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…

Failure of leadership

Price of peace

WAL-MART SENIOR GREETER

On the Legacy of a War

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“The Big Machine”

“The Big Machine”

RICHMOND, Va. Behold the world of branding! It is like a bright shining rainbow in all its beauty where…

Wintertime: Love It or Loathe It

Price of peace

WAL-MART SENIOR GREETER

Meaning of SC age-out decision

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What a Wild Ride

What a Wild Ride

Things are supposed to get quiet as the holidays approached in 2014. But we had nothing but noise in the markets leading up to the holidays. It seemed as if the markets were on a…

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‘Ba-balikbayan’ Happy Valentine to one and all

‘Ba-balikbayan’ Happy Valentine to one and all

More and more Filipino Americans, particularly the elderly, are joining the tribe of ‘ba-balikbayan.’ They are the Pinoys going to the Philippines to escape the Winter in America…

People & Places

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…

Fil-Am actor in US mag’s ’25 rising stars’ list

Fil-Am actor in US mag’s ’25 rising stars’ list

HOLLYWOOD. Filipino-American actor Conrad Ricamora has made it to US magazine Entertainment Weekly’s list of 25 Stars on the Rise…

Tim Tebow unveils new hospital in Davao

Tim Tebow unveils new hospital in Davao

WASHINGTON D.C. The Tim Tebow Foundation has inaugurated a new CURE hospital in Davao City that’s designed to treat children…

Pinoy lesbian couple weds, finally

Pinoy lesbian couple weds, finally

SAN FRANCISCO. Filipino lesbian couple Jay Mercado and Shirley Tan tied the knot on August 19 after years of fighting…

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…

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DC-MD-VA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

DC-MD-VA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Tanghalang Pilipino presents theatre arts workshop

In partnership with the International Performing Arts Exchange (IPAX), Tanghalang Pilipino ng DC is inviting interested groups and individuals to…

‘Pinoy power’ explored in New York symposium

‘Pinoy power’ explored in New York symposium

NEW YORK. Key Filipino American leaders discussed the growing power of the Filipino community in the United States during a…

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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

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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

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Lea Salonga headed back to Broadway?

Lea Salonga headed back to Broadway?

MANILA. Lea Salonga is reportedly headed back to Broadway, following the announcement of the upcoming Broadway…

‘Pinoy power’ explored in New York symposium

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

Hollywood A-listers asked to visit Tacloban

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Tanghalang Pilipino presents theatre arts workshop

In partnership with the International Performing Arts Exchange (IPAX), Tanghalang Pilipino ng DC is inviting interested…

Police nab man claiming to be Eddie Gutierrez’s son

Noli Me Tangere Opera at the Kennedy Center

Philippines thanks world for typhoon aid