Global News Briefs
LAS VEGAS – New immigration data released by a Washington, D.C. think tank show the growing clout of immigrants, particularly Asians and Latinos, in Nevada where Filipino Americans are the largest Asian ethnic group with estimates ranging from 30,000 to 100,000, reports Inquirer.net.
Filipino-American celebrity Cheryl Burke has announced her decision not to go ahead with her co-hosting duties with the Miss USA pageant. This, after NBC severed ties with real estate developer and television personality Donald Trump and Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants recently over derogatory statements against Mexican, reports ABS CBN News.
LOS ANGELES — California Governor Jerry Brown on June 30 signed into law a bill establishing “Larry Itliong Day” every October 25 in honor of the late Filipino American farm labor leader, reports Inquirer.net.
Filipinos are among the consumers worldwide who often try new products when grocery shopping and show strong affinity for brands with fresh product development, according to the latest report released by global performance management company Nielsen, reports Rappler.com.