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UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family

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Kababayan at University of California in Irvine is hosting its 35th annual Pilipino-American Cultural Night (PACN) on Fri., April 18 at the Bren Events Center on campus.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest

Team SF Philippine Consulate at the International Spring Festival at UC Berkeley.

One of the many events during Cal Day at the University of California in Berkeley is “Spring Fest: The Edith Coliver Festival of Cultures (International Spring Festival),” this year on April 12 at the International House.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Milpitas, California kids wrap up a successful run of ‘The Wiz’

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Fresh from concluding their performances of “The Wiz,” Center Stage Performing Arts (CSPA) wraps the entertaining musical featuring Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, and the Lion that is also making waves in Manila. Spearheading all of the CSPA productions is artistic director, Mei-Wan Chai with support from the City of Milpitas, friends, family, and theater lovers.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Las Vegas union starts pickets over wages, benefits

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Culinary workers and bartenders picketed Las Vegas downtown casinos over wages and benefits. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Culinary Workers Union Local 226

After voting overwhelmingly to authorize a strike two weeks ago, union workers picketed 10 downtown casinos and two other establishments Sat., April 12 to speed up contract negotiations with property owners.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SF Community College losing Filipino students due to accreditation crisis

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Community leaders, teachers, counselors, students, and staff led by Jeanne Batallones, chair of the Philippine Studies Program at City College in San Francisco discuss the current state of the Philippine Studies courses offered at the institution.  PHOTO BY ROSE PAQUETTE/INQUIRER.net

The City College of San Francisco (CCSF) suffered a staggering loss of Filipino American students, from 2,500 down to a mere 700 today, a hemorrhage largely attributable the college’s possible loss of accreditation.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH Embassy launches Radio Tambuli for Filipinos in US

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To bring Filipinos in the United States “closer to home” with the Philippine Embassy this week launched its virtual radio station that allows it to deliver news, music and other information to mobile phones.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Dance group from ‘Haiyan’ struck Leyte surprises consulate clients

Deputy Consul General Jaime Ramon T. Ascalon (2nd from left) with Filipino Community partners in the Bay Area and the Leyte Dance Theater. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

Performers of the Leyte Dance Theater surprised clients of the Philippine Consulate General with a performance of folk songs and dances, much to the delight of the transacting public Thurs., April 10.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Ams in Las Vegas relieved by Pacquiao win

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Filipino-Americans watch the Pacquiao-Bradley fight at the house of William and Trini O'Rourke on Dessert Inn in Las Vegas) Photo by Bert Eljera/INQUIRER.net

Manny Pacquiao is back as champion. Order has been restored. Filipinos in Las Vegas can rest easy.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Reid picks Pacquiao over Bradley

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U.S. Senator and Majority Leader Harry Reid picked Manny Pacquiao over American Timothy Bradley in their 12-round title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sat., April 12.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Largest gathering of global dance artists in SF Ethnic Dance Festival

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One of the world’s largest gatherings of dance artists returns June 5 to 29, at the 36th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival (www.sfethnicdancefestival.org).

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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