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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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Why Still No Justice for the Victims of the Maguindanao Massacre?

(The following is a joint editorial by the member organizations of the Philippine American Press Club) Six years have passed since a hundred armed men on November 23, 2009 kidnapped and massacred 58 …

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Maddie B Releases Her First Original Single

PLEASANTON, CA– Recording artist, singer, songwriter, actress and dancer Maddie B is proud to announce her very first ORIGINAL single, titled “One On One”, to be released world-wide on December 1st, 2015. Although …

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From Army Veteran To Executive Chef

Filipino-American Angelito G. Sabino is a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served from 1983-1989. With an unforgettable smile, he’s a hard worker who immigrated to the U.S. like many others from …

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Agreement to Support Filipino Game-Changers in the Digital Economy Signed

(WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov 6, 2015)— An agreement to support technology-enabled entrepreneurship and allow Filipino game-changers in the digital economy to visit Silicon Valley in California was signed today at the Philippine Embassy in …

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Francisco Herrera: Why I Am Running for SF Mayor

by Elena Shore, New America Media (Editor’s Note: Francisco Herrera, the only Latino candidate running for mayor of San Francisco, says he decided to launch his campaign when he realized the city was …


Turning Up Talent: ‘Technopreneurs’ Drive Development in the Philippines

By Liana Meyer – USAID Philippines  A few years ago, Paulo Oscuro, a computer science student from the rural region of Bicol—about 250 miles from the capital of the Philippines—observed that, despite a …

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Visual Artist Brings Sublime Beauty To Ordinary Things

A relevant artist in today’s world of contemporary art, one Filipino-Latino American is bringing his art for view and sale via  New Image Art Gallery back to the Bay Area through Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco (Art SV/SF), …


Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before Starting A Start-Up

By Irwin Gonzales Recently, I have been helping a few people who want to start their own company by either being a source of advice or actually dipping my feet in production. Personally, …

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Filipino unKonference

If you are in the mood to take part in something that is definitely NOT a conference, check out the Filipino unKonference. Be prepared to not get bored because according to organizer (or …