The Filipino Abroad

Be tourism ambassadors for PHL, Fil-Ams urged

Filipino-Americans in the United States should be tourism ambassadors for the Philippines next year, which…

Japan wants Mindanao professionals for scholarship program

The Japanese government is encouraging Filipino professionals in Mindanao to apply for its 12-year-old scholarship…

Pinoy tagged as suspect in Seattle murder-suicide case

An elderly Filipino man in Seattle allegedly killed his daughter and granddaughter before killing himself…

Elderly Pinay dies after being hit by tour bus in SF

SAN FRANCISCO - Priscila "Precy" Moreto of San Francisco could never resist an invitation to…

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.…

Republicans hold lead in tight race for Senate control

Republicans hold a narrow, but steady, lead in the contest for control of the Senate, according to polls released Sunday.…

University of Nevada, Reno leaders applaud Tesla gigafactory decision

University of Nevada, Reno leaders have reacted to the announcement that Tesla will construct its gigafactory for the production of lithium-ion batteries in northern Nevada. The Tesla decision, confirmed Thursday afternoon by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at a news conference at the Nevada Capitol Building, has significant implications for the University and its faculty and…

Egyptian court sentences 23 secular activists to 3-year prison terms

In the latest blow to freedom of expression and assembly in Egypt, a Cairo court on Sunday sentenced nearly two dozen secular activists to three-year prison terms for violating a law that essentially bans street protests.…

DHS’s JOHNSON: “STILL LOOKING INTO” TPS FOR FILIPINOS

United States Sec. Jeh Johnson of the Department of Homeland Security said on the sidelines during his appearance at the Center for Strategic International Studies forum in Washington, D.C. last Thursday (Oct. 9) that he is “still looking into” the grant of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for the tens of thousands of undocumented Filipinos in…

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‘Forevermore’ debuts as No. 1 teleserye in PH

"Forevermore" debuted on Monday to strong ratings, according to Kantar Media, making it the No. 1 scripted series in the Philippines for the day.…

Matteo surprises honest janitress in Cebu

An honest janitress in Cebu turned emotional after being surprised by Matteo Guidicelli with a…

Iron Man tries to lift Thor’s hammer in ‘Age of Ultron’ clip

In addition to the slew of announcements Marvel made on Thursday, the company also released…

Hugh Jackman treated for skin cancer, again

Oscar-nominated Australian actor Hugh Jackman has been treated for skin cancer for a third time…

Sports

UP grad now New York Knicks assistant athletic trainer

A Philippine-trained physical therapist is now the first Filipino to be on the medical staff…

MLS: League unveils new LA-based team, aims for 2017 start

Major League Soccer's new Los Angeles franchise was unveiled on Thursday led by a 22-person…

NBA: James calm before storm of Cavs return

CLEVELAND - LeBron James insisted Thursday he was feeling relaxed, even a little sleepy, as…

NBA: Clippers gift new owner Ballmer with opening win over Thunder

LOS ANGELES - It was not pretty but the Los Angeles Clippers somehow found a way to launch their 2014-15 season under new owner Steve Ballmer with a scrappy 93-90 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday.…

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