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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 FILE 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 »