St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish to celebrate Silver Jubilee Sept 17

St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish to celebrate Silver Jubilee Sept 17

The month of September promises to be an exciting time for St. Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Parish Community, presenting two memorable nights of celebration, to commemorate their 25th Silver Jubilee as a parish. On September 17, they will present a musical play entitled Lorenzo Ruiz: the First Filipino Saint. This play will star Mat Ranillo III, a Filipino […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Music ·
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 […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·

‘The Economist’ gives PHL highest rate in migration governance study

By Sammy Martin MANILA  (PNA) –  Widely respected British news magazine, “The Economist,” recently recognized the Philippines for having a well-developed migration policy governance. The results are based on the findings of the publication’s research arm, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). “This recognition by ‘The Economist’ of the excellent migration governance framework of the Philippines […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

UN Rapporteurs broke protocol in criticizing domestic policies: DFA Chief Yasay

By Michaela del Callar MANILA  (PNA) – Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay on Monday accused the two United Nations human rights experts of breaking protocol when they criticized the Duterte administration’s domestic policies, particularly his war on illegal drugs. At the same time, Yasay assured the Philippines will remain a member of the UN, saying the […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

De Lima on linking her to pork barrel scam: ‘It’s unfair’

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – Senator Leila De Lima on Tuesday said that being linked to the multi-million pork barrel scam case involving business woman and alleged mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles was “unfair,” stressing that she herself handled the cases of Napoles when she was Justice Secretary. “That’s a rehashed issue. Why do they […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cayetano urges media: Be fair in reporting extrajudicial killings

Cayetano urges media: Be fair in reporting extrajudicial killings

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – Senator Alan Cayetano on Monday urged the media to be fair in reporting news related to extrajudicial killings, suggesting that the term may have been used ‘loosely’. During his privilege speech during the Senate probe into extrajudicial killings, Cayetano, a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, raised the […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Clinton holds lead over Trump, but trails him among white voters: poll

Clinton holds lead over Trump, but trails him among white voters: poll

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump by eight percentage points, according to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Online Tracking Poll issued Tuesday. The former secretary of state, who has been consistently polling ahead of Trump in national polls since the end of […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Kia to launch fourth-generation Rio in Paris

Kia to launch fourth-generation Rio in Paris

Kia will introduce its new, fourth-generation Rio at the 2016 Paris Motor Show on September 29. The new vehicle features a streamlined, smooth surfaced-design, with a longer front overhang and bonnet, plus an upright C-pillar to give the car a more balanced appearance than the previous version. It also offers world-class safety technology and the […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
J.K. Rowling warns against the dangers of ‘voluntourism’

J.K. Rowling warns against the dangers of ‘voluntourism’

Author J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter to speak out against “voluntourism” and the well-meaning, but misled, tourists who volunteer at orphanages abroad. In a series of long-running tweets posted on Sunday, August 21, Rowling wrote about the why the rise of voluntourism, particularly when it comes to working in orphanages in developing countries, does […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, International Stars, Online ·
US kids eat 3x times too much added sugar: health group

US kids eat 3x times too much added sugar: health group

US children eat three times as much added sugar as they should, a leading US health group said Monday, calling for stricter limits on sugar for kids. Babies and tots under two should eat no added sugar at all and older children should have the equivalent of a maximum 100 calories per day, according to […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Lynda A. N. Reyes exhibits in two LA venues

Lynda A. N. Reyes exhibits in two LA venues

Fil-Am artist, Lynda A. N. Reyes is currently participating in two art exhibits in Los Angeles. Her oil painting “Blue vs. Pink” is currently on view at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) in Barnsdall Park until September 18, 2016. The gallery is located at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California 90027. The Open Call exhibit is […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
‘Avatar 2′ to shoot in 2017, ten years after first episode

‘Avatar 2′ to shoot in 2017, ten years after first episode

After years of delays, the sequel to James Cameron’s blockbuster will begin shooting at the start of next year. With four sequels now planned, the “Avatar” team will be kept busy until 2023 when the fifth Avatar opus is due to be released. James Cameron will have waited a decade to shoot the first follow-up […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Lawrence tops list of best paid actresses

Jennifer Lawrence tops list of best paid actresses

Oscar-winning Jennifer Lawrence was named the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year running on Tuesday, with estimated pre-tax earnings of $46 million. The 26-year-old American raked in the lion’s share from a profit share in the final “Hunger Games” movie, which grossed $650 million, Forbes magazine said. An upfront fee for the forthcoming space […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
California Assembly approves bill to stop ‘widow foreclosures’

California Assembly approves bill to stop ‘widow foreclosures’

Proposed law would be first in the nation to protect survivor homeowners San Francisco, CA   Earlier today, California’s assembly moved one step closer to enacting legislation designed to protect widows, widowers, and other heirs from unnecessary foreclosures. Senate Bill 1150 (Leno, Galgiani), the Homeowner Survivor Bill of Rights (SBOR), was approved by the Assembly with […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Duterte’s drug war cut crime rate, PNP claims

Duterte’s drug war cut crime rate, PNP claims

MANILA,   (Mabuhay) – The government’s crackdown on illegal drugs and criminality has pulled down crime rates nationwide, the Philippine National Police (PNP) claimed Tuesday. At a Senate inquiry on drug-related killings, Philippine National Police chief, Director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said index crimes nationwide went down by 31 percent—from 17,105 incidents in July 2015 to […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bato assures senators: PNP does not and will not condone extrajudicial, vigilante killings

Bato assures senators: PNP does not and will not condone extrajudicial, vigilante killings

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa assured the senators Monday that the police organization does not and will not condone extrajudicial and vigilante killings. In his opening statement during the first hearing of the Senate justice committee on the spate of killings of drug suspects, Dela Rosa said that […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Diana Zubiri gives birth to baby girl

Diana Zubiri gives birth to baby girl

Former sexy star Diana Zubiri gave birth to a baby girl last August 14. This was revealed by Zubiri and her husband model-host Andrew Smith on Instagram over the weekend as they shared picture of them with their daughter Aliyah Rose. “Hello world meet my baby girl,” Zubiri wrote as caption to a photo of […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Chanel presents ‘N°5 L’Eau’ fragrance fronted by Lily-Rose Depp

Chanel presents ‘N°5 L’Eau’ fragrance fronted by Lily-Rose Depp

The French luxury label has unveiled a new version of its iconic N°5 fragrance, offering a fresh, modern take on the original scent. Lily-Rose Depp, a Chanel brand ambassador for several seasons already, has been called upon to front the new fragrance. After Ernest Beaux and Jacques Polge, who both previously concocted their own interpretations […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Nintendo opens Kirby-themed cafés in Japan

Nintendo opens Kirby-themed cafés in Japan

Nintendo has opened a series of Kirby cafés and shops in Japan that bring one of their most iconic characters to life. Fans of the ridiculously cute pink puffball that eats his enemies for lunch can tuck into a stack of Kirby pancakes, Popstar curry, Maxim Tomato pasta, and Kirby macarons in Osaka and Tokyo […]

Berlin goes vegan with ‘butcher’ shops, singles’ night

Berlin goes vegan with ‘butcher’ shops, singles’ night

Long the European capital of techno-driven nightlife, fastidious hipsterdom and low-cost party weekends, Berlin is adding another string to its bow as a vegan haven. product-free versions of almost any business can be found in Germany’s largest city, from butchers’ shops to singles’ nights. But getting lost in the eyes of a romantic prospect over […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·