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What PH astronaut Chino Roque will bring to space

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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

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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 »

Fil-Ams in path of wildfire in Southern California

Smoke from the wildfire as seen from a residential area in the suburb of Rancho Cucamonga. Photo by Charles Dizon

Hundreds of Filipino Americans area among those in the path of a wildfire burning in Day Canyon in the Etiwanda Reserve north of Rancho Cucamonga, a suburb 50 miles east of Los Angeles.

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