By Matikas Santos
Instead of dragging each other down because of crab mentality, we should bring each other up. This was one of the many pieces of advice 10 young Filipino-Americans offered for the Filipino youth when they came to the Philippines for a five-day immersion program as part of the 2014 Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPro) of the Philippine Embassy in the United States (US).
For the second year, Empower 2 Play International Sports Camps for Children will be hosting Filipino kids at its inspirational two-day event Aug. 9 to 10 at Marcos Field in Quezon City.
By Mico Letargo
The jury trial of a Filipino man suspected of killing three people in an Ohio bar shooting was postponed a month from its the original August 4 schedule to give the defendant’s lawyers more time to build a stronger case for his defense.
The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago effective July 11 will stop using www.chicagopcg.com. Its new official web address or Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is now www.chicagopcg.dfa.gov.ph.
The US State Department proposed Friday that Asian nations not build new outposts or expand existing ones in the South China Sea to help lower the risk of a conflict as tensions mount in its resource-rich waters.