Filipino-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Accused US Marine Transferred to Philippines Military CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Voice of America

    A woman pays her respects to slain transgender, Jennifer Laude, inside a funeral home in Olongapo City, north of Manila, Oct. 21, 2014. Family members of slain transgender Jennifer Laude attend the preliminary investigations into Jennifer's death with her lawyers at the Justice Hall in Olongapo City, north of Manila, Oct. 21, 2014.

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  2. 'The Truth' looks forward to fighting in ManilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Mixed martial arts star Brandon "The Truth" Vera is looking forward to fighting in front of Filipino fans as he meets Ukrainian heavyweight Igor Subora at "ONE FC: Warriors Way" on December 5. The Filipino-American signed up with the Asia-based promotion after he was offered to be featured in an MMA card in Manila. Vera said he admires his countrymen's "never say quit" attitude, adding that it is the same virtue taught to him by his Filipino father.

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  3. Pinoys in Europe warned on crackdown vs illegal migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    Migrante-Denmark, a Filipino migrant organization based in this city, warned undocumented Filipinos about the ongoing Europe-wide crackdown on illegal migrants. Dubbed as "Mos Maiorum," or ancient laws, the operation is supposed to help European police and its EU border security forces, FRONTEX, gather information on illegal migrants reportedly involved in drug trafficking and human smuggling in Europe.

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  4. Fil-Am business leaders converge in Metro Manila, Central Luzon for upbeat trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Weekend Balita

    Filipino-American business leaders and executives of Fortune 500 companies in the US flocked to Manila on Friday for a 10-day Trade, Investment and Tourism tour of Metro Manila and Central Luzon. "Sixty Filipino business and community leaders, along with American businessmen from 12 states showed exemplary courage in coming to the country at this time," Head of mission, Gus Mercado said.

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  5. India's 'five sixers' do important business in the PhilippinesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    They are known as the "five sixers" in local parlance, are considered virtually indispensable by the locals, but are resented too and, what is more, their numbers are growing. Meet the Indian expatriates from Punjab who have spread out across the hinterland in the Philippines, making a living from "microfinance" - a polite term for money lending.

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  6. U.S. transfers Marine murder suspect to Philippine baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Thanh Nein News

    The United States has transferred a Marine suspected of the murder of a transgender Filipino to a Philippine military base under U.S. guard, the head of the Philippine armed forces said, in line with a legal agreement between the two countries. U.S. Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton is accused of murdering Jeffrey Laude, who also goes by the name Jennifer, in Olongapo City, about 50 km north of Manila.

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  7. Filipinos in Yemen still feel safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    KUWAIT Many Filipinos in Yemen are still not planning on returning to the Philippines despite the government's call for voluntary repatriation following the unstable political situation in that country. The Department of Foreign Affairs upgraded on Tuesday its alert level status for Yemen due to the threat posed by the continued occupation of the capital city Sana'a by Houthi rebels, and the attacks against civilians by separatists and the members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula .

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  8. US Marine Handed Over to Philippine Military in Murder InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Voice of America

    Members of the Gabriela Women's Party, a group advocating the rights of Filipino women, shout "Justice for slain transgender Jennifer Laude" during a protest outside the Justice Hall, where preliminary investigations into Laude's murder were being held, i A U.S. Marine suspected of killing of a transgender woman earlier this month has been transferred to Philippine military headquarters in Manila amid public pressure to move him off a U.S. warship. Until the transfer Wednesday, Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton was detained aboard a U.S. vessel following allegations that he murdered 26-year-old Jennifer Laude after meeting her in a bar.

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  9. Community pitch in to create Vallejo public artRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Warlito Moise, 71, of Vallejo, right, works on the golden anchor while Richmond resident Titania Buchholdt, center, paints another part of a panel for the Vallejo Filipino-American History Mural at Artiszen gallery during a public painting session Tuesday afternoon. A 60-foot wide mural will cover the walls of Vallejo's Filipino Community Central by the end of the week.

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  10. Changing lives in post-disaster PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Asian Pacific Post

    ... East Timor and Kuwait did their part, including passing around coin banks. The CFO was informed by several Filipino-American medical groups that they came to the Philippines to bring medicines and essential supplies, and to conduct free medical ...

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  11. The Bayanihan Hala Dinner honors filipino cultural practitionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KITV-TV

    ... Being that Filipinos as an ethnic group have become the largest ethnic group in Hawaii and that October is Filipino-American history month across the United States, the Bayanihan Gala has become a place where the best and brightest that Hawaii's ...

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  12. Latest "Activate" Placemaking Event Celebrated Filipino CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Streets Blog Chicago

    The Chicago Loop Alliance 's ambitious program of 2014 placemaking projects is drawing to a close. Last Thursday, the group hosted a vibrant arts event in a Loop alley, inspired by the sights and sounds of a Manila marketplace.

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  13. Signage for largest Fil-Am mural in US unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Weekend Balita

    Los Angeles City officials and Filipino-American community leaders unveiled the signage for the largest Fil-Am mural in the United States on Saturday. "I see this new sign as a bridge, in the same way that the mural has become a bridge to other cultures," said Eliseo Art Silva, the Fil-Am artist who created the mural depicting Filipino-American history and culture.

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  14. Balita columnist Leo Monsalud to speak at HiFi's 2014 Trade FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Weekend Balita

    The First International Filipino Business Trade Fair will be held at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles Social Hall along Temple St in Los Angeles on December 5 & 6, 2014, Dr. Veronico Agatep, president of HiFi California LLc announced recently. The FAIR aims to establish deeper business relationships between Filipino-American and Philippine-based entrepreneurs.

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  15. PH Honorary Consul General in Canada resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    Embattled honorary consul general for Southern Alberta Ferdinand Aguirre has stepped down from his post following controversies hounding his office. Aguirre has been the subject of complaints from Filipinos regarding alleged charging of unnecessary fees and non-issuance of receipts for services from the consulate.

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  16. Multicultural week festivities underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Madison Publishing

    As the immigrant population in Pemberton continues to grow, so too does the number of cultural communities establishing themselves in the Spud Valley. The Pemberton Multicultural Network is looking to bring those communities together through a week of celebration that will culminate with a major gathering on Saturday .

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  17. Coalition backs party friends for rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Likely new SBS chairman: Nihal Gupta, a friend of Barry O'Farrell, is also the chairman of Multicultural Business Advisory Panel , as well as a member on two other advisory panels. Photo: Luis Ascui The NSW Coalition government is proving to be just as pragmatic as its Labor predecessor when it comes to rewarding its donors and supporters with positions on boards and committees.

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  18. Calvo, Gutierrez join debate: Accusations fly over health care questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    There were many heated words and accusations from both gubernatorial teams during the Guam Medical Association's gubernatorial debate held yesterday at the Hyatt Regency Guam.

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  19. Murder of transgender Pinoy a hate crime: activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    SAN FRANCISCO The news of the killing of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude has angered Filipino American activists throughout the United States. Faye Lacanilao of BAYAN-USA said Laude's death could have been avoided if not for the bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippines and the United States.

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  20. Calvo, Gutierrez join debate: Accusations fly over health care questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    Shake: Gov. Eddie Calvo, left, and former Gov. Carl Gutierrez exchange a brief handshake before the 2014 Gubernatorial Election Debate sponsored by the Guam Medical Association at the Hyatt Regency Guam, yesterday. Mark Scott/Pacific Daily News/mscott5@guampdn.com Taking sides: Supporters for the Gutierrez-Gumataotao and Calvo-Tenorio gubernatorial campaign teams cheer for their candidates during the 2014 Gubernatorial Election Debate hosted by the Guam Medical Association at the Hyatt Regency Guam, yesterday.

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