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Protesters Rally Against Trump’s Tour in the Asia Pacific

posted by Brittney Le
Bayan USA Protest

Photo by Brittany Le

By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Outside the Wilshire Federal Building in West Los Angeles, protesters made their voices heard Tuesday night about their stance against President Trump and his tour of the Asia Pacific. Demonstrators publicly condemned what they called Trump’s pro-war, pro-imperialism agenda and called on the U.S. government … Read more

Filipino American

Trump Praises Duterte Bloody War on Drugs. Fails to Address Human Rights

posted by Randall

Donald Trump Greets Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Views from the Edge

Donald Trump arrived in the Philippines Sunday to attend a couple of international summits. It is the first face-to-face meeting between Trump and controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

The American leader is on the final leg of his 12-day trip to Asia to shore up U.S. military and economic partnerships and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on 75th Anniversary of Bataan Death March Commemorated

75th Anniversary of Bataan Death March Commemorated

posted by Randall
Bataan Death March

This picture, captured from the Japanese, shows American prisoners using improvised litters to carry those of their comrades who, from the lack of food or water on the march from Bataan, fell along the road. Philippines, May 1942

Despite rainy skies, dozens took part in a military wreath laying ceremony in San Francisco’s Presidio to … Read more

Filipino American

Jan 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Philippine President Duterte Compared to Donald Trump

Philippine President Duterte Compared to Donald Trump

posted by Randall
Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

by Paul Lin
@AsianAmericanLife

While the world ponders what four years of Donald Trump in the White House may bring, it’s already gotten a taste of strongman leadership in the form of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

The brash talking “Trump of the East” – like the US president-elect – rode a … Read more

Filipino American

Oct 30, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Philippine President: ‘Filipino Americans Are No Longer Genuine Filipinos’

Philippine President: ‘Filipino Americans Are No Longer Genuine Filipinos’

posted by Randall
Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appears to be taking the Philippines in a new direction.

By Ed Diokno

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drove another wedge between the Philippines and the United States when he pointed out that in his view Filipinos residing in the United States are no longer real Filipinos.

Duterte made his remarks In … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Spirit of the Games Displayed by Two Terrible Divers

Spirit of the Games Displayed by Two Terrible Divers

posted by Randall

Philippine high diveIt was embarrassing, to say the least, but was it humiliating? Not for these divers who represented the Philippines at the South East Asia Games, to attempt to qualify for this year’s Rio Games. ESPN called them “the two worst high dives you will ever see.”

JD Pahoyo and John Emerson Fabriga entered the diving … Read more

Blogs

Trump Says He Would Limit Immigration from the Philippines

posted by Randall
Philippine Immigration Day celebration in San Francisco

Thousands of Filipino Americans celebrate Philippine Independence Day in San Francisco.

By Ed Diokno

Unbelievable! Donald Trump said he would limit immigration from the Philippines.
The Philippines – a former U.S. colony, the U.S.-created “model of democracy” in Asia, whose people fought alongside Americans in WWII, one of the U.S.’s most loyal allies, the Philippines … Read more

Filipino American

Anthony Bourdain: “Filipinos Love Feeding People

posted by Randall
Anthony Bourdain

Food authority Anthony Bourdain samples halo-halo, a Filipino dessert.

By Ed Diokno

The seventh season of the CNN travel and food ­documentary series ­Anthony Bourdain: Parts ­Unknown ­begins tonight (April 24, 2016) with a trip to Manila, capital of the ­Philippines. The show follows the best-selling author and chef as he travels the … Read more

Community

Feb 13, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Journal: Filipino Americans Prepare to Welcome President Aquino to LA

Asian Journal: Filipino Americans Prepare to Welcome President Aquino to LA

posted by Randall

Benigno Aquino III

President Benigno S. Aquino III (Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III is scheduled to land at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday, reports the Asian Journal.
 
Members of the Filipino American community are preparing to greet him.
 
Aquino will be at a summit with President Obama … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Filipino American History Month: One of the Darkest Moments in Fil-Am History

posted by Randall

Samal Moros

By Ed Diokno

The sign calls them the Samal Moros from the island of Mindinao. I suspect they meant “Samar.”

111 years ago, Filipinos made their first big impression on America at the St. Louis Worlds Fair of 1904. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a good one. Filipino Americans today are still living with the repercussions of … Read more

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