Wanting It All

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez The London Olympics is in full swing. The determination to win is evident in every creased brow and pursed lips of the athletes. They want to be… Read More



By Jocelyn P. Porteria

Mortgage forgiveness deadline

  By Jocelyn P. Porteria If you are thinking of doing a short sale, you might as well ACT FAST AND DO IT NOW!!!  If you are experiencing hardship and… Read More

End of World?

  Are these the signs of global warming? Or end of world as Nostradamus and Mayans have predicted? A Tsismoso philosopher sent in the following observation to Washington Tsismis. "Pare,… Read More

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FLYING TILAPIA

(with Scallion Mignonette)   We just came back from the Philippines after joining the most incredible and the best tour we have ever experienced, which is sponsored by the Philippine… Read More

Celestino Almeda

Almeda Cited as PH Vet Awaiting Recognition

WASHINGTON D.C. – Filipino World War II veteran Celestino Almeda, 95, was recently featured by the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) as among some 4,000 veterans who are still waiting for… Read More

Joining Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian and Philippine Consul Zaldy Patron at the opening of "Tribute to the Philippines" in Ocean City July 21 are Michelle Gillian, Ocean City Chamber of Commerce executive director, Public Relations director Mark Soifer, Rene Sese a FilAm leader and Mrs. Hermie Aczon of the Filipino Executive Council of Greater Philadelphia.

Big crowd attends Tribute to Philippines in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Maryland – This city experienced one of the biggest crowd that attended the two-day "Tribute to the Philippines" held here July 21-22.  Hundreds of Filipino families also came… Read More

Kyla Ross

FilAm wins ‘gold’ in Olympics

Kyla Ross put a bright luster on her Filipino and Asian roots after helping to propel the US gymnastics team to an Olympic gold in London. Kyla is part of… Read More

Photo shows Mr. Bacani posing with the consular staff, from left: Eden Regalario, Joey Macatula, Luisa Remulla, Lourdes Cruz, Alberto Bacani, Consul Arlene Magno, and Lyra Ocampo.

Embassy’s Consular Staff Serves Oldest FilAm

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Philippine embassy's consular section has served the oldest Filipino American who walked in on July 27, 2012 to secure a special power of attorney. The person… Read More

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Cuisia renews plea for FilAms to support the SAVE Act

WASHINGTON D.C. – Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. has renewed his appeal to Filipino Americans to lobby for the passage of the Save our Industries Act (SAVE Act) which… Read More

FTP Holds Golf Tourney in Virginia

  The Feed the Hungry, Inc. 12th Annual Golf Tournament was held on July 14 at the Prince William Golf Course located in Nokesville, Virginia. Ninety-five avid golfers braved the… Read More

New USCIS Rule Will Help TNTs

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  WASHINGTON D.C. – Undocumented immigrants, including thousands of Filipino youth, who entered the United States when they were young will be among the  beneficiaries of the "Deferred Action for… Read More

Massive Floods Paralyze Metro Manila

OPS in rubber boat rescue kids in QC.

  In a virtual reprise of the massive Ondoy floods, vast areas of Metro Manila and nearby provinces went under water from non-stop monsoon rains killing scores of people and… Read More

‘Impossible Dream’ Revisited

John Melegrito

By Jon Melegrito Detroit, MI Why, of all places, do you have to hold the NaFFAA Empowerment Conference in Detroit? More than a couple of people have inquired. Why not… Read More

Hanging wash on cyberspace

Juan Mercado

  By Juan Mercado    MANILA A less-than transparent Judicial and Bar Council emerged  from  the 1987 Constitution. Impeachment of the 23rd Supreme Court chief justice, however, pried open once… Read More

Pinocchio Reid

J. G. Azarcon, Esq.

By J. G. Azarcon, Esq. At a time when unemployment edged up to 8.3% and gross domestic product for the second quarter of 2012 limped to an anemic 1.25%, Senate Minority… Read More

JPE Set to Tell All

By Rodney Jaleco

  By Rodney Jaleco Juan Ponce Enrile is ready to tell his story. A former ABS-CBN colleague, Ces Orena-Drilon, got the scoop on a forthcoming bio of one of the… Read More

Deferred Action Begins

J. G. Azarcon, Esq.

  By: J.G. Azarcon, Esq.   On August 3, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will begin to accept applications for deferred action status on August… Read More

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