Overseas Filipino

As students from around the globe attend U.S. colleges and universities in ever-increasing numbers, there has been a deeper recognition of the special issues they face.


Various leaders from stakeholders sign the acknowledgement of support at the Governor’s Mansion in Tagbilaran City. From left, Archt. Augusto Villalon of ICOMOS Philippines, Bishop Leonardo Medroso of the Diocese of Tagbilaran, Ambassador Jose Cuisia, Jr., Margaret Lacson-Ecarma of BRG, Gov. Edgar Chatto, Chair Dr. Maria Serena Diokno of NHCP, Atty. Lucille Karen Isberto of NCCA and Corito Bautista of BRG.


Measles is an airborne disease which spreads easily through the coughs and sneezes of those infected.  (Google image)



Atty. Loida Nicolas Lewis (left) and Dr. Celia Lamkin.



RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A Filipino national was among two men convicted on Sept. 27 of conspiring to support an al-Qaeda plot to kill American officials in Afghanistan.

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