Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Category: Southeast Asian

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Filipinos Turn Out for Night of ‘Here Lies Love’

Filipinos Turn Out for Night of ‘Here Lies Love’

Not seeing many Filipinos in the audience, the cast of the off-Broadway production about former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos held a "Filipino Night," reports Asian Journal.

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Climate Crisis Hits Close to Home for Filipinos

Climate Crisis Hits Close to Home for Filipinos

Filipino Americans are being urged to join the People's Climate March in NY, with the anniversary of last year's typhoon approaching and given the vulnerability of the Philippines to climate change, reports The FilAm.

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Philippine Nature Becomes Art in NY

Philippine Nature Becomes Art in NY

Nature in the Philippines, in both beautiful and disastrous forms, inspires FilAm artist Katte Geneta, whose work is on display at the Governors Island Art Fair, reports The FilAm.

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Burmese Doctors Help Community

Burmese Doctors Help Community

Community members, many without insurance, received free checkups and screenings at a health fair in Queens.

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Dad Creates Cartoon to Keep Kids in Touch with Roots

Dad Creates Cartoon to Keep Kids in Touch with Roots

One ambitious Jersey dad is making a Filipino-themed cartoon, called "Phil the Fil-Am," to keep his kids in tune with their heritage, reports The FilAm.

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Burmese New Year Marked

Burmese New Year Marked

The Rakhaing Water Festival was held in New York with dancers and musicians in traditional costume.

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Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

Greenpoint Gazette highlights, in separate stories, a chef adding her own twist to home-cooked Filipino meals and a new Malaysian restaurant inspired by dishes found in the region's night markets.

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Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Maung Htein Linn runs three NYC restaurants with authentic Japanese food he learned to prepare in Japan.

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When Does Ramadan Begin?

When Does Ramadan Begin?

NYC Muslims seek some consensus on when to start fasting.

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Filipina Reflects on Community Work

Filipina Reflects on Community Work

After working in Asian-American circles, Nancy Bulalacao is focusing on the Filipino community. She spoke with The FilAm about the first Filipino American Museum in NY and other ventures.

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Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Cambodians come to Wat Jotanaram for prayer, meditation, language instruction and meals.

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