Month: May 2024

UPSIDE: Celebrating 60 years in love and service

DALY CITY, California– Top San Francisco Bay Area officials and this city’s core leadership rose to the occasion hailing a Filipino American couple for their devotion to each other and to their community. Daly City’s favorite “Ninang,” the former Perla…

As I See It: Jurado’s City Council campaign growing fast

Ysabel Jurado’s quest to becoming the 1st FilAm in the Los Angeles City council continue to draw support from organizations, individuals and groups to the surprise of many. As a neophyte in LA politics, she is gaining the momentum against a…

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Empowering Special Education: Leveraging Technology for Inclusive Learning

In my endeavor to enhance learning experiences and introduce new concepts to students withunique learning needs, I have implemented a variety of strategies. However, I must admit that Iam still grappling with a comprehensive understanding of how my diverse needs…

California Medi-Cal coverage expanded despite redetermination

By Caesar Antonio Nucum Jr SAN FRANCISCO – In its continuing goal to keep as many people enrolled as possible at a time when many other states were using “the great unwinding” to purge their Medicaid lists, California’s Department of…

Batangas Governor Mandanas, 80, marries lawyer, 32

BATANGAS CITY — This one is for Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas has married lawyer Angelica Chua, 32, in a wedding at the Minor Basilica and Parish of the Immaculate Conception in Batangas City. Among the…

Fil-Am Jessica Caloza wins support of California Democratic Party

LOS ANGELES, CA—In a highly powerful demonstration of her extensive support from Democratic leaders and grassroots activists in the race for Assembly District 52, lifelong public servant Jessica Caloza’s campaign t announced that she garnered the endorsement of the California…

PHL raises $2B in year’s 1st dollar global bonds issuance

MANILA – The Philippines successfully raised US$2 billion from the issuance of the dual-tranche 10- and 25-year Securities and Exchange Commission-registered fixed-rate global bonds. In a statement, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) said the 25-year global bond would be…

DOCUS LINKING MARCOS TO ILLEGAL DRUG USE NOT FAKE?

By Beting Laygo Dolor, Editor MANILA  —  What does it mean when a suspected drug user serves as chief executive of an entire nation? This is the question confronting Senator Ronald ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa, whose committee is holding hearings on…

PHL, US forces ‘sink’ China-made ship off Ilocos Norte

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief MANILA – As the Balikatan 2024 war drills of some 18,000 Philippine and American troops with 14 observer nations nears its close, the Philippine Navy (PN) said its missile frigate BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) fired…

Marcos party PFP, Lakas ink alliance, to field common Senate bets in 2025, Pacquiao in

By Claire M. True, Managing Editor MAKATI CITY – Getting ready for the 2025 senatorial, congressional and local elections, the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and the Lakas-CMD led by Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. and Speaker…