Filipinos in New York - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipinos in New York


Fil-Am activist in New York eyes Democratic seat

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Steven Raga talks about his bid for Committeeman in Queens County in New York City

Student Canteen's Leila Benitez: Where is she now?

Aug 19, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Leila for the Millennials who glimpse her from their parents’ stories was the Philippine Oprah

Filipino nurses in high demand in US health facilities

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:09 PM

Filipino nurses according to a 2008 New York Times article are “highly prized” in New York’s area city hospitals

Fil-Am NYC human rights chief on fighting discrimination

Aug 12, 2015 - 11:43 AM

I want to have impact and impact means being effective in anti discrimination education and enforcement areas It also means pushing the law further into other avenues says Carmelyn Malalis

#MayForever: Wedding bells ring for Filipino HONY couple

Jun 25, 2015 - 11:03 PM

Here s proof that long distance relationships can work

Fil-Am lawyer heads NYC human rights commission

Mar 15, 2015 - 2:46 PM

Carmelyn Malalis has a big job ahead of her: to head a toothless human rights agency and make it relevant to the citizens of America s largest city

Fil-Ams tell parents migration to America 'not in vain'

Mar 08, 2015 - 12:30 AM

Being raised in the United States brings with it a certain cultural responsibility to exemplify what being both a Filipino and an American truly is

Top Filipina at NY stock exchange says goodbye

Feb 24, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Elizabeth Recto Arreglado – better known as Ninez – joined the exchange in December 2008 as Managing Director of Global Compensation

When bullies are doctors and nurses: How Fil-Am nurses cope

Feb 06, 2015 - 11:18 AM

Rank Nur a registered nurse at a New York hospital says bullying by doctors is commonly experienced by foreign nurses

Cheers! 'Inuman at Pulutan' in New York City

Nov 25, 2014 - 7:22 PM

I think for people to know the food they need know about the country as well

‘Beyond visibility, Filipinos in US must lead’

Oct 26, 2014 - 9:33 PM

Now on its fourth year The Outstanding Filipino Awards TOFA is the culminating event of the Filipino American History Month in October

'Jennifer Laude is a child of God'

Oct 16, 2014 - 2:57 PM

Filipinos in New York hold a rally for the slain Jennifer Laude

Remembering the heroism of 9/11

Sep 11, 2014 - 11:45 AM

The heroism took place on that date that might belong to the past but will never be forgotten

9/11 MEMORIAL. The reflective pool at The National September 11 Memorial Museum is viewed on September 7, 2012 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Fil-Am talents in 'Here Lies Love'

Jul 23, 2013 - 4:30 PM

The immersive musical event about Imelda Marcos is showing in New York City

HERE LIES TALENT. Randy Gener and Ugly Kitchen owner and chef Aris Tuazon with the Fil-Am cast of 'Here Lies Love.' Photo by Christopher Manuel Esquivel of

Bacolod Masskara dance group wows New York

Jun 15, 2013 - 12:59 PM

For the second time the Bacolod Masskara New York Edition dance group is hailed champion of the Philippine Independence Day parade in New York City

BACOLOD PRIDE. Bacolod Masskara New York Edition dance group outshines other groups at the Philippine Independence Day Parade held on June 2 in New York City. All photos courtesy of Msb BTrn