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3 Filipino gunrunners sentenced in US


Three Filipino men have been sentenced for illegally importing military-grade weapons to the United States, including a grenade launcher, a mortar launcher, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, 12 machine guns and explosives, the US justice department announced Friday.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘12 Years a Slave?’ California Filipinos know some of that pain


When American Filipinos celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his special day (Jan. 20th) that commemorates his dream, they may want to also remember Fermin Tobera.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

OFWs join ‘Walk 4 Freedom’ in US

LA rally exposes “modern day slaves” in US PHOTO by Benny Uy

Former caregiver Angela Guanzon, 36, recalled her two-year nightmare at an elderly care facility in Long Beach, California, where she worked in slave-like conditions.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Americas,Asia & Pacific,Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Immigration relief for Fil-Ams sought

TPS ADVOCATES, from left, Fr. Julian Jagudilla, Atty. Rio Guerrero, Council Members Mathieu Eugene and Daniel Dromm. Contributed photo by Elton Lugay

In the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” the Philippine government has asked the US to grant temporary protected status (TPS) to undocumented Filipinos in the United States.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

World Vision, ABS-CBN Foundation seek relief for super typhoon victims

The street leading to the municipal hall of Daanbantayan in the nothern Cebu after the super typhoon Yolanda. CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO

World Vision is joining the Philippine government in rapid assessment and response teams while ABS-CBN Foundation International is collecting donations in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in the Philippines), one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded, which swept through the central Visayas island group.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Leaders ask Fil-Ams to press lawmakers for immigration reform

Community leader Rex Velasquez. AJPRESS PHOTO

Leaders of the Filipino-American community urged its members to support immigration reform by calling their representatives in Congress.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Migrant Center launched in New York City

Fr. Julian S. Jagudilla,OFM spearheaded the launching of Migrant Center of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi NYC, opening its doors to both immigrants and undocumented aliens who need help with their immigration petition and social services. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ Bro. Octavio Duran

Inspired by the Franciscan tradition of offering sanctuary to people who are alienated, displaced and persecuted, the Migrant Center at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi began operations to welcome immigrants and provide a place of refuge.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »


‘Adobo Chronicles’

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Rene Astudillo is a serious guy who gets involved in serious causes.

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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The Second Coming of Filipinos to America


Filipino communities throughout the US are celebrating the month of October as Filipino American History Month by commemorating the 426th anniversary of the landing of Filipino crewmen (“Luzon Indios”) on board the Nuestra Senora de Buen Esperanza in Morro Bay, California on October 18, 1587.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Mural paying homage to Filipino leader of 1965 US grape strike unveiled in Milpitas

Part of the mural detail depicting Larry Itliong (with glasses, sixth from left), Cesar Chavez (seventh from left) and Dolores Huerta (seventh from left)

Johnny Itliong, 48, choked up twice while addressing the crowd at the unveiling ceremony of the mural honoring his father and other farm workers at this city’s library auditorium last Saturday, Oct. 12.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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