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Mission:  This site serves as the hub of INFORMATION for the Filipino-American Community in San Antonio Texas and the surrounding areas.

Vision:  Provide useful and relevant information to the community.

ABOUT SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 

San Antonio's economy focuses on financial services, government, health care and tourism. For those who haven’t yet visited San Antonio, the city conjures up images of a tragic and bloody last stand at The Alamo. But for anyone who has visited, the city is more than just home to one of the most famous historical sites in the West. The San Antonio River Walk is perhaps the most beautiful part of the city, creating a verdant pathway lined with colorful café umbrellas that winds its way through downtown, offering up a bevy of shops, restaurants, and bars on the way. Tour downtown, follow the river by foot or tour it by boat, and save your visit to the Alamo for the late afternoon, when the sun is in retreat and you’ll have more to remember from your trip than just an historic and valiant defeat. 

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:59:41 -0500


San Antonio may see showers Tuesday
mySanAntonio.com
SAN ANTONIO -- The National Weather Service is reporting a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday in South Central Texas. High temperatures will reach the upper 90s in Bexar County and the mid-90s in the Hill Country. Light winds will ...

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:36:05 -0500


mySanAntonio.com

AT&T chooses San Antonio for GigaPower
mySanAntonio.com
SAN ANTONIO — AT&T announced Tuesday that it will introduce its GigaPower network to the San Antonio market — capable of downloading 25 songs in one second, a TV show in three seconds and an HD online movie in 36 seconds — though the ...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:31:19 -0500


20 arrested in Seguin gang sweep
mySanAntonio.com
23, 2012: A photo of seized live marijuana plants on display during a news conference at DEA headquarters talking about a recent case involving a hydroponic marijuna smuggling ring from San Antonio. Two tons of marijuana plants and crops were seized ...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:19:36 -0500


mySanAntonio.com

Trader Joe's to open 2nd San Antonio store in October
mySanAntonio.com
The 12,500-square-foot location, at 403 N. Loop 1604 West inside the Sonterra Village shopping center, officially opens on Oct. 15, the Monrovia, California-based grocer announced in a news release sent overnight Tuesday. Trading hours will be 8 a.m ...

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:39:40 -0500


Eight players removed from UT team in Strong's first year
mySanAntonio.com
Jalen Overstreet, Chevoski Collins and Joe Bergeron were dismissed last week as previously reported by the San Antonio Express-News' Mike Finger. Josh Turner also was dismissed from the team, according to reports from the Austin American-Statesman ...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:08:05 -0500


S.A. loses boxing card, but it's a good thing
mySanAntonio.com
6 card along with fellow junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse and WBC featherweight champ Jhonny Gonzalez. The card now will take place Sept. 6 in Cincinnati. San Antonio clearly has come out ahead on this deal. I'm not sure who would have ...

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:41:21 -0500


San Antonio vying for MLS' 24th franchise
mySanAntonio.com
San Antonio already has Toyota Field which has a capacity of 8,000 and could be expanded to seat 18,000, the problem is that the stadium is about 15 miles northeast of downtown, which is where a stadium would ideally be located and MLS commissioner ...

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:22:43 -0500


City pulls support for downtown streetcar
mySanAntonio.com
Streetcar proponent Alex Briseno makes a point while addressing Jeff Judson (left) and Heywood Sanders as the Express-News and the University of Texas at San Antonio bring together a panel of experts to discuss the controversial VIA streetcar issue ...

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:10:15 -0500


Mayor Taylor begins to assemble City Hall staff
mySanAntonio.com
File photo: District 2 Councilwoman Ivy Taylor speaks to residents of San Antonio's Eastside during a informational session about the Iowa Street Corridor revitalization project as San Antonio's Planning and Community Development Director John Dugan ...

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:33:07 -0500


Photos show border militias moving across Texas
mySanAntonio.com
July 29, 2014. San Antonio's Home Page. ° F. Mostly Sunny. Current Weather Condition. mySA.com; Local Directory. Home · Local ... San Antonio Spurs · Pro Sports · Colleges · High Schools · Other Sports · Blogs. Sports. Cowboys' Claiborne eager to prove ...

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Philippines News Minimize

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:24:47 -0500


USA TODAY

Packing a punch against pollution in the Philippines
USA TODAY
The Philippines may be better known for boxing champs and beauty queens, but the country's emerging as an epicenter of electric vehicle (EV) innovation as government-NGO partnerships support initiatives to replace exhaust-spluttering public transit ...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:37:14 -0500


Yahoo!7 News

Pope to Visit Sri Lanka, Philippines Jan. 12-19
ABC News
The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines. Francis had already announced his intention to visit Sri Lanka and meet with victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which ...
Pope Francis to make 4-day visit to Philippines in January 2015Sun.Star
Pope to visit Sri Lanka, Philippines in JanuaryYahoo!7 News

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:36:42 -0500


Rappler

Pope sets Philippine trip January...
Rappler
EYES ON VISAYAS. Pope Francis waves next to Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle during a ceremony to bless the new image of St Pedro Calungsod of Philippines at St Peter's Basilica on November 21, 2013 at the Vatican. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:38:50 -0500


Challenge Philippines goes to CamSur
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines – Taking off from a successful staging last February in Subic Bay, Challenge Philippines has expanded its brand reach by going to CamSur on June 14 next year. “We are honored to welcome Challenge CamSur as part of the Challenge ...

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:24:51 -0500


Reuters

Philippines to propose no action to raise tension in sea disputes
Reuters
Relations between China and the Philippines have been tested recently by their dispute over part of the sea. "We have this plan to submit a suggestion on a moratorium and that would be the immediate approach to the exacerbating problems in the South ...
Philippines seeks pledges to suspend unilateral acts in S. China SeaGlobalPost
EU doubles its devt aid to PH to €325 millionManila Standard Today
EU's Ashton pushes peaceful options in South China Sea rows, backs Mindanao ...InterAksyon

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:57:02 -0500


BBC News

Death toll rises to 23 in Philippine road attack
MiamiHerald.com
MANILA, Philippines -- A 3-year-old boy and his father died from wounds suffered in a brazen attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on Filipinos celebrating the end of Ramadan, raising the toll Tuesday to 23 dead, officials said. About 40 to 50 Abu Sayyaf ...
Islamist militants accused of ambush in PhilippinesBBC News
Brazen attack by extremists in southern Philippines leaves 23 deadToronto Star

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:33:07 -0500


TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

Filipino Rebels Kill 21 Villagers Over Peace Deal
New York Times
MANILA — Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines opened fire on a group of about 50 people who were on their way to a religious celebration on Monday, killing at least 21 and wounding 13, military officials said. The dead included a 2-year-old boy.
Manila exhibition celebrates Muslim heritage in the PhilippinesTravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
Islamist militants kill 21 in attack in southern PhilippinesSacramento Bee

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:47:56 -0500


New York Daily News

Philippines welcomes its 100 millionth citizen
New York Daily News
MANILA — Philippine officials welcomed the birth Sunday of their country's 100 millionth citizen with a cake, hope and concerns about how their poor Southeast Asian nation can help ensure a decent life for its swelling population. A baby girl named ...
Philippines joyous as baby Chonalyn's arrival means population hits 100mThe Guardian
Philippine population officially hits 100 millionRappler
Philippines welcomes 100 millionth babyInquirer.net
Manila Bulletin
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:04:53 -0500


Toronto Star

Are the Philippines Worth Fighting For?
Bloomberg View
Nothing tells the story of where the Philippines was before Benigno Aquino and now better than Transparency International's rankings. When he rose to the presidency in 2010 pledging to attack graft, his country was rated 134th, trailing Nigeria. Now ...
Philippines president says even assassination wouldn't stop his reformsToronto Star
PHILIPPINESPhilly.com
Spending scandal besetting Aquino could hurt Philippines' economyReuters
Philippine Star -SunHerald.com
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:57:12 -0500


Wall Street Journal

Philippine President Offers Upbeat View on Economy
Wall Street Journal
MANILA—Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said his country is further opening to business and the economy is strengthening, in his penultimate State of the Nation address Monday to Congress, while he glossed over impeachment attempts and his ...

  
 
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