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  • oaklandfireplotkin
    by - Dec 6, 2016 by Rommel Conclara, ABS-CBN News, Oakland, CA   OAKLAND — 21-year-old Filipina-American Vanessa Quintos Plotkin is one of numerous missing partygoers of the horrific warehouse fire that happened in Oakland, CA, on Friday, December 2nd. With the rising number of identified victims of the major fire — 36, as of press time— Plotkin’s family...
  • loidanicolaslewis
    by - Dec 6, 2016 By Don Tagala, ABS-CBN North America Bureau   NEW YORK — After weeks of keeping silent on accusations that she been plotting to oust the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, New York City Fil-Am community leader Loida Nicolas-Lewis has broken her silence. “No, President Duterte, I have not plotted against you in...
  • dutertephone
    by - Dec 5, 2016 by ABS-CBN News   MANILA – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke on the telephone on Friday with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and invited him to visit the White House next year during a “very engaging, animated” talk, an aide to Duterte said. The call lasted just over seven minutes,...
  • fil-vets
    by - Nov 30, 2016 Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C.–  The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act (S.1555), sponsored by Senator Mazie K. Hirono and Representative Tulsi Gabbard. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the bill in July, which recognizes Filipino soldiers who fought under U.S....
  • trump-valen
    by - Nov 23, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO – Two weeks have passed since the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States and, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), 701 incidents of hateful harassment since Election Day have been reported. Although, the number has been declining three days...



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