“KathNiel” at Pechanga Resort and Casino

“KathNiel” at Pechanga Resort and Casino

Balita Media team meets “Kathniel” at Pechanga – The popular Filipino love team Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, better known as “Kathniel,” took time to speak and pose with the members of our team shortly after their lively concert titled “One Magical Night” at the Pechanga Resort and Casino. The love pair expressed gratefulness for […]

13.11.2019 · Filled under: News ·
One Magical Night with Live Band at Pechanga Resort Casino on Nov. 2

One Magical Night with Live Band at Pechanga Resort Casino on Nov. 2

The ‘Phenomenal Box Office Queen’ in Manila, multi-talented actress and performer, Kathryn Bernardo and young-famed heartthrob, Daniel Padilla, along with three other veteran actors, performs live in Pechanga Resort Casino on November 2, 2019 at 8pm. Pechanga Resort Casino is well-known for hosting the best and the brightest Filipino entertainers and provides a wholesome entertainment […]

16.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Mga tagline at logo ng 2020 Senso  para sa 12 wikang hindi Ingles

Mga tagline at logo ng 2020 Senso para sa 12 wikang hindi Ingles

Tapos na ang Kawanihan ng Senso ng U.S. sa paglalabas ng plataporma (tagline at logo) ng 2020 Senso nito para sa 12 wikang dagdag sa Ingles. Isinasama ang platapormang “Bigyang hugis ang inyong kinabukasan. MAGSIMULA DITO.” (“Shape your future. START HERE.”) sa mga materyales para sa pagbibigay-alam tungkol sa pagbibigay ng serbisyo at pakikipagsosyo ng […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Who’s fighting Pacquiao next?

Who’s fighting Pacquiao next?

By Abner Galino Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said he would watch. But he did’nt come to the Staples Center last Saturday (September 28). Retired American boxing idol Floyd Mayweather came and but he said nothing.           Mexican American fighting star Danny Garcia watched and climbed up the ring to call out the split decision […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Reception for 1st Fil-Am  LAPD commander

Reception for 1st Fil-Am LAPD commander

By Abner Galino A reception for the first Filipino American to ever become a police commander in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is set on Wednesday (October 9) noon (11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.).           Commander Donald Graham, the LAPD Homeless Coordinator is the first Filipino American to rise to the rank of Police […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Gala for the 75th Anniversary of  Leyte Landing held in Carson

Gala for the 75th Anniversary of Leyte Landing held in Carson

Entertainment and notable guests and donors graced the gala held for the 75th Leyte Landing Anniversary fundraiser at the Carson Community Center last Saturday (September 28). ArJay Disco provided the music and emceed by Arleen Bocatija. Bishop Jonathan Ferial of the Pentecostal Missionary Church of Christ gave the Invocation, followed by the renditions of the Philippine National Anthem by Delia […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
BAKLAS: Nat’l campaign against trafficking and modern-day slavery

BAKLAS: Nat’l campaign against trafficking and modern-day slavery

To address the growing number and crisis of Filipino migrant workers falling prey to labor trafficking in the US, the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) and Damayan Migrant Workers Association (Damayan) convened Filipino labor trafficking survivors, organizers, advocates, immigration and employment law attorneys, goverment agencies, community organizations, and other allies on September 12 and 13, 2019, […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·

FABAG to hold music, dance and fashion night on Oct. 26

The Filipino American Business Association of Glendale (FABAG) is sponsoring a Philippine History Month celebration on Saturday (October 26) from 4:00 PM until 8:30 PM at the Incarnation Community Center (214 W. Fairview Avenue, Glendale, CA  91202).  The affair will consist of a brief presentation of historical events and Philippine way of life; a musical performance by Manahan Musika (led by Luningning Manahan); dance performances by the Malaya Filipino American Dance […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Making a Difference Miles and Miles Away

Making a Difference Miles and Miles Away

Jak N Jil Foundation Reaches Out to Neglected Seniors in the Philippines (Rey C. Andres) How does one make a difference for a life more purposeful and meaningful? With the myriad of problems besetting the world, we are simply overwhelmed and drown in the hopelessness that envelops us. But still the thought of doing something […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Asian Women Entrepreneurs and Students Honored at Rise of Lotus 2019

Asian Women Entrepreneurs and Students Honored at Rise of Lotus 2019

The lotus flower has an enrapturing quality and considered “one of the most sacred flowers”.  What’s magical about his exotic flower is its incomparable life-cycle where it miraculously re-blooms without the dirty residue on its petals each morning even when its roots are buried deep in the murky water where it thrives best. The lotus […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County

Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County

The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County (FACCOC) held its annual election of officers last September 18, 2019 at the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) office in Orange County.  The newly elected Board of Directors and Executive Officers 2020-2021 are:  Standing (from L-R) Neil Estrada (Immediate Past President), Clement Baal Tagle, Alfred Tumbocon, […]

09.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
“On the President’s Orders”

“On the President’s Orders”

Filmmakers wouldn’t dare come back to RP By Abner Galino The filmmakers of a recent documentary about the Philippine government’s so-called war on illegal drugs said returning there would be “unwise.” James Jones, producer and co-director and Olivier Sarbil, cinematographer and co-director of the documentary film “On the President’s Orders” made the statement during the question and […]

02.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
The Legacy of Naomi Palma-Armada Lives On! Philippine Heritage Institute International to celebrate 30th Anniversary

The Legacy of Naomi Palma-Armada Lives On! Philippine Heritage Institute International to celebrate 30th Anniversary

By Lydia V. Solis The Philippine Heritage Institute International, a Foundation, will celebrate its 30th Anniversary on October 12, at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove, Calif. In observance of Filipino American Heritage Month, PHII will hold a Recognition Ceremony and Dinner Dance presenting the White House Millennium Council Awards: 21st Annual Tribute to Outstanding Filipino […]

02.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Economic and science diplomacy  stressed in Chief Envoy’s SoCal visit

Economic and science diplomacy stressed in Chief Envoy’s SoCal visit

Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez embarked on his first official visit to Southern California on 13-16 September 2019, as part of his effort to reach out to Filipino-Americans spread throughout the continental United States. Southern California, aside from being home to more 800,000 Filipino-Americans, is an important economic partner of the Philippines, being home to […]

02.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·

02.10.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Romualdez paints glossy  picture of RP’s economy

Romualdez paints glossy picture of RP’s economy

By Abner Galino Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez said the homeland “is undergoing a profound transformation” and “is making a lot of headway in terms of economic growth and performance.”           Speaking before a crowd at the Philippine Consulate General headquarters in Los Angeles last Saturday (September 14), Romualdez said the […]

25.09.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Bernadette Manahan Sta. Maria:  Ang Pagpupugay sa Ating Kultura

Bernadette Manahan Sta. Maria: Ang Pagpupugay sa Ating Kultura

Ni Vics Magsaysay Malapit na naman ang buwan ng Oktubre. Ang buwang ito sa Amerika ay itinalagang “Filipino American History Month.” Ito kasi ang buwan nuong 1587 napadpad at dumaong ang mga “Luzones Indios” sa Morro Bay, California. Ang buwang ito ay palagiang ipinagdidiwang ng Pamana ng Lahi, Filipino Cultural Center at ng Filipino American Community of Los Angeles sa pamamagitan ng pagtatanghal ng […]

25.09.2019 · Filled under: News ·

25.09.2019 · Filled under: News ·
Singkil Princess Keeps Watch

Singkil Princess Keeps Watch

Celebrating origins of Philippine Dance in the United States By Dulce Capadocia as told to Louinn Lota and Lydia V. Solis HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN, Los Angeles, Calif. – Melodic gongs of kulintang and bamboo poles slapping in time to the tinikling echoed during rehearsals, sounds spilling into the alley where she now stands, the elegant slant of aSingkil princess, fan poised […]

17.09.2019 · Filled under: News ·