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  1. Philippine Labor Secretary: Region should adopt Qatar's labor reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    From left: Alan L Timbayan, Ambassador of Philippines to Qatar; Silvestre Bello III, Secretary of the Department of Labour and Employment of the Philippines; and H E Dr. Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs; during the celebration of Philippine Workers Day at Al Rayyan Sport Club, yesterday. Pic: Baher Amin / The Peninsula DOHA: Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment of Philippines, Silvestre Bello III, has praised steps taken by Qatar in the field of labour reforms and said that these should be adopted in the region.


  2. No Filipino casualty in Japan quake - DFARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    No reports of Filipino casualties in the earthquake that struck the western part of Japan Monday morning, the Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. A station employee announces an entry restriction into a railway Station in Osaka on June 18, 2018.


  3. Sanchez: Women leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    FILIPINOS grew up respecting women in authority, from their mothers to their teachers, even their classmates. I can count by my fingers men who teach in schools.


  4. Qatar to open shelter and establish fund to support workers: MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar will open a shelter and human welfare centre to provide necessary assistance and protection to victims of human trafficking as well as to help them rehabilitate and integrate into the society. It will also provide shelter for temporary workers until their exit from the state is ensured.


  5. Pinoys not stealing American jobs -- Fil-Am groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    After a video of a racist slur went viral, a Filipino-American group maintains that Filipinos are not stealing American jobs. "Filipino immigrants play a vital role in building the economy of the United States by providing healthcare and education through employed Filipino doctors, nurses and teachers," said Aquilina Soriano Versoza, executive director of the Pilipino Workers Center in Los Angeles.


  6. Celebrating the 120th Philippine Independence dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Colourful traditional dresses and the tantalizing smell of freshly cooked chicken adobo, pancit and lumpia Shanghai welcomed people to the first ever public celebration of the Philippines' Independence day in Centennial Square in Victoria. Members of the Bayanihan Cultural Society, The Victoria Filipino Canadian Association, The Victoria Filipino Canadian Seniors Association, and The Victoria Filipino Canadian Caregivers Association helped organize the event with the City of Victoria.


  7. SM Bulacan Malls salute Pinoy PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sun-Star

    IT WAS a day of outpouring of Filipino pride as hundreds of mall employees, business partners and active member of the local government as well as community joined together to commemorate the 120th Independence Day at the SM Malls in Marilao, San Jose Del Monte, Baliwag and Pulilan. Giving tribute to the country's rich heritage and tradition, SM City San Jose Del Monte featured different Filipino traditional dances such as "Jota de Paragua" that originated from Cuyo in Palawan.


  8. Filling the void in the everything storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Journal-Pioneer

    Besides ingredients for meal-making, Ruby Gadbilao demonstrates her Bloomfield store also carries ready-to-eat snacks, like cheesecakes. - Eric McCarthy In response to an observation that the growing Filipino community in West Prince really seems to enjoy baking, Ruby Gadbilao is quick to correct.


  9. American woman tells Filipino family to return to PHRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Manila Bulletin

    An old American woman was caught on camera at a supermarket in California giving racist remarks and telling a Filipino-American family to go back to the Philippines. In a video posted on Facebook by Stumble & Rise, the old woman can be seen teasing the family including their 5-year-old child.


  10. It's Philippine Independence Day, but do you really need an excuse to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Austin American Statesman

    Filipino food isn't one that many Americans are familiar with, even though Filipino Americans are the second-largest demographic of Asian Americans in the country, according to the U.S. Census . Filipino food is notable for its convergence of flavors, blending Spanish, Malaysian and Chinese cuisines.


  11. Malaysia arrests more than a thousand in nationwide raids on massage parlours: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 |

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities raided a total of 505 massage parlours, since the beginning of the year, that offered illicit sexual services and arrested more than thousand people. According to a New Straits Times report, federal police criminal investigation department chief Wan Ahmad Najmuddin said the raids took place between January and May, and were focused on Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor and Perak.


  12. Group hits Duterte on Independence Day for economic woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Sun-Star

    PROGRESSIVE group Bayan-Negros hit President Rodrigo Duterte during the 120th Philippine Independence Day celebration as the economic situation of the country worsens. "Amid the growing crisis of governance and the burning issues facing our nation, we call on all Filipinos and show our commitment to fight for freedom, justice, and democracy," the group said in a statement.


  13. To help solve our economic woes, hire more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Nation

    Bringing more women into the labour force is not only an acknowledgement of their right to be gainfully employed but will actually be a huge boost to the economy. A new study, "The Power of Parity: Advancing Women's Equality in Asia Pacific ", found that Asia Pacific countries could raise their annual collective gross domestic product by 2025 by as much as $4.5 trillion , "a 12-per cent increase over the business as usual trajectory", by advancing women's equality.


  14. Filipino community in mourning after tragic crash near Olds kills woman's husband and motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | GlobalNews

    Friends have identified the two people killed in Sunday's crash near Olds, Alta. as Naynay Del and Leo Palencia .


  15. Sara serious about accompanying dad on tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Sun-Star

    CHINA. In this photo taken on April 10, 2018, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio accompanied her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, in an official trip to China.


  16. No Filipino harmed in latest missile attack vs. SaudiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Mintfo

    No Filipino was affected by the latest missile strike against Saudi Arabia, which killed three in the southern city of Jizan on Saturday, the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah, through the Department of Foreign Affairs , said. Consul General Edgar Badajos said "a projectile" was fired by rebels from Yemen that targeted Jizan, a major oil distribution center south of Jeddah that hosts an estimated 15,000 Filipino workers.


  17. REDCAT Announces 9 New Premieres At The 2018 New Original Works FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 |

    ... revisits timeless Filipino traditions in collaboration with Peter Deguzman, artistic director of Malaya Filipino-American Dance Arts. Activist poet Carlos Bulosan inspires the ritualized operatic performance deconstructing the Filipino body via ...


  18. Pistang Pinoy 2018Posted on Jun 12 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Saipan Tribune

    Members of the United Filipino Organization pose for a photo during the annual Pistang Pinoy last Sunday at the Marianas Business Plaza's parking area. Glicerio Arago, honorary Philippine consul to the CNMI, gives his opening remarks during the annual Pistang Pinoy last Sunday at the Marianas Business Plaza's parking area.


  19. Filipino community safety group plays key role in search for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | CBC News

    Leila Castro, the founder of 204 Neighbourhood Watch, has helped co-ordinate the search effort for Eduardo Balaquit, who has been missing since last Monday. As the search for Eduardo Balaquit enters its second week, the missing man's son says it remains important to spread the word about his father's disappearance.


  20. ABS-CBN takes #JustLoveArawAraw caravan across the world to the Middle East and EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | PR Log

    Martin Nievera, Morrissette Amon, and Arci MuA oz spearhead the celebrations in the M.E., Maja Salvador, Pooh and Daniel Matsunaga headline the EU summer caravan of the largest Filipino network DUBAI MEDIA CITY, UAE - June 10, 2018 - PRLog -- From a successful run in Australia, ABS-CBN's summer entertainment caravan #JustLoveArawAraw crosses over to more parts of the world as premier network The Filipino Channel brings the stars and celebrations to Middle East and Europe starting this coming week. ABS-CBN, the largest and leading Filipino-owned media and entertainment network, kicked off the Philippines's summer season in April with the theme #JustLoveArawAraw.