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Obiena stays on course as PH bets bag 5 golds in Singapore
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… (IAAF) as its choice for a “quota berth” in the Olympics. Once the reigning SEA Games record-holder gets the nod of the IAAF, Torres will join Filipino-American hurdler Eric Cray in the Philippine delegation to Rio de Janeiro in the Summer games … No tags for this post.

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Zambales slay suspect hiding in US extradited
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Filipino-American Jonathan Dewayne C. Viane, 29, suspect in the killing of 'Aika' Mojica in Zambales in July last year, is extradited from the US to Manila yesterday. (Jun Ryan Arañas). burned body was recovered in a dike in San Felipe, Zambales, in … No tags for this post.

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Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United …
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“It wasn't until I became a filmmaker that I became curious and I wanted to know more about the history of the Philippines and the Filipino-American relations and to understand why it is that I am Filipino-American,” Aroy whose grandfather was actually … No tags for this post.

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PH pole vaulter rules SG Open in record fashion, eyes Rio stint
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… Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as its choice for a quota place to the Olympics. Once the reigning SEA Games record-holder gets the nod of the IAAF, Torres will join Filipino-American hurdler Eric Cray in the Philippine delegation to … No tags for this post.

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From Manila to Fairbanks via Baltimore
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Alaska was a brand of milk in the Philippines. I knew it was cold and six months darkness, six months daylight,” Cabasal said. Going online he found the Filipino-American Society of Fairbanks and emailed its president, Betsy Engle. “She was my backbone. No tags for this post.

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The Little-Known Farmworkers Who Sparked the Biggest Labor Movement in US History
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Edillor, who is now deeply involved with the Filipino American Historical Society, stresses the importance of passing this story on. “Delano is the waking up,” he says. “The strike symbolized that Filipinos have a hand in how we create our experience … No tags for this post.

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AS hosts International Festival
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Student organizations such as Chico State Pride, Filipino American Student Organization, Saudi Student Association and the African Diaspora Organization participated among others. “The Associated Students had the opportunity to provide an opportunity … No tags for this post.

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Ayo debuts in style
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Adamson saw five players reach double digits, with Filipino-American Sean Maganti leading the way with 13 points. Manalang and Terrence Mustre, who played on La Salle's University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 76 champion team before … No tags for this post.

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Memorable moments at the 50th anniversary of East West Players
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LOS ANGELES—George Takei, 79, bid on tandem skydiving. The beloved veteran actor matter-of-factly said the last time he jumped off a plane with an instructor was a few years ago in Australia. Reggie Lee and Vincent Rodriguez III, two Filipino-American … No tags for this post.

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American Idol alums pay a befitting tribute to the show in a star-studded finale
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I told her that the Filipino-American was the first and only Idol contestant I ever voted for. I skipped the part about voting for her illegally. As I was living in Abu Dhabi at the time, I resorted to what thousands of Sanchez's Filipino fans had done … No tags for this post.

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Dark comedy focuses on Filipino family, death and mortality
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There isn't really a Filipino-American family play out there.” Pamatmat just came back from Chicago because they're doing one of his plays “after all the terrible things i do” at About Face Theatre for their 25th Anniversary season. Recently, his work … No tags for this post.

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Cultures bloom in Chino Hills
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… ladies of the Esperanza Flores Ballet Folklorico Dance Group clapped castanets and danced. Young men from the Shaolin Zen Martial Arts Center hand-chopped wood into small pieces. Other dancers came from the Filipino American Seniors Association, … No tags for this post.

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Thousands in Guam to vote in RP election
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Attorney Loida Lewis, a New York-based, Filipino-American chief executive of an investment firm, is spending the last few weeks leading up to the election campaigning in the Philippines. What's at stake in this election, she said by phone, is to ensure … No tags for this post.

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US Dollar Against Peso Widens But Fil-Ams Favor Rodrigo Duterte
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When it comes to running the Philippine economy, foreign investors have expressed confidence with other top presidential candidates than front-runner Rodrigo Duterte. Simply put, they believe the provincial mayor does not have what it takes to do … No tags for this post.

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Archers, Eagles open Filoil caging bids today
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The Falcons boast Filipino-American rookies led by Jerrick Ahanmisi, a brother of Rain or Shine player Maverick Ahanmisi. Ateneo also opens it bid in juniors action versus NCAA high school powerhouse San Beda at 12 noon. The Blue Eaglets have lined up … No tags for this post.

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