The FilAm profiles Filipino-American community leader Juliet Payabyab who, after more than four decades of living in Astoria, is getting involved in local politics and applying for a community board seat.
At a Philippine Consulate event for International Women’s Day, attendees praised Housing Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer for her political success, reports The FilAm.
At the “Filipino Americans in Politics” forum in New Jersey, a 70-year-old first-time public official in Bergen County shares his experiences, and panelists look at why FilAms do not tend to financially support candidates, reports The FilAm.
In an interview with Asian Journal, award-winning author Mia Alvar speaks about writing Filipino immigrant stories.
“Little Manila” residents in Woodside cite displacement and “economic and social repercussions” in their objections to a proposal by The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God to increase its building size, report The FilAm and QNS.
A food festival in Queens brings together the disparate cultures and languages of Indonesia.
Assembly member Ron Kim and representatives of the Korean community are readying a response to new regulations governing the use of chemicals in nails salons and dry cleaning stores, two businesses which are often Korean-owned, The Korea Times reports.
The FilAm interviews Jeffrey Cirio, the first Filipino to be named principal male dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
SinoVision heads into the kitchen at PappaRich, a Malaysian chain restaurant that opened its second U.S. location this year.
After a visit to the “Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms” exhibition at the Asia Society, elementary school kids produced their own artwork of present-day objects as part of a “time capsule concept,” writes The FilAm.
Sen. Charles Schumer has unveiled a Department of Homeland Security program that lets some family members of Filipino veterans who served with the U.S. army during World War II to come to the U.S. while awaiting approval for their visas, reports The FilAm.
The FilAm speaks to Manny Imperial, the owner of the Filipino-inspired food truck, Sisig City, who looks to attract diverse customers to dishes like Pork Sisig and Lechon Kawali.
At the second annual Filipino Restaurant Week, restaurant owners and chefs discussed why Filipino dishes have not crossed over into the mainstream in the U.S.
A Thai woman helps another by translating during a hospital visit.
For Filipinos living in the Northeast, casting their ballot in the five-way race for president of the Philippines has been made easy, reports The FilAm.