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NY Fil-Ams criticize heckling of Aquino at Columbia speech


A heckling incident at Columbia University, where President Benigno Aquino III addressed the World Leaders Forum on September 23, spilled over to social media with Filipino-Americans battling each other on whether a Filipino leader should not be humiliated before the world stage.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Expat’s chain of physical rehab clinics getting bigger

Leyte-native Dr. Richard Holsman founded the Holsman Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center three years after arriving in the U.S. PHOTO BY ELTON LUGAY

Physical therapy was not the vocation of choice of Leyte-born Dr. Richard Holsman. He wanted to become a medical doctor. But he also wanted to be on the safe side.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos love their Madison Avenue parade

Bacolod Masskara NY Edition. PHOTO BY REX ROMERO

Year after year, the June Philippine Independence Day Parade on Madison Avenue exudes an air of anticipation, excitement and spectacle. This year is no different.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am Miss New York wants to be Trump’s CFO

‘The ideal beauty queen is one who exudes confidence.’ Photo by Elton Lugay

It would be nice to win Miss USA 2014, but one of Filipino-Dutch model Candace Kendall’s biggest dreams is to one day work for Donald Trump.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Two Bobbys of Filipino descent among TIME’s ‘most influential’

Robert ‘Bobby’ Lopez and wife Kristen Anderson. Photo by Elton Lugay

What’s the point of being named one of the most influential in the world when your children don’t get a copy of TIME magazine?

Posted: May 3rd, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »