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Sigaw: A Shadowplay

Shadow puppet play “Sigaw” depicts the plight of Filipino workers in the U.S.

A new shadow puppet play, "Sigaw (Scream, Shout, Cry)," is shedding light on the plight of Filipino workers in the United States. Bindlestiff, a Filipino-American performing arts group based in California, is currently staging the...
Seven Filipino Filmmakers

7 Filipino filmmakers join Lady Gaga and Adele in Oscars’ Academy Class of 2019

Seven Filipino filmmakers have been invited to join the Oscars' Academy Class of 2019, adding to the roster of Filipinos making their names in the international scene. These 7 internationally-recognized film directors, editors, animators, and...
Yuka Saso and Aidric Chan

Yuka Saso and Aidric Chan win prestigious US junior golf tournaments

Yuka Saso and Aidric Chan brought honour to the Philippine golfing world by bagging two major junior tournaments in the United States. Asian Games gold medalist Yuka Saso captured the Girls Junior PGA Championship in...

World Champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao gears up for United States title fight

World boxing champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is gearing up for his World Boxing Association (WBA) Welterweight Super World Championship title fight in the United States. The 8-Division World Champion and currently Senator of the Philippines...
Amazon Philippines

3,200 jobs in United States tech giant Amazon available in Manila and Cebu

United States tech giant Amazon has announced the opening of 3,200 jobs in Manila and Cebu. The new job hirings will serve in the Amazon Customer Service Centers in the Philippines servicing North America and...
Philippine Coconut

United States market welcomes Philippines’ young coconuts

The United States Government has confirmed it will now open its ports to young coconuts exported from the Philippines. Philippine Agriculture Attaché to the United States Dr. Josyline Javelosa announced the agreement involving coconuts after...

NASA & Philippines collaborate for airborne mission to map monsoon weather

The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is partnering with Filipino scientists to study cloud formation during monsoon weather season in the Philippines.

Filipino World War II veterans awarded US Congressional Gold Medal

U-S Congressional leaders honored Filipino World War II veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor conferred by Congress, on Capitol Hill. In Emancipation Hall, all four leaders presented a single medal of...
Arturo Caleda

Pinoy WW II vets allowed to reunite with children in America

Filipino World War II veterans can now reunite with their children when a new Obama administration immigration policy takes effect.

1st Fil-Am Orchestra leads PH Independence Day rites

The first and only Filipino orchestra outside the country led the festive opening of the 117th Philippine Independence Day rites in California.
Filipino food

Filipino food, now a brand in the U.S. market

Filipino food has officially been acknowledged a brand on its own in the American foods cene as both common cart outlets and fine dining restaurants

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Updated Quarantine Guidelines for ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, MGCQ in the Philippines

The Philippine government has placed the country under varying levels of community quarantine since March 2020 to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.