What did Northwest Asian Weekly website readers find the most intriguing to click on this year? Here is the list of the top 15 in 2015, based on Google Analytics. 1. Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather’s “reckless” jabs By Greg Beacham Pacquiao has rarely skimped on excitement during his remarkable career as an eight-division […]
In recognition of Filipino American History Month, members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), including U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono and Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (HI) and Mark Takai (HI), held a press conference announcing support for legislation awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans of World War II. “Filipino World War II veterans served […]
By Ador Pereda Yano Northwest Asian Weekly For the first time, the White House marked the presidential recognition of the month of October as Filipino American History Month. On October 2nd, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders sponsored an event in Washington DC to celebrate the history of Filipino Americans and […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The freezing outdoor temperature did not dampen the warm atmosphere of handshaking and extended congratulations inside the House of Hong Restaurant.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Rey Pascua was the persistent and committed man who helped proclaim October as Filipino American
In 1991, Dr. Fred Cordova, co-founder of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), celebrated the first Filipino American History Month in October.
Halloween has some competition. The Washington State Senate unanimously voted earlier this month to recognize October as Filipino National History Month.