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Asian festival opens July 21

  The grand opening of the two-day 9th Asian Food and Multicultural Festival will be held at the George Mason University (main campus) in Fairfax, Virginia at 10 a.m. on… Read More

Dolphy is DEAD!!!


The Philippines' " King of Comedy" is dead! Dolphy, whose real name is Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Sr, , passed away on July 9 at the Makati Medical Center of multiple… Read More

Vol. XXI, No. 15 June 15, 2012


Pastor Charged With Murder of Filipina Wife

The once happy couple, Ana Karissa and husband Philip Grandino, pose at their residence in Canada.

  TORONTO, Canada – A young Baptist pastor, Philip Grandine, 25, was arrested and charged by police on May 1, 2012 with the murder of his pregnant Filipina wife who… Read More

Pinoy Gets 50 Years for Killing Girlfriend’s Daughter

Romulo A. Gregorio, Jr. is led out of court after he was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder of his FilAm girlfriend's daughter in 2009. (The Jersey Journal photo)

  HUDSON COUNTY, New Jersey – Filipino American Romulo Gregorio, 41, was sentenced on April 30, 2012 to 50 years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend's daughter, Christine… Read More

Philippines Does Not Support Anti-Chinese Demo – Cuisia

  WASHINGTON D.C. – Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. has said he Philippines does not endorse the worldwide anti-Chinese demonstration called by the US Pinoys for… Read More

Names of youth for FAYLP bared May 31

  The Philippine embassy recently announced that the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FAYLP) has received an enthusiastic response from hundreds of interested students and young professionals throughout the United… Read More

Armless FilAm girl weds tae kwon do instructor

Jessica Cox and Patrick Chamberlain

By Rodney J. Jaleco WASHINGTON D.C. – A year after they were engaged, Jessica Cox, 29, the armless Filipino American aviatrix and tae kwon do instructor Patrick Chamberlain finally tied… Read More

Jessica to sing US anthem on Memorial Day in D.C.

Metro DC Filipino Americans will have a chance to see their American Idol when Jessica Sanchez gets the singular honor of singing the "Star-Spangled Banner" on the steps of the… Read More

FilAms protest ‘bullying’ by China in Asia

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WASHINGTON D.C. Filipino Americans picketed on May 11 the Chinese Embassy here and  consulates around the United States to denounce China’s  “ bullying” at Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal in the South… Read More

Wants dispute to be solved diplomatically

China has accused the Philippines of escalating the month-long standoff over the Panatag (Scarborough to US and Huangnan to China) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) an… Read More

Manila prelate to say Mass in DC cathedral

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle

WASHINGTON D.C. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle  one of the youngest cleric to ever hold the important post and a man CNN described as a future papal candidate  will celebrate… Read More

Asians could be swing vote in November polls


By Rodney J. Jaleco WASHINGTON D.C.  Asian Americans must go beyond being the “model minority”  President Obama said at a gala to help mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month even… Read More

Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei featured at AWC Fete


  The Asean Women’s Club featured the culture of three ASEAN countries, namely Vietnam, Brunei and the Philippines, during its the fete hosted by Mrs. Hoang Minh Ha, wife of… Read More

Veteran Rumingan: One man made a difference

File photo shows Filipino veteran Guillermo Rumingan with President and Mrs. Barack Obama at the White House.

  By Jennie L. Ilustre You would probably not notice World War II veteran Guillermo Obedoza Rumingan if you met him on the street. He himself would be the first… Read More

PAFC’s Parada ng Litson

around parada ng lechon

  A Parade of Roasted Pigs (Parada ng Litson) will be held during the community picnic-sports festival on Sunday, June 24 at Tucker Road Recreation Park in Fort Washington, Maryland,… Read More

Aquino calls for end to Philippines-China Cyber war

  MANILA – Malacanang on April 22 called for an end to cyber-attacks on Philippine and Chinese websites stemming from the ongoing standoff in the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. Deputy presidential… Read More

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