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9 Pinoys from Saudi arrested for fishing in Eritrean waters

[embedded content] Nine Filipino fishermen have been arrested by the Eritrean coast guard after being caught fishing in the country’s territorial waters. The fishermen who came from Saudi Arabia are now in custody of Eritrean officials. The Philippine Vice Consul ...

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Fil-Am phone bankers calling for a Sanders victory

CALIFORNIA – San Francisco State University students who are “Feeling the Bern” for Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid are getting together on campus to spread the word about their candidate. Students are hard at work phone banking to voters in Wisconsin, ...

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Armless Fil-Am's documentary inspires viewers across US

OAKLAND, California – The wet weather was a small factor for movie goers to endure in order to watch the closing film of the Center for Asian American Media’s 34th annual film festival entitled CAAMFest. The featured filmmaker of the ...

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All systems go for OAV in the Middle East

Maxxy Santiago, ABS-CBN Middle East News Bureau Posted at 02 Apr 2016 11:31 AM Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista spearheads the training of the Special Board of Election Inspectors and Special Board of Canvassers in Kuwait in preparation for the 2016 ...

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Nursing job in Germany? You can register online

Hindi pa kailangang pumunta sa opisina ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration o POEA ang mga nurse na interesado sa mga job opening sa Germany. Sabi ng POEA, mainam na mag-register muna online. I-Bandila mo, Zen Hernandez. Bandila, April 1, 2016, ...

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Fil-Ams meet with PH post over justice for Lumad

SAN FRANCISCO – As candlelight vigils were held in the U.S. and around the world for the deaths of Lumad leaders Dionel Campos, Emerito Samarca, and Juvello Sinzo, the calls for justice continue. Filipino-American community leaders along with members of ...

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Pinoy nurse-turned designer stages US shows

HOLLYWOOD – Filipino designer Michael Sta. Maria recently held his first-ever fashion show in America. The Filipino designer, who specializes in evening, bridal and luxe wear in the Philippines, said it was an impossible dream come true for him for ...

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7-yeard old Fil-Am hailed a hero for saving dad's life

CALIFORNIA – A seven-year-old Filipino-American girl is being hailed as a hero after saving her father’s life in Silver Spring, Maryland. Jenna Charlize Viloria received the “Every Day Hero Award” from the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Department on ...

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Fil-Am mom killed in Brussels terror attack

REDWOOD CITY, California – A Filipino-American woman was killed in last week’s deadly terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium. Gail Minglana Martinez, 41, died in the March 22 explosion at the Brussels airport. Her husband, Air Force Lt. Col. Kato Martinez, ...

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Comelec ready for Pinoy voters in Middle East

ABS-CBN News Posted at 31 Mar 2016 11:00 PM [embedded content] Overseas absentee voting (OAV) in the Middle East is all set for April 9. Commission of Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista is in Kuwait for the automated election system ...

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