Choir, Fil-Am orchestra Christmas concert Dec. 9  Experience the thrill of a 200-strong choir singing carols with 60-member Fil-Am orchestra in Arcadia

Choir, Fil-Am orchestra Christmas concert Dec. 9 Experience the thrill of a 200-strong choir singing carols with 60-member Fil-Am orchestra in Arcadia

Thrill to the majestic sound of 200 voices from combined adult and children choirs performing with a live 60-member orchestra in “Holiday Pops Concert” on Saturday, December 9, 6:00 p.m., at the beautiful Arcadia Performing Arts Center. The Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO), the only Filipino symphony orchestra outside of the Philippines, will perform cherished, nostalgic […]

02.12.2017 · Filled under: News ·
Pinoy bakery renews trip to PHL prize contest     By Abner Galino

Pinoy bakery renews trip to PHL prize contest By Abner Galino

A customer loyalty rewards contest that offers free round-trip tickets to the Philippines and as well as a culinary tour has been recently re-launched by Leelin Bakery and Café, in cooperation with the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) in Los Angeles and the Philippine Air Lines (PAL), during a modest ceremony in Cerritos last November […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Georgina shares ways to be a ‘relaxed mom’ (with photo: 25georgina.jpg)

Georgina shares ways to be a ‘relaxed mom’ (with photo: 25georgina.jpg)

Georgina Wilson may be aggressive when it comes to expanding her eyewear brand and restaurant chain, but the case is different when she’s dealing with her 11-month old son, Archie. The first-time mom has been lauded by netizens for getting back in shape, jetsetting across continents, and managing her businesses while keeping her bundle of […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News ·
PNP watchdog: Dismissal for cops who raided, robbed Caloocan house

PNP watchdog: Dismissal for cops who raided, robbed Caloocan house

MANILA, Nov 22 9Mabuhay) — The Internal Affairs Office (IAS) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will recommend the dismissal of Caloocan City policemen who brought a minor to a house and conducted a warrantless search on September 7. “Dismissal [sa 14] pati ang PCP (police community precinct) commander,” IAS Inspector General Alfegar Triambulo said. […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: News ·

Gov’t to go after CPP’s legal fronts — Duterte

FORTMAGSAYSAY, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would tag all the legal fronts of the New People’s Army as criminals and have them arrested for conspiracy. Duterte reiterated that he would soon declare NPA as a terror group. “We will treat you as criminals. We will arrest you, including legal […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Palace rejects request of former MRT maintenance provider to meet with Duterte

MANILA, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Thursday denied the request of the former Metro Rail Transit (MRT3) maintenance provider, Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI), to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte. At a press conference, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said there was “no reason” to meet with BURI officials, as the government has already canceled […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
No ceasefire with Reds this Christmas season — PNP

No ceasefire with Reds this Christmas season — PNP

MANILA, Nov 22 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) would continue its normal combat patrol and anti-insurgency operations, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that there would be no ceasefire with the communists this Christmas season, its spokesperson declared on Wednesday PNP spokesperson Senior Supt. Dionardo Carlos said: “We will focus on maintaining peace and […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Sarah Geronimo wins another international award

Sarah Geronimo wins another international award

Sarah Geronimo has won another international award that she can add to her long list of accolades. According to Viva, the talent agency handling Geronimo’s career, the singer-actress was named best Filipino act at this year’s Daf BAMA Music Awards. The awarding ceremony was held at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany last November 17. […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News ·

Duterte eyes bringing back PNP to drug war

MANILA, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would soon bring back the Philippine National Police (PNP) to the war on drugs, just over a month after directing the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to lead the campaign. In a speech in front of soldiers in FortMagsaysay, Nueva Ecija, Duterte said […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Storms could be more frequent from December to March — PAGASA

MANILA, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — More frequent extreme weather conditions and heavy rains threaten to hit the country starting next month and would probably last until March 2018. State weather bureau PAGASA’s data show that the chance of a developing La Niña in the Pacific Ocean is high. Citing PAGASA information, GMA News’ “Unang Balita” […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, News, Philippine News ·
House panel denies Sereno lawyers chance to cross-examine witnesses

House panel denies Sereno lawyers chance to cross-examine witnesses

MANILA, Nov 22 (Mabuhay) — The House Committee on Justice on Wednesday denied the legal counsel of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno the chance to cross-examine the witnesses to be presented in proceedings of the impeachment complaint against her at the House of Representatives. With a vote of 30 in the affirmative and four in […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Duterte says Joma to be arrested if he returns home

MANILA, Nov 25 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he will have Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison arrested if the latter decides to return home. “If Joma Sison comes here, I will arrest him. Or if I were him, huwag na siyang bumalik dito,” Duterte said in a […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Anne teases Angel, Neil about getting married (with photo: 16angel.jpg)

Anne teases Angel, Neil about getting married (with photo: 16angel.jpg)

The father of Erwan Heussaff has urged his son Erwan and Anne Curtis to not waste time in starting their own family. According to Tim Yap’s Instagram stories, Louis Heussaff supposedly told the couple that they need “10 more boys” in the family so they better begin making their little ones. “The last thing I […]

25.11.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

DDB asks for P15M budget to get the number of drug users right

MANILA, Nov 17 (Mabuhay) — The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) has requested a P15-million budgetary allocation from the Senate finance committee for it to finally determine the “accurate” number of drug users in the country. This was disclosed by Senator Panfilo Lacson during the Senate interpellation on the proposed 2018 budget of the DDB Thursday […]

25.11.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Philippine GDP grows 6.9% in Q3, beyond market consensus

MANILA, Nov 16 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy grew by 6.9 percent in the third quarter of the year, higher than a market consensus of 6.6 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported on Thursday. The latest figure compares with the upward-revised 6.7 percent in the second quarter and the downward-revised 7.0 percent in the third […]

25.11.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Palace rejects special treatment rap for Russian drug suspects

MANILA, Nov 16 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte reassured Russia on his government’s treatment of 2 Russian drug suspects to strengthen ties with newfound ally, Moscow, Malacañang said Thursday. “Kapangyarihan ng Presidente na maging chief architect ng foreign policy. Iyan po ay legal at walang basehan ang pula na special treatment ito,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry […]

25.11.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
China pledges P1.15-B for Marawi; Duterte to gift rifle that killed Hapilon to Beijing

China pledges P1.15-B for Marawi; Duterte to gift rifle that killed Hapilon to Beijing

MANILA, Nov 16 (Mabuhay) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday announced his government’s P1.15 billion donation to MarawiCity. “The Chinese government will provide 150 million RMB Yuan of grants for the rebuilding and improvement of livelihood in Marawi to demonstrate the support of the Chinese people,” he said after his bilateral meeting with President […]

25.11.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

ASEAN should address human rights issues — ex-CHR chief

MANILA, Nov 16 (Mabuhay) — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations should investigate alleged human rights investigations in the region, the former head of the Philippines’ human rights watchdog said Thursday. The regional bloc, which wrapped up its annual summit in Manila this week, has not done anything to address the plight of the Rohingya […]

25.11.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

No such thing as government ‘keyboard army’ — Andanar

MANILA, Nov 17 (Mabuhay) –Malacañang on Friday denied that the government is employing a “keyboard army” to amplify support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, which is drawing massive flak both locally and internationally due to its high death toll. In a text message to reporters, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar said […]

18.11.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
PHL Embassy holds roundtable on federalism

PHL Embassy holds roundtable on federalism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Embassy in cooperation with the US-Philippines Society organized a roundtable discussion on federalism, featuring Cagayan Export Zone Authority (CEZA) CEO Raul L. Lambino on 08 November 2017. Secretary Lambino, a strong advocate of federalism, is also the Vice President for International Affairs of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Party. In the discussion attended […]

18.11.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·