Fil-Am WWII vet granddaughter tops PHL medical board exam

Fil-Am WWII vet granddaughter tops PHL medical board exam

Gregorio Albano, a native of Sta. Cruz, Zambales has every reason to be very proud. His granddaughter, Dr. Jeri Charlotte Co Albano, topped (No. 1) the recent medical board exams in the Philippines. Charlotte is the daughter of Dr. German Albano, a urologist at the UST Medical Center and Dr. Cheryl Co Albano, a rehab […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, News, Philippine News ·
Rachelle Ann Go joins ‘Miss Saigon’ Broadway

Rachelle Ann Go joins ‘Miss Saigon’ Broadway

A link to the report was shared by Broadway veteran and former “Miss Saigon” star Lea Salonga on Twitter early morning on Friday. Go currently plays Fantine in the West End original production of “Les Miserables.” She will reprise her character of bar girl Gigi from her West End performance in the Broadway revival. Performances […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aiko Melendez recalls skin procedure-turned-nightmare

Aiko Melendez recalls skin procedure-turned-nightmare

“Was fixing my old photos and saw this,” Melendez wrote in the caption of her Instagram post. According to the actress, the greatest lesson she learned from the experience is to trust the doctor “who knows what she is doing.” This, she said, also serves as a reminder to not let vanity take control and […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·
‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

“Tonight’s special event is just one of the many ways by which we built on the common ground that exists between our cultures and heritage. Indeed, the relationship between the Philippines and the United States is comprehensive, dynamic, and forward-looking,” said the Philippine Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires, Minister Patrick A. Chuasoto as he welcomed the guests […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Art, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte was only addressing comparison with Hitler: Palace

Duterte was only addressing comparison with Hitler: Palace

In a speech he made on Friday, Duterte appeared to draw a parallel between his campaign to wipe out illegal drugs and the genocide of Jews by Nazi Germany. “Hitler murdered 3 million innocent civilians whereas Duterte was referencing his ‘willingness to kill’ 3 million criminal drug dealers – to save the future of the […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Vote by mail drop-off locations available throughout LA County

Vote by mail drop-off locations available throughout LA County

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan announced his department has partnered with 70 City Clerks across LA County to serve as Vote by Mail (VBM) ballot drop-off locations for the November 8thPresidential General Election. Voters who prefer to drop off their Vote by Mail ballot in-person will have that opportunity […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz is to join Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton in the remaking of a classic horror film “Suspiria.” Based on the 1977 movie from Italian filmmaker Dario Argento, the story follows a young ballet dancer who travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe. Upon arrival, the girl is beset by a series of […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

Harry Potter is coming back to theaters as cinema chain IMAX pledges to show the entire film franchise, from beginning to end, the week of October 13. Eight “Harry Potter” films were released over a ten-year period between 2001 and 2011, and all eight are now returning to cinemas courtesy of an IMAX initiative. Why […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Promising debut for HBO’s ‘Westworld’

Promising debut for HBO’s ‘Westworld’

The much awaited new series created by Jonathan Nolan and J.J. Abrams attracted a viewing audience of 3.3 million when it aired in the US on Sunday, October 2. It will count as a major success for HBO which has not had such a big premiere since the January 2014 launch of “True Detective.” After […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pacquiao, Donaire in one card for the first time

Pacquiao, Donaire in one card for the first time

By Abner Galino For the first time, Filipino fans are going to see two of their boxing icons fighting together in one card. In what kibitzers say was a savvy business move from Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, the scheduled Las Vegas bout between Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas has become more interesting for […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Duterte gives cash aid to Negrense policeman wounded in action

Duterte gives cash aid to Negrense policeman wounded in action

By Nanette L. Guadalquiver BACOLOD CITY  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday visited a policeman of the Negros Occidental Provincial Public Maneuver Company (NOPPMC) who was wounded during a shootout last week in Murcia, Negros Occidental, and gave him financial assistance. Police Officer 1 Robert John Arzaga, who is confined at Dr. Pablo O. […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vina to mark 30 years in showbiz with concert

Vina to mark 30 years in showbiz with concert

Actress-singer Vina Morales  will mark her 30th anniversary in show business with a special concert next month. Morales, who started her showbiz career when she was only 11 years old, already preparing for her anniversary concert “Vina@Thirty,” which will be held at the KIA Theater in Cubao, Quezon City on October 14. Apart from celebrating […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
22-yr-old Pinoy wins gold in ASEAN Skills Competition

22-yr-old Pinoy wins gold in ASEAN Skills Competition

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA  (PNA) – Mark Anthony Guiao from Central Luzon won the gold medal in Mechanical Engineering Design – Computer Aided Design category of the 11th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Skills Competition (ASC) held last September 19-29 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A biennial event, the ASC is said to […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Congen meets with Fil-Am WW II veterans

Congen meets with Fil-Am WW II veterans

Los Angeles  – Consul General Adelio Angelito Cruz was welcomed by the Filipino-American World War II Veterans at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles, 27 September 2016. The meeting was organized by Filipino Veterans Foundation Executive Director Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque.  Special guests during the meeting were Department of Veteran Affairs District Manager Alberto Alpasan […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
US extends 6-month warning to men over Zika risk

US extends 6-month warning to men over Zika risk

US health authorities on Friday extended to six months a warning to men about the risky time period for sexually spreading Zika virus, which often carries no symptoms but can cause devastating birth defects. Men who live in or have traveled to an area of active Zika transmission are now urged to wait half a […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Fashion bloggers in the spotlight: who to follow

Fashion bloggers in the spotlight: who to follow

If you’ve been living under a fashion rock for the past few days then you might have missed the spat between style bible Vogue.com and a whole generation of fashion bloggers. The site has incurred the wrath of the blogging community by referring to bloggers who are paid to wear brands to fashion shows as […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Online ·
AFP seriously looking into coup reports

AFP seriously looking into coup reports

MANILA, Oct. 3 (PNA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said it is seriously looking into alleged coup attempts against the Duterte administration. “(While news of possible coup attempts are unknown) to us, we are seriously looking into it,” AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said in a press briefing Monday. Earlier reports […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte ‘recalibrating’ PHL foreign policy: Dominguez

Duterte ‘recalibrating’ PHL foreign policy: Dominguez

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte is not changing but is just “recalibrating” the country’s foreign policy, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III told a Senate hearing on Monday. Dominguez issued this clarification during the hearing of the Senate committee on finance when its chair, Senator Loren Legarda asked about the impact of any […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Around sixty (60) young professionals of Metro DC gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy for a fun-filled “Evening at the Embassy of the Philippines”, that featured Filipino music, art, and cuisine on 29 September 2016. “Tonight’s special event is just one of the many ways by which we built on […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
London’s Tower Bridge closes until New Year

London’s Tower Bridge closes until New Year

London’s iconic Tower Bridge closed to vehicles for three months on Saturday for its first major maintenance works in nearly half a century. The 122-year-old drawbridge by the Tower of London — whose roadway leaves are lifted to allow tall ships on the River Thames to pass through — carries 21,000 vehicles and some 40,000 […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·