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Order of the Knights of Rizal 4th Canada Regional Assembly

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The 4th Canada Regional Assembly was held on August 31 - September 02, 2013. Over a hundred delegates from the United States, Canada and Europe attended the Assembly at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Filipino Youth of New Jersey Joins International Day of Outrage vs Pork Barrel

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New York City, NY-- Anakbayan New Jersey (AB-NJ) united with several other Filipino community organizations in the region for a historic 100-people strong protest action in front of the Philippine Consulate in NYC, demanding nothing less than the abolition of the pork barrel system in all branches of government.

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Filipino American wins silver and bronze medals for Team USA at Pan-American Youth Championships

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica --- Twelve year old Lance Tan  was selected to represent the United States as a member of Team USA in the Pan-American Youth Championships (Campeanado Esgrima Pan-Americano Infantil y Veteranos) held in San Jose, Costa Rica August 16-22.

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Filipino American wins National American Miss New Jersey Teen Pageant

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Miss Katherine Campbell, daughter of Keith and Nena, has earned the prestigious title of the 2013-2014 National American Miss NJ Teen at the state pageant held August 19, 2013 at the Hilton hotel, East Brunswick NJ.

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Unclean Hands

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CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – The pork barrel, which started as an appropriation by either a Senator or Congressman for certain projects to prop up their standing among their local constituents, might have developed into Frankenstein over time without members of Philippine Congress realizing it that it is fraught with risks.

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3 OFWs face labor exec in sex-for-flight scandal

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MANILA -– Three overseas Filipino workers came  face-to-face at a Senate hearing on Thursday with a labor official in Riyadh, whom they accused of alleged sexual harassment.

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Leap year bad luck for Filipina nanny’s case vs Sharon Stone

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CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi)  --  The Filipina nanny, who lost her job because of her Filipino accent, her Filipino food and her Christian religion, might have also lost count of the calendar when she appeared to have procrastinated in filing late by one day last year – a leap year -- cases of harassment, failure to prevent harassment, retaliation for wrongful termination and for violation of Unfair Competition Law against her employer, Hollywood actress Sharon Stone.

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Piolo, Angeline & Florante to light up Fiesta 2013 opening

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FAMAS-awardee, recording artist and TFC star Piolo Pascual will join folk-rock legend Florante, platinum-selling singer Angeline Quinto, cable TV chef Fr. Leo Patalinghug as well as consular and tri-state officials at the opening of Fiesta In America 2013, the event’s organizers announced.

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Jaycees Whip Up Pinoy Food with Chef Romy

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New York, New York (July 14, 2013) – As part of its golden anniversary series of events, the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Philippine-New York, also known as the Jaycees, invited New Yorkers for a fun and educational "Filipino Cooking Experience and Sorbetes-Making Class" with the renowned chef, Romy Dorotan of Purple Yam. 

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PERFORMING ARTS PHILIPPINES, INC. TO HOLD ITS 19th CORONATION BALL

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Performing Arts Philippines, Inc. (P.A.P.I.) is all set to celebrate its 19th year of existence on August 11, 2013 with a Gala Coronation Ball at the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  Proceeds from the affair will go into funding the organization’s two main objectives:  cultural (free teaching of Philippine folkdances) and educational (granting of scholarship to its deserving junior members).

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