By Marlon Ramos Philippine Daily Inquirer First Posted 13:12:00 11/21/2008 MANILA, Philippines—(UPDATE) A surgeon died after the car he was driving crashed into a lamppost as he tried to avoid a warning sign on Edsa-Roxas Boulevard flyover in Pasay City early Friday morning. Dr. Jose Javier Suntay, 51, a resident of 59 Dacca Street, BF […]Read more "Surgeon dies in Pasay City car crash"
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has issued an apology for airing a comedy sketch that portrayed a Filipino woman in a very demeaning manner. “Firstly, we’re sorry if you were in any way offended by the program as this wasn’t our intention,” the BBC’s Complaints Division stated. The complaints division of the network described ‘Harry […]Read more "BBC apologizes for anti-Pinay comedy sketch"
by Benjamin Pimented from Starweek Magazine When Barack Obama was born in 1961, many blacks still could not vote in many parts of the United States. For many of them, being lynched, or hanged by an angry white mob, was still a threat. Filipino Americans, mostly farm workers, were still pretty much viewed as outsiders, […]Read more "Barack Obama through Filipino-American Eyes"