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  1. Doh: SC Tro vs contraceptives sent 'chilling effect' to LGUsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Health is facing difficulty in carrying out the provisions of Reproductive Health Law among Local Government Units due to Supreme Court's twin temporary restraining order it issued against contraceptive products. DOH Family Health Office Director Junice Melgar disclosed that there is a growing number LGUs that have been hesitating in distributing contraceptive products after the SC issued the TRO.


  2. Dancing to keep Filipino traditions aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... culture as their parents and grandparents were. Francine Maigue, emcee of the event and president of the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of San Diego, said she hopes her presence will inspire more Filipina women and young people to make sure ...


  3. Filipino community celebrate with annual parade and festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Today's events, organized by the Philippine American Friendship Committee, started with a mass at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory church, with festival booths then opening in Lincoln Park.


  4. Maritime Needs More Women PowerRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Marine News

    United Nations International Maritime Organization Secretary- General Ki Tack Lim pushed for the increased involvement of women in the seafaring industry saying they are the key to the growth of the industry. Shipping has historically been a male-dominated industry and that tradition runs long and deep.


  5. Rainbow Warrior' spirit supports...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Samoa News

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie is calling on Hawaii to show its Rainbow Warrior spirit in support of Philippines relief efforts following Typhoon Haiyan. Last week the Governor joined representatives of the University of Hawaii and the local Filipino community to announce that every ticket sold for the UH vs. Army home game on Nov. 30 will be matched by a $5 donation to the Filipino Community Center's 'Aloha for Philippines' fund, with a maximum donation of $20,000.


  6. 2 Pinoys among Top 25 Immigrant awardeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Philipine Reporter

    Perla Javate, an educator and community activist who resides in Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Renan Orquiza, engineer and community activist of Mississauga, Ontario are honorees, along with the 23 other recipients, during annual award ceremonies, June 21 in Toronto, and June 23 in Vancouver. Presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine and sponsored by RBC, this annual awards program celebrates the achievements of inspiring Canadian immigrants.


  7. Pinoy FiestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    The Philippines are celebrating 118 years of independence, and the Parkland Filipino-Canadian Association Inc. celebrated this milestone with the Pinoy Fiesta in Yorkton.


  8. MMK's journey w/Fils reach new heights w/ global online premiere of #KwentuhangKapamilya on TFC.tvRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | PR Log

    CBN and TFC mark 'Maalaala Mo Kaya's 25th anniversary by bringing the program's inspirational talk series with Ms. Charo Santos, to Filipinos in Madrid for its first destination MADRID, Spain - June 24, 2016 - PRLog -- As part of its 25th year of bringing life to the stories of Filipinos, ABS-CBN's Maalaala Mo Kaya Asia's longest-running drama anthology, is taking it a plane higher as it brings the first "Kwentuhang Kapamilya" outside the Philippines to kababayans in Madrid, Spain with Ms.


  9. Washington exhibit honors Filipina suffragistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Weekend Balita

    U.S. First Lady Florence Harding received a group of women from the Philippines led by Sofia de Veyra, wife of the Philippine Resident Commissioner at the South Lawn of the White House on 19 June 1922. These women are the wives and daughters of the delegation which came to Washington to lay before President Harding the plea for Philippine Independence.


  10. FYLPRO signs 3-year MOU with Ayala, DFA, launches application for 2016 Immersion Program to PHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Weekend Balita

    Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose L. Cuisia with FYLPRO representatives as they sign a 3-year partnership with the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs and Ayala Foundation, Inc., which commences the launch of its 2016 Immersion Program application that would identify 10 Filipino-American young leaders to join an all-expense paid, week-long program in the Philippines.


  11. Fil-Am UFC fighter ready to rumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Manila Bulletin

    Filipino-American striker John Dodson, the 5-foot-3 bundle of explosion and energy, will strut his stuff before local MMA fans when the UFC makes its second appearance on local shores on Oct. 15 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Dodson, whose mother is Filipino, made the announcement yesterday during his meet-up with the media at the Resorts World Manila.


  12. UFC returns for 2nd show in PHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Sun-Star

    ... The event, which was packed with hordes of Filipino UFC fans, also featured the retirement fight of Filipino-American MMA star Mark Munoz, who beat Josh Barnatt by unanimous decision, and Filipino and Filipino-American fighters Phillipe Nover, Mark ...


  13. UFC Set to Return to Manila for Fight Pass Card on Oct. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Sherdog

    ... In the evening's main event, Frankie Edgar captured a unanimous decision triumph over Urijah Faber , while Filipino-American star Mark Munoz outpointed Luke Barnatt in his final professional bout. UFC bantamweight star John Dodson was in Manila to ...


  14. UFC returning to the Philippines in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 |

    ... featured a main event between Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber in Manila. Edgar won via unanimous decision. Filipino-American Mark Munoz also took home a victory in his final career fight on that card. It was the UFC's first-ever event in the ...


  15. 29 trafficked Filipinas rescued from Malaysian barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | ABS-CBN News

    Malaysian authorities have rescued 29 Filipino women who had been trafficked into the country to work, and arrested their agents, Filipino officials said on Wednesday, in the country's latest move to tackle the crime. Malaysia has an estimated 2 million illegal migrant labourers, some of whom work in conditions of forced labour in sectors ranging from electronics to palm oil to domestic service, according to the U.S. State Department.


  16. The Five Best Filipino-Inspired Dishes in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Miami New Times

    ... to enjoy the hip underground vibes and funky mashup up of Asian cultures - including the Top Chef's own Filipino-American roots - seen in the star dessert, halo halo. The popular Filipino dessert consists of shaved ice drenched in coconut milk, ...


  17. OC Fil-Am Chamber's Annual Golf Tourney Supports Autism ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Weekend Balita

    ... lives". Faccoc which was founded more than 20 years ago has been serving as the voice of businesses in the Filipino-American community and promotes Orange County as the ideal destination for establishing and growing businesses. The current president ...


  18. Sun-drenched tropical discoveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Sun-Star

    CREATING quality products that stand the test of time with a fine regard for detail, that is the vision of the popular bag and accessories label Herschel Supply. What started as a project seven years ago by brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack out of their love for travel and the outdoors, has become a global sensation.


  19. US-PH Society convenes to align programs with incoming Duterte adminRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Manila Bulletin

    Filipino-American development organization US-Philippines Society convenes its Board Members in Manila to lay-out program initiatives in support of the incoming administration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. "As the both the US and the Philippines prepare to transition to new governments, the Society looks forward to thanking our incumbent leaders for their support, and begin talks with the incoming administrations to ensure that programs are aligned with their platform of governance," says USPS Executive Director Hank Hendrickson.


  20. NL West Notes: Padres stay controversial, Rockies' Estevez embraces closer roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Fish Stripes

    After one P.R. incident earlier this season, the San Diego Padres once again find themselves in the news for the wrong reason--not that their play on the field has been any better. The Filipino community has shown outrage towards the Padres organization in recent days, after the team hosted a "Filipino Heritage Night" that the Filipino community felt was "devalued."