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Advocates call on the House of Representatives to remember Veterans’ Day and pass the Filipino World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal bill

Washington, D.C. — As the nation pauses to honor all American veterans and thank them for their dedication and loyal service to the United States, Filipino World War II veterans are still waiting for …

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Iron Lady of Asia: Miriam Defensor-Santiago (1945-2016)

Manila – Philippine social media came abuzz with the passing of former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who succumbed to lung cancer at age 71. She was declared dead on 8:52am, September 29, 2016, Philippine …

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Ex-SF Consul-General Jun Paynor, now Ambassador to US

MANILA, August 30, 2016 – During the testimonial dinner at Malakanyang for wounded soldiers, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that Marciano Paynor, Jr. will be replacing Jose Cuisia as the Philippine Ambassador to the …

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From Pampanga to Pittsburg: Home-cooked Success Story

One California-scorching Sunday afternoon, I have decided to get myself buco-pandan from a small casual Filipino restaurant nearby. Being a frequent customer, I know some of its daily staples on the sterno-warmed unit …

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Why I Am Against The Right Not To Be Offended

In September 2015, Barack Obama spoke at a town hall meeting on college affordability in Des Moines, Iowa (). His comment on the debilitating political correctness on campuses aptly summarizes the dangers of baby-proofing …

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Davao painter breaks tradition in “Duterte-Dekwatro”

I was at the comfort of my bedroom, watching the ritual procedures from PTV livestreaming, taking pictures from my television screen, and posting it on Twitter with the hashtags DuterteInauguration, PartnerForChange, and Du30June30 …

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Ambassador Ernesto “Manong Ernie” Maceda, 81

The Global Filipino Editorial Board would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Ernesto Maceda – lawyer, teacher, media man, legislator, and diplomat. Ernesto Maceda is a global Filipino. …

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Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie

NEW YORK— An electric charge flowed through the attendants on Saturday night as the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra took their seats onstage New York City’s historic Carnegie Hall for the first time. Music Director/Principal Conductor …

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What It’s Like As A Software Developer

I feel like I can speak with some clarity being on both sides as a freelance developer & product owner. Often times when I talk to people who are not familiar with software …

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