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Filipino-American victim takes center stage at anti-hate crime rally in New York

Manila Bulletin 28 Feb 2021
The gripping story of Noel Quintana, the 61-year-old Filipino-American believed to be a victim of the rising incidents of hate crime in the United States, became the rallying point during the kick-off of the “Rise Up Against Asian Hate” mass gathering in New York City on Saturday (Sunday morning in Manila).
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Wesley So shows support for PCAP chess

Manila Bulletin 28 Feb 2021
“I am a Filipino-American. That means I am still a Filipino as well as an American ... The video contained matches of the PCAP All-Filipino Conference held last Feb ... A three-time Filipino chess champion, So represented the ...
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New Yorkers rally against wave of anti-Asian hate

The Citizens 28 Feb 2021
"When I was attacked on the subway, there were so many New Yorkers around me, but nobody came to my help, nobody made a video," the 61-year old Filipino American said ... The rally was held to protest a wave of attacks on Asian Americans, including a large number of elderly people.
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Xenophobic anti-China rhetoric behind rising number of attacks on Asians in US: China Daily editorial

China Daily 28 Feb 2021
An 89-year-old Chinese American woman was slapped and set on fire by two strangers in New York. A 61-year-old Filipino American was slashed in the face by a stranger on the New York subway with a box cutter ... motivated violence and other hate incidents against Asian Americans.
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“We are American, too”: Hundreds in New York rally against anti-Asian hate

Sandhills Express 28 Feb 2021
Outrage grows as attacks against Asian Americans continue to increase ... 61-year-old Filipino-American Noel Quintana, whose face was slashed on the subway earlier this month ... We are American, too.” Noel Quintana, whose face was slashed in on the subway in early February, speaks at the Anti-Asian Hate Rally on Saturday, February 27, 2021.
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Ravena wants to join Gilas Pilipinas national team

Manila Standard Today 28 Feb 2021
NLEX Road Warriors cager Kiefer Ravena wants to be part of the Gilas Pilipinas national men’s basketball team when it takes part in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020 in Belgrade ... Looking on is SMB’s Arwind Santos (29). PBA ... Among those who joined the camp were Ateneo Filipino-American recruit Dwight Ramos ... .
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Asian-Americans should stop blaming white people

Santa Barbara News-Press 28 Feb 2021
Just last week in Vallejo, Calif., Filipino-American store owner Marc Quidit was shot four times in the leg by a gang of armed robbers ... What’s truly insane is that Asian-American liberals are marching arm and arm with the very dangerous zealots whose policies incentivized ...
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ONE chief Sityodyong impressed with Fil-Am Buntan’s debut 

Manila Bulletin 27 Feb 2021
ONE Championship founder and CEO Chatri Sityodtong lauded Filipino-American muay thai fighter Jackie Buntan for an impressive debut in the Singapore-based promotion ... Buntan, of Filipino descent, continued her counter-striking style in the second frame and once again landed crisp ...
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Guest athlete Vera honored to join ‘The Apprentice’ 

Manila Bulletin 27 Feb 2021
Filipino-American fighter Brandon Vera felt honored to appear as a guest athlete in ONE Championship’s edition of “The Apprentice.” ... Filipino bets Lara Pearl Alvarez and Louie Sangalang, who were both former MMA practitioners, joined 14 other candidates from 11 ...
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ONE Championship: Wondergirl Fairtex suffers two facial fractures, double vision from Jackie Buntan punch

South China Morning Post 27 Feb 2021
Wondergirl Fairtex has revealed she suffered two facial fractures in her defeat by Jackie Buntan at ONE ...
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Buntan in smashing ONE debut

The Philippine Star 27 Feb 2021
Filipino-American Jackie Buntan debuted in the ONE Championship with a bang as she brought down rising Thai star Wondergirl Fairtex in their strawweight ONE Super Series muay thai duel at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Friday night ... .
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Vera joins Aung La, Nguyen in Sanford MMA training camp

Manila Bulletin 27 Feb 2021
Photo from Brandon Vera’s Instagram account. Filipino-American fighter Brandon Vera has joined fellow ONE Championship stars Aung La N Sang and Martin Nguyen in a training camp at Sanford MMA in Florida. In a social media post Saturday, Feb ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Brandon Vera (@brandonthetruthvera) ... .
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San Francisco's school renaming debacle is a timely mix of confused priorities and bad 'facts'

Business Insider 27 Feb 2021
And even with such flimsy source material, members sometimes misread the information before them, as demonstrated when a committee member said Paul Revere participated in a conquest of Native American land ... Proclamation his policies were "detrimental" to Native Americans, and Sen.
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