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California Indian casinos drawing Filipino seniors like moths to flame

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Chance to win free playing money in spinning wheels is among perks to entice visitors.

Yes, this is about Baby Boomers and older generations, but no, this is not about Club Med, Carnival Cruises or cross-country drives in an Airstream RV. This is about like “being at the Vegas Strip.”

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Maryknoll nun, who worked in PH for 21 years, dies at 107

Sister Marge Kulage visiting prisoners in Baguio MARYKNOLL PHOTO

Sister Margaret Frances Kulage, MM, the eldest Maryknoll Sister, who served primarily in Hawaii and the Philippines, died August 28 at Maryknoll Sisters Home Care IV. She was 107 years old and had been a Maryknoll Sister for 85 years.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Ams join big immigration protest near White House

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Immigrant rights activists stage the largest civil disobedience protest in front of the White House.

Filipino American Christine Poquiz was among the 150 immigrant rights activists, elected officials, labor and religious leaders arrested in front of the White House on August 29, asking President Obama to provide relief to families and immigrant workers as part of his announced review of U.S. immigration policies.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Envoy: Remittances from US, other countries key to PH growth

Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia Jr. reporting on the Philippine economy at a Harvard Club luncheon with business leaders in New York. PHOTO BY ELTON LUGAY

The Philippines regained its position as Southeast Asia’s best performing economy during the first semester of the year, thanks to remittances from Filipinos in the United States and other countries, the Philippine ambassador to the US reported.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino priest accused of sex abuse in New Jersey parish

Fr. Nilo Apura.  VEGAS PINOY PHOTO

A Filipino priest in Point Pleasant, New Jersey is being investigated after being accused of the sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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