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Fil-Am selected as Hawaii’s senate president

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Filipino-American Hawaii State Senator Donna Mercado Kim (D-Moanalua, Aiea, Kalihi Valley) has been selected as the new senate president of the Hawaii legislature.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am accused in terror plot pleads not guilty

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The Filipino-American accused of being involved in a plot to join Al-Qaeda insurgents for military training in Afghanistan appeared in federal court for the first time, with his fellow defendants on Wednesday, December 19, to plead not guilty on charges of conspiracy to support terrorists.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

The Voice of Christmas for Filipinos

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Jose Mari Chan

Let’s sing Merry Christmas and a happy holiday;This season may we never forget the love we have for Jesus;Let him be the one to guide us as another new year starts;And may the spirit of Christmas be always in our hearts

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Panunuluyan: Reviving a Filipino Christmas tradition in New York

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The decision to ban holding masses in the Philippine Center may very well be a blessing in disguise.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino WWII veterans invited at Romney campaign stop in Las Vegas

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney

Filipino World War II veterans were literally at the front and center during the recent campaign stop of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Las Vegas last Sept. 21.

Posted: October 2nd, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Nevada legislators push for Filipino vets compensation

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Showing support to Filipino World War II veterans in Las Vegas, legislators from Nevada have urged colleagues and other government officials to reconsider denied compensation claims of the former soldiers.

Posted: August 9th, 2012 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino food is ‘next big thing’

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‘Bizarre Foods’ host Andrew Zimmern. Photo by Asian Journal

Travel Channel foodie and “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern believes in the next few years there’s going to be a cultural cuisine revolution in the US Filipino food, he says, is going to be the “next big thing.”

Posted: June 27th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos welcome Obama’s immigration plan

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The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) welcome President Barack Obama’s recent announcement of halting deportation of young undocumented immigrants but are cautiously optimistic about what it means to the community.

Posted: June 27th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Jose Antonio Vargas on TIME Magazine cover

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It is safe to say that every journalist worth his (or her) salt here in the United States dreams of seeing his byline on Washington Post, New York Times and TIME. As a young journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas entertained those dreams.

Posted: June 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Ams take over Madison Avenue to celebrate PH Independence Day

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PIDCI president Fe Martinez, Mrs. Eleanor de Leon, Consul General De Leon, Ambassador and Mrs. Cuisia, Ambassador and Mrs. Cabactulan at the flag-raising ceremony

The celebration of Philippine Independence in New York City — touted as the biggest independence day gathering outside of Filipinos outside the Philippines — came early this year as thousands of community members who live in the northeastern United States gathered along Madison Avenue Sunday, June 3.

Posted: June 12th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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