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Monthly Archives: March 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA – In commemoration of the Battle of Bataan, the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, in partnership with the Filipino American Arts Exposition, Bataan Legacy Historical Society and Philippine Scouts Heritage Society present a special exhibition – Remember Bataan: 80th Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan. The exhibition at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Consulate Building (447 Sutter Street, San Francisco) will be on view from...

By Mark Hedin/Ethnic Media Services Los Angeles County is opening a new front in the war on poverty, offering $1,000 a month for the next three years to 1,000 ​​people in its poorest neighborhoods, housed or unhoused, citizens or not, to spend however they see fit. In the country’s most populous county, where 25 percent of the children live in poverty, the guaranteed income program, named “Breathe,” is the largest, longest-lasting one yet in the United States. It’s f...

California family practitioner Dr. Sameer Ohri of Corona, CA spoke during a March 15 briefing on the safety and effectiveness of Covid vaccines for children ages 5-11By Sunita By Sunita Sohrabji / Ethnic Media Services The Covid vaccines are absolutely safe and effective in preventing infections in 5-11 year-old children, said California family practitioner Dr. Sameer Ohri during a March 15 briefing organized by the non-profit South Asian Network. The briefing was he...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano If you filed a petition for your spouse and the case is pending for so many months or years, chances are that the USCIS is investigating your petition. They could also deny your petition once the evidence they gathered is unfavorable to your case. You should receive an notice of Intent to Deny before they will deny your petition. If the petition was initially approved, you may get a Notice of Intent to Revoke the approval of your petition ...

Ukraine-USSR War: The modern version of David and Goliath The war between Ukraine and Russia is now on its second month and we are witnessing a superpower trying to erase its weaker opponent from the face of the earth! As I See It, this is the modern version of the old-known “David and Goliath” biblical story of a weaker opponent (David) against a stronger opponent (Goliath)! Goliath is described in the biblical Book of Samuel as a Philistine giant defeated by David ...

LAST MARCH 21, 2022, President Joe Biden gave a speech in which he used the phrase “New World Order.” “Now is the time when things are shifting. We’re going to -- there is going to be a new world order out there, and we’ve got to lead it. And we’ve got to unite the rest of the free world in doing it,” Biden said at the Business Roundtable’s CEO Quarterly Meeting in Washington D.C. While the phrase is used to denote a significant geopolitical change, it is also use...

Unhealthy drinks Water is vital to life. Without water, there won’t be life as we know it on earth. Our body is 50-75 percent water, averaging around 57 to 65 percent. Infants are 75-78 percent water, dropping to 65 percent by age one year. And the value of water is even more evident during this COVID-19 pandemic. Drinking distilled water, even during this pandemic, as the main source of liquid daily is not as healthy as one might think. Water filtered by Zero Wat...

Our country’s ‘broken political system’ The dizzying developments in the political front in the past week are incontrovertible proof that we have in the Philippines what University of the Philippines political science professor Clarita Carlos described in a recent forum as a “broken political system” where “there are no real political parties that groom and vet political leaders, and help define policy and programs.” Since the 1987 Constitution basically broke the two-p...

Malacañang confirmed reports that presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. paid President Rodrigo Duterte a visit over the weekend. Marcos Jr., however, did not receive his hoped-for endorsement from Duterte. Sen. Bong Go said the meeting did occur but refused to state the exact time and place. The one-on-one was described as “civil” and the two chatted for about an hour with Duterte doing most of the talking. The President gave Marcos Jr. some advice on how to handl...

MANILA -- Public opinion research firm WR Numero Research's latest survey results showed 54.6 percent of Filipino voters prefer the next administration to "partially continue" rather than "change or fully continue" policies of the Duterte administration. "This survey reflects one of the main criteria for how the voters will decide in the May 9 election," WRN reports, with only 29.6 percent of survey respondents preferring a full continuity of Duterte policies while only 15...

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