Category Archives: Global Community

FilAm Iraq war vet quits Trump, running for Congress to fight him

WASHINGTON ― A Filipina American career civil servant, Air Force veteran in Iraq under George W. Bush and an intelligence officer under Barack Obama quit working under the Trump administration in disgust

Adopted FilAm meets biological dad for first time

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — From age six, half-black and half-Filipino Natosha Brown knew she was born in the Philippines and adopted by an American family. She finally met her birth father at age

Filipina being mauled in Iraq uses Facebook Live to call for help

ALICE Soriano Aguilan, a Filipino domestic helper in Iraq, was mauled by an Arab man Friday who wanted her to do so many things all at the same time. But Aguilan had a potent

9 years of musical brilliance shines through in FASO’s holiday concert

LOS ANGELES — All roads led to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center last December 9 when the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO) presented “Holiday Pops Concert.” The show highlighted FASO’s nine years of existence.

Young Fil-Am woman named mayor of Daly City

DALY CITY, California — A Filipino-American woman city councilor made history Monday, December 11, when she was named by a three-member council board as the new mayor of this city, which has a huge Filipino population.

WWII Filvets get community gold medals in Los Angeles

Several WWII veterans or their survivors at the JFAV Gold Medal awarding ceremony at HIMIG PASKO in Los Angeles. (Photo by Irwin Jazmines) LOS ANGELES — Filipino American World War II veterans