Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local […]

29.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Jake Cuenca, model GF break up again

Jake Cuenca, model GF break up again

Jake Cuenca and model Sara Grace Kelley’s rocky relationship continues. The two have decided to split up again, Cuenca confirmed, with the actor insisting that it is “final” this time. “Yeah, we broke up,” he said, adding that he and Kelley were no longer in speaking terms. “Ayaw ko na. Sinubukan namin. I can say […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Pope Francis condemns mass killing of children in Iraq

Pope Francis condemns mass killing of children in Iraq

MOSCOW, Oct. 24 (PNA/Sputnik) –Pope Francis is concerned about the developments in Iraq, especially in Mosul, where civilians, including children, are reported to be killed, local media reports. “In these dramatic hours, I am close to the entire population of Iraq, especially that of the city of Mosul … I was saddened to hear news […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, U.S. News, World News ·
PHL, China agree not to resort to threat, use of force in maritime dispute

PHL, China agree not to resort to threat, use of force in maritime dispute

BEIJING, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines and China have decided not to use threat and force in handling the issue in the South China Sea, which includes the West Philippine Sea. In a joint statement released on Friday, both the Philippines and China agreed that the disputes should not get in the way of […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·
Duterte to bring home $24 billion from China

Duterte to bring home $24 billion from China

BEIJING, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is poised to reap $24 billion of investments and credit facilities from the four-day state visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to China, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez disclosed on Friday. “Iyong bagong number na nabubuo ngayon, in terms of investments and credit facilities opened, $24 billion – $15 billion […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News, World News ·
Public warned vs. Halloween costumes without product labels

Public warned vs. Halloween costumes without product labels

MANILA, Oct 22 (Mabuhay) — Keep the horror fake and yourself safe this Halloween season. Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition on Friday about a real horror: exposing oneself to possible health hazards  by purchasing costumes or props without proper product labels. Improper labeling could lead to possible chemical, choking, fire, and laceration hazards. The group inspected […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Halloween, Lifestyle, News, World News ·
Palace: No need for US to pull out businesses

Palace: No need for US to pull out businesses

MANILA, Oct. 24 (PNA) – Malacañang on Monday allayed some US businessmen’s worries about President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark that he is separating from the US, made last week during his state visit to China. ”There is no need to be pulling out any businesses in the country,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said during a media […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Goldberg declines to comment on alleged Duterte-Trump similarity

Goldberg declines to comment on alleged Duterte-Trump similarity

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — US Ambassador Philip Goldberg on Friday declined to comment on the alleged similarities between President Rodrigo Duterte and Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump. Goldberg said that as a diplomat, he is not allowed to comment on such matters. “I don’t want to compare the two. My diplomatic training doesn’t […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News ·
Angel Locsin to return to Singapore for final check-up

Angel Locsin to return to Singapore for final check-up

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Angel Locsin is set to return to Singapore this November for her final check-up. The actress had a spine injury last year while working on the new “Darna” movie. Locsin said she hopes the final check-up will turn out well. “I think okay naman siya kasi hindi na siya sumakit […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte plans to reopen Mamasapano investigation

Duterte plans to reopen Mamasapano investigation

BEIJING, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) -– President Rodrigo Duterte plans to reopen the investigation on the bloody Mamasapano incident last January 2015 that left over 60 people dead, including 44 members of the elite PNP-Special Action Force. In a speech delivered at the Philippines-China Trade and Investment Forum in the Great Hall of the People, Duterte […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Becoming a US citizen just got more expensive

Becoming a US citizen just got more expensive

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a final rule published in the Federal Register today adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new fees will be effectiveDec. 23. USCIS is almost entirely funded by the fees paid by applicants and petitioners for immigration benefits. The law requires USCIS to conduct fee […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Lifestyle, Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·
Aquilina Soriano Versoza: A journey  from the reel world to the real world

Aquilina Soriano Versoza: A journey from the reel world to the real world

By Abner Galino A 13-year old Filipina girl who played the role of a spoiled and profligate daughter of a Filipino dictator in a 1989 Hollywood movie turned out to be the complete reverse of that character later in her real life. That girl dropped her pursuit of a career in the reel world of […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Kia Motors rises to 69th in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands Report

Kia Motors rises to 69th in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands Report

(SEOUL) October 5, 2016 – The global value of the Kia Motors brand has grown by 12% over the last year, according to Interbrand’s exclusive list of the 100 ‘Best Global Brands’. According to the 2016 study, released today, Kia has risen five spots to become the 69th most valuable brand in the world. The Korean manufacturer’s estimated […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Elmo Magalona, Janine Gutierrez break up

Elmo Magalona, Janine Gutierrez break up

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Actor Elmo Magalona and actress Janine Gutierrez have called it quits. It was Gutierrez herself who informed entertainment reporters that she and Magalona have decided to end their two-year relationship. Meanwhile, a source said Magalona and Gutierrez broke up for “personal reasons,” citing a source. Magalona first admitted their relationship […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News ·
Obama not taking position on AT&T-Time Warner merger: White House

Obama not taking position on AT&T-Time Warner merger: White House

  WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (PNA/Sputnik) – President Barack Obama will not take an official position on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said during a press conference. On Friday, AT&T announced plans to acquire Time Warner for USD84.5 billion. The merger would include Timer Warner’s popular brands HBO […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Local News, News, U.S. News, World News ·
Duterte: China visit a turning point in history

Duterte: China visit a turning point in history

MANILA, Oct 22 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte said his visit to China signaled a turning point in history as it proved the capability of the two nations to work together. “My state visit to China signaled a turning point in our shared history and showed that both countries are fully capable of working together […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Japan PM Abe to discuss PHL’s shift in foreign policy during Duterte state visit

Japan PM Abe to discuss PHL’s shift in foreign policy during Duterte state visit

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would likely discuss the Philippines’ shift in foreign policy when he meets with President Rodrigo Duterte during the latter’s state visit to Japan, a representative from the Japanese embassy said Friday. “If President Duterte has a new idea in the foreign policy, I think Prime […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Michael Pangilinan gears up for the big one

Michael Pangilinan gears up for the big one

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Singer Michael Pangilinan has an upcoming concert that is bound to level up his career even more. Titled “Powerhouse Pinoy World-Class Performers” happening on Oct. 28 at The Theater of Solaire Resorts & Casino, it sees Michael perform with the likes of Arnel Pineda, 4th Impact, Morissette Amon, and Mayumi […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
US premiere of ‘Curiosity, Adventure & Love’ marks Fil-Am History Month

US premiere of ‘Curiosity, Adventure & Love’ marks Fil-Am History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Embassy hosted the US premiere of the documentary film “Curiosity, Adventure & Love” on 20 October 2016 in line with the US-wide celebration of October as Filipino-American History Month. “Curiosity, Adventure & Love” tells the remarkable story of Jessie Lichauco, a Cuban-born American who settled in the Philippines after marrying […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, News ·
Trillanes calls for Senate probe on PNP involvement in killings

Trillanes calls for Senate probe on PNP involvement in killings

MANILA, Oct 24 (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has called for a Senate investigation on the alleged involvement of some members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in extrajudicial killings. In Senate Resolution 201, Trillanes said the probe, directed at the Senate public order committee, would ensure that the PNP continues to uphold its […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·