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INS ‘imposter’ nabbed for victimizing Filipinos

INS ‘imposter’ nabbed for victimizing Filipinos

Special to Manila Mail FAIRFAX, Va. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has opened an investigation against Vanessa Yuchengco who allegedly used the United States Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS) to dupe undocumented Filipinos in…

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The People’s Will

The Supreme Court’s recent decision to review President Obama’s executive actions on immigration prompts us to put this issue in perspective. Framers of the U.S. Constitution established three…

People & Places

PAFC directors, officers take their oaths

PAFC directors, officers take their oaths

  The newly elected Board of Directors and Officers of the Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC) took their oath of…

Teens pursue roots and have fun along the way

Teens pursue roots and have fun along the way

     FORT WASHINGTON, Md. How does one manifest “Filipino-ness” growing up in the diversity of America? For Karlena Mayfield, it’s…

ISA teen pageant paves way for reconnecting with roots

ISA teen pageant paves way for reconnecting with roots

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. The Filipino American community in Baltimore is putting its best face forward – literally – as two…

Fil-Am chef pushes Filipino cuisine in American heartland

Fil-Am chef pushes Filipino cuisine in American heartland

 WOODBRIDGE, Va. Rommel Mendoza is a traveling, talking champion of Filipino cuisine. As corporate executive chef for Reston, Va.-based Thompson…

‘Heneral Luna’ star visits, sings in Maryland

‘Heneral Luna’ star visits, sings in Maryland

  WHEATON, Md. John Arcilla, whose portrayal of the mercurial Filipino revolutionary general Antonio L  una sparked a fresh debate…

Fil-Am feeds the poor and homeless for 20 years

Fil-Am feeds the poor and homeless for 20 years

Story and Photos by Bing Cardenas Branigin WASHINGTON D.C. Filipina American philanthropist Thelma Anonuevo Billy marked a milestone – she…

Former house help gets to tell Cinderella tale in Ms. Int’l tilt

Former house help gets to tell Cinderella tale in Ms. Int’l tilt

MANILA. Binibining Pilipinas International Janicel Lubina made it to the top 10 of the Miss International 2015 pageant last Nov.…

FilVets protest VA ‘inaction’ on claims

FilVets protest VA ‘inaction’ on claims

WASHINGTON D.C. A 98-year-old Filipino World War II veteran, Celestino Almeda, spent Veterans Day last Nov. 11 standing outside the…

Cuisia cites continuing role for Manila Mail on its 25th year

Cuisia cites continuing role for Manila Mail on its 25th year

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. paid tribute to the Manila Mail and its founding editor-in-chief Alberto “Bert”…

GOP keeps Va. legislature after costly electoral battle

GOP keeps Va. legislature after costly electoral battle

RICHMOND, Va. Filipino American lawmaker Ron Villanueva won a fresh mandate following the Nov. 3 elections in the commonwealth that…

In Memoriam: Elenita “Ellen” Abrenica Dizon

In Memoriam: Elenita “Ellen” Abrenica Dizon

  Elenita A. Dizon of Springfield, Virginia, rested in the Bosom of our Lord on October 23, 2015 at Inova…

Manila Mail: 25 years of real freedom of press

Manila Mail: 25 years of real freedom of press

   By Alberto M. Alfaro This month marks the 25th anniversary of the printing and distribution of the Nov. 1-15,…

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Search on for ‘Ms. Philippines Cherry Blossom’

Search on for ‘Ms. Philippines Cherry Blossom’

WASHINGTON D.C. The search is on for the 2016 Ms. Philippines Cherry Blossom Princess, who will represent the Philippines at…

Remembering Willy Gaa

Remembering Willy Gaa

  By Jon Melegrito WASHINGTON D.C. Braving a bitter cold evening, community leaders, Philippine Embassy officers and staff, and friends…

UST alumni marks 5th anniversary with fund drive

UST alumni marks 5th anniversary with fund drive

  WHEATON, Md. The University of Santo Tomas Alumni Association in America (USTAAA) has raised about $10,000 for scholarships and…

Politics View all

GOP keeps Va. legislature after costly electoral battle

GOP keeps Va. legislature after costly electoral battle

RICHMOND, Va. Filipino American lawmaker Ron Villanueva won a fresh mandate following the Nov. 3 elections in the commonwealth that saw his fellow Republicans retain…

P-Noy says Poe’s fate should be decided through ballot

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Manila hosts APEC summit of world leaders

Manila hosts APEC summit of world leaders

  WASHINGTON D.C. Leaders from 21 nations, including the world’s three biggest economies United States, China and Japan, converge in Manila on November 18-19 for…

PH ‘Sin Tax’ expands health care to millions more

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PH ‘Azkals’ holds powerhouse North Korea to draw

PH ‘Azkals’ holds powerhouse North Korea to draw

  PYONGYANG, North Korea. The Philippine’s Azkals held the powerhouse North Korea to a draw in…

Record haul for Mayweather, Pacquiao

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Pacquiao: Global boxing icon or a fraud?