Filipino-American Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Ready for the crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    What a difference a day makes: By tomorrow, if heaven continues to smile on her, Binibining Pilipinas Miss Universe 2017 Rachel Peters would bring home the most prestigious crown in beauty pageantry. In an interview, the 26-year-old said she has been preparing non-stop, especially for the question and answer portion when the pageant is held in Las Vegas, USA.


  2. Some of the cash which Immigration Department personnel recovered during the raid at the hotel.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | The Star Online

    KOTA KINABALU: A call to be rescued from prostitution turned out with unexpected results when Immigration Department officials found more than RM13mil at two locations. Sources said the department received a tip-off that three Filipino women were being held at a hotel in the downtown area here and wanted to be rescued from prostitution syndicates.


  3. Sen. Enverga, 61, passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | The Philipine Reporter

    The first and only Filipino-Canadian senator died November 16, 2017 in Medellin, Columbia where he was attending a parliamentary meeting. The Ontario senator was in the South American country for the ParlAmericas Annual Plenary Assembly, along with Liberal MPs Robert Nault and Randy Boissonnault, NDP MP Richard Cannings and Conservative MP Bev Shipley.


  4. Visit to 'Paradise' exposes Philippines birth control hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | The Nation

    At age 33 and raising six children in a slum named "Paradise Village", Myrna Albos is Exhibit A for the Philippines' serial family planning failures. The plumber's wife already had four children by the time a family planning law was passed in December 2012, but she had two more after opponents blocked it and the government health centre near her shanty ran out of birth control pills.


  5. 'Be proud of who you are': Blacktown couple celebrate survey resultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Blacktown Sun

    YES WINS: Kings Park couple Hazel Nelson and Cris Pons are planning to marry in October next year thanks to the same-sex marriage postal survey result. Picture: Isabella Lettini After a meeting at work she had 16 text messages alerting her to the news she'd been nervously awaiting for months: Australia said yes.


  6. Directors Ava DuVernay & Ryan Coogler on People of Color in FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Ava DuVernay & Ryan Coogler Celebrate People Of Color In Film: "A Hero Doesn't Have To Be Defined So Narrowly" Both directors spoke at Vulture Festival LA about their experiences directing and being inclusive in working with casts made up predominantly of people of color. DuVernay on her upcoming film "A Wrinkle in Time": "I'm excited to share a sci-fi vision through the lens of a black woman because so often we're watching sci-fi films through one specific lens - a predominantly white male lens for decades and decades" "A Wrinkle In Time" and it's racial diversity: "In the book, the girl is not bi-racial and the little boy is not a little Filipino-American boy.


  7. Not a joke: Jo Koy is coming homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Sun-Star

    JO KOY, one of the most phenomenal comedians, is coming home to the Philippines, and this is not a joke! Joseph Glenn Herbert, most well known as Jo Koy, is a Filipino-American stand-up comedian, who will be performing at the Theatre at Solaire in Manila on Nov. 30, and the Atlantic Hall at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino on Dec. 3. From his stand-up performances in a Las Vegas coffee house, Jo Koy has definitely come a long way as he is now one of the comedians known best for selling out comedy clubs and theaters across the US with his infectious, explosive energy onstage.


  8. Miss Universe Fab FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | ABS-CBN News

    As we look forward on the 66th Miss Universe that would happen on November 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, let us enlighten you about some fab facts about the pageant. The competition kicked off in 1952, with Miss Finland Armi Helena Kuusela as the winner.


  9. Alpside Downed: The BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | MindaNews

    It was a campaign promise fulfilled within a year, and shows how fast this government can move when it wants to. Executive Order No.


  10. CBCP official urges gov't to provide food, shelter not contraceptivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    This was the statement made by Fr. Jerome Secillano, executive secretary of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Public Affairs Committee, Secillano said it is not "sound" to pour in billions for the procurement of pills and condoms while many Filipinos do not even have access to real medicines when they get sick.


  11. First Filipino-Canadian senator passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    "It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we confirm the passing of the Honorable Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr., Senator from Ontario, the late senator's office said in a statement. Senator Enverga during the Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show in Toronto, Ontario on June 24, 2017.


  12. White person claims to be 'transracial,' identifies as FilipinoRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2017 | Fox News

    ... level that you connect with it, and [that's] how I feel about the Filipino culture." Many members of the Filipino-American community, however, are not pleased, with some even expressing outrage at Du's assertion, saying Du is overlooking the ...


  13. Filipinos bring hoops zealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Otago Daily Times

    The Waitaki's Filipino basketball league now boasts eight teams, Waitaki Filipino Association sports committee chairman Richard Mordeno says. Photos: Hamish MacLean Angelo Elizaga drives as Vincent Turita, left, and Philip Mejorada can only watch during the first game of the 2017-18 basketball season.


  14. First Filipino-Canadian appointed to Senate has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | 102.9 CKDS-FM

    Conservatives on Parliament Hill have flooded social media with condolences, with party leader Andrew Scheer calling it a tragic loss. Prior to beginning his political career, Enverga worked as a project manager for the Bank of Montreal, but was best known for his work on behalf of the Filipino community.


  15. Tories express shock, sadness at sudden death of first Filipino-Canadian senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The News

    Tobias Enverga Jr., the first Filipino-Canadian ever appointed to the Senate, has died while on a parliamentary visit to Colombia. "The tragic loss of his welcoming and sunny personality leaves a large hole in the lives of all who knew him," Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said in a statement.


  16. The Gray Area Between 'Yellow' And 'Brown' SkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    It's time for another Ask Code Switch. This week, we're getting into the gray area between yellow and brown.


  17. Debt and broken dreams for Filipinos tricked by Hong Kong traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    One woman agreed to pay HK$43,000 with an annual interest fee of 12 per cent to a local agency, which is now hounding her family in Manila for the outstanding sum A Filipino single mother of five who was once a domestic helper in Hong Kong, Nhie now works in Russia on a fake visa and is in constant fear of being deported. The 46-year-old is among the over 4,000 undocumented Filipinos currently working in Russia, with many having been tricked into going there from Hong Kong, after paying local agencies thousands of dollars to find them better, usually white-collar, jobs.


  18. China, Philippines bullish over improving bilateral relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shakes hands with President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacanang Palace in metro Manila, Philippines November 15, 2017. Source: Reuters/Dondi Tawatao CHINESE Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed confidence the improving relationship of the two countries will be sustained, despite their ongoing dispute over territorial claims in the South China Sea.


  19. California Today: California Today: Asian-American Chefs Are Changing Our PalateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... food. "When friends came over and it smelled like sour fishy things, it was weird," said Chase Valencia, a Filipino-American who runs Lasa in Los Angeles with his brother Chad. Niki Nakayama, the Japanese-American chef of n/naka in Los Angeles, ...


  20. Opposition lawmakers criticize ASEAN SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    As soon as the last of foreign leaders flew out from the country, opposition lawmakers quickly unleashed loads of criticisms against the way the ASEAN summit proceeded. Not even President Rodrigo Duterte's way of wearing the Barong Tagalog, the national formal outfit for Filipino men, escaped critical observation from House of Representatives oppositionists allied with the Liberal Party.