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PSC chief on Carlos Yulo’s Tokyo setback: It happens even to the best athletes

The Philadelphia Inquirer 25 Jul 2021
... event while taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa and Filipino-American swimmer Remedy Rule crashed out of their initial salvo in the Tokyo Olympics.
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‘You’re Dying for Your Dream’: Exploited Hollywood Assistants Are at Their Breaking Point—and Fighting Back

The Daily Beast 25 Jul 2021
Jayce Jurado is pretty sure she is the only person to make it to Hollywood from where she grew up. The 30-year-old Filipino American hails from Saipan, the largest of the Northern Mariana Islands. Given that Saipan houses only, Jurado is probably right ... (Yes, she’s a U.S ... And yes, she’s Filipino as well.) ... And it all started when she got laid off ... “” ... 17.
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Thomas Orlina: Another Fil-Am artist shines in Hollywood

The Manila Times 24 Jul 2021
A Filipino-American figure in Hollywood, Thomas Orlina is in the business of content creation ... His YouTube show, "Your Time with Thomas," has gained a steady following and depicts Thomas' daily life, and highlights his passions as well as his Filipino heritage ... "I believe having more Filipinos represented is extremely important.
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Facebook must devote more resources to stop troll farms

The Manila Times 24 Jul 2021
Ask me anything." ... An example she cited was that Facebook ignored several Filipino unattributed political bot farms, which she flagged in October 2019 until it made five likes on a few of President Trump's posts in February 2020 ... "While I think Filipino people are just as important as Americans, Facebook sadly begged to differ," she added ... 13, 2019) ... .
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100 inspired Filipinas vie for Miss Universe Philippines 2021 crown

Manila Standard Today 24 Jul 2021
Dimaranan, a 28-year-old, Filipino-American actress, born in San Juan but grew up in Bay Area, California, won Bb ... Another very exciting candidate is Maureen Christa Wroblewitz, a 23-year-old, Filipino-German model and aspiring actress who won Asias’ Next Top Model Season 5 ...
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Letter to the Editor: If I'm Obsessed With Race, So Is the FBI

The Centralia Chronicle 24 Jul 2021
... required, and I still remember feeling proud of him for doing so and proud to be an American kid ... The small elementary school I attended was remarkably diverse with kids of color (Black, Chinese, Japanese, Native American and Filipino) in roughly equal numbers to us white kids.
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Santa Cruz jury returns guilty verdict in Aptos slaying

Santa Cruz Sentinel 24 Jul 2021
SANTA CRUZ — A jury returned a guilty verdict against Patrick Collins, who murdered his girlfriend Victorio Siedlinger, 61, at her Aptos Hills home. According to his own recorded admissions, Collins, 38, drunkenly shot his girlfriend in the head with his shotgun Jan ... Santa Cruz’s first Filipino-American judge appointed to bench ... 17 ... .
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Detained Filipino-American seeks release, reversal of illegal alien status

The Philadelphia Inquirer 23 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- A 71-year-old Filipino-American who is currently detained at the Bureau of Immigration (BI) Deportation facility ...
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Time to face 'Time'

The Manila Times 23 Jul 2021
An awesome 12-meter-high sculpture by Filipino-American public artist Manuel Figueras will be unveiled in front of SM Megamall, along Edsa in Pasig City, on July 29 ... The Baks Series was named after the phonetic pronunciation of the word "box" in American English.
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Coach: COVID was God's way of telling Knott to rest, regroup

Manila Standard Today 23 Jul 2021
Treated like rock stars in Nagasaki, Filipino-American sprinter Kristina Marie Knott and her coach Rohsaan Griffin took a moment to reflect on the time when the trackster tested positive for COVID-19 last month ... Children from a nearby elementary school waved Filipino and Japanese ...
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Roi Santos: 'Makeup is my art'

Manila Bulletin 23 Jul 2021
Filipino-American makeup artist Roi Santos is a rising star in the beauty industry!. Roi, whose work just landed him on the cover of MAXHEALTH magazine, has become the favorite professional makeup artist of Filipino celebrities Rufa Mae Quino, Donita Rose, and LJ Moreno who are currently based in the US.
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Filipino rower makes Olympic quarterfinals

The Manila Times 23 Jul 2021
Nievarez is the first Filipino rower in the Olympics since Benjie Tolentino represented the Philippines in the 2000 Sydney Games ... Gymnastics, boxing ... The 24-year-old Filipino American is in Heat 2 alongside Jeserik Pinto of Venezuela, Dalma Sebestyen of Hungary, Ellen Walshe of Ireland, Miriam Sheehan of Puerto Rico, and Luana Alonso of Paraguay ... .
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South Bay community groups get $50,000 in grants from DA fund

East Bay Times 23 Jul 2021
“Our work is not just in the courts ... Among the recipients is Leadership, Education, Activism and Dialogue (LEAD), an advocacy group focused on supporting Filipino-Americans, particularly youth, college students and seniors, helping them voice their concerns to the broader public ... The Mt ... African American Community Service Agency ... $2,500 .
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A new generation of Asian American artists is expanding Bruce Lee's legacy

Finger Lakes Times 23 Jul 2021
Still, data shows that Asian Americans are still woefully underrepresented in major films ... Sara Porkalob cut her teeth on Seattle stages and rose to national prominence with her "Dragon Cycle" series — a trilogy of plays honoring her Filipino American family — before finding her way to Broadway.
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