HOW CAN you describe the feeling of burying the urns of your entire family? Very traumatic will be an understatement for Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad who only managed to bury the urns of her husband, Audie, and their four daughters, Kaitlyn, 20, Danna, 17, and husband, Audie, and their 13-year-old twins Melissa and Allison last Saturday, Oct. 27, when she was able to move around on a wheel chair at their resting place in Holy Cross Cemetery at North Arlington, New Jersey. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
PAUL MOGOL BALLOCANAG, a U.S. registered nurse, who lived in the Philippines to take care of his aging parents suddenly returned to the U.S. nearly four months ago to take care of his elder sister who survived a horrific collision that killed her entire family of five last July 6 in Townsend, Delaware. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul Mogol Ballocanag used with permission)
MARY ROSE BALLOCANAG Trinidad (extreme left) had a photo op with her family in front of their Christmas tree. To her left are Kaitlyn, 20, Danna, 17, and husband, Audie, and their 13-year-old twins Melissa and Allison. Only Mary Rose survived while the rest of her family were killed on the spot when her family's 1998 Toyota Sienna minivan slammed into heavy-duty Ford F-350 pick-up truck traveling the wrong way that left her husband and their four daughters all dead. Still no arrest has been made. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
WHEN MARY ROSE Ballocanag-Trinidad's mother, Evangeline Mogol Ballocanag, fell sick in August 2017, she took her entire family to her hometown of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro in the Philippines as shown in this photo to be by her mother's side. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
JIM BALLOCANAG AND his brother, John Ballocanag, visit their sister, Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad, who is being cared for by their brother, Paul Ballocanag (extreme right) at the hospital. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
LOOKING AT HER KNEES:
MARY ROSE BALLOCANAG Trinidad stares at her broken knees as she recuperates from multiple serious injuries following the collision of her family's 1998 Toyota Sienna minivan with a heavy-duty Ford F-350 pick-up truck traveling the wrong way that left her husband and their four daughters dead. Still no arrest has been made. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
"IT TAKES A VILLAGE":
THIS IS PART of a close-knit family that takes turn in extending help to Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad, as she recovers from a tragic collision that wiped out her entire family, including her husband, Audie, and their four daughters. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
FIRST LADY CALLS:
NEW JERSEY FIRST Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy brought cheers to Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad when the wife of Gov. Phil Murphy visited her at the hospital where she is recuperating from multiple serious injuries following the collision of her family car with a heavy-duty Ford F-350 pick-up truck that left her husband and their four daughters dead. Still no arrest has been made. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
RETURNING THE FAVOR:
PAUL MOGOL BALLOCANAG takes a selfie with his elder sister, Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad, as she recovers from a tragic collision that wiped out her entire family, including her husband, Audie, and their four daughters. As a U.S. registered nurse, Paul is in the best position to provide care to his sister who supported him and her two brothers' education when Mary Rose was a young and an able nurse. (JGL Photo courtesy of Paul M. Ballocanag used with permission)
PHOTO OF WRONG-WAY DRIVER:
ALVIN SEYMOUR HUBBARD, III, the wrong-way driver of the heavy-duty Ford F-350 pick up hit by the 1998 Toyota Sienna minivan carrying Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad's husband, Audie, and their four daughters who were all killed on the spot on July 6, 2018 in Townsend, Delaware. Only Mary Rose survived in the multiple-death crash. (Photo from the website, heavy.com. )
By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA
(© 2017 Journal GlobaLinks)
CHICAGO (JGL) — Affinity frauds are not only rampant in the Philippines but also among Filipino American
CHICAGO (JGL) – Commissioner Emilio Benito Aquino of the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission will be the special guest during the “Ika-24 Pagkikita sa Konsulado” (24th town hall meeting of the Consulate) next Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Rizal Center at 1332 W. Irving Park Road in the north side of Chicago, Illinois.
This was announced by Consul General Generoso D. G. Calonge of the Philippine Consulate, who is inviting the public to a free program entitled, “Investing For Your Future: How to Invest Wisely and Avoid Investment Scams” being held in partnership with the U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission, The Filipino American Council of Greater Chicago (FACC), the Filipino American Lawyers Association (FALA) of Chicago, the Illinois Secretary of State Securities Department and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Parties interested to attend the event may RSVP by April 10, 2017 at https://philippinesec.eventbrite.com
E-FLYER ABOVE FOR CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE AND FURTHER DETAILS
Emilio Benito Aquino was appointed as SEC Commissioner by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on December 2, 2016. He took his oath before Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III last December 7, 2016.
For over a decade, Commissioner Aquino was a practicing CPA-Lawyer based in Western Mindanao. He taught commercial law subjects at the law schools of Ateneo del Zamboanga and Western Mindanao State University.
His present appointment marks his return to the SEC where he rose through the ranks to become the youngest Director of its former Prosecution and Enforcement (PED) and Non-Traditional Securities and Instruments (NTD) Departments. He is credited for having issued the most number of Cease and Desist Orders against pyramiding and boiler-room operations of pseudo investment firms. He also headed the SEC Davao and Zamboanga Extension Offices where he launched capital market promotion activities as well as relentless enforcement drive against investment scams in the countryside.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce major in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude and Valedictorian at the Universidad de Zamboanga in 1984. He hurdled the CPA Licensure Exams with a rating of 89.14%. He finished his law studies at San Beda College where he was a Dean’s Lister and Silver Medalist. He placed 16th in the 1992 Bar Exams.
SEAL OF THE PHILIPPINE SECURITY AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Under a government scholarship, he earned a Master’s degree in Public Management at the Development Academy of the Philippines, graduating at the top of his class. He was also sent to the University of Sydney in Australia where he was conferred a Certificate of Study for a short course in Effective Governance. He completed the Management Development Program of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in 2002.
He also participated in numerous foreign trainings and conferences in Asia, Europe, Australia and North America to include two International Institutes on Enforcement and Securities Market Development at the US SEC in Washington D.C. and in New York.
A Multiple Paul Harris Fellow (PHF+7) of The Rotary Foundation, he was the President of the Rotary Club of Zamboanga City West for RY 2009 to 2010 capping the Most Outstanding President plum plus 14 major District Awards and 6 Rotary International Citations and Distinctions. He is a Past President of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Zambasulta Chapter, which was conferred, under his able leadership the coveted IBP Best Chapter Award during the 15th National Convention of Lawyers in Cebu City. He was elected President of the UZ Alumni Association and was twice awarded as the Most Outstanding Alumnus of Universidad de Zamboanga in the field of Law and Accountancy.
He also held top positions in the local and regional levels of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Scouting Movement. (PM)
By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA
(© 2016 Journal GlobaLinks)
CHICAGO (JGL) – Filipinos living in the United States have so far remitted "the bulk of nearly" of $30-billion dollars from the worldwide Filipino diaspora to
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