Category Archives: Global Community

Filipino boy among 14 killed in Barcelona attack

MANILA — The seven-year-old Filipino boy, earlier reported missing, was among the 14 killed in the Barcelona terror attack, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday. “It pains us to

4 Filipinos among injured in Barcelona attack

MANILA — The Philippine government condemned on Friday the deadly attack in Barcelona, Spain that left at least 13 people dead and injured around a hundred others, including four Filipinos. “The Philippines

Doomed Pinoy wins reprieve in KL

MANILA — Malaysia has granted a last-minute stay of execution to a convicted Filipino murderer following an appeal by Manila, Philippine officials said on Saturday. Ejah Jaafar, whose age was not given,

Pinoys in Guam brace for missile strike

HAGATNA, Guam―Following the impending threat of a North Korean missile strike on the US Territory of Guam, the Philippine Consulate has instituted contingency plans and converted the newly built consulate residence into

Iglesia Ni Cristo’s newly bought ghost town in New England

By Cristina DC Pastor NEW YORK — East Haddam town in Connecticut is a panoramic three-hour drive from New York City. It is the only home Laurie D’Aquila, a registered nurse and

FilAm teacher in Berkeley charged for punching a neo-Nazi

SACRAMENTO— A Filipina American schoolteacher in Berkeley, California faced assault charges in court Thursday, Aug. 10, for punching a neo-Nazi, but she says assault charges against her should be dropped. Yvette Felarca