Manny Pacquiao is the only famous person out of GenSan. You’re wrong again if you think Charice Pempengco is the only…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Sarah and Matteo along with several companions (Photo from Garlic Garcia’s Instagram account)

Sarah celebrates b-day with Matteo

By: Marjorie S. Duran Manila Bulletin Sarah and Matteo along with several companions (Photo from Garlic Garcia’s Instagram account) A surprise birthday party for singer-host Sarah Geronimo on Thursdaybrought together her closest friends, among them a special guest –…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Sports Princess Superal beams as she flaunts her biggest triumph in a young career – the US Girls Junior Championship.

Filipina teen Superal wins US Girls’ junior golf crown

by AP Manila Bulletin Flagstaff, Arizona – Princess Superal became the first homegrown Filipino player to win the prestigious US Girls’ Junior Championship, fighting off Mexico’s Marijosse Navarro’s determined comeback and snatching the fiercely fought crown on the…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Chris Algieri

Algieri hopes ‘11 superfoods’ will help him topple Pacquiao

By: Nick Giongco Manila Bulletin Diet will be a vital part of Chris Algieri’s buildup for his ambitious bid to overcome Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 23 in Macau. Algieri’s trainer Tim Lane told the Bulletin over the weekend…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Business Hacienda Luisita. Is one of the biggest lands here in the Philippines. It also one of the main issues of the Philippines

Hacienda Luisita got P471.5M from DAP for shares of stock it sold to farmers

Source: Manila Times Hacienda Luisita. Is one of the biggest lands here in the Philippines. It also one of the main issues of the Philippines There would be more questions raised against the use of funds allocated under…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
President Benigno S. Aquino III

Aquino’s economic legacy hits slippery slope

By: MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO AND BEN D. KRITZ Manila Times President Benigno S. Aquino III Strong growth threatened by typhoons, ‘pork’ scandals, global slowdown First of three parts Editor’s note: The major growth metrics are all still pointing upward, despite a slight…

Jul 28 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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