Global Filipino

Fil-Canadian gets prison time for illegally hiring workers

ALBERTA, Canada – A Filipina-Canadian is sentenced to two and a half years in prison for illegally hiring more than 70 foreign nationals, most of them fellow kababayans.

Philippine film industry celebrates Jaclyn's Cannes win

The Philippines' entertainment industry on Monday celebrated Jaclyn Jose's surprise win at the Cannes film festival, hailing her as one of the nation's hardest working and most versatile actresses who deserves global acclaim.

BSP reminds OFWs: Replace old bills by December

MANILA - Filipinos overseas should have old peso banknotes in their possession replaced before the end of the year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Monday.

Pinoy costume designer nabs Tony nomination

NEW YORK – A Filipino costume designer on Broadway is crossing his fingers that he'll nab a coveted Tony Award this year. 

Saudi, nagbabala sa 'advanced stage' na terorismo sa PH

May grupo aniya ng mga teroristang lumipad papuntang Asia at posibleng target nilang atakihin ang mga eroplano at paliparan sa bansa.

Fil-Am actors join voices opposing 'whitewashing' of Asian roles in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD - Filipino American actors are speaking out against the Hollywood casting practice called “whitewashing”. 

Pia Wurtzbach, Geena Rocero honored for HIV/AIDS advocacies

NEW YORK - Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach received an award at the Apicha Community Health Center’s benefit gala in New York for lending her voice and shining a spotlight on the medical needs of the LGBTQ community, especially for people who are living with HIV/AIDS.

Man pleads no contest in Fil-Am teen's attack

CALIFORNIA - The suspect arrested over a year ago for allegedly attacking a 17-year-old Filipino-American in a San Jose mall parking lot and putting him in coma has pleaded no contest.

Pinoy seafarer, nawawala sa Indian Ocean

Lumapit sa DZMM 'Aksyon Ngayon' ang mga magulang ng isang seafarer matapos misteryosong mawala sa isang barkong pumapalaot sa Indian Ocean ang kanilang anak.

Former homophobic Fil-Am pastor becomes LGBT advocate

NEW YORK - A New York organization came out with television ads featuring coming out stories from the point of view of parents of LGBT people, including one formerly homophobic Fil-Am pastor who had a change of heart.