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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Community Buzz with Ces Noble Mayor Chavit Singson recently visited San Francisco and graced the Inaugural Ball of the Narvacan Fil-Am Association. He inducted the new officers of the said association and inspired philanthropic giving among members towards their new projects such as the proposed Eye Clinic in Narvacan. Mrs Nieves Cortez, Vice President of Narvacan Association, rallied her fellow officers to accept the challenge: “We will not only give back to our community...

Will the long wait be over for Yummy (Barbie Forteza) and Eugene (Jak Roberto) that they will finally find their way to each other’s hearts or will Sandie (Ashley Ortega) and Cedrick (Kristoffer Martin) keep the two away from their happy ending? Viewers are excited to find out the answers to these questions as “Wagas: Wait Lang…Is this Love?” airs its finale this week. Sandie is fuming after discovering that Cedrick has already developed true feelings for Yummy. To g...

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a final rule that will require a $10 non-refundable fee for each H-1B registration submitted by petitioning employers, once it implements the electronic registration system. The registration fee is part of an agency-wide effort to modernize and more efficiently process applications to live or work in the United States. The H-1B program allows companies in the United States to temporarily employ foreign wo...

Photos by Gary de Guzman The first Golden State Warriors Filipino Heritage Night at the new Warriors home at the Chase Center in San Francisco got off to a good start with many Filipinos going out to support the Warriors as they usually do even as the chips seem to be down for the team at the moment with many star players sidelined with injuries. But even as the Warriors are now in housed in a new venue, the passion and intensity that Filipino diehard fans had for them ...

By Harvey I. Barkin Photos courtesy of Miss Saigon SAN JOSE – After almost 30 years, Miss Saigon continues to draw audiences. The show ran for 10 years and was seen by more than 36 million people all over the world. It has won over 70 awards. When the original Broadway production opened in 1991, it had the largest advance ticket sale in the history of Broadway at $37 million. Perhaps, this ties in with why the US tour is billed as the epic love story of our ti...

As I See It by ELPIDIO R. ESTIOKO The impeachment proceedings started its public hearings this week and US President Donald Trump is going through a public scrutiny, a process otherwise interpreted in layman’s language as the people’s court. This is the case because the US Congress went public to build their case to the American people that President Trump violated the US constitution by committing impeachable act or actions unlikely for a US president to do which ar...

Street Talk by GREG B. MACABENTA For sure it will take more than a day’s visit to truly understand the culture, the nature and the essence of a nation, but there is something about Mexico and Mexicans that can make a Pinoy feel “at home” upon setting foot on America’s southern neighbor. My first visit to Mexico was back in 1981 when I was asked by the Malacanang press office to join a group of media, advertising and public relations professionals who made up the offi...

PerryScope by Perry Diaz On March 6, 2019, my life turned upside down. I was on top of the world when on that day. I fell ill and ended up in the hospital due to low blood pressure. I fainted while I was having dialysis treatment and was rushed to emergency room at Kaiser Hospital. I had no recollection of what happened next. But my wife Dolores told me a few days later that I had seven cardiac arrests in one day! I was given Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) seven ti...

As I See It by ELPIDIO R. ESTIOKO Answering a question raised by TGU President Yvonne SJ Sera for scholars to respond to, Andrea Carpio Llemos said: “Being part of this family is a blessing. I met second parents, new siblings, advisers, and friends. My college life wouldn’t be this great without TGU’s help for me and for my family… I thank God for sending His angels to help me reach my goals. The learnings and advices they shared with me were very precious. I am one ...

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