Former boat people remember kindness of Filipinos after Vietnam war, donate $400,000 for typhoon relief efforts

Former boat people remember kindness of Filipinos after Vietnam war, donate $400,000 for typhoon relief efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than three decades after the Philippines opened its doors to them, it was the turn of former refugees from Vietnam to return the favor – this time by donating more than P19 million to support relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. On Monday, representatives of the Vietnamese Community visited the […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Forgotten Soldiers to Open Hollywood’s OneFilAm Film Festival

Forgotten Soldiers to Open Hollywood’s OneFilAm Film Festival

Saturday, November 16. Opening ceremonies at 9:00 am, Forgotten Soldiers at 10:00 am, Barnsdall Gallery Theater, 4800 Hollywood Blvd. Sacrifice, courage and betrayal. At the beginning of World War II, General Douglas MacArthur’s 80,000 Filipino and American troops on Bataan faced one of the worst atrocities in military history–the Bataan Death March. In this stirring […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
2 Filipino Burn Victims Now Out of Critical List

2 Filipino Burn Victims Now Out of Critical List

BATON ROUGE—Eva Dominguez knew her husband Renato, one of three Filipino offshore oil workers seriously burned in the November 16 Gulf of Mexico fire, has made it out of the critical list when the 52-year-old pipefitter asked her for a kiss the other day. “When Rey gestured that he wanted a kiss, I knew the […]

03.12.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
President Aquino confers 2012 Outstanding Public Officials and Employee award on Robredo (posthumous), 27 others

President Aquino confers 2012 Outstanding Public Officials and Employee award on Robredo (posthumous), 27 others

President Benigno S. Aquino III conferred the 2012 Outstanding Public Officials and Employees award on the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and 27 other individuals and groups in ceremonies held in Malacañang on Wednesday. The President said in his speech keynoting the event that this year’s batch of outstanding government workers embody the new face […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·