Christina Oriel

Columns Archive

PRESIDENT DUTERTE TELLS FIL-AM TOURISTS: Be ‘ambassadors,’ share govt’s progress

DAVAO CITY — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addressed about 200 Filipino-American visitors in this city on Friday, July 14, urging them to be “ambassadors” bearing the message of change under his administration. Despite various travel advisories and the recent pronouncement of … Continue reading

July 14, 2017

Supreme Court allows parts of Trump’s travel ban to proceed 

This week brought forth a slight victory for the Trump administration as the U.S. Supreme Court said that parts of the controversial travel ban can take effect. In a 9-0 decision, the high court on Monday, June 26 said that … Continue reading

June 27, 2017

Fil-Am teen killed in car crash after prom

Mother sustains non-life threatening injuries A FILIPINO-American teenage girl was killed in a car crash in the Bay Area on Sunday morning, May 14, as she and her mother were on their way home from senior prom. At around 2:30 … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

US senators introduce bill to restrict defense exports to PH

TWO U.S. senators filed a bill on Thursday, May 4 aimed at restricting the export of certain arms into the Philippines and reaffirming support for human rights policies, amid reports of the rising death toll associated with the Duterte administration’s … Continue reading

May 05, 2017

Filipina murdered in Walnut Creek, Calif. 

A Filipina was fatally shot in the East Bay on Thursday, April 27 by a man she was dating for the past two years, according to police. Roselyn Policarpio, 47, was walking near the Lindsey Wildlife Experience in Walnut Creek, … Continue reading

May 02, 2017

Search Column