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 ·
Cagayan placed under state of calamity after typhoon devastation

Cagayan placed under state of calamity after typhoon devastation

TUGUEGARAO City, Oct. 24 (PNA) – Five days after Typhoon “Lawin” struck Cagayan, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan has officially declared the province to be in a state of calamity. The official declaration was made in a special session by the Provincial Board Monday after the local legislative body reacted to an executive order issued by Cagayan […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
No rush for us to interpret Pres. Duterte’s remarks on separating from US — Palace

No rush for us to interpret Pres. Duterte’s remarks on separating from US — Palace

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang said Friday there is no rush for them to interpret President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement announcing separation from the United States “both in military but economics also”. ”We still have to wait for guidelines. There is no rush for us to interpret the speech of the President,” Presidential Communications Office […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte says he discussed Scarborough Shoal with China’s Xi

Duterte says he discussed Scarborough Shoal with China’s Xi

MANILA, Oct 22 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said that he spoke to People’s Republic of China President Xi Jingping about the Panatag Shoal, also known as the Scarborough Shoal, and Filipino fishing rights in its waters. However, the discussions were private, and Duterte would give no details on the conversation. But he […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
DOTr eyes additional routes for P2P bus service to ease traffic congestion

DOTr eyes additional routes for P2P bus service to ease traffic congestion

MANILA, Oct. 18 (PNA) – The Department of Transportation is seeking to expand the areas serviced by the premium point to point (P2P) buses as part of efforts to improve public transportation and ease the traffic congestion in Metro Manila. DOTr Assistant Secretary for Land Transportation Mark De Leon stated that the department is evaluating […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, Services ·
CIDG has 2 weeks to finish probe on violent dispersal in front of US Embassy

CIDG has 2 weeks to finish probe on violent dispersal in front of US Embassy

MANILA, Oct 24 (Mabuhay) — The PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group has two weeks to finish its investigation on the violent dispersal at United States Embassy, a police official said Monday. Director Benjamin Magalong, PNP deputy director for operations, said they expect to get the results by November 4. “Sa ngayon we have given CIDG […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Denise Laurel, Sol Mercado call off engagement

Denise Laurel, Sol Mercado call off engagement

  MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — One can imagine the roller coaster of emotions basketball player Sol Mercado must be going through. A day after winning his first championship trophy with Barangay Ginebra, his longtime girlfriend, actress Denise Laurel, made public on Instagram that they have called off their wedding plans. “I just want to […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, News ·
‘Lawin’ agri, infra damage now at PHP2.5-B

‘Lawin’ agri, infra damage now at PHP2.5-B

MANILA, Oct. 24 (PNA) – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), in its Monday update, announced that damage caused by Typhoon “Lawin” to agriculture and infrastructure in Regions I, II, III, and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has now amounted to PHP2,527,246,025.16. This can be broken down into PHP1,583,404,188 for infrastructure and […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Environment, News, Philippine News ·
PAL offers free shuttle ride for San Diego travelers

PAL offers free shuttle ride for San Diego travelers

By Abner Galino San Diego residents who are flying to the Philippines on round-trip tickets from the Philippine Airlines (PAL) are getting free shuttle rides to and fro the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Ma. Theresa B. Garces, PAL Los Angeles area manager, made the announcement in a gathering of travel agency managers in a […]

22.10.2016 · Filled under: Lifestyle, Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·
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 […]

22.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News, Services ·
N Korea ready to launch preemptive nuclear strike against US if threatened

N Korea ready to launch preemptive nuclear strike against US if threatened

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – According to media reports, North Korean authorities would carry out a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States if Washington mobilizes its nuclear forces against the country. The North Korean authorities would carry out a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States if Washington mobilizes its nuclear forces against the country, media […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
City of Carson culminates Filipino-American History Month celebration  with special Tribute to Larry Itliong

City of Carson culminates Filipino-American History Month celebration with special Tribute to Larry Itliong

On October 22, the City of Carson and various organizations will join the entire community in honoring the life’s work and legacy of Larry Itliong – a Filipino-American labor leader and organizer. A tribute march will start at 9 a.m. on October 22 around the vicinity of Veterans Park located at 22400 Moneta Avenue in Carson followed […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings, Hometown ·