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Bong Revilla suspended from Senate

Bong Revilla suspended from Senate

A Philippine anti-graft court on Monday ordered the suspension of Bong Revilla from his senate post following allegations that he pocketed funds from his pork barrel allocation.…

Editorial View all

Impetus for reform

Impetus for reform

While the political partisans in Congress point accusing fingers against each other, their inaction is really what’s exacerbating the border crisis.…

People & Places

Pa. lass to represent Fil-Am community in PH Ms. World pageant

Pa. lass to represent Fil-Am community in PH Ms. World pageant

NEW YORK. An 18-year- old summer camp counselor was crowned as the first-ever Miss Philippines Quest USA at the Symphony…

Pinoy astronaut talks about space mission

Pinoy astronaut talks about space mission

Chino Roque will become the first Filipino astronaut to travel in space and how he got that title was a riveting story relayed to fellow Fil-Ams…

Nottingham lass hurdles Md. board exams

Nottingham lass hurdles Md. board exams

Dr. Angelica Agojo Dario, 25, recently passed the Maryland state board examination for pharmacy. Dario is a graduate of the…

Office romance prompts review of City Hall policy

Office romance prompts review of City Hall policy

SAN FRANCISCO. A romantic relationship between a Filipina staff worker and her politician boss has forced the San Francisco city…

Metro agency wants to resurrect Escolta’s old glory

MANILA.  With the revival of the Pasig River ferry system, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino is now…

Pinay is New Zealand’s bet in Miss World tilt

AUCKLAND. A Filipina has won a New Zealand pageant and will be that nation’s representative in the Miss World 2014…

More stars join benefit concert for typhoon victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell and Glee star Darren Criss join multi-award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond…

Pinoy war vet, ex-White House chef passes away

Pinoy war vet, ex-White House chef passes away

WASHINGTON D.C. Cresencio O. Fortin, a veteran of World War II who later worked as a White House chef for…

Nation mourns loss of ex- SC Justice Serafin Cuevas

Nation mourns loss of ex- SC Justice Serafin Cuevas

MANILA. A veritable pillar of Philippine law, former Supreme Court Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas has passed away at age 85…

Many reasons for Pinoys to celebrate Super Bowl

Many reasons for Pinoys to celebrate Super Bowl

BALTIMORE. The global Filipino has everything to be proud of in the just finished Super Bowl XLVIII. There was Fil-Am…

Coke’s controversial Super Bowl ad features Fil-Am girl

Coke’s controversial Super Bowl ad features Fil-Am girl

WASHINGTON D.C. Coca-Cola bucked controversy over an ad celebrating America’s diversity that aired during the Super Bowl last Feb. 2…

Two Pinoys shine by returning millions to money’s owners

Two Pinoys shine by returning millions to money’s owners

MANILA. The year started auspiciously enough with Filipinos showing off their best side: from Las Vegas to Doha, they have…

Events View all

Asian festival back at Rosecroft

Asian festival back at Rosecroft

The Annual Asian Festival, which draws thousands of visitors, will again be held again at the Rosecroft raceway in Fort…

Filipino festival set in Richmond

Filipino festival set in Richmond

RICHMOND, Virginia. The Commonwealth’s largest Filipino festival rolls into town on Aug. 8 and 9 with 6,000 lumpias, 6,000 barbecue…

Wizards, Verizon Center host PH night in DC

Wizards, Verizon Center host PH night in DC

The Filipino American Basketball Association (FABA) Metro DC chapter spearheaded the 2nd Filipino Heritage Night at the Verizon Center on Jan. 5…

Politics View all

DFA bats for 2-M overseas Pinoy voters for 2016

DFA bats for 2-M overseas Pinoy voters for 2016

Officials are urging Filipinos in the United States and across the world to register as voters for the 2016 national elections back home. The Manila…

Fil-Am aims for Hawaii seat in US Congress

Economy View all

PH allows foreigners to own banks for first time

PH allows foreigners to own banks for first time

The Philippines has scrapped an old rule that limited foreign ownership in local banks, providing perhaps the biggest impetus yet for improving foreign direct investments…

Oil field discovered off Cebu, Aussie firm sets more tests

Entertainment View all

Actor’s mauling fuels public drama over rape, extortion raps

Actor’s mauling fuels public drama over rape, extortion raps

MANILA. The mauling of a popular TV host has pushed the public to second-guess much of…

Kicking off 2014 with a laugh

US-based clowns bring laughter to ‘Yolanda’ victims

Culture View all

Noli Me Tangere Opera at the Kennedy Center

Noli Me Tangere Opera at the Kennedy Center

Philippine national hero Jose Rizal’s novel, Noli Me Tangere, an opera? Indeed, yes! An opera adaptation,…

Philippines thanks world for typhoon aid

Affordable housing named after ‘forgotten’ Fil-Am hero

Sports View all

Teen is first Filipino to win USGA title

Teen is first Filipino to win USGA title

Princess Mary Superal became the first Filipino to win a United States Golf Association event…

Pacquiao says no more nice guy for Bradley rematch

PH flag flies again in Winter Games after 22 years

Crime View all

Sterling, Va. Fil-Am pleads guilty for bribe

Sterling, Va. Fil-Am pleads guilty for bribe

ALEXANDRIA, Va. The Filipino-American owner of a minority company that does business with government agencies has…

Slain Fil-Am doc’s family wants service remembered

Alert leads to timely release for Fil-Am kidnap victim