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Congressional Medal campaign for Filipino World War II vets gains support

WWII vets

A team of American scholars who are experts in World War II history have joined a nationwide campaign to push the US government to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino WWII veterans, retired US Army Major General Antonio Taguba announced on Aug. 10 (Sunday in Manila).

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

What PH astronaut Chino Roque will bring to space

first PH astronaut

The first Filipino astronaut, Chino Roque, has said he would bring with him two items on a space flight scheduled next year: a rosary and the Philippine flag.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Daughter of Anti-Marcos activist elected LA Superior Court judge

Teresa P. Magno

A female deputy district attorney prosecuting the most violent gang-related crimes in Los Angeles County – and whose father was an anti-Marcos activist – has become the first elected Filipino-American judge in the LA Superior Court.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino seaman found dead at Port of LA

port of los angeles

A 39-year-old Filipino crew member of a container ship was found dead Wednesday night at the Port of Los Angeles, authorities said Thursday (Friday in Manila).

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Poe recalls immigrant life in US

Sen. Grace Poe. FILE PHOTO

Sen. Grace Poe reminisced about her life as an immigrant in the United States as she addressed Filipino-Americans celebrating the 116th Philippine Independence Day.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »