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Filipino Americans and Vietnamese Americans join forces to protest People’s Republic of China’s incursion into the Philippine territory in the West Philippine Sea.  The two groups met in front of the Chinese consulate office in mid-city in Shatto Place, Los Angeles on June 12, the day marks the 120th Philippine Independence Day. Photo by Odette Galino

Fil-Ams, Viet-Ams demonstrate together at Chinese embassy in Los Angeles

By Abner Galino WITH the temperature hovering between 80 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit, contingents of Filipino Americans and Vietnamese Americans together held a mass action in front People’s Republic of China (PRC) consulate office in mid-city Los Angeles Tuesday to protest the alleged aggressive behavior of the rising Asian superpower in the West Philippine Sea. For the Filipino Americans, Tuesday, […]

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Candidates to the Miss Filipina International (formerly Binibining Pilipinas USA) carry the banner of the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles during the parade. Photo © Teodoro Yap

Filipinotown kicks off 120th day independence celebration in Southern California

By Abner Galino REIGNING beauty queens and candidates headlined the Kalayaan parade in the historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles as Filipino Americans celebrate the 120th Philippine Independence Day all over Southern California. As billed, this year’s Filipinotown parade has eclipsed similar parades of the previous years. This year’s independence celebration is anchored on the theme: Pagbabagong ipinaglaban alay sa masaganang […]

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Los Angeles county creates first Arts Department

By Abner Galino IN A bid to further elevate Los Angeles County’s arts and culture, its Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to create the first Arts Department of the county. The creation of County Arts Department was jointly pushed by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Board Chair Sheila Kuehl. It earned a great deal of support from arts funders, creators […]

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Members of the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) show their butterfly costumes as they join other marchers during the commemoration of the International Workers Day. Photo © Abner Galino

Filipino American workers join May 1 rally in southern California

By Abner Galino Members of the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) show their butterfly costumes as they join other marchers during the commemoration of the International Workers Day. Photo © Abner Galino A BIG contingent of Filipino Americans, most of them workers, joined thousands of marchers in the cities of Los Angeles and Long Beach on the commemoration of International Workers […]

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Noypitz returns, Kapistahan closes

By Abner Galino A FILIPINO restaurant that has been gone for five years has re-opened as another in the heart of Filipinotown in Los Angeles bade goodbye to its clientele. Noypitz Bar and Grill officially opened its doors again to its Filipino American clients at noontime Saturday last week. The ribbon cutting was officiated by Philippine Consul General in Los […]

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