Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu thanked her “The Voice Kids” family for giving her the opportunity to host the popular singing contest for a full season. In an Instagram post, Chiu, who is more known as an actress, said the talent show boosted her interest in hosting as this was just the first time that she was given […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte: PHL adheres to international law in sea row

Duterte: PHL adheres to international law in sea row

MANILA   (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippines follows international law in the disputed West Philippine Sea, which is a portion of the South China Sea. This was aired by Pres. Duterte during Wednesday’s ASEAN-China meeting in the ongoing 28th and 29th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit being held in Laos. In […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama tells ASEAN S. China Sea ruling eases tension, builds stability

Obama tells ASEAN S. China Sea ruling eases tension, builds stability

VIENTIANE (PNA/Kyodo) – US President Barack Obama told his Southeast Asian counterparts on Thursday that last July’s arbitral ruling that invalidated China’s claims to most of the South China Sea has “helped ease tension” and “built stability” in the region. Obama spoke of the ruling, according to Thai government spokesman Werachon Sukhondhapatipak, at a summit […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
VP budget for 2017 slashed by 14.28%

VP budget for 2017 slashed by 14.28%

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) — The PHP428.618 million proposed 2017 budget for the Office of the Vice President is 14.28 percent lower than its 2016 budget, Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo said Wednesday. Robredo presented the 2017 budget proposal for her office to the Senate Committee on Finance, saying that she is […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine 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 […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino With A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino With A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

In celebration of the Harvest Moon Festival, Pechanga pushes out two thrilling promotions in September. Join us on Saturday, September 17, 2016 for the $100,000 Harvest Moon Drawing. Pechanga club members must either play slot or table games from 12am to 9pm to earn entries for the drawing. One entry can be received for every […]

Hollywood diversity: all talk, little change, says report

Hollywood diversity: all talk, little change, says report

Diversity may be the mantra at well-meaning movie production workshops, studio execs’ away days and awards ceremonies but inequality in Hollywood is as bad as ever, a new report suggests. The study, by the University of Southern California, examined the 100 top films in each year from 2007 to 2015 — apart from 2011 — […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Healthcare providers urged to adopt new national TB screening

Healthcare providers urged to adopt new national TB screening

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith have urged health care providers to adopt new recommendations recently announced by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calling for adults 18 years of age or older who are at increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) to be screened for the disease. Those considered to be […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News ·
Maybelline jumps on the see-now-buy-now bandwagon for NYFW

Maybelline jumps on the see-now-buy-now bandwagon for NYFW

The see-now-buy-now trend has been taking the fashion industry by storm over the past few seasons, and now the beauty brands want in, too. Maybelline is leading the way by making two products from its spring collection available this week, directly after their debut for Rebecca Minkoff during New York Fashion Week, WWDreports. Details about the […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

The world’s oldest film festival winds up Saturday with a lavish ceremony to award the coveted Golden Lion as well as a host of other accolades. Here are short synopses of the works in competition at the 73rd edition of the Venice film festival: Ana Lily Amirpour (US), “Bad Batch”: In this cannibal love story […]

Fil-Ams honor end of  Buwan ng Wika, Magsaysay’s birthday

Fil-Ams honor end of Buwan ng Wika, Magsaysay’s birthday

By Abner Galino At the Historic Filipinotown (HFT) in Los Angeles, this year’s Buwan ng Wika did not lapse so silently. Thanks to some kindred souls who, at the close of the month of August, managed to put up a modest presentation that highlighted the significance of the BuwanngWika even among expatriates. At the start […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Carson to mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 with patriotic tribute

Carson to mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 with patriotic tribute

City of Carson officials will lead the Carson community in patriotic tribute as the nation commemorates the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terroristic attacks. The event will take place on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 5-7 p.m. at the atrium of the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center, located at 801 E. Carson Street in Carson.  The event is open […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Justice Caguioa: Why did heirs not push for Marcos burial at Libingan earlier?

Justice Caguioa: Why did heirs not push for Marcos burial at Libingan earlier?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Supreme Court Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa on Wednesday wondered why the heirs of former President Ferdinand Marcos did not take legal action in previous years to allow his remains to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) in Taguig City. Hyacinth Rafael-Antonio, counsel for the heirs of Marcos, told the […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Film on sight geared to those with color blindness airs next month

Film on sight geared to those with color blindness airs next month

The first film to be adapted to those with color blindness will come out on October 13, World Sight Day, airing on public television. “Sight: The Story of Vision,” narrated by Sir Elton John, is a documentary on the science and technology of human vision. It will be the first film to use color blind […]

‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

Warner Brothers’ low-budget bittersweet romance is proving to be a big global hit Based on the Jojo Moyes novel of the same name, “Me Before You’ is directed by Thea Sharrock and stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games”). Despite a comparatively low-profile release in June where it had to […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Pop princess Katy Perry has signed on to boost her partnership with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group Limited into new territory, with the singer set to expand into a range of consumer product categories. Perry, who launched a shoe collection with Global Brands Group Limited just last month, said she is now set to “explore the […]

Christian Louboutin debuts perfume trio

Christian Louboutin debuts perfume trio

Christian Louboutin is making a move on the fragrance industry, with the launch of a debut perfume trio. The designer has announced the debut of ‘Bikini Questa Sera’, ‘Tornade Blonde’ and ‘Trouble in Heaven’, set to launch this fall. “I want you to experience the fragrance in the same way as you experience a piano […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Fil-Am writer: DCussing not directed at Obama

Fil-Am writer: DCussing not directed at Obama

DAVAO CITY  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements at a press conference during his departure speech on Monday has been totally blown out of proportion by the local and international media. In the United States, an independent group dissected an accurate transcript of President Duterte’s Q&A with Reuters correspondent Jerome Morales and explained what Duterte […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Dela Rosa: There are ‘good dev’ts’ in Davao bombing probe

Dela Rosa: There are ‘good dev’ts’ in Davao bombing probe

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA  (PNA) — Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Dir. Gen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa confirmed Monday the “good developments” in the ongoing investigation on the Davao City bomb blast that killed 14 people, and injured 71 Friday night. In a press conference at the PNP National Headquarters in Camp Crame, […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Melai, Jason starting to mend ties?

Melai, Jason starting to mend ties?

It appears Melai Cantiveros and Jason Francisco are on speaking terms once more following their much-publicized rift, which led to Francisco returning to his hometown in Mindoro. Cantiveros, on her Instagram account on Wednesday, posted a video of their two-year-old daughter pretending to speak with Francisco over a plastic phone. “Binilhan siya ni papa niya […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·