By Carlene Bonnivier
Before the grapes were the asparagus. Before Delano, there was Stockton. In Stockton, there was the Mariposa Hotel, the Emerald Cafe and the Rizal Social Club. Three buildings–all that’s left of the approximately six-block area known as Little Manila from 1920s up to the 1960s, when that “blighted” neighborhood was bulldozed and a freeway ran through it.
Nielsen, a leading provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, released a new report August 19 on how Asian Americans consume music and music brands.
Malaysian police have foiled plans for a wave of bombings drawn up by radical Islamic militants inspired by Iraq’s extremist jihad group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis), a top counterterrorism official said on Tuesday.
By Nikko Dizon
Legal strategy or disloyalty to country? Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza’s handling of the Philippines’ case against China before the United Nations arbitral tribunal was scrutinized by some members of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when they vetted the nominees to the seat of a Supreme Court associate justice to be vacated by retiring Justice Roberto Abad.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
Thailand donated $622,243.39 or P27.195 million to aid in the rehabilitation efforts for communities devastated by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” November last year, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement released Monday.