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Lumpia-armed hero teams up with high school student in crowdfunded movie ‘Lumpia with a Vengeance’


Ever wonder what it would look like if a man turns a popular Filipino dish into a weapon to fight crimes? “Lumpia with a Vengeance” probably has the answer.

What is the movie about:Lumpia with a Vengeance,” a crowdfunded action-comedy film, follows the story of a lumpia-armed crime fighter as he teams up with a teenage girl after she finds herself tangled up with a crime syndicate selling drugs.

How Rocky Gathercole Went From Homeless Teen to Designing for Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears

Rocky Gathercole

Rocky Gathercole, the late Filipino celebrity fashion designer known for his avant-garde creations, was homeless for eight years before pursuing his calling. 

Humble beginnings: Gathercole told Phil Star Global that he left home to live on the streets when he was 14 because he was going through an “identity crisis” and “couldn’t tell his dad he was gay.”

Filipino Sailors Created the First Asian American Settlement in Louisiana

Filipino fishermen

The first permanent Asian American settlement was a village in 18th-century Louisiana where Filipino fishermen resided.

What was Saint Malo: The Manilamen were part of a group of people who created the first Filipino and Asian American settlement in North America, according to HistoryTheir settlement — named after Juan San Maló — was a fishing village along the shores of Louisiana’s Lake Borgne. 

Filipino Officer Who Murdered Mother and Son on Video Pleads Not Guilty

Jonel Nuezca

Former Police Senior Master Sergeant Jonel Nuezca, the officer who killed his neighbors while being filmed in December, pleaded not guilty during his first arraignment last week.

A surprising turn of events: Nuezca was arraigned on Jan. 7 at the Paniqui Tarlac Regional Trial Court Branch 106 in the Philippines, where he pleaded “not guilty,” The Philippine Star reported.

Filipino Inventor, 27, Named First-Ever Winner of $40K James Dyson Award

A 27-year-old Filipino has become the first-ever winner of James Dyson Award’s Sustainability Award for 2020 by turning spoiled, damaged crops into renewable energy.

What is the invention about: AuREUS, or Aurora Renewable Energy and UV Sequestration, is a technology invented by Carvey Ehren Maigue, a 27-year-old engineering student from Mapua University in the Philippines, according to ABS-CBN.