Americas

BIG U.S.-PHL DRILLS ON, ‘PREPARING FOR WAR’; Sinking of ship, islands takeover training readied

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/WASHINGTON – As tension with China soared to new high over its “dangerous” activities in West Philippine Sea, the Philippines and the United States with 12 other…

Bonta says hate crimes up in California, rues low convictions

By Cesar Antonio Nucum JrFRESNO - Hate crimes are increasing but convictions are slow.This surfaced at a forum organized by a community newspaper and a coalition of community groups working to Stop the Hate which had for its keynote speaker...

FilAm laywer tops primary, hopes to be first Pinoy in LA City Council

LOS ANGELES – Filipino American Ysabel Jurado, 34, a tenants’ rights attorney, affordable housing activist, single mom, and daughter of undocumented Filipino immigrant, placed first in the Los Angeles City Council District 14 primary and will likely be the first FilAm…

CHINA ATTACKS IN WPS ANEW; PINOYS TRAMPLE ON XI EFFIGY; Biden, Japan, PHL leaders meet in White House, boost alliance

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor WASHINGTON/TOKYO/MANILA – As United States President Joe Biden hosts the leaders of Japan and the Philippines in the White House over defense, security and economic concerns, Filipino protesters…

California Forever projected to address housing woes in Solano County

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr VACAVILLE, California – The American Dream has been elusive to many migrants more so to those wanting to enter the U.S. border to escape persecutions (political, religious, economic, etc.), violence famine, poor quality of life,…

PHL MOUNTS COUNTER MEASURES VS CHINA; Biden, Xi tackle woes, issues to diffuse tension as White House summit nears

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/WASHINGTON – As President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. readies for an April 11 summit at the White House with US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida…

Asian Americans remember 2021 Atlanta shooting, unite vs racism, discrimination

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of Asian Americans nationwide came together in the cities of San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta to commemorate the third anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings and honor…

CHINA ‘ATTACKS’ PHL SHIPS AGAIN, MARINE SCIENTISTS ALSO; U.S., OTHERS FUMED; Washington, US senators reaffirm mutual defense treaty commitment

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/WASHINGTON – A Philippine civilian boat on a re-supply mission to Filipino soldiers in Ayungin shoal was severely damaged and some of its crew members were injured when…

Two-thirds of Americans have decreased spending due to economy, Wells Fargo Money Study finds

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– When asked how Americans are faring financially, most admitted to having to make major adjustments due to the economy, according to the inaugural Wells Fargo Money Study. Two-thirds (67%) of Americans say that they’ve cut back on spending, and…

UPSIDE (Cherie Querol Moreno): Gen Zer is Daly City’s youngest commissioner

DALY CITY, California- Generation Z – the latest global population to enter the workforce – has arrived in the public service ecosystem of this city. Student and already a seasoned community advocate Fernando Montanes swore in March 13 as a…