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U of Oregon picks Emmy-winning Fil-Am for top J-school post


The university has named Emmy-award winning journalist and former New York Times multimedia editor Andrew DeVigal the inaugural Chair of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement and the first professor of practice in the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC).

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Anthology of Fil-Am writings to be launched in Berkeley

Beyond Lumpia, Pansit and Seven Manangs Wild

The Filipino American National Historical Society, East Bay Chapter, is launching a new anthology entitled Beyond Lumpia, Pansit and Seven Manangs Wild: Stories from the Heart of Filipino Americans, Saturday July 26, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at Eastwind Books, 2066 University Ave., Berkeley.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

UFW honors Filipino leadership in the Delano Grape Strike

Huerta, Itliong, etc

In this slow-paced agricultural community at least 150 miles north of Los Angeles, an important event marked June 21, as far as Filipino American leaders and the descendants of Filipino farm laborers are concerned.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | 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 »

US proposes South China Sea provocation freeze

New assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs Daniel Russel. AFP FILE PHOTO

A US official proposed Wednesday that China and Southeast Asian nations call a moratorium on actions seen as provocative in a bid to cool tensions in the South China Sea.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Americas,Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »