Global Filipino

Fil-Ams urged to heed travel alert

CALIFORNIA - The holidays are here and so are the busiest travel days of the year for Filipinos in America. 

After Marlisa, another Fil-Aussie wins X Factor Australia

MANILA - Another contestant with Filipino roots has been declared the grand champion of this year's The X Factor Australia.

DFA: Extended reactivation period only till Dec. 9

MANILA – Filipinos abroad who failed to vote in two consecutive elections have a few more days to go to correct their registration record so they can vote in the 2016 elections.

Ex-INC members hold protest outside California chapels

SAN JOSE, California – Current and expelled members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo church held a silent demonstration to demand answers from the leadership over the so-called corruption scandal.

Filipino gets a year in prison for molesting boy at church

REDWOOD CITY, California - A Filipino man in Maui, Hawaii was sentenced to one year in prison for sexually molesting a 13-year-old boy during church services and functions.

Filipinos in Belgium worry amid Paris attacks manhunt

Nangangamba ang mga Pinoy sa Brussels, Belgium para sa kanilang seguridad. Patuloy pa rin kasi ang manhunt sa isa pang suspek sa terror attack sa Paris.

Some Fil-Canadians unimpressed by Trudeau's 'hottie' status

NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia – Canadian Prime Minister — and APEC rock star — Justin Trudeau may have left lasting impression in Manila. But some Filipinos in Canada feel the APEC 'hottie' tag was inappropriate. 

Pinoy seafarer honored in London for rescuing sailor

A Filipino seafarer has been named a hero in London after rescuing a sailor in danger in 2014, the Foreign Affairs said Monday. 

ASEAN signs convention vs human trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Saturday signed the ASEAN Convention on Trafficking in Persons (ACTIP), which addresses the issue of human trafficking, especially of women and children.

Ex-con accused in execution of 3 Pinoys found guilty

REDWOOD CITY, California - After three years, a verdict has arrived for the man believed to have shot and killed four people, including three Filipino Americans, at an illegal boarding house in Northridge, California.