Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tita Ging Capio Celebrates 62nd Birthday


April 17, 2011
Chicago, IL. Beloved by many, Tita Ging celebrates her 62nd birthday on April 7 amidst overflowing joy as seen in all of her guests’ smiles in these pictures. Because of limited space Continue reading

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Bataan Day celebration in Chicago


April 17, 2011
The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office, Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Veterans Affairs, celebrated with the Filipino community and the Filipino-American veterans the 69th Commemoration of Bataan Day in Chicago. Continue reading

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Interracial Marriages


by Rodel Rodis
April 4, 2011
The Republican Party – otherwise known as the GOP (“Grand Old Party”) – has made significant inroads in the Filipino American community to the consternation of the Democratic Party activists who have supported the community on issues from immigration reform to the fight for Filipino WW II veterans equity. Continue reading

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Salt: Good or Bad?


by Dr. Philip S. Chua.
April 17, 2011
Salt (scientifically known as sodium chloride) has preceded man on earth and in the entire galaxy where it could be found. Continue reading

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Pagpatay sa Parusang Bitay


by Fermin Salvador.
April 17, 2011
Pinirmahan ni Gob. Pat Quinn noong Marso 9, 2010 ang Panukalang Batas ng Senado ng Estado Blg. 3539 na nag-aabolisa sa parusang bitay sa Ilinoy. Naging pang-15 ang Ilinoy sa mga estado sa US na nagpatigil sa pagpapairal ng parusang bitay. Continue reading

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Easter People


by Fred C. Wilson III
April 17, 2011
“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song.”
-Pope John Paul II-

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More on the Health Care Reform Law


by Don Azarias
April 17, 2011
A compilation of recently released polls as reported by the Associated Press (AP) indicated that majority of those respondents said they were not pleased with the health care reform legislation passed by congressional lawmakers and signed into law by President Barack Obama. Continue reading

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Reflections of an Eye, the Eye of a Reflection


by Arnold De Villa
April 17, 2011
“The eyes are windows to the soul”, says an old cliché. A weary anatomy student recalls the vitreous body, separating it from the iris and the pupils. Continue reading

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Breakfast With Myself


by Carmelita Cochingco Ballesteros.
April 17, 2011
Eating alone was what I did 99% of the time during the 10 years that I was away working as an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Taiwan and Singapore. Since coming home for good on December 19, 2010, I’ve been having meals, even snacks, with extended family members. Continue reading

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Capone’s ghost haunts tax evaders


April 17, 2011
In 1931, when the United States failed to prosecute Alphonse “Scarface Al” Capone for the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and other heinous crimes, government investigators took a different approach in bringing Capone to justice Continue reading

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