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Sec. Andanar affirms PH-US relations under Trump, talks #LeniLeaks, martial law

MEETING WITH LA FIL-AM REPORTERS SINCE Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s entrance into office, he has has been the recipient of criticism in the international media for his controversial statements and brash language. Most recently, Duterte received international attention after many … Continue reading

January 22, 2017

President Barack Obama leaves lasting legacy on the Fil-Am community

Fil-Ams say farewell, celebrate Obama’s historic policies, programs DURING his historic eight-year leadership, former United States President Barack Obama prioritized a slew of contentious policies, especially those concerning Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). With the help of the re-established … Continue reading

January 22, 2017

US Secretary of State nominee wavers on Duterte’s drug campaign

Human rights org slams ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s unwillingness to condemn extrajudicial killings The Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick tackled a number of issues regarding human rights abuses, and Philippine President Rodrigo … Continue reading

January 13, 2017

Fil-Am students react to UC’s proposed tuition hike

When Alyssa Duarte was still in high school, she worked two jobs: waitress at Applebee’s and weekend dog-walker. Still managing to earn stellar grades, Duarte aimed to attend a prestigious university. Of all the universities she got accepted to, she … Continue reading

January 13, 2017

Veteran homelessness in LA down 32% in 2016

The City of Los Angeles is notorious for having the largest population of homeless people in the United States. Furthermore, LA has more homeless United States veterans than any other city in the country. According to the Los Angeles Homeless … Continue reading

January 06, 2017

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