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8 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

De Castro, new PHL honorary consul for San Diego

Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim congratulates newly appointed PHL Honorary Consul Audie de Castro for San Diego, CA. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. administered the oath taking of Mr. de Castro's at MalacaA ang Palace in Manila on 30 August 2014.

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Related Topix: University of San Francisco, Asian-American

12 hrs ago | Arlington Times

Multicultural Fair in Marysville Sept. 20

The 1st Marysville Multicultural Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to celebrate diversity in Marysville-Tulalip.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Asian-American

Mon Sep 15, 2014

RecordNET

Long road to creation of Filipino museum nearly over

The vision through two decades has been the establishment of a museum honoring and chronicling the struggles and successes of Stockton's Filipino community. Exhibits for the museum are hidden for the moment in two storage units in north Stockton.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Stockton, CA, Tracy, CA

Weekend Balita

Vigan finalist for New 7 Wonder Cities of the World

Vigan , the Heritage City makes it to the Top 21 Official finalist in the search for New 7 Wonder Cities of the World . Vigan is the only city in the Philippines that has been chosen for this prestigious search, giving our country and the Filipino people pride and honor.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Sun Sep 14, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Apple faces protests after supplier fires Filipino workers

While the world awaits the release of the iPhone 6, some communities are warning that the much anticipated gadget has a so-called "ethical glitch" as two dozen Filipino workers were believed to have been unjustly fired from one of the tech giant's suppliers in the Philippines. "Apple can't make its product run without the work of Philippine workers at NXP," said Kuusela Hilo of the International League of People's Struggles.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Asian-American

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Philipine Reporter

Montreal Pinoy community organizes vs LCP changes

Members of the Montreal Filipino community at large met last week to discuss the proposed changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program that were recently revealed by Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to several Filipino organizations in Toronto earlier this year. Recently, the comments made by Minister Kenney, as reported by the National Post, in which he referred to the LCP as having "mutated" into a "family reunification program," have sparked outrage in many Filipino communities across Canada.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, North America, Canada, World News,

ABS-CBN News

Tenor Sal Malaki and soprano Rachelle Gerodias lead the cast as Crisostomo Ibarra and Maria Clara

Tenor Sal Malaki and soprano Rachelle Gerodias lead the cast as Crisostomo Ibarra and Maria Clara. Photo by Chamby Soto MANILA The opera version of national hero Jose Rizal's "Noli Me Tangere", which earned raves when it was presented last month in Washington DC, made its successful return to the Philippines at a well-attended Filipiniana gala on Thursday night at Resorts World Manila.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Asian-American, Puccini, Theater

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Weekend Balita

FACLA feeding program/food distribution for Fil-Ams on Sept. 27

The HIFI CALI EXPO LLC, Filipino Ministry of the Wilshire United Methodist Church of Wilshire and the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles will hold a feeding program/ food distribution for Fil-Ams on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9-11 a.m. FACLA Director and Ms. FILAM INTERNATIONAL LLC President Bernie Targa-Ganon " The feeding program has been one of the community services feature of FACLA since July 2014 and it is in this third month.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

ABS-CBN News

Fil-Ams raise money to repatriate undocumented hero's remains

SAN FRANCISCO Pio Candelaria died as a hero of the Filipino American community in the South of Market District in San Francisco. He was considered a quiet, private man.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), Immigration Reform

Wed Sep 03, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Fil-Am comic Rex Navarette returning to London

Filipino-American comedian Rex Navarette is returning later this month for his second round of stand-up shows in the United Kingdom. Navarette will be cracking Pinoy-inspired gags during 'Ello Again!' which will run for two nights September 24-25 at Bar Rumba in London's West End.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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Related Topix: Asian-American

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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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Asian-American

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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Related Topix: Asian-American

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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Related Topix: Asian-American, Supernatural

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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Related Topix: Social Software, Asian-American, Canada,

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

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