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Study Puts Asian Americans in Positive Light

A recent study by Pew Research Center puts Asian American immigrants differently from other immigrants to the United States especially in recent years. Asian-American immigrants are no longer the stigmatized “poor, tired and huddle masses” that Emma Lazarus described on the...
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J. Babista ‘kicks’ way to gold at Vegas Taekwondo Championships

  Five Taekwondo jins from the U.S., Russia, Canada, Mexico and Japan fell victims to the superiority of Joseph Babista en route to a gold medal finish at the 2014 Open Taekwondo Championships in Las Vegas this month. The victory was a big win for the young athlete who took to...
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PHL steps up efforts to check entry of Mexican cartel

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines said Friday it will take special measures to investigate the entry of Mexico’s feared Sinaloa drug cartel into the country. President Benigno Aquino’s spokeswoman Abigail Valte said there would be increased cooperation between Philippine anti-drug...
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DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – In the wake of the recent devastating Typhoon Haiyan and to help the Filipino-American community stay connected to news, updates and information, DIRECTV and its partners at ABS-CBN and GMA have opened up channels TFC, ABS-CBN News (ANC), GMA...
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Macau fight may be Pacquiao’s last: Roach

By Talek HARRIS SINGAPORE  (AFP) – Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach said he would order the Filipino boxing great to retire if he suffers a bad loss in next week’s comeback fight against Brandon Rios. The flamboyant Roach backed Pacquiao for a fifth or sixth-round...
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Muay Thai Hot Summer Fights fire up Pechanga

Ed Abasolo, a Filipino-American Muay Thai fighter from Dublin, California won the first bout of the night as one National title and two women’s World titles lit up the big wins at the World Championship Muay Thai Hot Summer Fights at Pechanga Resort & Casino on August 24,...
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Immigration Bill: Some deportees could reunite with families in U.S.

Valeria Fernandez New America Media PHOENIX, Apr 17, 2013 – Maria Del Rosario Rodríguez first heard the good news via a text message from her husband. She rushed to tell her co-workers – there might be a chance for her to reunite with her family on U.S. soil for the first time...
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4 million Pinoys still dream of living in the U.S.

MANILA, Mar 26 (Mabuhay) – Amid the challenges facing the U.S. economy, it seems many Filipinos still think of it as the land of milk and honey. A survey done by U.S.-based Gallup showed that 4 million Filipino adults want to leave the Philippines and move permanently to the U.S....
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PH Unveils Roadmap for Participation in TPP Trade Pact

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines has laid down the roadmap for its eventual participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)—an initiative involving the United States and other Pacific nations that seeks to create what could be the biggest free trade area in the world....
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Pacquiao-Marquez IV: ‘It’s déjà vu all over again’

By DAVID CASUCO LOS ANGELES, Nov 15 (Mabuhay) — How do you solve the problem like Juan Manuel Marquez? Manny Pacquiao, 33 going 34, who is Boxing Writers of America Fighter of the Decade is thinking knockout even as Freddie Roach, his Hall of Fame trainer, admits that the...