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Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of...
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Sen. Leland Yee denies gun-running plot after FBI sting

By Stephanie Rice SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Chinatown gangsters, gun-smuggling, Muslim rebels in the Philippines and a shady character called “Shrimp Boy.” Oh, and envelopes full of cash from mobsters. It may sound like the plot of a cable television mini-series, but FBI agents say...
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PHL San Francisco Consulate ‘shines blue’ for World Autism Awareness Day

Visitors to the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco on April 2 were greeted by an unusual sight: all Consulate personnel were attired in blue. At various times during the day, personnel would hold up a sign displaying a fact about autism and autism spectrum disorder...
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LA Fil-Am leaders hopeful justice will be served on PDAF plunder case vs three PHL senators

Los Angeles – “The wheels of justice grinds slow. But justice will be served in the end. At the end of animated debate over the recent filing of charges by the Ombudsman against three PH Senators Enrile, Estrada and Revilla for plunder and 50 other subulterns including...
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Fil-Ams urged to experience new PHL in July tour

Filipino-Americans will be able to see firsthand why the Philippines is becoming more one of the best value travel destinations in the world and one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. The recently launched 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors...
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Filipino is the newest language requirement for the City of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA – After months of dialogue with city officials, Filipino community members and advocates celebrate San Francisco’s certification of Filipino as the third language required for city communications. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was joined by Board Supervisors, the...
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GMA News TV: Delivering quality programming abroad

GMA News TV was the channel to watch out for in 2013 – launching groundbreaking new series and bringing home an unrivaled haul of international awards, while covering the biggest breaking stories of the year. GMA News TV International, the channel’s international counterpart,...
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Oliver Tolentino returns as 1st Filipino in 53 years to dress winner at the Academy Awards

Fresh off A-Lister Jessica Alba wearing his piña cocktail dress in a Redbook magazine photo shoot, Hollywood fashion designer Oliver Tolentino arrived back in the Philippines last week with a new achievement to his credit. Most Filipinos know that Bobby Lopez became the first...
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Hottest model search ends at ‘Century Tuna Superbods’ US Finals March 30

On March 30 at the Glendale Hilton, two aspiring Filipino Americans, Joshua “Josh” Lubrico, 18 and Michelle “Mishi” Magno, a registered nurse, 26 won the title of  Mr and Ms Century Tuna US Superbods 2014. Josh Lubrico competed with 12 other male candidates and Mishi Magno...
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PHL Consulate General Hosts Lecture on Dr. Jose P. Rizal for Pepperdine University Students

Los Angeles– The Philippine Consulate General lectures on Dr. Jose P. Rizal for Pepperdine University students at the Conference Room of the Philippine Consulate General on 28 March 2014. Acting Head of Post Imelda Panolong presented a lecture to twenty-six (26) students of...