Americas

CONGRESS SUBPOENAS PASTOR QUIBOLOY IN ABUSES PROBE ; Church sect leader faces arrest if he won’t show up, blames US for ordeal

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/DAVAO CITY/LOS ANGELES – Controversial Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name (KOJC), who is on Most Wanted List of the…

Philippine Global Media Group Gala Night: Inauguration swan song and phoenix rising 

By Louinn Lota  /Contributor     NORWALK, California– Philippine Consul General Edgar B. Badajos ended his 3-year tour of duty in Los Angeles by inaugurating 12 officers of the newly established Philippine Global Media Group (PGMG) and offering up one swan song solo during…

Consul General Badajos, TJ Manotoc rally FilAm journalists in LA

LOS ANGELES – Veteran broadcast journalist TJ Manotoc and Philippine Consul General Edgar Badajos warned against the inroad of AI (artificial intelligence) and fake news as they challenged journalists to continue to be truthful and responsible in their calling. Manotoc…

UPSIDE: Council Member Buenaventura resigns, hailed for raising FilAm visibility, pride

By Cherie M. Querol Moreno DALY CITY, Calif. – Seniormost Daly City Council member Ray Buenaventura has resigned from the City Council, abruptly ending a 13-year service highlighted by four terms as Mayor, the one best known for empowering Filipino…

Bilingual Filipino/English Language Voter Information Session Set

  REDWOOD CITY – Learn to get involved in the electoral process! “Alamin kung paano makisali sa proseso ng electoral!” The Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center will present this informative workshop on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 6:30 pm to 7:30…

AG Rob Bonta swears in Daly City Mayor Manalo; Lions Club awarded

By Jun Nucum DALY CITY – Erstwhile Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo has assumed as Daly City mayor after she was selected to be mayor for a one-year term in a special council meeting for the City Council Reorganization. Manalo was…

Southern California Filipino journalists form new media group; induction on Feb. 10

LOS ANGELES – A group of seasoned Filipino journalists and news photographers have formed a new media group to help professionalize the Filipino-American media industry in their efforts to serve the information needs of the Filipino community.   The Philippine Global…

U.S. VOWS ANEW TO DEFEND PHL AS SEA TENSIONS ESCALATE; China warships shadow US, PHL vessels while in joint WPS patrol

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief  MANILA/WASHINGTON – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Strike Force conducted on January 3 and 4 their second joint patrol and mock operations in West Philippine Sea…

UPSIDE (Cherie M. Querol Moreno): Inspiring FilAms of 2023

IN 2023, 9 Filipino Americans made headlines for speaking up, smashing barriers or giving back.  Here are the 9 who inspired last year and whose efforts will continue to elevate FilAm presence in 2024 and beyond. 1.    Justice advocate     LIEZEL…

‘Hate’ cases surge in California; state agency bares plan to halt trend

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr SACRAMENTO – The California Commission on the State of Hate has released its first annual report mainly providing the Commission’s work to study and combat hate activity aimed at supporting a California free from hate….