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May 22, 1992
It was Bayani Baloloy's first trip to America, and an accounting job awaited him in New York. But when the flight from the Philippines landed on the West Coast for a layover, Baloloy placed a call. "I told my contact in New York: 'I am in Los Angeles. If I can't find a job by the end of the week, I'll be in New York Monday.' " By the end of that week, he had found a single-bedroom apartment with a relative in Hollywood.
December 15, 1994 | ED BOND, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The word in the Filipino language of Tagalog is hiya, and it describes an innate shyness of the Filipino people. Carmencita Davino readily uses the word to describe her fellow Filipinos. But it does not describe Davino, the director of the Asian-Pacific American Education Commission for the Los Angeles Unified School District, the first Filipino American to head the 20-year-old organization.
September 6, 1987 | Deane Wylie, Deane Wylie is an articles editor for Opinion.
Buried at the bottom of page 6 in last Sunday's Manila Chronicle was a five-paragraph report quoting World Bank sources saying that the country's most recent attempted coup d'etat should not slow the Philippines improving economy. Good news, sorely needed.
April 10, 1986 | BARBARA HANSEN, Times Staff Writer
Retaining her image as a friendly, folksy housewife while taking on the burdens of a chief of state looks like tough work for Philippines' President Corazon Aquino. According to a close associate, Aquino likes to be called Mrs. President, and people who work with her or know her socially say how warm and appreciative she is, how unassuming. It is said that she makes excellent pate and pasta, likes to play mah-jongg and that she says the rosary daily.
March 2, 1986
Mabuhay , President Cory Aquino! The Filipinos have spoken. What an amazing victory for democracy, justice and "people power" in the Philippines. Now comes the difficult time of pursuing national reconciliation, economic developments, and human rights. Our hopes and prayers are with you, Cory, and the courageous Filipino people. DIANA C. SHEPHERD Sunland
February 8, 1998 | Associated Press
Imelda Marcos announced Saturday that she will run for president in May, saying she wants to share her husband's wealth with the Filipino people. Marcos, widow of late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos, announced her candidacy a week after the Supreme Court upheld her 1993 corruption conviction and 12-year prison sentence. She can appeal the ruling one more time and is free on bond in the meantime.
January 6, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The Philippines' highest judge and four other members of a Senate impeachment court trying President Joseph Estrada on corruption charges have received death threats, the court said. Supreme Court Chief Justice Hilario Davide, who heads the impeachment court, said at the trial that he had received an undated letter accusing him of being "anti-Estrada" and saying his penalty would be death. Davide said the letter was signed "the Filipino people." He brushed aside the threat.
June 17, 1988
Your publication of "A Mistaken, Vindictive Policy" by Ex-President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines is a surprise (Op-Ed Page, June 7). Is Marcos for real? After all of what he has said and done to the Philippines, the article cannot be taken seriously unless he, 1) returns to the Filipino people the wealth he has taken away, and 2) stops his propaganda and his supportive cronies who are agitating and attacking the administration of President Corazon Aquino. ROY MORALES Gardena
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