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

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 […]

15.10.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
PHL economic managers to US business, Fil-Ams: Govt to focus on reducing poverty, inequality

PHL economic managers to US business, Fil-Ams: Govt to focus on reducing poverty, inequality

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Secretaries of Finance, Budget and Management, and Socioeconomic Planning discussed the Duterte Administration’s plan of action to reduce poverty and inequality during engagements with the business and Filipino-American communities on 05 October 2016. In a special edition of the Talakayan sa Pasuguan, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority Director-General Ernesto […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

Los Angeles, CA – The UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association (UCLA PAA) will hold its 2016 benefit themed, “OURSTORY:  Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future” on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Covel Commons on the campus of UCLA. This event celebrates UCLA PAA’s 25th anniversary, Samahang Pilipino’s 45th Anniversary, and the […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Agot draws flak, support after calling Duterte a ‘psychopath’

Agot draws flak, support after calling Duterte a ‘psychopath’

Actress Agot Isidro drew mixed reactions from netizens after she criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for his latest tirades against the European Union and the United States. Last Thursday, Duterte said he would rather die of hunger than accept aid from superpowers that wish to meddle in his war against illegal drugs. Duterte said Philippines “will […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ormoc farmers start harvesting after 16-year struggle

Ormoc farmers start harvesting after 16-year struggle

ORMOC CITY  (PNA) – Rosenda Apay could not hide her happiness as they started harvesting on Saturday after having been deprived entry for 16 years to their awarded land under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program’s (CARP’s) land acquisition and distribution component. Apay, 56, was one of the 21 members of the Bugho Farmers Association (BFA) […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DTI-Antique destroys PHP230,000 worth of substandard Christmas lights

DTI-Antique destroys PHP230,000 worth of substandard Christmas lights

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique  (PNA) – The Department of Trade and Industry Antique provincial office held a mass destruction of substandard Christmas lights worth PHP230,000. The move came right after the Monday morning flag-raising ceremony at the capitol and was witnessed by Gov. Rhodora J. Cadiao and the heads of offices at the provincial […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
More barangay officials getting involved in illegal drug trade: PDEA

More barangay officials getting involved in illegal drug trade: PDEA

MANILA  (PNA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Sunday that more barangay (village) officials are getting involved in the illegal drug trade in the country in the last three years and they are considered high-value drug personalities. Based on the data consolidated by PDEA, 65 barangay officials, composed of six barangay chairmen […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson has clinched the title of highest-earning dead celebrity of 2016, according to a new Forbes ranking — surpassing other late stars such as deceased golfer Arnold Palmer, “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles Schulz, and even Elvis Presley and Prince. Jackson, who passed away in June of 2009, left a significant fortune behind, but the additional sale in […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Asos presents Princess Diana homage

Asos presents Princess Diana homage

Online retailer Asos and Wah Nails founder Sharmadean Reid have collaborated to create a 20-piece collection in honor of Princess Diana Spencer’s style. Shirts, sweaters, dresses, shoes, and suits as well as jewelry are included in the Sharmadean Reid x Asos collection, which is to retail from between £8 GBP ($13 on the US site, €10 depending […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Online ·
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to glow pink for cancer awareness

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to glow pink for cancer awareness

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, will be lit up in pink this week to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer, its developers said on Wednesday. The lights will be turned on late Thursday and for the next two days, and then on the same days in the following weeks, to mark […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Hyundai Azera smoothly rolls on to 2017

Hyundai Azera smoothly rolls on to 2017

The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study segment winner continues to bring elegance to the masses SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich – The Azera enters the 2017 model year with an IQS segment win under its belt. J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study found the 2016 Azera the highest in initial quality of any in the large car segment. […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Bruno Mars to present new song at MTV Europe awards

Bruno Mars to present new song at MTV Europe awards

Bruno Mars will return to the global concert stage when he performs his fun-loving new song at the MTV European Music Awards, the network announced Tuesday. The funk-pop singer, who scored a string of hits before taking a hiatus, will sing his “24K Magic” at the EMAs, which will be broadcast live on November 6 […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

LOS ANGELES, CA — October is Filipino American History Month, and thousands of Filipino Americans from the Los Angeles area are expected to take part in one of the city’s biggest events celebrating their culture and history. The Filipino American History Month Los Angeles (FAHMLA) Coalition will host a diverse array of intergenerational and trans-intercontinental talent at the […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Death penalty has no place in 21st century: Ban Ki-moon

Death penalty has no place in 21st century: Ban Ki-moon

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke out against the practice of the death penalty, which is a measure of punishment for terrorism-related crimes in 65 countries. Ban also urged all countries to continue to work for the abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances and places. “It [death penalty] has no place […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
Sebastian: I gave P10-M drug money to De Lima, mostly through aide

Sebastian: I gave P10-M drug money to De Lima, mostly through aide

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Convict Jaybee Sebastian on Monday claimed giving then Justice secretary Leila de Lima a total of P10-million “drug money,” once personally but mostly through her former close-in security Joenel Sanchez. In his testimony before the House of Representatives Committee on Justice, Sebastian also claimed speaking with De Lima around seven or eight […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

Upcoming literary adaptation “Love And Vengeance” proves one to keep an eye on after the Indonesian project clinched the Busan Prize at the Asian Project Market. Indonesian director Edwin’s 2012 film “Postcards from the Zoo” had been nominated for awards at international film festivals in Berlin, Hong Kong and New York’s Tribeca, and he is […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Benetton to launch new ‘Made In Italy’ fashion line

Benetton to launch new ‘Made In Italy’ fashion line

Global fashion brand Benetton is on track to launch a new “Made in Italy” line layer this year, in a bid to bring the company back to its roots and “refocus on its main expertise”. The collection, to be made in Treviso and titled “TV 31100″ in a nod to the city’s postal code, is […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Trump doubts fairness of Clinton’s victory in race for democratic nomination

Trump doubts fairness of Clinton’s victory in race for democratic nomination

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – US Republican Hopeful Donald Trump voiced doubt on Sunday that his rival Hillary Clinton won the race for Democratic nomination in a fair way. “Go back and take a look at those commercials: a race where you lost fair and square unlike the Bernie Sanders race where you won but not fair […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
WHO urges price hikes on sugary drinks in obesity fight

WHO urges price hikes on sugary drinks in obesity fight

The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary beverages as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption. The World Health Organization’s recommendations on sweetened beverages came as the world seeks to bring down whopping obesity rates, with one in three adults overweight. […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Florida voters set to legalize medical marijuana: survey

Florida voters set to legalize medical marijuana: survey

Voters in the US state of Florida appear overwhelmingly inclined to legalize medical marijuana in a referendum November 8, a new poll out Tuesday shows. Some 77 percent of likely voters in the southeastern state have said they will cast ballots in favor of Amendment 2 — which would change the state’s constitution to legalize […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·