3 hrs ago
Educate public on cervical cancer, foreign expert urged
A foreign medical expert on Wednesday advised local doctors to take a more concerted effort toward educating the public about cervical cancer, a disease that kills 12 Filipino women every day.
13 hrs ago
Emata: A great disappointment
A GOOD number of Filipino-Americans in the U.S. continent expressed disappointment to news reports that the last midterm elections in the Philippines was still marred by massive vote-buying and other election frauds.
20 hrs ago
No Filipino casualties reported so far in massive Oklahoma tornado
So far there are no Filipino casualties in tornadoes that wrecked havoc in Oklahoma and other Midwest cities in the United States, the Department of Foreign Affairs reported on Tuesday.
Mon May 20, 2013
FACTBOX: 70 mln Asian households benefit from remittances
Filipino women practise childcare on baby dolls during a caregiver course at a health care institute in Manila in this 2010 file photo.
Sun May 19, 2013
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MANILA : Filipinos in Taiwan told to limit activities
Philippine officials have advised thousands of Filipino workers to "limit their movement" in Taiwan, fearing a potentially violent backlash over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine Coast Guard .
Vallejo celebrates new Filipino Community Center opening
Father Jess Soriano, pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Vallejo, passes through and blesses the sanctuary, currently being used by Calvary Chapel Vallejo, in the newly dedicated Filipino Community Center during grand opening ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Thu May 16, 2013
8 Filipinas rescued from Hawalli brothel
KUWAIT CITY, May 15: The Philippine Embassy through its lawyers filed multiple rape charges against a retired Kuwaiti Marine Officer who allegedly runs a brothel in Hawalli by luring Filipino Household Service Workers to escape from their employers to work in a coffee shop but they ended up in a brothel in Hawalli.
Embassy opens field office at Olaya District
MANILA The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh will open a field office at the Olaya District to extend consular services to Filipinos, particularly those working to correct their residency and labor status before the grace period of the Saudi Arabian government ends on July 3, 2013.
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Japan mayor told: Watch your mouth on comfort women
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday reminded Japanese officials to be careful in commenting about "comfort women" as the issue of wartime sexual abuse continues to rankle in the Philippines.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mon May 13, 2013
Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the US?
By Rodel Rodis/Inquirer.net - This was the question posed to me by a curious TV reporter on May 7, just three days after a stretch limousine traveling across the San Mateo Bridge carrying nine Filipino nurses to a bridal party suddenly burst into flames killing five of the occupants, including the bride.
The Philippines held Automated Midterm Elections this Year 2013 -- Part 2
The Philippines held its very first automated presidential election in year 2010.
Sun May 12, 2013
Kuwaiti abducts, locks up 8, sexually assaults 2 Filipinas
KUWAIT CITY, May 12: A Kuwaiti allegedly detained eight Filipino women inside a flat in Hawally where he raped two of them and molested the others.
Filipino struggles over decades resulted in strong community roots in Vallejo
Political gatherings, dances and holiday parties -- such activities have played out in Vallejo's former Filipino Community Center.
Fri May 10, 2013
Pinoys flock to NY consulate to vote
WASHINGTON DC / NEW YORK As the Philippine envoy to the US cast his absentee ballot in Washington DC, Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr.
Filipino community urged to help limo fire victims
SAN MATEO, California The outpouring of support continue to come from all parts of America for the victims of the limousine fire and their families.
Thu May 09, 2013
Lou Diamond Phillips credits talent to Filipino blood
"We have some of the finest singers in the world that come from the Philippines.
Pinoys launch recall petition against Vice Consul
KUWAIT CITY, May 8: A number of Filipino organisations and individuals in Kuwait jointly launched a signature campaign as well as an online petition addressed to the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines to recall Philippine Vice Consul Sheila Monedero due to her alleged incompetence, failure to help Overseas Filipino ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Filipino Voters in US Urged: Make Your Vote Count
The Philippine Embassy today reminded Filipino voters across the United States to make sure they choose the right candidates when they exercise their right to vote in next week's national elections in the Philippines.
Tue May 07, 2013
On May Day and the 1st Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month,...
On May Day and the 1st Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Asian American Michiganders United for Humane Immigration Reform DETROIT, May 1, 2013: On the first day of Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage month, APIA organizations in Michigan welcomed two immigration reform packages recently introduced, the U.S. Senate's comprehensive ... (more)