NEW YORK – Poverty is the top concern of Filipinos. The second and third most important issues to them are poor health care and police misconduct. Four other issues in rank of importance are poor quality schools, freedom of speech, government co ...

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We entered the so-called Bahay Pagasa, “House of Hope.” It turned out to be a children’s jail. We brought snacks and drinks to share with the young people in the cells. About twenty-five girls were crowded into one room. No air conditioning here ...

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What is it about life that we do not want to let go of it? And to think that we started clinging to it even before we can ever remember. In fact, we are told that the baby inside the womb is already wired to survive and stays in a natural enviro ...

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NEW YORK - On his 25th year as a volunteer to the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI), Raul Estrellado, president of Pinoy Pistoleros and Laguna Association, was named 2019 Grand Marshal by the PIDCI Board. Estrellado joins Ireneo ...

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CHICAGO, (JGLi) --  Mount Mayon derived its name from the Bikolano contraction of the word, “magayon,” which means beautiful. This volcano famous for its perfect cone must have been an inspiration for Miss Philippines Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gra ...

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First of a series NEW YORK -"Give us back those Balangiga Bells, they are ours, they belong to the Philippines. They are part of our national heritage," said President Rodrigo Duterte in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - On a chilly and windy day of November, community leaders and members including Jersey City officials, Mayor Steven Fulop, and Council President Rolando Lavarro, gathered at the Philippine Plaza in Jersey City to honor war veter ...

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NEW YORK - Fil-Am Ana Julaton, the first woman to break the glass ceiling in a male-dominated arena of boxing, was honored at the 5th Annual Shadow League Awards at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan Oct. 30. She was the first Filipina boxer to wi ...

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NEW YORK - After a much awaited new service feature, Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight PR 127 finally took off from the JFK International Airport at 2:10 A.M. on Oct. 30 to a nonstop journey bound for Manila flying across the North Polar regions. ...

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NEW YORK - If there's Chickenjoy, there's Carol Joyce Pena. Even a Nor'easter would not stop her from having it. A fan since she was a kid, she was among the patrons who were at the opening of Jollibee's newest location at 609 Eighth Avenue near ...

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NEW YORK -- The wait is over. Popular fast-food restaurant Jollibee, which has over 1,300 stores across the world, is opening its first Manhattan location near Times Square and Port Authority on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Manhattanites can look ...

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NEW YORK - BackApp, a mobile app that provides an around-the-clock staffing solution connecting healthcare facilities and professionals, home-based patients, and staffing agencies that need top-notch nurses and caregivers, was recently launched ...

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NEW YORK -- In the past few days, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the issuance of a sweeping new set of rules, regulations, and guidance to US consulates worldwide that could adversely impact some 1.1 million potential ...

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NEW YORK - Philippine Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana met his US counterpart, Secretary Jim Mattis at the US capital on Sept. 18 for a bilateral meeting on a range of bilateral cooperation on counterterrorism, maritime security an ...

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NEW YORK - The Major League Baseball (MLB) has announced Friday, Sept. 21 that Filipino-American Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell is on administrative leave after his former wife, Melisa Reidy-Russell, wrote about alleged abused by Addison ...

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