Asuncion de Chavez of Carteret, N.J. (shown here at one of the previous Ground Zero’s anniversary rites) will never find closure over the death of her son, Jayceryll de Chavez, despite the elimination of Osama bin Laden, according to her daughter Aizza.


Aizza de Chavez, whose brother Jayceryll de Chavez was among the nearly 3,000 who perished in the attacks on the World Trade Center a decade ago, admits she felt “happy” upon learning that the sworn enemy of America and mastermind of 9/11, has been shot and killed by U.S. Navy SEALs in Pakistan on May 2.



The most trusted and most popular Philippine leader is joining thousands of Filipinos in the U.S. eastern seaboard celebrate the 113th anniversary of the Philippine Independence Day in New York City slated on June 5.


The late Ramy “Zendy” Charisse Jacildo.


A visiting special education teacher from Bacolod City, Philippines, was shot dead in Woodbury, N.Y. by her Italian-American boyfriend, who then turned the gun on himself in what police believe was a murder-suicide case.


Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan dances Tinikling with Filipino-American teenagers at the FAHSI center in Queens, N.Y.


Philippine Consul General Mario de Leon, Jr. and Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan graced the celebration of the 23rd Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) in Jamaica, Queens on April 15 at the Filipino American Human Services, Inc. (FAHSI) center.

Arrested at JFK Airport on a flight to the UAE

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — A military officer from the United Arab Emirates accused of keeping an unpaid Filipina immigrant servant while attending the Naval War College in Rhode Island has been arrested by federal officials after he boarded an international flight in New York City, Associated Press reported.

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