Gary Valenciano dedicates new CD to wife

Gary Valenciano dedicates new CD to wife

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — Singer Gary Valenciano’s latest album titled “Gary V Sings Just For You” started as a Christmas gift to his wife, talent manager Angeli Pangilinan-Valenciano. Released by Universal Record, the album, which took six months to complete, is Valenciano’s special gift to his wife. The singer said he originally recorded the […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
3 Filipinos in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Still in Guarded Condition

3 Filipinos in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Still in Guarded Condition

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Three of four Filipinos who were seriously burned in the explosion and fire that struck the offshore oil platform they were working on in the Gulf of Mexico remain in guarded condition four days after the incident left one Filipino dead and another still missing. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. made the disclosure […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Philippine ice skating phenom wins gold in Romania

Philippine ice skating phenom wins gold in Romania

By DAVID CASUCO Exclusive to Mabuhay News Servce LOS ANGELES, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) -– Philippines ice skating phenom Michael Christian Martinez landed back-to-back triple axels in a near flawless free skate program en route to a gold medal finish at the International Staking Union (ISU)-sanctioned 13th Crystal Skate held last week in Brasov, Romania. The […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President Aquino urges ASEAN member-countries and South Korea to work together in fight against human trafficking

President Aquino urges ASEAN member-countries and South Korea to work together in fight against human trafficking

PHNOM PENH, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and South Korea must work together to fight human trafficking in order to ensure the welfare of migrant workers. “I urge ASEAN and the Republic of Korea to enhance efforts to combat trafficking in persons, particularly […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Illegal logging hotspots down to 31 – Paje

Illegal logging hotspots down to 31 – Paje

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – The government’s effort of a log ban in the country has redounded to a reduction of illegal logging “hotspots” to 31 from 197, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said. In a statement, Paje said different policies have resulted in an increase in forest cover. “We are making progress in expanding the […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian nations feud over South China Sea

By Martin Abbugao PHNOM PENH, Nov 19, 2012 (AFP) – Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. The leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations had hoped to present a united front […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino meets with Indian PM in bilateral meeting

Aquino meets with Indian PM in bilateral meeting

PHNOM PENH, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III met with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a bilateral meeting on Sunday at the Sofitel Phnom Penh where both committed for stronger cooperation to address current challenges. The two leaders acknowledged that the Philippines and India can “learn from each other’s challenges” as […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Govt workers to start getting 2nd half of bonus

Govt workers to start getting 2nd half of bonus

MANILA, Nov 16 (Mabuhay) – Government workers will start receiving the remaining half of their year-end bonuses. The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said a government employee is entitled to receive a year-end bonus equivalent to one-month basic salary and a cash gift of P5,000. The first half of their year-end bonus was released […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Research looks at how the modern American family has changed

Research looks at how the modern American family has changed

(Relaxnews) – A new study has classified the modern American family into four tidy categories, defined by either religious beliefs, progressive and liberal attitudes, disengaged parenting and making sacrifices. For their study, researchers from the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture analyzed the results of online surveys filled out by 3,000 parents […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Home & Garden ·
‘Usain Bolt’ Nissan GT-R auctioned for charity

‘Usain Bolt’ Nissan GT-R auctioned for charity

(Relaxnews) – A special one-off ‘Bolt Gold’ edition of Nissan’s flagship supercar will be sold to the highest bidder on eBay Motors. The car, complete with unique gold paint job and Usain Bolt interior gold plaque bearing the 100 meters star’s autograph, is being auctioned to raise funds for the Usain Bolt Foundation, a charitable […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Harvest Smiles with Thanksgiving-Inspired Treats

Harvest Smiles with Thanksgiving-Inspired Treats

Autumn Spice Stencil Cake (Family Features) With autumn comes cooler temperatures, colorful leaves and the beginning of the holiday season. The food crafting experts at Wilton Enterprises have festive ideas to transform typical Thanksgiving desserts into unique creations. Start by adding a special touch to a basic spice cake using Autumn Cupcake and Cookie Stencils. […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Thanksgiving ·
2012 Paskong Pinoy to be held on December 2 at Catholic University

2012 Paskong Pinoy to be held on December 2 at Catholic University

The annual Paskong Pinoy Christmas concert has been scheduled on Sunday, December 2, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Pryzbyla Center of the Catholic University of America (620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20064). The festive event is staged as a celebration of the holiday season with the Filipino American community and […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Christmas ·
CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA ATTENDS THE OPENING OF ISLAND PACIFIC SUPERMARKET IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA

CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA ATTENDS THE OPENING OF ISLAND PACIFIC SUPERMARKET IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA

Los Angeles, 19 November 2012 – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega attended the blessing and ribbon cutting ceremony of Island Pacific Supermarket, Rancho Cucamonga Branch held on 16 November 2012. In her message, the Consul General said that she considers the opening of the Rancho Cucamonga branch a milestone as this is the first […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
COUNCIL MEMBER CARTAGENA CALLS ON CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA

COUNCIL MEMBER CARTAGENA CALLS ON CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA

Los Angeles, 19 November 2012 – Walnut City Council member Antonio “Tony” Cartagena paid a courtesy call on Consul General Maria HellenBarber De La Vega this morning.  Councilmember Cartagena, who is now on his fourth term at the City Council of Walnut, was first elected to a four year term at the City Council in April […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
“I Am Alive and in Good Health,” Filipino Injured in Louisiana Oil Rig Fire Wants Kin in PH to Know

“I Am Alive and in Good Health,” Filipino Injured in Louisiana Oil Rig Fire Wants Kin in PH to Know

WASHINGTON, D.C.—“To my relatives, to my family, and to my country, I am alive and in good health. I am burned, but my heart and lungs are healthy.” This was what Wilberto Ilagan, one of four Filipino workers being treated for serious burns they sustained in last Friday’s oil platform explosion and fire in the […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
PH Envoy Now in Louisiana to Attend to Oil Rig Victims

PH Envoy Now in Louisiana to Attend to Oil Rig Victims

NEW ORLEANS—Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. arrived here this morning to personally look into the condition of four Filipino contract workers who are being treated for the serious burns they sustained in Friday’s oil platform fire off the coast of Louisiana that also left one Filipino dead and another missing. Ambassador Cuisia joined three other […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Stay Safe While Preparing for and Celebrating the Holidays Southern California Edison Offers Tips to Avoid Injuries and Fire Hazards

Stay Safe While Preparing for and Celebrating the Holidays Southern California Edison Offers Tips to Avoid Injuries and Fire Hazards

ROSEMEAD, Calif., — As store shelves fill up with holiday lights and decorations, families and friends are preparing to celebrate the festive season. And as they get together to celebrate, Southern California Edison (SCE) has a simple message: don’t let potential fire hazards such as frayed cords and unsafe conditions like broken lights ruin the festivities. “During the holiday season, it’s easy […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Holidays, Services ·
Felix Reginald Lopez as Demolay’s Master Councilor

Felix Reginald Lopez as Demolay’s Master Councilor

Felix Reginald Lopez was elected as Master Councilor of the Walt Disney Chapter of the Order of Demolay, together with 20 other Officers of his Chapter. They will be installed on November 10, 2012 at the Southern California Demolay Center, 303 West Lincoln Avenue, Anaheim, California. Order of Demolay is a young man’s fraternal organization, […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Search Continues for Filipino Missing in Louisiana Oil Platform Accident

Search Continues for Filipino Missing in Louisiana Oil Platform Accident

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy has not given up hope on a Filipino contract worker who remains missing more than three days after an explosion and fire in the oil production platform he was working on in the Gulf of Mexico left one other Filipino dead and four others seriously injured. “We know that it has […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·