Religion had nothing to do with Pacquiao’s loss – bishop

Religion had nothing to do with Pacquiao’s loss – bishop

MANILA, Dec 10 (Mabuhay) -– Former Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President Oscar V. Cruz does not believe Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s change in religion led to his shocking knockout loss at the hands of rival Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico. “Naku naman, masyadong mababaw ‘yun,” Cruz said in a text message. “Kaya […]

10.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President Aquino vows to work harder to make government an effective servant of the people

President Aquino vows to work harder to make government an effective servant of the people

MANILA, Dec 10 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III vowed to work harder to make government an effective servant of the people by implementing reforms that will rid it of graft and corruption. In his speech keynoting the annual gift-giving activity of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) for the less fortunate held […]

10.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
The Champ Bows and Cries

The Champ Bows and Cries

SO LA -by Jannelle So The Champ Bows and Cries He is an 8-division world champion; has ended the careers of boxing greats such as Oscar dela Hoya and Shane Mosley; is feared for his speed and punching power. Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is idol to many; but the Philippine Congressman also admits to […]

10.12.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Marquez KOs Pacquiao in sixth round

Marquez KOs Pacquiao in sixth round

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) – Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez finally got the win that he was chasing for eight years, pulling off a stunning sixth-round knockout win over bitter rival Manny Pacquiao in their fourth encounter Saturday at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marquez unleashed a wicked counter right hand in the dying […]

10.12.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Filipinos silenced, stunned by Pacquiao loss

Filipinos silenced, stunned by Pacquiao loss

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) — Filipinos jumped from their seats and watched in horror as Manny Pacquiao fell face first to the canvas after being knocked out by Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas. Cinemas, hotels, public parks and even army bases across the Philippines fell silent on Sunday as Pacquiao, the only boxer […]

10.12.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Pacquiao says he was close to beating Marquez

Pacquiao says he was close to beating Marquez

MANILA, Dec 10 (Mabuhay) -– Before suffering a knockout that shocked the nation, Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao believed he was close to making his great rival, Mexican warrior Juan Manuel Marquez, quit. Pacquiao was leading in all of the judges’ scorecards when he walked into a perfect right counter-punch thrown by Marquez with […]

10.12.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
PH Thanks Washington for Assistance to Typhoon Victims

PH Thanks Washington for Assistance to Typhoon Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today expressed its appreciation to the United States for its prompt response in support of disaster relief efforts in typhoon-ravaged areas in Mindanao. “Our people are grateful for the assistance extended by the United States to help us respond to the aftermath of Typhoon Pablo in the Southern Philippines,” Ambassador Jose […]

07.12.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Free trip for two to the Philippines raffle drawing on December 20th

Free trip for two to the Philippines raffle drawing on December 20th

Weekend Balita and The Us Asian post in conjunction with their sponsors would like to announce the “Free Trip for Two to the Philippines” raffle contest.  The drawing will be held on December 20, 2012 on LA-18’s Kababayan LA, hosted by Janelle So.  The grand prize includes two round0-trip tickets to the Philippines from Philippine […]

07.12.2012 · Filled under: Contests ·
Walgreens opens flagship store in Hollywood

Walgreens opens flagship store in Hollywood

On December 1st, Walgreens welcomed the public to the official opening of its 8,000th store, which also happened to be its flagship location on the West Coast. The store features a modern, revolutionary style, one that, in conjunction with its iconic location on the corner of Sunset and Vine, creates a truly unique experience and […]

07.12.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos ·
Casey Affleck on the hunt in ‘Boston Strangler’

Casey Affleck on the hunt in ‘Boston Strangler’

(Relaxnews) – Warner Bros is set to produce Boston Strangler, a project helmed by actor and filmmaker Casey Affleck, reveals Deadline.com. Based on what Deadline.com describes as “the most haunting unsolved serial murder case in U.S. history,” Boston Strangler will focus on the hunt for the notorious serial killer who preyed on Bostonian women in the early 1960s. Affleck, […]

07.12.2012 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Summer Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program 2013

Summer Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program 2013

For Students, Teachers, Educational Administrators, and Independent Scholars Program Dates: June 17 – August 8, 2013 Location: Language Center, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) in Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia Web announcement with more details here. Language immersion program for participants who have completed at least Intermediate level in Indonesian. Fulbright-Hays Fellowships: For U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents, […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
ASEAN WOMEN’s CIRCLE IN LOS ANGELES (AWCLA) WELCOMES CONSUL GENERAL MARIA HELLEN BARBER DE LA VEGA

ASEAN WOMEN’s CIRCLE IN LOS ANGELES (AWCLA) WELCOMES CONSUL GENERAL MARIA HELLEN BARBER DE LA VEGA

Los Angeles, 29 November 2012 –Indonesian Patron Mme. Sri Adriana (Jenny) Martono and Malaysian Patron Mme. Ramlah Haid Nekmat, President and Vice President, respectively of the ASEAN Women’s Circle in Los Angeles(AWCLA) organized a special potluck luncheon among its officers and members to welcome Patrons from the Philippines, Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
President Aquino urges Filipinos to continue working harder to build greater economic progress for the country

President Aquino urges Filipinos to continue working harder to build greater economic progress for the country

MANILA, Dec 4 (Mabuhay) — Despite the rosy output and sterling performance shown by the Philippine economy this year marked by “record highs, increase in equities, and outstanding GDP (gross domestic product) growth,” President Benigno S. Aquino III called on the Filipino people not to rest on one’s laurels and bask in the glory of […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
KC on French suitor: ‘Ito ‘yung masasabi kong tunay’

KC on French suitor: ‘Ito ‘yung masasabi kong tunay’

Actress-host KC Concepcion was all praises about her French suitor,Pierre Emmanuel Plassart. Concepcion even hinted that God gave Plassart to her. “Ang sabi po kasi nila, when you want to ask God for something, you pray about it and you be specific and you believe with all your heart as if binigay na Niya ‘yon sa […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Aga wants to do a movie with Toni

Aga wants to do a movie with Toni

Aga Muhlach wants to do a movie with host-actress Toni Gonzaga, according to the actor’s wife Charlene Gonzales. Gonzaga and Muhlach worked together at the recently held Star Awards for TV. “Alam mo tuwang tuwa si Aga sa ‘yo,” Gonzales told Gonzaga in a live banter during their show “The Buzz”. “Sabi ni Aga sa […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Vic on Pauleen: ‘Wala naman kaming tinatago’

Vic on Pauleen: ‘Wala naman kaming tinatago’

After it was reported that they have already called it quits, it seems that things are now smooth again between comedian Vic Sotto and television host Pauleen Luna. Just recently, Sotto and Luna, who are rumored to be in a relationship, were spotted together at a red carpet event at the SM Megamall in Mandaluyong […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
After luncheon with Aquino, House vote on RH bill seen within week

After luncheon with Aquino, House vote on RH bill seen within week

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives could vote on the Reproductive Health bill within the week after President Benigno Aquino III personally appealed to lawmakers over lunch Monday to decide once and for all the fate of the controversial measure. Members of the House who were at the meeting in Malacañang said […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President Aquino swears in military officials in Malacanang

President Aquino swears in military officials in Malacanang

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III administered the oaths of office of military officials in ceremonies held in Malacañang Palace on Monday. The Chief Executive, who was accompanied by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, sworn-in Lieutenant General Noel A. Coballes, a member of the Philippine Military Academy class of 1980, as Armed […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace: No ouster plot vs JPE over RH bill

Palace: No ouster plot vs JPE over RH bill

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) – The Palace denied Monday that it is behind reported efforts to oust Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, allegedly due to disagreements over the Reproductive Health Bill. “We have always said that we have a good working relationship with the Senate President,” Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said. “The responsible parenthood […]

06.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duchess Kate has hypermesis gravidarum: what is it?

Duchess Kate has hypermesis gravidarum: what is it?

(Relaxnews) – The media is buzzing with the news that Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting a baby. But with Middleton hospitalized with hypermesis gravidarum, many are wondering, what exactly is it? WebMD reports that hyperemesis gravidarum, or acute morning sickness, requires urgent medical treatment in that it prevents a […]

05.12.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·