CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at how the debt crisis in Puerto Rico is fueling arguments over the island’s status. The episode also features a project that gives free breast cancer screening to the uninsured, as well as a Philippine gold exhibition at the Asia Society.
The internment of Japanese Americans, as told in the Broadway show “Allegiance,” could very well happen today with another group of Americans, star Lea Salonga tells The FilAm.
The My Baryo, My Borough oral history project is recording the experiences of generations of Filipinos living in Queens.
Nine immigrant women have started the Manhattan-based Damayan Cleaning Cooperative, the country’s first Filipina co-op owned by its members, reports The FilAm.
As Thailand’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha prepares to address the UN this week, pro- and anti-Thai government protesters gathered nearby.
The “Filipino Design Now” exhibition at the Asia Society features the works, ranging from home accents to garments, of 14 designers inspired by their Filipino heritage, reports Balitang America.
In the first episode of Feet in 2 World’s “Dream City” podcast, domestic worker Mona Lunot-Kuker recounts years fighting for labor rights in the Philippines before moving to New Jersey and finding herself mistreated at the hands of her new employer.
Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, a CUNY J School student interning in Bangkok for the summer, filed this report after the bomb blast at the Erawan shrine, a popular tourist destination, with reaction from Thais both at home and abroad.
Tataksaludnyc 2015, Filipino designer Renee Salud’s upcoming show in New Jersey, will present collections that feature indigenous fabrics from the Philippines, and “culturally hip” Filipiniana terno gowns, reports The FilAm.
The Filipino Pastoral Ministry of New York organized the 25th annual cultural and religious parade, Santacruzan and Flores de Mayo sa Village, which takes place in Greenwich Village, reports Balitang America.
Filipino Restaurant Week runs for the first time in the metro area from May 11 to 23. The FilAm attended the launch event.
In anticipation of the April 16 revival of “The King and I,” Asian Journal speaks to some of the Filipino-American cast members of the show.
Jordan Cezar, the shift manager of the all-Filipino staff at Pommes Frites, describes to The FilAm what happened when the blast hit the eatery and its surrounding buildings.
Chef Dale Talde talks to Asian Journal about running his namesake restaurant, his close relationship with his family, and how his upbringing as a Filipino American influences the food he makes.
Burmese in Queens marked the centennial of the birth of Burmese hero Gen. Aung San, who fought for Burmese independence from the British.