What Pinay girls want

In my first article, I discussed the trials and tribulations of growing up in the south. I was going to write about my journey through Florida and Washington DC, but that would have been boring. We’ll, I could have made it interesting, but I’ll try to keep my Read more »

Moros ‘unhappy’ about being Filipinos

RIYADH — A member of the Philippine government’s negotiating panel it its peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has acknowledged that Moros, or Filipino Muslims, are unhappy about being called “Filipinos,” a report by the MILF’s Luwaran.com website yesterday said.

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Britney Spears files for divorce

(This piece of news does not have anything to do with Pinoys but our Editors insisted we post it because well, she is hot copy and Pinoys ARE interested, or are you? We’ll surely examine the page views on this one.) Pop star Britney Spears has filed for Read more »

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Dress like Imelda

The news that Imelda Marcos is designing clothing accessories is just the latest twist in the trend for celebrity fashion ranges. Who do you think you are? Imelda Marcos? That tired old joke has been thrown at compulsive shoe-buyers the world over. But now confirmation at last comes that the Read more »

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Pinay wins Emmy for CNN story

(via FilipinoExpress) NEW YORK CITY — A Filipino American woman won an Emmy Award for a television feature she coproduced for CNN. Chris Gajilan, 29, senior medical producer of CNN, was one of three producers of Charity Hospital, which was named Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast at Read more »

Old times and traditions renewed at Pinoy fest

Batang Wapato, a Yakima Valley Filipino-American community youth dance group, performs a traditional folk dance Sunday in Wapato. It’s called the kumintang, the hat and flower dance. Trinidad Umipig recalls when she arrived in the Yakima Valley from the sunny Philippines more than 60 years ago, she only did so Read more »