The Filipino Abroad

Pregnant Pinay reported missing in Sacramento

A pregnant Filipina has been reported missing in Sacramento, and authorities are determining if the…

Fil-Am community urged to reflect on racism, prejudice after Ferguson incident

Filipino-Americans join the biggest protest on December 13 in response to the non-indictment of police…

Governments urged to crack down on human smugglers, not illegal migrants

Governments should hunt down human smugglers and not irregular migrants, the International Organization for Migration…

Owner of lion that attacked Pinay maid in Kuwait faces charges

Charges have been filed against the employer of the Filipina domestic helper in Kuwait who…

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Over 55% oppose Japanese PM’s security policies: poll

A new poll showed Tuesday that more than half of respondents oppose Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 's handling of security policies, such as lifting the ban on collective self-defense, local media reported.…

U.S. Navy developing robotic spy fish

The U.S. Navy is developing a robotic fish for possible use in naval operations, Virginia's Daily Press reports. The name of the project: "Silent Nemo," in a nod to the popular 2003 Disney film "Finding Nemo."…

Las Vegas Mega-Flop: Why This $400 Million Hotel Is Being Torn Down

CityCenter was supposed to be the next great Las Vegas megaresort when it was completed in December 2009. But less than five years after it was completed one of the property's most visible towers is being taken down piece by piece because it's a danger to public safety.…

#IllRideWithYou Campaign Started in Wake of Hostage Situation in Australia

A social media campaign has been gaining momentum, reflecting the hope of many to maintain solidarity in the community which has been shaken by terror after the dramatic hostage situation that occurred at a café in Sydney.…

Executive action on immigration

In an announcement on Thursday, President Obama unveiled a reform plan that will allow 5 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States without having to worry about getting deported.…

Entertainment

‘Feng Shui’ to screen in 4D at new SM MOA theater

"Feng Shui," the continuation of the 2004 box-office hit of the same title, will have a special 4D screening when it premieres later this month, according to co-producer and lead star Kris Aquino.…

Maja, Gerald share best gift from each other

During this season of giving, celebrity couple Maja Salvador and Gerald Anderson shared the best…

Jason Francisco, John Prats shake hands 1 year after brawl

Jason Francisco said all is now well between him and John Prats more than a…

Daniel Matsunaga clears Kris in permanent residency issue

Daniel Matsunaga denied that Kris Aquino pulled strings for him to get permanent residency status…

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NBA: Grizzlies snap Warriors 16-game streak

The Memphis Grizzlies dealt Golden State their first defeat in more than a month on…

NBA: Bucks rookie Jabari Parker out for season with knee injury – ESPN

Highly regarded Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker will miss the rest of the season after…

Pacquiao taunts Mayweather anew: Don’t be a boxing humbug. Let’s give the fans the fight they want

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao wants to give faithful fight fans a Christmas present -…

Garcia: Don’t blame PSC for disapproval of tax exemption plea

Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Ricardo Garcia on Wednesday said the Philippine Swimming League should not have blamed the PSC for the rejection of their plea to be exempted from paying travel taxes when going abroad for competitions.…

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