Wagyu – Japan’s prime beef now back in U.S.

Wagyu – Japan’s prime beef now back in U.S.

Japanese farmers need to rear them for 30 months. These Wagyus (translation: Wag-Japanese and yu-cattle) also need to possess the bloodline of the original Wagyu cows before they’ll be considered as belonging to the breed that is uniquely born and raised in Japan for them to become part of the brand. These requirements are strictly […]

08.10.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Local News ·
PHL CONSULATE DONATES BOOKS TO CARSON

PHL CONSULATE DONATES BOOKS TO CARSON

Los Angeles, 4 October 2012 – During the unveiling of the Dr. Jose P. Rizal Monument on 29 September 2012 at the International Sculpture Garden in Carson City,  Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon presented to Carson City Mayor Jim Dear books about Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the history of the Philippines and the history of […]

05.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
LOS ANGELES CITY RESOLUTION FOR CONGEN ARAGON

LOS ANGELES CITY RESOLUTION FOR CONGEN ARAGON

Los Angeles, 1 October 2012 – The Council of the City of Los Angeles presented to Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon on 28 September 2012 a Resolution commending the Consul General for her contributions and valuable, dedicated & compassionate service to the Filipino American community, the Office of the Mayor and the City Council […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
RIZAL MONUMENT UNVEILED IN CARSON

RIZAL MONUMENT UNVEILED IN CARSON

Los Angeles, 1 October 2012 – The very first full-size statue of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, Philippine National Hero, in Southern California was finally unveiled in a grand ceremony held on 29 September 2012 at the International Sculpture Garden located in Carson City, California. A poem recitation of “My Last Farewell” and the re-enactment of […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Purisima Tells Washington Confab: Sick Man of Asia on Road to Recovery

Purisima Tells Washington Confab: Sick Man of Asia on Road to Recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C.—When Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima finished his presentation on the performance of the Philippine economy at a conference here earlier this week, the predominantly American audience was convinced that the ‘sick man of Asia’ is finally on the road to recovery, the Philippine Embassy reported today. In a statement, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
De Lima Eyes High-Level Interagency Task Force on EJKs

De Lima Eyes High-Level Interagency Task Force on EJKs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Justice Secretary Leila de Lima will recommend the creation of a high-level interagency task force that would focus on ‘cold cases’ of extra-judicial killings as part of the steps the Philippine Government will be taking to further improve the country’s human rights record, the Philippine Embassy said today. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Del Rosario Underscores Need for Rules-Based Approach to Resolve West Philippine Sea Issue

Del Rosario Underscores Need for Rules-Based Approach to Resolve West Philippine Sea Issue

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario today again underscored the need for a rules-based approach in resolving the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea, saying this is the only legitimate and viable way to address the issue. “The West Philippine Sea remains a focus of concern for the Philippines, for the region […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘We Have Nothing to Hide,’ De Lima Tells US-based Human Rights NGOs

‘We Have Nothing to Hide,’ De Lima Tells US-based Human Rights NGOs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Saying the Philippines has nothing to hide, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima today met with human rights watchdogs in the United States and assured them that the Aquino Government is taking concrete steps to address cases of extra judicial killings and other human rights violations brought to its attention. In its report to […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
US space shuttle lands in LA after final flight

US space shuttle lands in LA after final flight

By Michael Thurston LOS ANGELES, Sept 21, 2012 (AFP) – The US space shuttle Endeavour took its final flight Friday, making a spectacular series of flypasts over California before landing in Los Angeles where it will retire near its birthplace. Riding piggyback on a specially fitted Boeing 747, the shuttle flew over San Francisco’s Golden […]

24.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Cuisia Leads PH Diplomats in Throwing Support behind Secretary Del Rosario

Cuisia Leads PH Diplomats in Throwing Support behind Secretary Del Rosario

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Philippine Embassy today issued the following statement from Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. expressing his support to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario: “In recent days, various statements have come out in Manila regarding the diplomacy being undertaken in this very critical time in our international relations. “I firmly support the principled […]

24.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
US Solons Satisfied with PH Efforts to Address Human Rights Concerns

US Solons Satisfied with PH Efforts to Address Human Rights Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Leading members of the United States House of Representatives are satisfied with the efforts being undertaken by President Aquino to address concerns that were earlier raised at Capitol Hill over the human rights situation in the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. said American legislators led by Kentucky Rep. Harold Rogers, Chair […]

24.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Photo Releases – Havelock, North Carolina Consular Outreach

Photo Releases – Havelock, North Carolina Consular Outreach

Members of the Filipino-American Community in Havelock, North Carolina, are attended to by a consular team from the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C., which conducted its 11th outreach mission there on 15 September 2012. The team, headed by Consul Arlene Magno, processed passport renewals, reports of marriage, dual citizenship applications and overseas absentee voting registrations […]

22.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Filipino Director Solito to Attend DC Screening of Busong

Filipino Director Solito to Attend DC Screening of Busong

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Internationally-acclaimed and award-winning Filipino director Auraeus Solito will be in Washington, D.C. for the screening of Busong at the National Geographic All Roads Film Festival on September 27, the Philippine Embassy said. In a press release, the Philippine Embassy reiterated its invitation to the Filipino-American community to watch the film and interact with Solito after its […]

22.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News ·
VISIT OF ALBAY GOVERNOR

VISIT OF ALBAY GOVERNOR

Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. receives Albay Governor Jose S. Salceda during a courtesy call at the Philippine Embassy on 19 September 2012. Governor Salceda was in Washington D.C. for the three-day meeting of the Green Climate Fund where he sits as Board Member. The Green Climate Fund was created in the Copenhagen Conference of […]

21.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Fil-Am nominated judge in Guam Superior Court

Fil-Am nominated judge in Guam Superior Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Filipina-American lawyer has been nominated as judge in the Superior Court of Guam, making her the first American of Filipino descent to be considered for the said position, the Philippine Embassy announced Wednesday. In a press release, the Philippine Embassy said it was informed by the Philippine Consulate General in Agana […]

21.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS  BIDS FAREWELL TO CONSUL GENERAL ARAGON

LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BIDS FAREWELL TO CONSUL GENERAL ARAGON

    Los Angeles, 18 September 2012 – To bid farewell to Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors presented her with a plaque in recognition of her dedicated leadership in strengthening the ties between the Philippines and the people of Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
MS. HELLEN M. BARBER-DELA VEGA  AS INCOMING CONSUL GENERAL IN LOS ANGELES

MS. HELLEN M. BARBER-DELA VEGA AS INCOMING CONSUL GENERAL IN LOS ANGELES

  Los Angeles, 12 September 2012 – Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon welcomes the appointment of MS. HELLEN M. BARBER-DELA VEGA, who is a career officer of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs and is currently the Philippine Ambassador to Myanmar.  Mrs. Aragon, whose term of office as Consul General in Los Angeles ends on 30 […]

14.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
FAMILY SEARCHES FOR VICTIMS OF CALAMITIES IN THE PHL

FAMILY SEARCHES FOR VICTIMS OF CALAMITIES IN THE PHL

    Los Angeles, 11 September 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles was informed by the American Red Cross-Los Angeles Region (ARCLA) that the public may send requests for family searches for victims of calamities in the Philippines who have not yet established contact with their families in Los Angeles.  The program was […]

13.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL CONSULATE JOINS THE 2ND ANNUAL PROCESSION AND  2012 FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS

PHL CONSULATE JOINS THE 2ND ANNUAL PROCESSION AND 2012 FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS

    Los Angeles, 10 September 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General participated at the 2nd Annual Grand Procession and Votive Mass in honor of the 228th Anniversary of the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels held on 8 September 2012.  The event was organized by The Queen of Angels Foundation. The celebration began with a procession from […]

13.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Join Pechanga Resort & Casino’s in celebration of the Harvest Moon Festival with Prizes and Cash Giveaway

Join Pechanga Resort & Casino’s in celebration of the Harvest Moon Festival with Prizes and Cash Giveaway

In celebration of the Harvest Moon Festival, Pechanga Resort & Casino invites you to join them in the promotion of the Table Games Prize Drawing. Starting from September 1st until the 28th, when getting a “Dragon Bet” hand at EZ Baccarat, every player at the table will earn a drawing ticket. In addition, when getting […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Giveaways, Happenings, Local News, Promotions ·