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Fil-Am suicide’s family calls for end to bullying

Jay Zolina

The family of Jay Zolina, a junior at San Diego’s Cathedral Catholic High School who killed himself Thursday, September 11, is calling for an end to bullying, a growing school malaise that apparently led the 16-year-old Filipino American teen to depression and suicide.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am, 10 others appeal for deportation deferral

Jose Antonio Vargas

Prominent Filipino journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 other undocumented immigrants on Wednesday, August 20 appealed for deportation deferrals and the inclusion of most of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in any executive action to reduce deportations.

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

Filipino in LA gets 25 years to life for murdering wife

Murder victim Charito Tolentino CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A 62-year-old Filipino was sentenced Tuesday (July 8) by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to 25 years to life in a state prison for the murder of his wife.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino in LA faces life for killing his wife


A Los Angeles jury has found a Filipino man guilty of killing his wife and leaving the body in the trunk of her car, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

150 Filipino teachers in Maryland to lose jobs, visas

Members of the Pilipino Educators Network, which is lobbying legislators to grant relief to Filipino teachers in Maryland who are facing loss of jobs and work permits. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

An estimated 150 foreign teachers, composed mostly of Filipinos, have been notified by the Maryland’s Prince George’s Country school system that it has no plans to sponsor temporary work visas or permanent residency at the end of the current school term.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »