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6th Annual Asian Festival held in Reston, Virginia

At the 6th Annual Asian Festival held in Reston, Virginia, August 1 and 2, the Philippine booth won the top prize. It also featured carvings that had the likeness of… Read More

Cory at the Asian fest

While “covering” the visit of President Gloria M. Arroyo to Washington for the Manila Mail, I was able to take many exclusive photos. I saw First Gentleman Miguel Arroyo at… Read More

Ms Santos handles economic planning

A Filipino American is Washington D.C.’s Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development! Valerie Santos, 36, was appointed by DC Mayor Adrian Fenty last June to be in charge of… Read More

US embassy probes Filam’s torture raps

MANILA – The United States is now officially investigating the abduction and torture charges recently filed by a Filipino American activist Melissa Roxas against the Philippine military. US embassy spokesperson… Read More

Gaa hails book documenting RP vets’ struggles

WASHINGTON D.C. – Ambassador Willy C. Gaa recently hailed well-known Filipino American photographer Rick Rocamora for chronicling in pictures the struggles of Filipino World War II veterans. The ambassador commended… Read More

She‘ll be the 1st SEA leader to visit US

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will meet in the White House July 30 to discuss counter-terrorism, global warming and other issues affecting the two… Read More

Karla bows out; bloggers hit judges

LOS ANGELES – Bloggers lambasted the judges in Fox 5’s “So You Think You Can Dance” program after Maryland’s Filipino American dancer Karla Garcia and Vitolio Jeune of Florida were… Read More

Abu Sayyaf Frees Vagni

JOLO, Sulu – Eugenio Vagni, an Italian Red Cross official held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) Sulu for nearly six months was freed on July 12, according to… Read More

ICE Puts Pinoy Doctors’ Mug Shots On Web

MILWAUKEE – The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has made Filipino Doctors Jefferson and Elnora Calimlim examples of what happens to anyone who engages in human trafficking. The Ice website… Read More

No Immunity For Baja

By Joseph G. Lariosa CHICAGO – “Employment of a domestic worker whose duties are limited to fulfilling the personal household needs of a diplomat and his family is a private… Read More

Filipinos worldwide mourn Jackson

MANILA – Millions of Filipinos in the Philippines, the United States and around the world mourned the death of pop music icon Michael Jackson who died of cardiac arrest in… Read More

Kris invites Filams to preview Center

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY – Maryland Delegate Kris Valderrama and PG County Executive Jack Johnson are inviting the Filipino American community to join in the American Independence Day reception and preview… Read More

Reid Hails RP Vets, Vows Immigration Reforms

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) recently lauded the services of Filipino soldiers of World War II, cited the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islanders… Read More

Ensign Bucks More Benefits For Vets

LAS VEGAS – Sen. John Ensign is opposed to any move to increase federal benefits for Filipino World War II veterans saying he does not want to raise their standards… Read More

Tutors Hold Fiesta!

13 Outstanding Teachers Honored Text & photo by Rodney J. Jaleco BALTIMORE, Maryland – A howl of approval pierced the Digital Harbor High School auditorium as teacher Vilma Ungab-Morala belted… Read More

Envoy Apologizes as New Death March Book is Published

WASHINGTON D.C. – Ichiro Fujisaki, Japan’s ambassador to the United States, on May 31 apologized on behalf of his country for the 65-mile Bataan Death March of U.S. troops and… Read More

Arroyo releases message on day of Con-Ass demo

MANILA – United States President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his country’s commitment to a strong alliance with the Philippines as he greeted the nation on the celebration of the 111th… Read More

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