Filipino-American priest opens doors for migrant workers in Taiwan

In 2003, when Filipino-American priest Father Joy Tajonera was sent by his Catholic society Maryknoll to central Taiwan's Taichung City, the first thing he set out to do was to find a safe space f...

Filipino-American actor promotes Taiwan bubble tea in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese bubble milk tea brand Chatime has recruited Filipino-American celebrity Ivan Dorschner to promote its drinks in the Philippines. Chatime, which is a subsidiar...

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas. Establi...

List of recent US attacks in which Jews were targeted

The Anti-Defamation League considers Saturday's attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue to be the deadliest on the Jewish community in U.S. history. Its death toll of 11 far exceeds other recent attacks in t...

NBA coaches box get a little more diverse during offseason

The NBA coaching box is looking far more diverse these days. When the season starts next week, there will be the league's first head coach born and raised outside North America and t...

AP Explains: Immigration protests before 'Abolish ICE'

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several people were arrested this week after they placed a banner on the Statue of Liberty's pedestal on the Fourth of July calling for abolishing U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Muslim officer works with immigrants in Ohio capital city

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After 10 years in hotel management, Khaled Bahgat grew accustomed to defusing tense situations involving out-of-control banquet hall parties. Often, he had the situation in hand ...

Filipino-American Liza Soberano ranks as most beautiful face of 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipino-American actress and model Liza Soberano was listed in as the most beautiful face on TC Candler's list titled "The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017." ...

Taiwan's Chou Tzu-yu ranks as 3rd most beautiful face of 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- TC Candler has listed Taiwanese K-pop singer Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜) as the third most beautiful face on his list titled "The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017." This is...

AP Exclusive: ONE Championship gets cash for major growth

ONE Championship has secured a major equity investment from venture capital firm Sequoia India and investment firm Mission Holdings, positioning the ascendant mixed martial arts promotion to increase ...

Full honors for Filipino-American WWII vet who died at 101

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A military funeral is planned for a New York woman who joined the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II after surviving months of torture by the Japanese for helping Filipino guerri...

Amid Heat turnaround, Spoelstra drawing Daly comparisons

MIAMI (AP) — Ron Rothstein still speaks with nothing but reverence for his longtime friend Chuck Daly, who won two NBA titles with Detroit on his way to enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame. ...

1st Filipino-American bishop ordained in US to serve in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first Filipino-American bishop ordained in the United States is set to be installed as the leader of Salt Lake City's Catholic diocese on Tuesday, ending the city's longest p...

US House approves bill recognizing Filipino WWII veterans

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to honor Filipino soldiers who fought under U.S. command in World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal. The Ho...

American couple found dead in central Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A 58-year-old American and his Filipino-American wife have been killed and their decomposing bodies were found in a well in the central Philippines in a case suspected to b...