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“Pina, The Enduring Philippine Fabric” Launched at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Members of the San Francisco diplomatic corps and special guests were treated to the opening of The Hinabi Project, a unique and special project of Philippine American Writers & Artists, Inc (PAWA) yesterday …

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Deadline of Submissions to the 4th Annual Plaridel Awards Extended to August 31

  San Francisco, CA, August 10, 2015: The Philippine American Press Club USA, (PAPC) today announced that it is extending the deadline of   submissions to the Fourth Plaridel Awards to August 31, 2015 from …


A Tribute to Philippine National Artist Nick Joaquin

Nick (Nicomedes) Joaquin was born on May 4, 1917, son of Leocadio Joaquin, a lawyer who fought under General Aguinaldo in the revolution, and Salome Marquez, a teacher. Nick Joaquin, writer of short …


Mandaluyong City Sets New Guinness World Record For Largest Zumba Class

(Mandaluyong, Philippines – July 19) Almost 13,000 energetic pinoys danced continuously  in the streets of Mandaluyong in the Philippines for at least 30-minutes to set the new Guinness World Record for the the …

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Fil-Am Best-Selling Author With Her Latest Psychological Thriller Novel

Fil-Am best-selling author Geraldine Solon did a book signing of her latest novel entitled “Thiry Days of Red” during the recent Summber Book Signing and Sale event organized by the Fremont Area Writers on July 18 at the Fremont Main Library. The event showcased the works of various authors which include books ranging from adult fiction, young adult fiction, memoir, mystery, poetry, and more.


“Usapang Immigration” Scheduled For July in Milpitas, CA

(MILPITAS, CA) –  A panel of Fil-Am experts on immigration and community advocacy will discuss the latest updates on immigration in the monthly immigration forum series  “Usapang Immigration:Talakayan at Immigration Clinic”  to be …

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Kalayaan SF to regale the Bay Area with Philippine Independence Day Celebrations

SAN FRANCISCO, California — The Bay Area is gearing up once again for a series of events this month commemorating the 117th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence.KalayaanSF, an organization of Filipino-American …


“Filipino American Lives” PBS Documentary Series

The Center For Asian American Media presents documentary slate including 
FILIPINO AMERICAN LIVES series hosted by Lea Salonga, Wayne Wang’s latest film, and a new food series in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month …

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Panel Discussion on Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration: Bakit Hindi Dapat Matakot Mag-Apply Ng DACA

There’s about 15,000 Filipinos in California alone who are eligible to apply for the DACA  (Deferered Action For Children Arrivals), a US Immigration policy which allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday …

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Fil-Am High School Student Amazes Audience, Gets Standing Ovation

(Alameda, California–March 20, 2015)  Fil-Am Angela Busgano, a senior high school student at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, California, captivated the audience with her singing at the school’s Band and Orchestra Concert. …