Napeñas pushes for filing of case vs. killers of 9 SAF men

Napeñas pushes for filing of case vs. killers of 9 SAF men

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former PNP-Special Action Force commander Getulio Napeñas Jr. is pushing for the filing of criminal charges against those responsible for the deaths of nine police commandos during the Mamasapano clash in January. Napeñas said he could not believe that the Department of Justice has failed to find anyone accountable for the deaths […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gen. Taguba calls attention to family caregiving during Filipino History Month

Gen. Taguba calls attention to family caregiving during Filipino History Month

SAN FRANCISCO – AARP was proud to sponsor the Filipino American History Month Celebration last Sunday at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco for the second consecutive year. More than 2,800 attendees celebrated the Bay Area’s vibrant Filipino American community. AARP Community Ambassador (Ret.) Major General Tony Taguba was the keynote speaker at the opening […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

By Dan E. Nino Cerritos, Calif. – Seventy years after the liberation of the Philippines which started in Palo, Tacloban, Leyte from the Japanese occupation, one of the liberators who participated in the battle of the Philippine Sea and later waded towards the shore with Pacific Supreme Commander Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur, then 21-years-old Kenneth […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

(Tokyo-AFP) – When tourists think of Japan, images of dramatic landscapes, futuristic cities and world class sushi might spring to mind. But one Tokyo district is hoping to reel in outsiders with one of the country’s more controversial traditions — slaughtering whales. Ebisu, a chichi gastronomic hub close to Tokyo’s frenetic Shibuya shopping district, is […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
PHL, US troops conduct PHIBLEX maritime exercises in Cavite

PHL, US troops conduct PHIBLEX maritime exercises in Cavite

At least 60 members from the Philippine and United States Marine corps conducted mock operations against terrorists in the municipality of Ternate, Cavite as part of the 2015 Philippines Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX). The joint forces did an amphibious raid where a military vessel, two rubber boats and two riverine crafts were used. In the […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mar Roxas on Pacquiao’s slot in LP slate: It’s possible

Mar Roxas on Pacquiao’s slot in LP slate: It’s possible

MANILA, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) — Will Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao be among the ruling Liberal Party’s 12 senatorial candidates in the coming 2016 elections? When asked about this on Friday, LP standard bearer Mar Roxas told reporters: “It’s possible.” Pressed on whether he personally met with Pacquiao, Roxas’ reply was: “As recent as two nights […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Team Kramer’ shares secret to lasting marriage

‘Team Kramer’ shares secret to lasting marriage

Celebrity couple Doug and Cheska Kramer, the “captains” of the highly popular celebrity family “Team Kramer,” revealed their secret to a lasting marriage. The two explained how they managed to maintain a happy and healthy relationship for more than 13 years. “It goes hand-in-hand. I have a husband who loves me, treats me well. So […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
10-year digital brain project shows first results

10-year digital brain project shows first results

(Miami, United States-AFP) – An ambitious project led by researchers in Switzerland to digitally map the brain released on Thursday its first results, showing a complex view of how the brain is wired. This so-called “first draft” of the computerized reconstruction of a young rat’s neocortex contains over 31,000 neurons, 55 layers of cells and […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
China’s new glass bridge tests courage of tourists

China’s new glass bridge tests courage of tourists

(Pingjiang, China-AFP) – China’s first glass suspension bridge, which dangles 180 metres (594 feet) over a canyon in the central Hunan province, has excited — and terrified — thousands of visitors since opening two weeks ago. “I’m afraid to look down. I can only look straight ahead,” said one young woman crossing the 300-metre long […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
L.A. City Controller’s audit finds domestic violence programs underfunded, inconsistent

L.A. City Controller’s audit finds domestic violence programs underfunded, inconsistent

Incident location determined which city services survivors received Los Angeles – The City’s domestic violence programs were underfunded, disjointed, and inconsistent across City neighborhoods, according to an audit released today by City Controller Ron Galperin. Galperin released the audit to coincide with the first day of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Controller Galperin’s audit noted […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
U.S. EPA announces availability of $7 million to replace or retrofit old school buses

U.S. EPA announces availability of $7 million to replace or retrofit old school buses

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the availability of approximately $7 million in funding for rebates to public and private school bus fleet owners for the replacement and retrofit of older school buses. This is the third rebate program offered under the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) to fund cleaner school buses. […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News ·
Sarah G talks about upcoming concert

Sarah G talks about upcoming concert

MANILA   (Mabuhay) -– She may be one of the country’s biggest stars but Sarah Geronimo admits that despite her success, she is still discovering her identity as a musical artist. The singer-actress said this will be the theme of her upcoming major concert “Sarah Geronimo from the Top,” which will happen later this year […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
43 stories by 43 women by former Theresians

43 stories by 43 women by former Theresians

Los Angeles  – A unique collection of personal essays titled Portal (Gateway to Adventure) will be launched on October 11, 2015, Sunday at 3 in the afternoon at the posh Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, California. Forty-three stories by forty-three women who are all graduates of St. Theresa’s College, an exclusive girls’ school in the […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Books ·
Fil-Am girl shines in SC figure skating scene

Fil-Am girl shines in SC figure skating scene

By Abner Galino A 9-year-old Filipino-American girl from Pasadena is currently making ripples in the figure skating scene here in southern California. Sofia Frank, a preliminary figure skater, currently holds the Sandy Gollihugh Future Star Trophy for a sterling performance at the 2015 Pasadena Figure Skating Club Open Competition. She recently placed second at the […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Andrea offers ‘Road Trip’

Andrea offers ‘Road Trip’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Andrea Torres is everywhere these days. Apart from magazine covers, she is also seen on TV via GMA’s “Sunday PinaSaya.” Recently, Andrea and on-screen partner Mikael Daez attended a successful screening of their mini-series, “Blood In Dispute,” in Cambodia which will air in the Philippines later this year. Another milestone is the […]

08.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Governor endorses plan to help promote legal services for low-income Californians

Governor endorses plan to help promote legal services for low-income Californians

SACRAMENTO  – Gov. Brown today signed into law a plan to help low-income Californians have greater access to equal justice by using unclaimed funds to help attorneys practice public-interest law. “Every year, thousands of young lawyers graduate from law school with a desire to launch their careers performing public service,” said Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, […]

08.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘FASO Goes Pops!’ on Nov. 14 at Alex Theater

‘FASO Goes Pops!’ on Nov. 14 at Alex Theater

“FASO Goes Pops!” on November 14 continues the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra’s tradition of presenting quality, entertaining concerts. FASO, returning to the iconic Alex Theatre in Glendale where it earned cheers and praises for its very successful “FASOGoes Broadway” last April, tackles pop music this time. “If the audience enjoyed ‘FASO Goes Broadway,’ this one will bring them to another level […]

08.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Does Yen Santos still have time for love?

Does Yen Santos still have time for love?

Actress Yen Santos is not about to pass up on the many opportunities coming her way. After starring in the hit shows “Oh My G!” and “Pure Love,” Santos is now the female lead in ABS-CBN’s newest drama series “All of Me,” with veteran actor Albert Martinez and heartthrob JM de Guzman. Santos insisted that […]

08.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Minority Report’ in line to be the first canceled show of the season

‘Minority Report’ in line to be the first canceled show of the season

(Relaxnews) – Fox’s “Minority Report” series, based on Steven Spielberg’s 2002 film may be the first canceled series of the 2015-2016 television season. “Minority Report” was described as one of the most anticipated series of the season by the press and on social media before its release. The show however, adapted from the feature-length movie […]

08.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Porsche turbocharges ahead with new 911 models

Porsche turbocharges ahead with new 911 models

(Relaxnews) – November’s LA auto show will be playing host to three new all-wheel drive Porches with all-new engines and better performance and economy figures. The extra turn of speed that owners will discover in the 2016 Carrera 4, Targa 4 and Carrera 4 Cabriolet is thanks to new force-aspirated engines — i.e., a hefty […]

08.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·