Category Archives: Global Community

Filipino artist wins Hollywood movie’s poster contest

MANILA — A Cavite-born visual artist has been proclaimed one of the five winners of the “Insidious: The Last Key” alternative poster contest. The competition was organized by Blumhouse Productions, the powerhouse studio of

Filipina in Kansas City gets 2 years for stealing $100K from US base

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — A Filipino woman arrested last year in Kansas has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $100,000 from a U.S. Naval base in Japan. Federal prosecutors say 60-year-old Cynthia Lopez

Pinay, 13, wins Readers’ Award

A 13-YEAR-OLD Filipina has bagged the Readers’ Choice Award in a white-dominated literary journal of the Ilisagvik College in the northernmost town of the United States. Arshan Bucatcat emerged as the third

Filipino domestic worker gifted with house and lot by UAE employer

MANILA — A domestic worker in the United Arab Emirates will become a homeowner with the generous help of her employer. The Khaleej Times reports that Dina Tenerife Celo, 45, has been working for American Melissa

FilAm elected president of San Francisco Board of Education

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously named Vice President Hydra Mendoza-McDonell, a Filipino American, as Board President Shamann Walton’s replacement for the 2018-19 school year. The board also chose

LA Consulate issues advisory on rainstorms

LOS ANGELES — The Philippine Consulate General issued an advisory yesterday (Tuesday) informing all Filipinos and Filipino-Americans that based on information from the Santa Barbara County and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Departments,