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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 »

Filipino WWII veterans slam China ‘bullying’

Filipino World War II veterans and supporters mark Day of Valor in Washington, DC. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Elderly Filipino American veterans denounced Wed., April 9 Chinese “bullying” against the Philippines, which they said was part of China’s design to seize Philippine territories in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am news anchor quits on air over Russia’s actions in Crimea

1_ Liz Wahl

Filipino American news anchor Liz Wahl quit from state-owned television station Russia Today (RT) while she was live on air Wednesday, March 5, telling viewers she could not in conscience work for a network that “whitewashes the actions” of the Russian leadership.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »