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Saturday Aug 30 | ABS-CBN News

Remittances from Pinoys in US improve PH economy

Remittances from Filipinos in the United States and other parts of the world have helped the Philippines regain its position as Southeast Asia's best performing economy in the first semester of 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Community comes together to raise money for Cherrystone tornado victims

The Balatbat family was from New Jersey, and they were also Filipino. That's what had a packed house here at the Filipino Cultural Center in Virginia Beach.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Weekend Balita

Charity drive for Yolanda & Glenda typhoon launched by local law firm a rousing success

The Law Offices of John Ye is pleased to announce the results of a Charity Drive for victims in the Philippines of Hurricane Yolanda .

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Yolanda, Asian-American

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Asian Pacific Post

Crackdown on foreign affairs

For non-Filipino men, marrying a Filipina may be about to get tougher. If you're a foreigner planning on tying the knot with a Filipina sweetheart, you will soon need to prove your capacity to support your bride - if Philippine Congress gets its way.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Wedding, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel

ABS-CBN News

TFC brings tourism delegates to Showtime, TV Patrol

Over 30 delegates from the business, academe and community who were part of the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, Tourism Directors Tour experienced first-hand ABS-CBN's "Galing ng Filipino".

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABS-CBN News

California drought a major issue at annual Green Expo

IRWINDALE The Green, Conserve & Health Expo of the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County showcased consumer gadgets, healthy alternatives and energy saving ideas to the Filipino community.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irwindale, CA, Asian-American

KUOW-FM Seattle

Unraveling The Family Folklore Passed Through Generations

What if you grew up being told that the monster under your bed is real? Seattle is home to a large Filipino Community, and in the Philippines, superstitions and the existence of supernatural creatures are firmly believed.

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CBC News

Michael Lumahang called a 'hero' after drowning death

Michael Lumahang, right, drowned on Saturday evening while he was trying to help save a 12-year-old boy in the Ottawa River near Bate Island.

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ABS-CBN News

No Pinoys hurt in California quake - DFA

No Filipinos were reported to have been injured after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa, California on Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Asian-American

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Pacific Daily News

To serve and support: New consul general outlines his mission at welcoming lunch

Members of the island community welcomed Philippine Consul General Marciano R. De Borja to Guam at a luncheon organized by the Filipino Community of Guam last Saturday.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Philippines, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Weekend Balita

Feeding program-food distribution at FACLA this Saturday, Aug. 23

The feeding program for the community is back at FACLA. The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles revived the food distribution, which was a "traditional of sorts" for the Filipino-American community then.

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ABS-CBN News

Pinoys extend help to refugees in Kurdistan

KUWAIT Members of the Filipino community in Iraq have come together to provide assistance to refugees fleeing to Erbil in Kurdistan to escape the violence in Northern Iraq.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

CNN

Marrying a Filipino woman? Read this

THE House of Representatives in Manila has approved on second reading a measure providing for additional requirements for male foreigners desiring to marry Filipino women.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Meet the Fil-Am playing Imelda Marcos in 'Here Lies Love'

NEW YORK "Here Lies Love", a musical on the rise and fall of former Philippine first lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos, is now on its second run at the Public Theater in New York City.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Asian-American, Philippines, World News,

ABS-CBN News

How Americans in PH can vote in US elections

MANILA All American citizens, including Filipino-Americans, living in the Philippines are encouraged to register now to be able to take part as absentee voters for the US midterm elections in November.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Asian-American

Weekend Balita

Coming home to Carson

When you're going to any event, try to get there early. That will give you time to network and meet people.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Miri Police Cripple Foreign Armed Robbery Syndicate

Miri police is confident it have crippled an armed robbery syndicate comprising foreigners following the arrest of two Filipino men in two separate places Monday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Fil-Am girl needs bone marrow donors to save her life

ALAMEDA, California Ten-year-old Filipino-American Myla Cunanan has been undergoing her second round of chemotherapy for myeloid sarcoma, a form of acute myeloid leukemia.

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Related Topix: Alameda, CA, Asian-American, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Leukemia

Sun-Star

Lawyer to take case of Filipino - comfort women' to UN

THE lawyer of more than 70 Filipino women who were raped and physically abused by Japanese soldiers during World War II is set to take up the case of the so-called "comfort women" to the United Nations .

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Weekend Balita

US to Fil-Ams: 'We hear you on TPS'

The Department of Homeland Security today assured leaders of the Filipino-American Community in the United States that their clamor for the Philippines to be placed under Temporary Protected Status is being heard and that their views will be taken into consideration when it makes its final decision.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, us Travel, Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

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