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Alex Tizon and Auntie Lola: Rereading ‘Big Little Man’

May 21, 2017 - 11:12 AM

The book goes back and forth like a thrilling ping-pong game about the myths and stereotypes not only of Filipino-Americans but all Asian-Americans, and the author's own experience as the observer and the other

Alex Tizon and Auntie Lola: Rereading ‘Big Little Man’

For 1st time, Pope names Fil-Am to head US diocese

Jan 11, 2017 - 8:12 PM

'The diversity of the United States reflects the kind of Church we have in America,' the Nueva Ecija-born Bishop Oscar Solis says

For 1st time, Pope names Fil-Am to head US diocese

Fil-Am shortlisted to become US solicitor general

Jan 01, 2017 - 1:21 AM

George Conway, the husband of Trump senior adviser Kelly Conway, could be the first Asian-American to become the US government's next top litigator

Fil-Am shortlisted to become US solicitor general

Filipino students in U.S. wary of Trump presidency

Nov 13, 2016 - 11:45 AM

During the campaign, the Republican president-elect accused the Philippines of being a 'terrorist nation,' threatened to build a wall along its borders with Mexico, and made fiery anti-Islamic rhetoric

Filipino students in U.S. wary of Trump presidency

Filipino Americans and the US elections: What's on their minds?

Oct 19, 2016 - 10:00 PM

From candidate favorability to opinions on key US policies – take a look at what the 2016 National Asian American Survey reveals about Filipino American (Fil-Am) voters

Filipino Americans and the US elections: What's on their minds?

US show on Filipina mail-order bride cancelled after backlash

Oct 01, 2016 - 2:49 PM

The show, ‘Mail Order Family,’ is about a widowed father who orders a Filipina mail-order bride to raise his children

US show on Filipina mail-order bride cancelled after backlash

Fil-Am UFC fighter John Dodson arrives in Manila

Jun 22, 2016 - 7:07 PM

Dodson is set for a 4-day promotional tour in the country

Fil-Am UFC fighter John Dodson arrives in Manila

#PinoyPride: Fil-Am sociologist wins prestigious fellowship

Mar 31, 2016 - 10:31 AM

'Why aren’t there more Filipino American professors? Filipino American political leaders? There is still way more work to be done, and complacency is the enemy of progress.'

#PinoyPride: Fil-Am sociologist wins prestigious fellowship

Victorious Fil-Am plaintiffs seek new win in coming election

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:12 PM

'Other people will always divide and rule Filipinos (for their own agenda). Do we want to progress politically or do we want to be puppets?'

Victorious Fil-Am plaintiffs seek new win in coming election

Filipino American journalism: 30th summer in my parents' shoes

Aug 24, 2015 - 7:23 PM

'The tenets of good journalism remain the same no matter the medium'

Filipino American journalism: 30th summer in my parents' shoes

Fil-Am is first Asian American councilor of Florida city

Aug 12, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Anna Lopez Brosche says she will bring her accounting experience to the Jacksonville City Council, where she won a seat on May 19. She took office on July 1.

Fil-Am is first Asian American councilor of Florida city

California declares holiday for Fil-Am labor leader

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:15 PM

California declares October 25 Larry Itliong Day – to remember and celebrate the Fil-Am's life and contributions to the labor movement in the state

California declares holiday for Fil-Am labor leader

Q&A with 'In the Country' author Mia Alvar

Jul 03, 2015 - 8:35 PM

Rappler speaks with Filipino American author Mia Alvar about her new book 'In the Country'

Q&A with 'In the Country' author Mia Alvar

Friends shocked over arrest of NYC Fil-Am CEO

Jun 17, 2015 - 9:49 AM

In 2009, federal authorities arrested 10 Con Edison supervisors in connection with contractor kickback schemes

Friends shocked over arrest of NYC Fil-Am CEO

What's a 'real Filipino' anyway?

Jun 13, 2015 - 9:32 PM

As I’ve grown older, I’ve realized not only how complicated and nuanced a Filipino’s identity is, but also how understanding it is more than an exercise in navel-gazing

What's a 'real Filipino' anyway?

Fil-Ams buck criticism to mine gold in SEA Games athletics

Jun 09, 2015 - 9:17 PM

Some critics question the Philippines' policy of recruiting overseas talent with Filipino heritage, but Eric Cray said it was an honor to represent his mother's country

Fil-Ams buck criticism to mine gold in SEA Games athletics

Filipino food has finally arrived – Washington Post

Apr 25, 2015 - 12:30 PM

'If there was a great chef executing Filipino food at a high level, everyone else would line up behind them,' says popular TV show host and chef Andrew Zimmern

Filipino food has finally arrived – Washington Post

My mother, my friend

Apr 21, 2015 - 7:39 PM

'I long to see my mother’s eyes open, feel her touch, listen to her play the piano, show her the orchids blooming in the kitchen, take her on our weekly shopping expeditions, and beg her to please, please stay with us'

My mother, my friend

Cops nab suspect in California mall assault on Cebu teen

Mar 28, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The Rasner family is accepting donations for help with Christian's medical expenses

Cops nab suspect in California mall assault on Cebu teen

Fil-Am workers 'barely escaped' NYC building explosion

Mar 27, 2015 - 2:51 PM

'All I could think about is how lucky we were,' says Fil-Am Jordan Cezar, shift manager at popular NY eatery Pommes Frites

Fil-Am workers 'barely escaped' NYC building explosion

NextDayBetter: How a Fil-Am restaurateur beat the odds

Mar 24, 2015 - 9:47 PM

'A little hustle goes a long way'

NextDayBetter: How a Fil-Am restaurateur beat the odds

#SHEros: Connie Somera Uy, 19 immigrant women honored in NYC

Mar 22, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The multi-awarded Dr Connie Somera Uy is the first Filipino president of the Nephrology Society of New Jersey

#SHEros: Connie Somera Uy, 19 immigrant women honored in NYC

Pacquiao ‘insult’ a cultural misunderstanding

Mar 02, 2015 - 3:58 PM

'Daniel Orton says Pacquiao's flirtation with professional basketball is a joke. This kind of honesty is not only American entertainment but also a virtue.'

 Pacquiao ‘insult’ a cultural misunderstanding

Filipino in US sentenced to 25 years for terror plots

Feb 24, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Ralph Kenneth DeLeon, 26, migrated from Laguna, Philippines, in 2002. He is a permanent US resident, but remains a Filipino citizen with a valid Philippine passport

Filipino in US sentenced to 25 years for terror plots

Goodbye, New York: Becoming a reporter in the Bayou

Jan 24, 2015 - 11:30 PM

I still don’t know whether journalism is ultimately the career for me, but I do know that each time I pursued a lead, spoke with sources, and crafted a story, I felt alive

Goodbye, New York: Becoming a reporter in the Bayou

Filipino ex-seminarian remembers his ride with the Pope

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:51 PM

The ex-seminarian's wish: That Pope Francis' visit inspires more people to 'reflect and renew their lives to be more men and women of God and for others'

Filipino ex-seminarian remembers his ride with the Pope

Will PH bishops fall in line as the Pope cleans up Church?

Jan 15, 2015 - 12:33 PM

'To bring the Church to the 21st century is one gigantic task he has done, and it has not been easy at all'

Will PH bishops fall in line as the Pope cleans up Church?

Fil-Am lawyer makes waves in Chicago

Dec 19, 2014 - 1:10 PM

Aurora Austriaco, born and raised in the Philippines, traces her success to her parents' difficult decision to replant their family abroad in pursuit of better opportunities

Fil-Am lawyer makes waves in Chicago

Quezon City-born lawyer new mayor of Daly City

Dec 13, 2014 - 9:26 AM

The second Fil-Am elected to the city council has bested his predecessor Mike Guingona to lead the US municipality with the highest concentration of Filipinos

Quezon City-born lawyer new mayor of Daly City

Fil-Am groups launch info drives on Obama immigration action

Dec 12, 2014 - 7:15 PM

Over the weekend, two public forums on immigration issues are to be sponsored by Filipino-American groups – one in Jersey City on Saturday and one in Queens, New York

Fil-Am groups launch info drives on Obama immigration action

Jose Antonio Vargas: ‘I can now go back and see my mother’

Nov 21, 2014 - 4:24 PM

Vargas missed being covered by the DACA immigration relief when it was adopted in 2012 because it provided a cut-off age of 30 years old for immigrant youth to qualify. He was 31 years old then.

Jose Antonio Vargas: ‘I can now go back and see my mother’

Catch Rex Navarrete live this November

Nov 16, 2014 - 9:28 PM

Time for belly laughs this November

Catch Rex Navarrete live this November

Fil-Am named Taxi Driver of the Year for returning $300,000

Nov 07, 2014 - 5:14 PM

It was the first time that a taxicab driver from Nevada and a Filipino American won the prestigious honor at Taxicab Limousine & Paratransit Association’s annual event

Fil-Am named Taxi Driver of the Year for returning $300,000

Fil-Am wins big in small New Jersey town

Nov 07, 2014 - 12:07 AM

Democrat Arvin Amatorio wins a council seat by garnering 2,947 votes after campaigning for less than two months

Fil-Am wins big in small New Jersey town

#TOFA2014: Celebrating Fil-Am History Month in the Big Apple

Oct 25, 2014 - 8:06 PM

To be an outstanding Filipino American isn’t just about your bloodline – it’s about being the best in who you are and what you do – and inspiring others to do the same

#TOFA2014: Celebrating Fil-Am History Month in the Big Apple

Defining identity in the US: A young friend’s life

Oct 11, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Beneath the instabilities is a quiet attempt to put together a cultural identity poster that enables her to label herself 'American-Filipino'

Defining identity in the US: A young friend’s life

Wounded Fil-Am war vet takes his place in history

Oct 10, 2014 - 7:19 PM

Joseph Bacani, now a student at Columbia University, is a far cry from his image embedded in the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial. The Iraq War veteran is the only Filipino and Asian American in such national tribute.

Wounded Fil-Am war vet takes his place in history

The Outstanding Filipino Americans 2014 honorees announced

Oct 09, 2014 - 10:37 AM

TOFA announces its 2014 winners

The Outstanding Filipino Americans 2014 honorees announced

Palace defends Aquino’s gun shop stop in San Francisco

Sep 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM

'Let's allow the President a little rest,' says Malacañang in defense of President Aquino's side trip

Palace defends Aquino’s gun shop stop in San Francisco

A pamanhikan for two men

Sep 25, 2014 - 7:00 AM

A short film about two gay men and the challenges they face in their desire to wed has gained the nod of the Vail Film Festival. Shakira explores the ins and outs of the movie's themes as it resonates with real life.

A pamanhikan for two men

When Pope Francis came to South Korea

Aug 26, 2014 - 6:01 PM

'His decision to embark on an apostolic visit to Korea itself is a clear indication that the Catholic Church recognizes the tremendous growth in the country'

When Pope Francis came to South Korea

Lessons from Fil-Am education advocate Estelle Reyes

Aug 17, 2014 - 12:06 AM

'Through its education programs, NFTE (aptly pronounced nifty) gives students the tools to upstart their own ingenious business ideas and engages them with the spirit of entrepreneurship'

Lessons from Fil-Am education advocate Estelle Reyes

Robin Williams' Fil-Am ex-wife: Who is Marsha Garces?

Aug 12, 2014 - 11:30 PM

(UPDATED) Garces was born in San Francisco, USA, to a Filipino father Leon Panteleon Garces from Bohol and a Finnish mother

Robin Williams' Fil-Am ex-wife: Who is Marsha Garces?

Ronald Ravelo: First Fil-Am to take helm of US aircraft carrier

Aug 09, 2014 - 11:42 PM

Captain Ronald Ravelo, a son of a retired US Navy chief from the Philippines, becomes the commander of the USS Abraham Lincoln

Ronald Ravelo: First Fil-Am to take helm of US aircraft carrier

Questions on identity, belonging in 'Documented'

Jul 23, 2014 - 5:42 PM

Despite the real-life drama of Vargas' story captured in 'Documented,' the film also tells the story of the plight of so many other undocumented immigrants

Questions on identity, belonging in 'Documented'

Fil-Am journalist Jose Antonio Vargas detained in Texas

Jul 15, 2014 - 11:04 PM

(2nd UPDATE) Fil-Am journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was in Texas visiting and writing a story about the unaccompanied minors being held at detention facilities near the Mexican border

Fil-Am journalist Jose Antonio Vargas detained in Texas

TOFA-NY Awards at 4: The year’s best, brightest and boldest

Jul 15, 2014 - 3:14 PM

'TOFA-NY was created to give recognition to organizations and individuals who have raised the profile of Filipino Americans'

TOFA-NY Awards at 4: The year’s best, brightest and boldest

Eddie Angeles: From poor immigrant to Obama appointee

Jun 26, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Eddie Angeles tells his story about migrating to the US from the Philippines, growing up in poverty and becoming an appointee of the Obama administration

Eddie Angeles: From poor immigrant to Obama appointee

Ron Wagner: A vintner who drinks to his heritage

Jun 22, 2014 - 4:07 PM

Ron Wagner is not the typical Filipino. Wagner, who identifies with both sides of his parentage, chooses to honor his maternal origins with his brand.

Networks, stop killing Asians

Jun 06, 2014 - 1:49 PM

'If you're like me, you look for shows produced, directed, written and/or starring Asians. Why not? We are part of the American fabric...'

Networks, stop killing Asians