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Parole in place

The USCIS on November 15, 2013 issued a Policy Memorandum clarifying the treatment of alien relatives of United States military personnel. Spouses, parents and children of active duty service members, including veterans and reservists, who…

Editorial View all

Stunning beauty

Amal Alamuddin has the kind of beauty that leaves most men breathless; she’s also a sharp, young barrister who’s represented WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and victims of the…

People & Places

Elderly Fil-Am hits P10-M jackpot

Elderly Fil-Am hits P10-M jackpot

LAS VEGAS. Trinidad Torres, who lived in a Utah low-income senior’s apartment, hit the jackpot at a Westgate Casino slot…

Fil-Am returns to PH to look for mom

Fil-Am returns to PH to look for mom

SEATTLE. Alika Kee, born Alex Conde in the Philippines 26 years ago, has returned to the country to the country…

Fil-Am is world’s 2nd youngest billionaire

Fil-Am is world’s 2nd youngest billionaire

NEW YORK. Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy, 26, whose mother is a Filipina, was listed by Forbes Magazine as the 2nd…

‘Gutom na gutom’

‘Gutom na gutom’

By Andrew Esmele It all started when JC and I were both done with classes and we were hungry. “What…

Where’s your home?

Where’s your home?

People boast about their roots, especially here in the United States, the “melting pot” of the world, a phrase coined…

Nicolas Relacion, 78

Nicolas Relacion, 78

A much-loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Nicolas Relacion of Washington, D.C., passed away peacefully last February 2, 2015…

Report notes disparity in AAPI health insurance coverage

Report notes disparity in AAPI health insurance coverage

WASHINGTON D.C. Up to 20 percent of Asian Americans 50 years and older can’t afford to buy health insurance. A…

Fil-Ams broker meeting between bishop, Pinoy priest

Fil-Ams broker meeting between bishop, Pinoy priest

VIRGINIA BEACH. The head of the Roman Catholic diocese of Richmond, Virginia has barred Filipino priest Leo Manalo from saying…

Rizal awardees

Rizal awardees

Awardees pose with their parents, Elmer Cato of the Philippine Embassy, Members of the PAFC Board of Directors after the Rizal Awards…

Ms. U streak ends but Pinoys proud of ‘MJ’

Ms. U streak ends but Pinoys proud of ‘MJ’

FLORIDA. Despite her loss in what looked every bit a tough field, Filipinos showered congratulations for Philippine bet Mary Jean…

Hollywood A-listers asked to visit Tacloban

Hollywood A-listers asked to visit Tacloban

MANILA. When French President Francois Hollande visits typhoon-ravaged Tacloban to dramatize the destruction wrought by climate change, it’s possible he…

Wedding fit for TV royalty

Wedding fit for TV royalty

MANILA. After being in a relationship for five years, actor Dingdong Dantes and actress Marian Rivera tied the knot in…

Events View all

DC-MD-VA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

If you’d like to include your organization’s events in this calendar, kindly send your information to Maurese Oteyza Owens at mpapoose@aol.com. APR…

DC-MD-VA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

If you’d like to include your organization’s events in this calendar, kindly send your information to Maurese Oteyza Owens at mpapoose@aol.com.  March…

DC-MD-VA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

If you’d like your organization’s event to be listed in the Calendar, please sent your information to Maurese Oteyza Owens at…

Politics View all

PH protests ramming, reclamation in disputed South China Sea

PH protests ramming, reclamation in disputed South China Sea

MANILA. The Philippines has lodged fresh protests after China’s ships rammed three Filipino fishing boats off Scarborough Shoal and signs it was starting reclamation activities…

SC decision gives a little to both sides in DAP debate

Economy View all

New report tracks Asian American unemployment

New report tracks Asian American unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C. Fewer Asian Americans were unemployed last month compared to whites, blacks and Hispanics, a new report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics…

Jobless rates down in Maryland, Virginia