Filipino

Canada

Filipino survivors of martial law still haunted by abuses 50 years after declaration | CBC Radio

On the morning of Sept. 23, 1972, Chris Sorio remembers being awoken by his mother at their home in Quezon…

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Los Angeles

‘Easter Sunday’ is comedian Jo Koy’s heartwarming homage to Filipino American culture

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES — The new movie “Easter Sunday” is inspired by Jo Koy’s stand-up comedy routine. He plays a…

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Chicago

Filipino nurses in America: The unseen, unsung, untold story

CHICAGO (WLS) — Filipinos are one of the largest ethnic groups currently serving the on the front lines of the…

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Chicago

Chicago comedian reflects on Filipino background, challenges stereotypes on stage

CHICAGO (WLS) — On stage, comedian Leah Eva Smith uses her background as a Filipino immigrant to make people laugh…

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Canada

Filipino Torontonians await results of controversial election back home | CBC News

Filipinos in Toronto are anxiously awaiting the results of a national election mired with controversy back home.  The election, which…

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Technology

Voyager Innovations, owner of popular Filipino financial app PayMaya and neobank Maya Bank, raises $210M led by SIG Venture Capital at a $1.4B valuation (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch)

Catherine Shu / TechCrunch: Voyager Innovations, owner of popular Filipino financial app PayMaya and neobank Maya Bank, raises $210M led…

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Technology

Manila-based GrowSari, which helps Filipino MSMEs to digitize, raises an additional $77.5M to its Series C, bringing the round's total to around $110M (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch)

Catherine Shu / TechCrunch: Manila-based GrowSari, which helps Filipino MSMEs to digitize, raises an additional $77.5M to its Series C,…

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Movie/review

Filipino Americans hope for more recognition with new arch in L.A.’s Historic Filipinotown

People come to Little Ongpin from as far as Las Vegas for lumpia, steamed pork buns, beef caldereta and other…

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Movie/TV News

10 Best Movies By Filipino Directors, According To Mubi

Among the many video streaming platforms available today, Mubi (often stylized as MUBI) sets itself apart with its handpicked selection…

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Video Games

Netflix’s Trese puts a riveting dark spin on Filipino bedtime stories

Netflix’s animated show Trese hits the ground running with its portrayal of a Tikbalang, a Filipino folklore figure with both…

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