By Katie Moritz Juneau Empire AP Wire Service JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau’s Filipino community rolled out the proverbial red carpet for local and visiting lawmakers at its fifth annual legislative reception, and Filipino Community Inc. did not disappoint with the food nor the entertainment. Pounds and pounds of house-made pancit, lumpia, chicken and beef […]
By Nicole Winfield and Teresa Cerojano AP Wire Service MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos filled Manila’s main park for Pope Francis’ final Mass on Sunday, braving a steady rain to hear the pontiff’s message of hope for the Southeast Asian country’s most downtrodden and destitute.
By Teresa Cerojano and Oliver Teves Associated Press LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Hagupit slammed into the central Philippines’ east coast late Saturday, knocking out power and toppling trees in a region where 650,000 people have fled to safety, still haunted by the massive death and destruction wrought by a monster storm last year.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Typhoons are a normal, generally accepted part of life in the Philippines, except for one.
On March 25, the President signed into law H.R. 3771, the “Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act,” which allows taxpayers to accelerate the income tax benefits for certain charitable cash contributions, made before April 15, for the relief of victims in areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan. (end)
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record to make landfall, battered the Philippines on Nov. 8. At least 6,100 people in the central Philippines were killed, and another 1,700 are registered as missing.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The year 2013 was another one for Asian American athletes. Last year was all about Linsanity, as Jeremy Lin came out of nowhere to be the toast of the NBA. This year, Lin was not as big, although a documentary about his life and road to stardom was released […]
Two Seattle residents are among those joining relief efforts in Tacloban in the Philippines, an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
Wells Fargo & Company is extending until Dec. 14 a temporary remittance transfer fee waiver for customers who want to send money to the Philippines to support friends and family. Earlier this month, the company announced, in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, it would temporarily waive all remittance transfer fees for transfers from an eligible […]
By Bullit Marquez Associated Press TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) – Thousands of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan erupted into wild