Overseas Filipino


Filipino artist Gerry Alanguilan is nominated for his comic book “Elmer” in the 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award to be given out in July.


MANILA — The Filipino creator of “Lastik-Man,” a local comic character played in movies by Vic Sotto, has been nominated in the international comic book industry’s version of the Oscars, GMANews.TV reported Monday.



In 1984, the sophomore batch of Maryknoll College jumped into the 80s clubhouse party craze and gave the party people a blast in “State of the Nation” — an  apt  title borrowed from the quintessential new wave song by the Industry.




WASHINGTON — In a town where symbols mean a lot, the Philippine flag flew at the Hay Adams Hotel just across the White House last Tuesday, a home away from home for kings and presidents, and for today, people’s champ Manny Pacquiao.

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Filipino-American lawyer Arnedo S. Valera has recently been appointed United Nations Representative for Migration and Human Rights by the Foundation for the Support of the U.N. (FSUN) in New York.


From left, Zeny Avila, Lenore R.S. Lim, Deputy Consul General Melita Sta. Maria-Thomeczek, Consul General Cecilia Rebong, Rene Ner and Fiel Zabat.


The Philippine Center Management Board (PCMB) and the Philippine Consulate General New York recently launched the book, “Art at the Philippine Center New York,” on Jan. 13 at the Kalayaan Hall of the Center.

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