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Cebuana paddlers to cross Hilutungan channel
by Joseph Lariosa - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Thirty brave female paddlers are set to cross the Hilutungan channel as part of a challenge dubbed as 'Pink Paddle Project' on March 31.
2 Asian-Americans elected to US Senate; 4 in Congress
by Joseph Lariosa - November 12, 2016 - 11:28pm
Two Asian-Americans will become new United States senators while four others – three ladies and a gentleman also of Asian descent – are going to become new members of the US House of Representatives...
Bell that ‘war could not destroy’ back in Philippines
by Joseph Lariosa - May 22, 2016 - 12:00am
The value of the shipment – the old bell at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Bauang, La Union – may only be $100 but this “one church bell and yoke” are priceless heirlooms. Their return to...
Spratlys part of Philippines in 1900 pact -- AUTHOR DOESN'T WANT TO PUBLISH HIS ARTICLE ONLINE
by Joseph Lariosa - November 1, 2015 - 9:00am
A little-known Washington Treaty of 1900 that amended the 1898 Treaty of Paris will be among the documents the Philippine government will present at the hearing of the arbitral tribunal in The Hague on Nov. 23....
13 Filipino American kids invited to welcome pope
by Joseph Lariosa - September 5, 2015 - 10:00am
Thirteen young Filipino or Filipino American children between Grades 3-12 are being invited to participate in welcoming Pope Francis in the early morning of Thursday, Sept. 24, when the pope visits Washington. ...
USAID director reaffirms strong partnership with Philippines
by Joseph Lariosa - September 3, 2015 - 10:00am
The incoming mission director of the United States Agency for International Development for the Philippines has reaffirmed the strong development partnership between the Philippine government and USAID,...
Broker of P1.3-B AFP helicopter deal sentenced in US
by Joseph Lariosa - June 17, 2015 - 11:00am
A partner of a dealer of helicopters and parts based in Olivehurts, California, who brokered the controversial sale of 21 refurbished helicopters to the Philippine Air Force for P1.3 billion, has been sentenced to...
US firm in $28-M helicopter deal with Philippines sues partners
by Joseph Lariosa - March 12, 2015 - 1:00am
A dealer of helicopters based in Olivehurst, California, which snared a $28-million (P1.27-billion)contract with the Philippine Air Force (PAF), has filed a civil suit against its partners for intentional interference...
Fil-Am cop, brother plead guilty to gun smuggling
by Joseph Lariosa - March 5, 2015 - 12:00am
A Filipino-American New York police officer and his brother have pleaded guilty to gun smuggling charges and may face reduced prison terms.
Pinoy pleads guilty to triple murder
by Joseph Lariosa - February 23, 2015 - 12:00am
A Filipino, alleged to be an illegal alien, was sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty last Feb. 17 to three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder before the start of his jury trial. ...
Pinoy journalists covering papal visit may have to learn Italian
by Joseph Lariosa - January 12, 2015 - 12:00am
Some Filipino journalists covering the visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines this week may have to learn some Italian.
Rights violations costing AFP
by Joseph Lariosa - December 22, 2014 - 1:00am
Human rights violations are costing the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) millions in aid from the United States, a human rights group said last week.
Fil-Am designs US humanities medal
by Joseph Lariosa - August 18, 2014 - 12:00am
 With only $5 in his packet, Paul Cainto Balan was reluctant to come to America because he did not want to leave a fledging commercial art business in his hometown of Paete, Laguna.
New Obama adviser proud to be Pinoy
by Joseph Lariosa - June 5, 2014 - 12:00am
Billy Dec may look European but he is proud of his Filipino roots.
US court awards $4M to Dacers
by Joseph Lariosa - January 23, 2014 - 12:00am
A United States court has ordered former Philippine police officer Michael Ray Aquino to pay more than $4 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the four daughters of Salvador “Bubby” Dacer after...
Honest Fil-Am cabbie to be honored in Nevada
by Joseph Lariosa - January 3, 2014 - 12:00am
The Filipino-American taxi driver who returned $300,000 cash left in his cab by a poker player will be honored by government officials in Nevada.
Poker player gives Fil-Am taxi driver $10-K reward
by Joseph Lariosa - December 29, 2013 - 12:00am
Filipino-American taxi driver Gerardo Gamboa on Friday received a $10,000 reward from the owner of the $300,000 (P12.6 million) cash left in his cab last Monday.
Fil-Am driver returns $300K left in his taxi
by Joseph Lariosa - December 27, 2013 - 12:00am
A Filipino-American taxi driver found a paper bag full of cash here last Monday but promptly turned it over to his employer to prove that “Las Vegas may be a Sin City but is actually an Angel City.”...
Canada relaxes immigration rules for Yolanda victims
by Joseph Lariosa - December 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has decided to “prioritize the processing of applications from people who self-identify as being significantly affected by the Typhoon Y...
19 US senators seek temporary protected status for Pinoys
by Joseph Lariosa - November 23, 2013 - 12:00am
US Sen. Dick Durbin and 18 other senators on Thursday sent a letter to acting US Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Filipinos living in the US in light of the...
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