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What successful Fil-Ams tell young Filipinos to do

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Ten young Filipino-American delegates from the US are in the Philippines for the 2014 Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPro). They shared ten pieces of advice for young Filipinos on how they can also succeed. PHOTO BY MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

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).

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

American football camp for kids set for August in Quezon City

Coach AK Ikwuakor in a football huddle with kids at last year’s Empower2Play camp in Quezon City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipino’s jury trial for Ohio killings moved for benefit of defense

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Igmidio Mista appears in Fremont Municipal Court, Monday  in Fremont, Ohio. He is charged with shooting and killing three people in a Fremont bar early Sunday morning. AP

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.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chicago PH consulate switches to new website

Chicago Philippine consulate

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.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US Senate reaffirms commitment to defend PH, Japan

Vietnamese expatriates and Filipinos display placards

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.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Americas,Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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