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Gen. Taguba to lead fight for Filipino vets’ recognition

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TAGUBA (right) with his family PHOTO by The FilAm

The last we heard of US Army Maj. Gen. Antonio “Tony” Taguba was at the height of the Abu Ghraib torture scandal in 2004. He was the pride of the Filipino-American community then. A Philippine-born general entrusted with a huge, patriotic responsibility to investigate alleged military abuses at Abu Ghraib prison.

Posted: June 8th, 2014 in Global Pinoy,Headlines | Read More »

Madison Avenue parade


Donning colorful native costumes, Filipinos took over Madison Avenue in New York City on the first Sunday of June for an advance celebration of Philippine Independence Day.

Posted: June 8th, 2014 in Global Pinoy,Headlines | Read More »

If it’s quiet, it’s not normal


“It is more frightening if the neighborhood is quiet. It’s not normal.” This is the observation sent to Bantay OCW by our OFW couple working in Libya.

Posted: June 8th, 2014 in Global Pinoy,Headlines | Read More »

Chef Boy Logro’s recipe for success

LOGRO with his Chinese colleagues in the palace kitchen. Contributed photo/GMA 7

With this funny antics, signature dance moves and “yumyumyum” recipes, Chef Pablo “Boy” Logro is now one of the most popular chefs on Philippine television.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

OFW’s housing woes


To own a house is a big deal for every OFW family because that would remind them of the fruits of their labor overseas. Juanillo “Jun” Martinez, a foreman for the past seven years in a construction company in Saudi Arabia, and his wife, Ning, have been looking forward to finally moving into their own house. Unfortunately, they fear they have been victimized by a bogus developer.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »