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October 8 is Martin Nievera Day in LA

It was a wonderful evening with Martin Nievera, the Concert King of the Philippines, when he celebrated one of his US concerts, “An Evening with Martin Nievera,” last October 8, 2016 at Hollywood’s …

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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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GFN Launches Writing Workshop Series

(Fremont, California)– Global Filipino Network staged a successful Writers’ Workshop last Saturday, February 27, 2015, with award-winning Filipino-American writer Geraldine Solon as instructor. Solon, author of seven novels, including the best-selling “Love Letters”, …

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On the Pinoy Elections: The Pinoy Political ‘Fiesta’

It’s Pinoy election season once again. Everyone’s getting hyped up for what is about to come and who’s going to eventually win. It is that time in our democracy where everyone’s turning the ‘election switch’ …

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Why I Prefer To Stay Single As A Young Founder

As per the request from a buddy of mine, he thought it would be interesting to write about a personal life lesson about relationships from the perspective of a career-focused, young adult. A …

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Film Review: Heneral Luna

Let’s begin with some background: During the Philippine-American war, “Heneral Luna,” a military leader with a fiery temperament, contends with an enemy more treacherous than the “Amerikano”: his own duplicitous countrymen. General Antonio …

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Remembering Haiyan: The Filipino Resilience

I agree that resilience is one of our distinguishing characteristics. But what does it really mean? To say that a people is resilient is to say that they have the ability to withstand …

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California commemorates Fil-Am Labor Leader Larry Itliong

Joining his friend Cesar Chavez in the pantheon of celebrated leaders in the United States is Pangasinan-born American labor leader Larry Itliong. Just recently, the first Larry Itliong Day in the entirety of …

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Why Is AlDub So Popular?

Yup, this is an article about that Filipino pop culture hit, the AlDub street series. It’s that Filipino powercouple show which has been breaking the internet with the current record-breaking 26 million+ tweets last Saturday, …