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Hawaiʻi Army’s highest-ranked Fil-Am officer promoted to Major General

The Hawaiʻi Army National Guard's (HIARNG) highest-ranked Filipino officer, Roy J. Macaraeg, has been promoted to the two-star rank of Major General.

Wesley So wins Chess.com Titled Tuesday, only 2nd player to sweep games

Filipino-American Wesley So won both Titled Tuesday events, only the second player in the series history to achieve the feat in the weekly tournament hosted by Chess.com for titled players played every Tuesday.

Philippines’ teen skater Peter Groseclose books Winter Youth Olympics slot

Filipino-American teen speed skater Peter Groseclose will be representing the Philippines at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games to be held in Gangwon, South Korea.

Rob Bonta wins historic mandate as California’s 1st Fil-Am Attorney General

Rob Bonta has received a historic mandate during the United States 2022 midterm elections and will continue his duty as California's first Filipino-American Attorney General.

Philippines-born Wesley So wins 1st Chess.com Global Championship

Philippines-born Wesley So has won the first-ever Chess.com Global Championship (CGC), adding another world title to his trophy collection after a heavyweight run in the online tournament.

Filipino American Wesley So defends Fischer Random championship in Iceland

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So is all set to defend his World Fischer Random Chess Championship title when the 2022 edition of one of the four world championship events officially recognized by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) begins on October 25 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Filipinos in world chess meet: Hall of Famer Eugene Torre, US Chess Champion Wesley...

Filipinos in world chess - Hall of Famer Eugene Torre and three-time United States Chess Champion Wesley So - patriotically traded praises on the occasion of the former’s induction into the World Chess Hall of Fame held during the opening of the 2022 U.S. Chess Championships where So is defending his title.

Filipino American character Bo Bayani stars in new Disney animation Firebuds

A Filipino American character named Bo Bayani is starring in the newly released Disney animation series, Firebuds, released today, September 21, 2022.

Filipino gaming streamer Valkyrae graces Times Square’s largest billboard

Filipina gaming streamer Valkyrae has graced the New York Times Square’s largest billboard as the newest global ambassador of British fitness brand, Gymshark.

First all-Filipino Hollywood film Easter Sunday hailed for Pinoy representation

The first all-Filipino Hollywood film “Easter Sunday” has been hailed for representing the Pinoy diaspora heritage and culture, breaking new ground in American films.

Wesley So rises to FIDE World No. 5 at Grand Chess Tour finale

Wesley So has risen to World No. 5 in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating released amid the Filipino American Grandmaster’s steady performance at the Sinquefield Cup, the fifth and final event of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) where he is seeking to defend his championship title.

Wesley So defeats Hans Niemann, expands Sinquefield Cup lead in Grand Chess Tour

Wesley So has defeated hot wildcard Hans Niemann and expanded his Sinquefield Cup lead to give him a better position to win the event and defend his Grand Chess Tour (GCT) championship title in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
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BREAKING NEWS: EJ Obiena wins gold in Germany, qualifies for World...

BREAKING NEWS: The Philippines' champion Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has just won pole vault gold at the 26th Internationales Stabhochsprung-Meeting in Jockgrim, Germany, while again making the qualification standard for the World Championships next year.
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