Fiesta Filipina Dance Troupe, a hard act to follow

We belong to a community that is full of different personalities. In every turn, it seems that these oddballs are always coming up with acts that we can only laugh or shake our heads. We have some who think they own our people that they are free to do whatever regardless of the consequences.  Some… Read More »

Let the journalists do their job

Filipinos in America are in a unique situation where in a span of six months, they are faced with having to contend with two of the most controversial and contentious national leaders to emerge in recent history, both in the homeland and in their adopted land. Having had to face uncertainty in their homeland with… Read More »

Duterte’s shortcut style

Many people here aren’t bothered by President Rodrigo Duterte’s shortcuts in getting things done. They’re not bothered that people are getting killed without due process. Mr. Duterte’s so-called war on drugs has been going on since his election. It’s been relentless, ruthless and remorseless. The daily toll of dead bodies has included not only those… Read More »

CALLS FOR PPRD TO RESIGN ARE PROTECTED SPEECHES

CHICAGO (JGL) – There are only very few palindromes – words, phrase or even numbers — that can be read either forward or backward. Words like “Eve,” “pop” or “noon;” phrases like “Evil olive” or “No lemon, no melon” or numbers like “11,” “121” and so on are palindromes. But there are fewer still when… Read More »

JAMES’FANS NOT SUPPORTIVE OF NADINE?

Could it be true some followers of James Reid are not supportive of Nadine Lustre? Talks spread that some prefer a different reel or real partner of James. Truth to tell, James’ pal Ivan Dorchner who’s being built up by GMA-7 as one of Barbie Forteza’s leading men in the TV series Meant to Be… Read More »

KARAPATANG NG CO-HEIRS SA PAGTIRA NG BAHAY

Q. Good day po Atty. Magtanong lang po ako km po ay 8 magkakapatid pero magkaiba po ang tatay  naming. Ung 6 kong  kapatid sa unang aswa ng nanay ko . Kami 2 sa pangalawa po ung nanay ko po na kasal  sa tatay ko na namaty na po. Itatanong  ko lang po sana kung… Read More »

TRIUMPHS OF OVERSEAS FILIPINOS, AMERICANS IN 2016

                    ‘Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honour in his own country.” John 4:44   CHICAGO (JGL) – Many people think, the twin surreal triumphs of foul-mouthed  President Rody Duterte in the Philippines and anti-establishment President-elect Donald Trump in the United States elections are the most lasting legacies left… Read More »

A year of hope and uncertainty

A feeling of uncertainty has deepened in the Philippines as coup rumors and martial law talk ushered in the New Year. Both talks about the possibility of destabilization moves and a coup attempt and speculations about the possible declaration of martial law were started by President Duterte himself and his allies. As early as two… Read More »