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 ·
Jake Shimabukuro live show at Pechanga Theater

Jake Shimabukuro live show at Pechanga Theater

The world’s most famous ukulele player and composer, Jake Shimabukuro, will be performing live on Friday, October 5th, 2012, at 8pm in the Pechanga Theater, with special guest Nathan Aweu. Jake Shimabukuro’s life has always centered on the ukulele. He started playing the instrument at the age of 4 and became obsessed with it.  He […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

    Los Angeles, 5 September 2012 – Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon led a team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles and conducted a two-day consular outreach program in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. on 1 – 2 September 2012. The consular outreach program was undertaken in cooperation with the Filipino American Heritage Foundation […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
NEW HEALTH EDUCATION WEBSITE LAUNCHED

NEW HEALTH EDUCATION WEBSITE LAUNCHED

 NEW HEALTH EDUCATION WEBSITE LAUNCHED    – HepBsmart.com Will Provide Vital Information on Chronic Hepatitis B, a Potentially Life-Threatening Liver Disease Affecting 2 Million Americans –  – Site Contains Innovative Video Content, Multilingual Patient Materials –  WHAT:           A new health education website, HepBsmart.com, sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., intended for audiences in the United States, is launching Friday, September […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News ·
Yosemite open despite virus that killed two

Yosemite open despite virus that killed two

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The deadly virus raising fears at California’s Yosemite National Park does not spread easily, and, despite two recent deaths, does not warrant closing the park, a spokeswoman said Monday. So far, at least six cases have been confirmed of the hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), a rare but serious illness that kills one […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Zsa Zsa Padilla triumphs over cancer with grace

Zsa Zsa Padilla triumphs over cancer with grace

By: Joseph Marc A. de Veyra, MSN, RN “I can talk to you in Tagalog, right?” Zsa Zsa Padilla asked me midway through this exclusive interview during the 4th Annual White Party and Fashion Show at Hilton Pasadena on Aug. 25, 2012. She was in Los Angeles to have a cyst surgically removed from her […]

31.08.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Sarah Geronimo to have 2 shows at Pechanga Theater

Sarah Geronimo to have 2 shows at Pechanga Theater

Philippine recording artist and actress Sarah Geronimo will be performing live at the Pechanga Theater on Friday, September 7, 2012 with back-to-back shows at 8:00 PM and 10:30 PM. She is one of the hottest Philippine celebrities to come to the U.S. to entertain the Filipino community who continues to show her a tremendous amount […]

29.08.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
100 Outstanding Filipino Americans in the USA donated  ONE MILLION PESOS to Gawad Kalinga

100 Outstanding Filipino Americans in the USA donated ONE MILLION PESOS to Gawad Kalinga

Most Outstanding Filipino-Americans event was a fundraising project spearheaded by Ms. Darna Umayam for Philippine Children’s Charities Inc. in cooperation with Press Photographers  Philippines-USA, Inc. Tony Olaes, Director of Gawad Kalinga , USA was last Saturday’s, July 28th recipient of One Million Pesos. Gawad Kalinga aka GK is a foundation with a vision of a […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Hometown, Local News ·
Cedars-Sinai Emergency Department leader offers tips for coping with the heat

Cedars-Sinai Emergency Department leader offers tips for coping with the heat

LOS ANGELES (August 13, 2012) – With no end in sight for the current heat wave scorching Southern California, a Cedars-Sinai emergency medicine specialist cautions everyone to protect themselves against dangerous temperatures, especially student athletes and their parents. “More people have died in heat waves in this country over a 20 year period than of […]

24.08.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Win a FREE trip for 2 to the Philippines!

Win a FREE trip for 2 to the Philippines!

Weekend Balita The US Asian Post Philippine Airlines Philippine Department of Tourism The Law Offices of Paul M. Allen And Victory Cargo Present Win a FREE trip for 2 to the Philippines! For the 8th Annual Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour of the Philippines* Join our Thanksgiving raffle contest from August 1 – […]

24.08.2012 · Filled under: Contests, Giveaways, Happenings, Local News, Promotions ·
Zsa Zsa Padilla, Dr. Vicki Belo, Rene Salud & Lou Razon at Star Studded Fashion & Beauty Event

Zsa Zsa Padilla, Dr. Vicki Belo, Rene Salud & Lou Razon at Star Studded Fashion & Beauty Event

It’s the classiest and most elegant fashion and beauty event in our community, Saturday August 25 at the Pasadena Hilton, 4th Annual White Party & Fashion Show. It’s star studded, attended by beautiful people, top-notch entertainment and the most anticipated after party, White Party. Yes! Come dressed in your most fashionable white attire. Presented by […]

20.08.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·