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The Manila-Acapulco galleon trade ships included Filipinos on sailing expeditions to California, including the port of this city. 

The Immigration Act of 1965 increased Filipino immigration into this city to include military personnel, especially those enlisted in the U.S. Navy, as well as professionals. Today Filipino Americans are the largest Asian American ethnic group here.

Population: 196,000

What is San Diego?


Made of bananas, sugar, vinegar and spices, this ingredient is found in Filipino sweet spaghetti and barbecue sauce.

What is banana ketchup? 

Jufran also accepted.


This is Bruno Mars's most popular song on Spotify

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This eight-time world boxing champion incited outrage when he said, “Gay people are worse than animals” on Filipino television program TV5.

Who is Manny Pacquiao?


Linda Nietes-Little got into the book business nearly 40 years ago as a way to preserve and promote Filipino writings in the Philippines under the Marcos dictatorship. She founded this bookshop in Los Angeles in 1984 and dedicated it to Filipino Americans searching for their roots. As a specialty bookstore for the last 35 years, it has promoted only materials relevant to the Philippines and Filipino Americans.

She is looking for someone to buy and take it over by the end of this year, 2021.

What is Philippine Expressions?


Today's Filipino community in this city traces its roots to 1906 when 15 sakadas (contract laborers) were recruited from the Philippines to work on the sugar plantations in the then US Territory. Migration, particularly after the close of the Pacific War, has increased their numbers.

Population: 211,000

What is Honolulu?


A funky-flavored umami bomb of fish or shrimp paste, this works as a condiment, a topping for rice or in salad dressing. The product varies by region.

What is bagoong?


His brother Eric has traveled with him for years in this capacity. They have gone on world tours together, and he claims his brother is better at this than he is

What is a drummer?


These men are the brother of one's father or mother or the husband of one's aunt.

Who are Filipino uncles?


Over 2.3 million Filipinos are believed to be working overseas, and remittances from these Overseas Foreign Workers (OFWs) are an important source of income in the country.

This country is the most popular destination for OFW’s, with over one million Filipinos working there. Philippine nationals have often complained of abusive working conditions in the country, including unsafe working conditions, unpaid labor, confiscation of passports, and physical and sexual assaults.

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The first immigrants to the this area consisted mainly of professionals--doctors, nurses, other medical personnel, engineers, and accountants. Thousands of nurses and medical school graduates were recruited during those years as exchange scholars. After a few years, these professionals converted their temporary visas to immigrant visas and eventually became naturalized U.S. citizens. They then were able to sponsor their immediate relatives to become immigrants under the family reunification provision.

Population: 241,000

What is New York?


A general term for noodles derived from the Chinese word that means “convenient.”

What is pancit?


Bruno Mars's favorite food is a Filipino dish made by braising chicken legs (thighs and/or drumsticks) in a sauce made up of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and black pepper. It's tangy, salty, garlicy, slightly sweet, and spicy. The chicken is slowly simmered in the sauce making it flavorful and incredibly tender.

What is chicken adobo?


In the Philippines, these groups are the surviving members of the Spanish or Spanish-sanctioned landholding elite and the newly ascendant merchant elite, who were mostly foreign expatriates or of Chinese origin, formed a de facto aristocracy, to replace the power vacuum the Spanish had left.

They include the Aquino, Marcos, Arroyo, Binay, Duterte, and Roxas families.

What are political dynasty families?


Jollibee also had a branch in this country in Oceania which opened in 1997 in Port Moresby. The branch closed following the publication of a newspaper print advertisement that falsely implied that the local branch was trying to purchase dogs and cats as a source of food. Jollibee was unable to track down those responsible for the ad but had suspected several competitors.

What is Papua New Guinea?


When Filipinos began arriving here in the first decades of the 20th century, they congregated in places like “Manilatown,” a bachelor community around Kearny and Jackson streets—adjacent to Chinatown—and also in the South of Market area. Both were near jobs in downtown restaurants, hotels, and department stores. But by the 1950s, the city’s urban renewal and redevelopment of the Financial District had pushed out those on Kearny Street. Many moved to South of Market, where cheap rent and unskilled work was easy to find.

Population: 305,000

What is San Francisco?


Also known as tamarind, this tart and tangy fruit is used primarily in sinigang, a sour-savory stew, and candies. It also is sold as a paste to add to marinades.

What is sampaloc?


His four sisters formed a group under this name, which is an acronym for their relationship

What is "L.Y.L.A.S."?


This is a vampiric, bird-like creature in Philippine mythology. It is said to snatch humans at night as prey, similar to the Manananggal and the Ekek in rural areas of the Philippines

What is a WakWak?


There is a Jose Rizal statue in Wilhelmsfeld in this country. He traveled through this country for a year and even has a street named after him. He learned this country's language throughout his studies and travels.

Berlin, the capital, is where Dr. Rizal’s most pivotal literary work, Noli Me Tangere, first came off the press. He had to finish and publish here (1887) to catalyze the Philippines' independence from Spain.

What is Germany?


This city and county is currently an epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. 1 in 3 people in this place are or will be affected by the virus, and it is home to where most Fil Ams reside.

Side note: More than 2/3 of nurses deaths from COVID-19 are Fil Ams

Population: 495,000

What is Los Angeles?


A.k.a. a type of gourd or Momordica charantia — is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber.

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Bruno Mars's mother is from this place is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas (Region VII) region, and consists of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets. Its capital is City of the same name, "the Queen City of the South", the oldest city and first capital of the Philippines, which is politically independent from the provincial government.

What is Cebu City?


34% of these people said, "We cherish our family, our freedom to succeed, and our faith. We are traditionally conservative. This is who we are. Our conservative values are what defines our identity, our strength, and our hard-earned prosperity in the US,” the group Raise The FilAm Voice said in its endorsement of this impeached impostor and white supremacist, fascist asshole.

What is Filipinos for Trump?


The oldest Filipino restaurant in this Northern hemispheric country does not have a Filipino name. The sign outside says “Matstofan,” a generic term with the same lowbrow connotation as “carinderia.” The only hint at a foreign presence is written in fine, slim letters, barely visible from across the street: “Filipino taste.”

Those two words brought me to Borgarnes, a sleepy coastal town 70 km north of the capital city of this country.

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