Filipino-American Newswire (Page 8)

Filipino-American Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Filipino-American. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 1,719 in Filipino-American

  1. Cabiao, Filipino health care leader retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Sefie Cabiao, a community advocate at International Community Health Services for nearly two decades, retired from her job on March 24. Cabiao helped educate Filipino immigrants and families about issues such as diabetes awareness, breast and cervical health screening, nutrition, exercise, and voter registration. Her fluency in Ilocano and Tagalog allowed her to build bridges with the community.

    Comment?

  2. 'A very beautiful heart': Inuvik mourns cafe owner and pillar of Filipino communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | CBC News

    The town of Inuvik, N.W.T., is grieving the loss of 48-year-old Star Cafe owner Gebie Pedroso, who died unexpectedly last Tuesday morning. Longtime customer and friend Aru Vashisht says Pedroso was a beloved member of the Inuvik community and that people are still in shock.

    Comment?

  3. Arturo a oeRoya Flores: Athletic Trainer and MentorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Washington Square News

    ... His time as a student-athlete introduced him to the athletic training profession. As a second generation Filipino-American with two siblings, family involvement and staying with one another was and still remains very important to Flores, ...

    Comment?

  4. History about to be made in Aurora mayoral electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Coverage of the Aurora mayoral race from the time of Mayor Tom Weisner's resignation to the February primary and to the April municpial election. On Tuesday, Aurorans will cast their votes in a history-making election in which they will choose the 57th mayor in the city's history - for the first time a man of color, either a Filipino-American or African-American.

    Comment?

  5. Be alert in the Philippines, says MOFARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The China Post

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on Taiwanese to beware "over-friendly women" while visiting the Philippines, after several cases in which Taiwanese tourists were found doped and robbed during recent visits to Manila. Taiwan's representative office in the Philippines said it had received several calls for help from R.O.C. citizens after being doped and robbed by locals.

    Comment?

  6. Lee & Low New Voices AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Cynsations

    ... is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI.) He is a second-generation Filipino-American, and became interested in the story after learning Flores was also Filipino. Roberto admired the way Flores valued education ...

    Comment?

  7. Only Pinoys have right to "judge and criticize" their leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | MindaNews

    Only the Filipino people have the right to "judge and criticize" the leader of their country, a member-nation of the European Union , said Monday in the home city of Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the Philippine President who has repeatedly lambasted the 28-member EU for its criticisms against his war on drugs. "Actually, we are a country which never comments on internal and domestic issues .

    Comment?

  8. Training the Athletes: Arturo a Roya FloresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Washington Square News

    ... His time as a student-athlete introduced him to the athletic training profession. As a second generation Filipino-American with two siblings, family involvement and staying with one another was and still remains very important to Flores, ...

    Comment?

  9. FASO kept LA crowd rockin' and swingin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... "The original song by Arlene Mordeno is worth mentioning because one of FASO's missions is to promote Filipino-American artists. In this case, a fledgling songwriter trying the break into the mainstream. This is what sets apart our big band concert ...

    Comment?

  10. A dream we all shareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    President Duterte met with the Filipino community in Bangkok, Thailand, last Thursday and spoke of his wish that the time will come when Filipinos do not have to leave the country to find work. "Ang dream ko sa Pilipinas - hindi ko na maabot yan pero sisimulan ko - in 10 years hindi na kayo lalabas ng bansa," he said.

    Comment?

  11. A tribute to Senator Leticia V. Ramos ShahaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Asked by a TV reporter about the achievements of Letty Ramos Shahani as a public servant, this writer frankly, without hesitation, answered: "better than most others." Among the children of Narciso Rueca Ramos and Angela Valdez Ramos, daughter Leticia "Letty" V. Ramos Shahani comes closest to their achievements in the fields of diplomacy, law-making, education, gender equity, human rights, community development, and other advocacies.

    Comment?

  12. Duterte Transcripts. Media Interview, Myanmar. 19 March 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | MindaNews

    Mr. Cruz: Does the Pres - do you support the impeachment of the Vice President Leni Robredo amid criticism from Senator de Lima that it is stupid and an arrogance of power? And will you bring to court all of those who are behind the supposed concerted efforts to destabilize your administration amid the claim by Speaker Alvarez that there are plans by the Liberal Party to oust you the way former President Estrada was ousted? PRESIDENT DUTERTE: Yes, it's all politics actually. In the matter of going after them, it has not reached that level of violence, destabilization.

    Comment?

  13. Duterte Transcripts: With Filipino community in Myanmar. 19 March 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | MindaNews

    SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING HIS MEETING WITH THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN THE REPUBLIC UNION OF MYANMAR [Delivered at the Grand Ballroom 1, Tharaphi Villa 2, Horizon Lake View Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Let me just read the acknowledgments. Present here with me, with you this evening: the Acting Secretary Enrique Manalo, si Secretary Emmanuel PiA ol, he was the former governor of and mayor of M'lang, governor of North Cotabato.

    Comment?

  14. Duterte's martial law talk: 25th since August, 17th since JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | MindaNews

    President Rodrigo Duterte has spoken about declaring - or not declaring - martial law in 25 speeches and media interviews since he first broached it in August, 17 of that since January this year, MindaNews noted from official transcripts released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office. Of the 17 "martial law talk" this year, nine were said in March, two in February and six in January.

    Comment?

  15. D'Lustigen IsartalerRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    WEIRTONa S- The ninth-annual Festival of Nations was held March 18 at Millsop Community Center, sponsored by the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center.

    Comment?

  16. Wife defends husband over sex assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Philipine Reporter

    Joanna Corpuz, the President and CEO of immigration and fingerprinting business Gino International, and the wife of embattled businessman Eugene Deocareza, defended her husband and denied all allegations that her husband sexually assaulted anyone. Eugene Deocareza, 47, was arrested and charged by Toronto Police Service Monday, March 13, with one count of sexual assault for allegedly assaulting a 28-year old woman.

    Comment?

  17. Palmes-Dennis: Tragedy on Women's MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sun-Star

    ... a working student who was raped and killed in my city. I answered maybe after the program sponsored by the Filipino-American Community of the Carolinas Inc. I will look into it. When I did read up on it online, I was engulfed with sadness for Dayo, ...

    Comment?

  18. Clashes between old and new cultural normsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Philipine Reporter

    The recent staging of the play ANAK by Carlos Bulosan Theatre at the St. Paul's United Church in Scarborough, without doubt, opened up a discourse on the impact of migration on the Filipino family. The play, the audience finds out, depicts the struggle of the Tomas and Villanueva families against what these families probably see as modern Filipino Canadian norms.

    Comment?

  19. Taste of Manila 2017 with Pacquiao the biggest yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Philipine Reporter

    Taste of Manila founder Rolando Mangante gave Senator Manny Pacquiao a Taste of Manila souvenir T-shirt when he visited Pacquiao's office at the Senate. Taste of Manila founder and Philippine Cultural Community Centre Chairman Rolando Mangante confirmed Manny Pacquiao's attendance at this year's upcoming summer festival.

    Comment?

  20. Duterte Opposes Gay Marriage in Philippines, Reversing Campaign PledgeRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Family Law Prof Blog

    The Philippines will not legalize same-sex marriage anytime soon, President Rodrigo Duterte has said, reversing a campaign promise in which he pledged to support legislation to allow gay unions. He pointed to a recent issue of a Time magazine that tackled gender issues, featuring a transgender woman on its cover.

    Comment?