News Articles on Tagalog

As of 2017, more than two percent of Californians speak Tagalog, making the language native to the Philippines the most common foreign dialogue spoken in the state of California, after Spanish.

There are about 832,024 Californians who speak Tagalog at home.

Tagalog is also the most commonly spoken foreign language after Spanish in the states of Washington and Nevada.

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After 25 years, folk icon Joey Ayala set to return to Music Museum
When asked about what “Mandiriwa” means, Joey Ayala explained that it is something he made up to be a Tagalog word for “artist”. He further discussed how the Filipino language does not really have an all-encompassing word for “artist”, but ...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:19 am
8 Pinoy Parodies of Hit Songs You’d Absolutely Love (Or Absolutely Hate)
Please don’t ask us why. Sir Rex Kantatero is infamous for coming up with a lot of different Tagalog parodies of varying quality, but this particular ditty has us in stitches over how accurately it reflects the pathos of anyone who has been addicted to a ...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 12:00 am
Killings of farmers on the rise under Duterte
Fifty-three-year-old Rodolfo Tagalog Sr. was harvesting coconuts when he heard and felt the shots. A bullet almost grazing his right shoulder, he fell instantly from the top of the tree and fractured his left shoulder. He saw soldiers, allegedly from the ...
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:10 pm
It's SONA practice day for Duterte
"Tapos na yan. Itaas mo na kay na i-Tagalog ko na (That's done. Bring it up because I already said that in Tagalog)," Duterte had instructed the teleprompter operator then. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar had earlier told Palace ...
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:53 pm
Rain to persist over Southern Tagalog, Visayas, Mindanao
Rain will continue in most parts of the country on Thursday due to the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ). The ITCZ, where winds from northern and southern hemispheres meet, is affecting Southern Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao, the Philippine ...
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:30 pm
Bindlestiff Studio Presents Tagalog 2017
Located in San Francisco’s SOMA district, Bindlestiff Studio is the only permanent, community-based performing arts venue in the nation dedicated to showcasing emerging Filipino American and Pilipino artists. Since 1989, Bindlestiff Studio has hosted ...
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:02 pm
A Taste of Southern Tagalog’s Delicacies and Hospitality
In Photo: Group picture of those who joined the caravan Joining a caravan offered by the Philippine Tour Operators Association (Philtoa) will always have its perks that are hard to top. For this particular caravan, the local delicacies of Southern Tagalog ...
Posted: July 16, 2017, 7:15 am
Study: Tagalog is 2nd most commonly spoken foreign language in Calif.
Tagalog is now the second most commonly spoken foreign language in California. Known as the gateway for Asian immigrants in the United States, California has 2.1 percent or 832,024 Tagalog speakers, according to the latest study by 24/7 Wall St. The ...
Posted: July 11, 2017, 11:44 pm
Bindlestiff Studio Presents TAGALOG 2017, 7/13-29
San Francisco, CA-- Join us in the heart of the SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District for Bindlestiff Studio's production of TAGALOG 2017, a collection of one-act plays written and performed in the national language of the Philippines. With the creative use of ...
Posted: July 10, 2017, 5:11 am
Study: Tagalog California’s Most Commonly Spoken Foreign Language After Spanish
Best Places For Fried Chicken SandwichesThroughout Los Angeles diners are flocking towards eateries offering innovative and elevated takes on this American classic. Visit these great spots to enjoy a fried-chicken sandwich that tops any around L.A. Best ...
Posted: July 7, 2017, 8:03 pm