Fil-Am nurse on bus ads gets to meet Obama

An activist, Almada lost her job while fighting for better working conditions By Abner Galino From an anonymous smiling face on a bus advertisement to a recognized face smiling and shaking hands with the President of the United States of America. This must be how to put in a...

Gov’t to open P1-B climate fund for project proposals

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Local government units and community organizations may start submitting proposals for climate change adaptation projects under the P1 billion People’s Survival Fund (PSF). The government is now finalizing details for the fund’s utilization and...

From the PHL to U.S., Pinoys remember Jennifer Laude one year after her death

We want to honor your life by remembering. Remembering so many others who continue to suffer from transphobia and hate violence. Remembering too many lives that have been taken by U.S. militarization in the Philippines. Remembering all those who have been harmed and dehumanized...

Emerald Awards to Orange County green movement achievers

For many years, the importance of conservation (for their love of the Planet Earth) has been a message that has drawn national attention. Most especially in recent years, the need to take the issue seriously had been highlighted by the gnawing effects of ignoring the urgency of...

Pinoys in US are outstanding immigrants (Part 2)

MPI Report: In 1970, there were more Pinoys serving the US Navy than the PHL Navy By Abner Galino The facts bear out to the strength of Pinoy immigrant community in the US, both in terms of numbers and quality. Now, let us go back in time to see how it came to be. Those w...

FASGI holds Community Day

Los Angeles  – The Filipino American Service Group Inc (FASGI) in celebration of “Buwan ng Wika” and Historic Filipinotown 13th Anniversary held its Community Day last Saturday, August 08, 2015 More than 300 people mostly community resident veterans and widows attended the FASGI...

ABAOC Business Matching and Procurement Conference : Providing the necessary tools for the enterprising

The Asian Business Association of Orange County has been for the past many years been at the  forefront  of educating its members on how to navigate the complex business environment of Orange County through its signature information-laden events where participants gain more in...

Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Los Angeles, CA – Volunteers have formed teams to ask for friends, family and the community at large to support them in raising money for a good cause: empowering less visible Filipino heroes to speak out, become leaders and serve their community. On Saturday, July 25, the teams...

California governor toughens vaccinations rules

(Los Angeles–AFP) – California’s governor on Tuesday signed a bill toughening vaccination requirements for children, following a measles outbreak and outcry across the country. The new law will require all children to be immunized before entering kindergarten,...

Congressional Gold Medal Sought for Filipino WWII Vets

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES— Legislators Thursday introduced a bill seeking to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino and Filipino-American soldiers who fought during World War II. “Filipino veterans fought bravely alongside American forces during World War II, and our...