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Magsayo joins fight against Asian hate

Manila Standard Today 12 Apr 2021
The spate of violence against Asian-Americans, who number nearly 19 million in the US, has prompted Filipino-American sports celebrities like Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and Jordan Clarkson of the Utah Jazz and Taiwanese basketball superstar Jeremy Lin to speak out against racism towards Asians.
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Philippines, US hold two-week joint military drill

Beijing News 12 Apr 2021
According to Arab News, nearly 1,700 Filipino and American military personnel will take part in the joint exercises ... The opening ceremonies for BK-21 will be held at the AFP General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Monday, Sobejana said, adding that 700 American and 1,000 Filipino troops would take part.
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Philippines, US begin two-week joint military drill amid tensions in South China Sea

Hindustan Times 12 Apr 2021
According to Arab News, nearly 1,700 Filipino and American military personnel will take part in the joint exercises ... The opening ceremonies for BK-21 will be held at the AFP General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Monday, Sobejana said, adding that 700 American and 1,000 Filipino troops would take part.
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AFP, U.S. military hold 36th Balikatan Exercise under strict health protocols

Journal Online 12 Apr 2021
“The Balikatan Exercise, since its launching in 1991, has been a treasure trove of learning opportunities for both Filipino and American soldiers and in recent years would also include our other allies here in the Indo-Pacific region,” said AFP Chief of Staff Gen.
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PH, US militaries hold war games amid virus threat

Manila Bulletin 12 Apr 2021
Balikatan is an annual exercise between the Philippines and the United States ... As part of the humanitarian and civic assistance activities, Filipino and American soldiers will build two classrooms and a daycare center in Plaridel, Bulacan, as well as a classroom in Atimonan and health center in Mauban, both in Quezon province ... and Philippine forces ... .
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PAASE

Manila Standard Today 12 Apr 2021
"Corporate largesse also makes common sense." Last Friday I sat through most of a well-attended webinar on ivermectin sponsored by the Philippine-American Association of Science and Engineering. PAASE brings together thousands of Filipino scientists and engineers from ...
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US engages China in ‘cognitive warfare’

Manila Standard Today 12 Apr 2021
The United States is engaged in a form of “cognitive warfare” with China in the East and South China Sea, where both countries have deployed aircraft carrier strike groups, the South China Morning Post reported Monday. SAILING, WATCHING ... Gen ... Gen ... Participants in the two-week maneuvers include 736 Filipino and 225 American soldiers ... .
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War games: Lorenzana to convince Duterte to revive military exercises between PH, US troops

Manila Bulletin 11 Apr 2021
The Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), signed in 1998 and ratified the following year, permits joint military training between American and Filipino soldiers in the Philippines ... Through this, American and Filipino soldiers joint military exercises that enhance their ...
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San Diego singer-songwriter explores ethnicity, social justice in his music

San Diego Union-Tribune 11 Apr 2021
Lecx Stacy is a singer-songwriter, visual artist and music producer who has explored topics of police brutality and his Filipino-American identity in his art ... .
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PH-US Defense Pact: Locsin wants 'trip over the wire' trigger proviso

Manila Standard Today 11 Apr 2021
Sobejana said the joint military drills will last for two weeks and will 700 American and 1,100 Filipino soldiers ... Locsin said in a post on Twitter after two Chinese Navy attack crafts chased a Filipino civilian vessel with a news team on board in the West Philippine Sea.
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MANILA HONORS UNSUNG HEROES OF THE PANDEMIC

Manila Bulletin 11 Apr 2021
BATANG MAYNILA Manila Mayor Isko Moreno. On Friday last week, April 9, the whole nation observed its ‘Araw ng Kalayaan.’. The Day of Valor commemorates the heroism of Filipinos and American soldiers who fought side-by-side when the Japanese occupied the Philippines during World War II ... She and her husband, Manila Health Department chief Dr ... *** ... ***.
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Bald Canton businessman's new passions are hair, makeup, fashion and downtown

The Alliance Review 11 Apr 2021
CANTON – Jasmine Ollis remembers the day David Beck walked into her workplace. She thought he was a salesman. "I told him, 'You'll have to wait,''' she said, laughing at the memory ... NW ... Beck is big on downtown Canton ... "We love him ... "Two of my employees are Filipino and my distributors are Korean. I also hired an African American employee (Jacobs).
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PH consulate in NY urges Filipinos to report hate crimes

Manila Bulletin 10 Apr 2021
As the attacks against the Asian American community continue to rise, the Philippine Consulate in New York urges Filipinos who experience these attacks to immediately report ... Cato was referring to the recent attack on 65-year-old Filipino-American Vilma Kari, who was brutally assaulted by former convict Brandon Elliot.
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Fil-Ams unite

The Philippine Star 10 Apr 2021
I was extremely pleased to learn that a number of ...

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