WASHINGTON — The Philippine Embassy and the Philippine Consulate General in New York are asking the Filipino community in the United States to offer prayers for a Filipino-American couple who lost their lives after a tornado struck a camping site in Cape Charles, Virginia, on Thursday.


The late Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat.


Filipino-American topnotch lawyer Jhanice V. Domingo (pictured above), counsel to the prestigious law firm of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito, & Frost, P.C., was sworn in as the 2014-2015 president of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (APALA-NJ) — the largest specialty bar association that collectively represents the interests of Asian and Pacific American attorneys throughout the State of New Jersey.


Superstars Maja Salvador (far left) and Matteo Guidicelli (far right) add luster to the annual Phil-Am Friendship Day revelry in Jersey City, N.J. on June 22.


Former NYPD officer Rex-Gene Maralit leaves Brooklyn Federal Court with his wife Sharon after being freed on bail in September 2013.  (Jeff Bachner/New York Daily News)

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