Joseph Peralta

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‘Bring Home A Friend’

Best way for overseas Filipinos to become tourism ambassadors The Bring Home A Friend (BHAF) promotion launched last October 14 by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) represents one of the best ways for overseas Filipinos to help their homeland. This … Continue reading

November 30, 2017

DOT launches ‘Bring Home A Friend’ Program in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO — The Philippine Department of Tourism office in San Francisco formally launched the “Bring Home A Friend (To The Philippines)” program in the Bay Area last October 27, 2017 at the Kalayaan Hall in the Philippine Center Building. … Continue reading

November 01, 2017

Minimum wage in SF goes up on July 1

SAN Francisco workers earning minimum wage will get a reason to celebrate starting July 1, according to the San Francisco Workers Rights Community Collaborative. This is the date when the minimum wage will increase to $14 per hour. The group … Continue reading

June 29, 2017

Anti-Marcos burial proponents organize protest in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Filipinos opposed to the planned burial of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani gathered en masse in front of the Philippine Center Building in downtown San Francisco on Wednesday, September … Continue reading

September 07, 2016

SF Board of Supervisors unanimously approve resolution forming Filipino Cultural Heritage District

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, April 12 unanimously adopted a resolution establishing a Filipino Cultural Heritage District in the city called SoMa Pilipinas. The resolution also recognizes the historic contributions and leadership of the Filipino community … Continue reading

April 13, 2016

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