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Tickets for ‘Guerrillas of Powell Street’ now on sale

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Tickets for Bindlestiff Studio’s “The Guerrillas of Powell Street” are now on sale for the play’s run starting July 10 until August 2.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am father and son on stage to honor World War 2 veterans

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Father-and-son acting team Fred and Michael Dorado. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A San Francisco theater company was looking for actors for a play on Filipino World War II veterans when Fil-Am theater artist Michael Dorado had an exciting thought: Why not ask his dad to audition?
That has led to a moving story of a Fil-Am father-and-son team who are now part of a theater production meant to honor Filipino beteranos. For Michael and Fred Dorado, who play key roles in “The Guerrillas of Powell Street,” the message of the play is personal.

Posted: June 6th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Solons, Fil-Ams seek Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino vets’ WWII service

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Filipino American community leaders and veterans advocates launched a nationwide campaign to press the U.S. Congress to issue a national proclamation and award the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino World War II veterans for wartime service to the United States.

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

Senate committee OKs bill to help vets who were denied benefits

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Retired U.S. Army Major General Antonio Taguba (right) holds the hand of Filipino World War II veteran Alberto Bacani, 98, at the Bataan Day commemoration Ceremonies in April at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Bacani was among the first to receive a check from the Department of Veterans Affairs. JON MELEGRITO

A bipartisan Senate panel approved a bill that would help Filipino World War II veterans who were wrongly denied their benefits under the 2009 Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation (FVEC) Fund.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Filipino war vets lose appeal in US court

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Aging Filipino veterans seeking benefits for their World War II services have decided to take their case to the Supreme Court after a federal appeals court had ruled against them, the veterans’ lawyer said.

Posted: February 11th, 2013 in Americas,Banner Story,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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