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11 Urban Legends Debunked


Aside from having the element of slight plausibility, urban legends so insidiously play on our inner fears as to be believable.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

NY police identify suspect in attack of Fil-Am journalist


After 12 days of agonizing wait, friends and relatives of journalist Randy Gener can now heave a sigh of relief as the suspect in the brutal attack has been arrested.

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

Fil-Am led health center gets $6M NY state grant

A Filipino-American led community center is one of 37 recipients of funding from the New York State Department of Health’s safety net program.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am appointed Utah attorney general

Sean Reyes.

Filipino-American Sean Reyes has been sworn in as state attorney general of Utah, becoming the first Asian-American to hold a statewide post in that state.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Ams brave arctic cold to meet new NY mayor

The Filipino delegation at Gracie Mansion with the author (extreme right).  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Newly sworn in Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his official residence at Gracie Mansion to thousands of city residents, including a dozen Filipino-Americans, who braved the frigid arctic weather on Sunday, Jan. 5.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Good Morning San Diego: A new face in the news, Kristina Le, news anchor of U-T TV

Good Morning San Diego

San Diego County, that balmy destination 144 miles South of Los Angeles prides of having the second largest Filipino American population (approximately 200,000) of any county in the nation, yet lags behind in visibility in this highly diverse city.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Features,Headlines | Read More »

Women’s group names tech CEO one of ‘most influential’ women

Honoree Delle Sering-Fojas  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Delle Sering-Fojas, CEO of Seven Seven Softwares, was recently named one of the “100 Most Influential Filipino Women in the World” by Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) in San Francisco.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Thanksgiving holiday an economic boon to many Fil-Ams


As millions of people head home and travel across the United States for Thanksgiving, many Filipinos see it more as an economic opportunity, taking advantage of special compensation that employers give for those working during the four-day holiday weekend.

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

Nevada Fil-Ams begin signing up for Obamacare

Rozita Lee and Emma Williams, both fluent in Filipino, staff table to sign up Fil-Ams for Obamacare.  PHOTO BY BERT ELJERA

Since quitting her job as a nurse in San Francisco five years ago, Christine Gregorio has been without healthcare insurance. She does not have health issues, but at 56 years of age, she worries that ailments that come with growing old would set in sooner or later.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Amid disaster, overseas Filipinos reassess issues of trust


If there is one thing Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”) has taught Filipino Americans, it is relearning the meaning and essence of trust. Trusting where to send help and who to send it to.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Blogs,Global Pinoy | Read More »



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