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SF District Attorney helps domestic violence victims get child support

Pedestrians walk past a Meralco sign in suburban Manila in this file photo. San Miguel Corp. has increased its stake in the country's largest power distributor to 32.39 percent by taking over a 5.6-percent stake that the Social Security System sold to an affiliate three years ago under an installment plan.  AFP PHOTO/JES AZNAR

The city District Attorney’s Victim Services Division together with the Department of Child Support Services will educate victims of domestic violence about their child-support options.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Symposium tackles challenges of growing up Fil-Am

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Panelists at “Defining Filipino Identity” in Carson City, California symposium. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Hiyasmin Quijano

Filipino American elders and youth explored the challenges of Filipino American youth during a symposium on “Defining the Filipino Identity” held August 24 at the 7th Annual Philippine Heritage Institute International Congress in the Carson Community Center.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Oakland Museum opens major exhibition on life around San Francisco Bay

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Oakland Museum Associate Director Kelly Koski (far left) explaining to visitors the historical facts about the San Francisco Bay Bridge, which was built in 1936. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Rose Paquette

“Above and Below: Stories from Our Changing Bay,” the Oakland Museum of California’s first-ever major exhibition exploring how residents and visitors to the San Francisco Bay have shaped and been shaped by it over the last 6,000 years, opened on August 31.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

San Francisco-Manila Sister City Committee sets up business mission to PH

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San Francisco-Manila Sister City briefing on a business mission to the Philippines; (from left) Trade Commissioner Michael Ignacio, SF Mayor’s representative Mark Chandler and Carmen Colet, committee chair. HARVEY BARKIN

Directed by Mayor Ed Lee to bolster economic and trade relations, the San Francisco-Manila Sister City Committee has began setting up a business mission to the Philippines for November 4 to 7 this year, in advance of Lee’s visit in February 2014.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

To Seattle’s Fil-Ams, ‘adobo’ is more than food

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The Fil-Am winner, Garret Doherty, to the left won a trophy and cash; Prometheus Brown is in the middle. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Linda Cupp

Hip-hop artist Geo Quibuyen said he hosted the Adobo Fest cook-off to bring the community together to find the best adobo in town. Turn out adobo lovers did.

Posted: August 29th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Marchers ask CA governor to OK domestic workers’ bill of rights

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1)	A coalition of various minorities marched to California’s State Capitol, demanding that Gov. Jerry Brown sign the Domestic Bill of Rights legislation. SORCY APOSTOL

“Gov. Jerry Brown, aqui estamos! nandito kami! We are not leaving!” chanted the hundreds of marchers urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign AB 241, the California Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Oakland Museum marks key events in SF Bay Area with exhibitions

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The Oakland Museum of California (Omca) presents four standout exhibitions celebrating the “Year of the Bay,” which marks a number of major milestones for the San Francisco Bay, including the opening of the new span of the Bay Bridge, the America’s Cup, the installation of The Bay Lights and the 150th anniversary of the Port of San Francisco.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Events | Read More »

Fil-Am press group begins search for journalism awardees

Some of last year’s Plaridel awardees in journalism. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Entries for Second Annual Plaridel Awards for outstanding journalists and publishers in the Filipino American community are being accepted by the Philippine American Press Club USA, the organization, which is marking its 25th anniversary, announced Thursday.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

TFC’s myRemit maintains outreach gains

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Money transfer service myREMIT, which offers phone, online and over-the-counter remittance services through partner outlets, is keeping up its successful effort to reach more Filipinos in the United States.

Posted: August 2nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Fil-Am aid team tries to reach mentally ill seniors in SF Bay Area

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Lawyers seek out mesothelioma victims for compensation in cable TV ads.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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