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This Fil-Am 7th grader can spell better than you do

Bev Llorente, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Posted at May 18 2016 06:41 PM [embedded content] LAS VEGAS – A Filipino American 7th grade student will be the only representative of Nevada to compete at the prestigious Scripps National Spelling ...

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Fil-Am LGBT members oppose US 'bathroom bill'

Don Tagala, ABS-CBN North News Bureau Posted at May 18 2016 03:48 PM [embedded content] NEW YORK – Some members of the Filipino LGBT community in New York said they are not taking the controversial ‘Bathroom Bill’ in North Carolina ...

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Royal pardon granted to 2 convicted OFWs in Oman

ABS-CBN News Posted at May 18 2016 11:50 AM MANILA – Two overseas Filipino workers convicted and serving their respective sentences for criminal offenses in Oman have been pardoned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. The Royal Pardon was ...

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Filipina teacher killed in Mozambique rebel ambush

Agence France-Presse Posted at May 17 2016 11:56 PM A fisherman cleans his boat beneath Maputo’s skyline in Mozambique this August 15, 2015 file photo. Grant Lee Neuenburg, Reuters A Filipina teacher was killed in an ambush on a passenger ...

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2016 overseas voting hits milestones: DFA-OVS

ABS-CBN News Posted at 17 May 2016 07:17 PM MANILA – The conduct of the 2016 Elections was an ‘unmitigated success for overseas voting’, the Department of Foreign Affairs-Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) said on Tuesday. The DFA-OVS said that one ...

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Fil-Am makes waves with 'art on sneakers'

Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Posted at May 17 2016 07:41 PM | Updated as of May 17 2016 07:44 PM [embedded content] CALIFORNIA – A Filipino-American artist is taking the shoe game by storm with his so-called ...

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Fil-Am dancers groove their way to national competition

ABS-CBN News Posted at May 17 2016 07:47 PM [embedded content] Young Filipino-Americans are part of a hip-hop dance group from the San Francisco Bay Area who have a chance to participate in a national competition this summer. – The ...

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Pia Wurtzbach's message to Duterte during AIDS Walk NYC

Don Tagala, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Posted at May 17 2016 01:53 PM [embedded content] NEW YORK – Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach joined tens of thousands of supporters at New York’s annual AIDS Walk over the weekend. Wurtzbach, an ...

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Pinoy wildfire evacuees in Canada lament 'slow' gov't action

Marjorie Carmona Newman, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Posted at May 17 2016 12:16 PM [embedded content] EDMONTON, Canada – Filipinos displaced by a huge fire in Alberta, Canada remain uncertain about the future, as they lamented not getting enough ...

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Duterte to create department for OFWs

ABS-CBN News Posted at 16 May 2016 06:25 PM Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he will create a separate department for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In a press conference in Davao City, Duterte said he will be creating ...

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