APO HONORS TEN OUTSTANDING STUDENTS IN GREATER L.A.

APO HONORS TEN OUTSTANDING STUDENTS IN GREATER L.A.

Los Angeles – It was another awe-inspiring banquet honoring The Outstanding Filipino-American Senior Students (TOFASS) from various high schools in Greater  Los Angeles for 2012 held recently at the CBS Studios Center in Studio City. The five male and five female awardees received their plaques of recognition  and supplemental scholarship grants of $1,000 each from […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Green Card for a Family Member of a U.S. Citizen

Green Card for a Family Member of a U.S. Citizen

U.S. citizens who want their relatives to immigrate to the United States can file a Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, for their spouse, children and if the U.S. citizen is at least 21 years old, their parents and brothers or sisters. “Immediate relatives” of a U.S. citizen, defined as one’s spouse, unmarried children under […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Southeast Asia Announcements

Southeast Asia Announcements

Announcements 1. Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Small Grant Awards: American Institute for Indonesian Studies 2. Indonesia Research Fellows: Harvard University 3. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships For Language Study Abroad   4. Call for Papers: Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 5. Call for Papers: The Cultural Dynamics of Region Formation in Southeast Asia: Sport, Popular Culture, Literature, Education […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Asian News ·
PH Welcomes Election Victory of 18 FilAm Candidates

PH Welcomes Election Victory of 18 FilAm Candidates

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today welcomed the election of 18 Filipino-Americans, saying their successful bids for various elective positions in the United States bring pride and honor not just to their fellow Filipino-Americans but to the entire Filipino race. In a statement, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., congratulated the winning candidates in Monday’s national, state […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
PH Embassy Pays Tribute to Filipino-American Veterans

PH Embassy Pays Tribute to Filipino-American Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today paid tribute to Filipino and American veterans, especially those who saw action during the Second World War, saying that without their heroism, the Filipino people will not be enjoying the freedoms they are enjoying today. “Today, we remember the heroism of countless Filipinos and Americans who answered the call to […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY NOTICE – 12, 22 & 30 NOVEMBER 2012

PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY NOTICE – 12, 22 & 30 NOVEMBER 2012

          Los Angeles, 31 October 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will be closed on the following holidays: Date (Day) Holiday     12 November 2012 (Monday) Veterans Day (U.S. Holiday) 22 November 2012 (Thursday) Thanksgiving Day (U.S. Holiday) 30 November 2012 (Friday) Bonifacio Day (PHL Holiday)     […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Thanksgiving ·
List of winners at the MTV Europe Awards

List of winners at the MTV Europe Awards

(FRANKFURT-AFP) – From pop superstars Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift to South Korean sensation Psy and the late US singer Whitney Houston, here is a list of the main winners at the MTV Europe Awards handed out in Frankfurt on Sunday: – Best Female Artist: Taylor Swift – Best Male Artist: Justin Bieber – Best […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Nora Aunor asks for Erap’s forgiveness

Nora Aunor asks for Erap’s forgiveness

Veteran actress Nora Aunor said she has yet to talk to former President Joseph Estrada years after she accused him of beating her. Aunor said she is hoping she and Estrada could just let the bygones be bygones. “Kung ano man ang nangyari noong nakaraan, sana magkapatawaran na. Sa akin kasi, kung nagkamali ako, alam […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Bea juggles successful career, love life

Bea juggles successful career, love life

BEA Alonzo said she and boyfriend Zanjoe Marudo are living proof that showbiz personalities can have a successful career and at the same time, a happy love life. “For the longest time maniniwala na sana ako na mamimili ka kung career ba o love life. Kapag okay daw and love life, wala ka namang career. […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Google+ trends: ‘World War Z’ trailer, Instagram profile controversy

Google+ trends: ‘World War Z’ trailer, Instagram profile controversy

(Relaxnews) – On Friday, November 9, Google+ users are getting excited about the first trailer for Brad Pitt’s new filmWorld War Z and debating the merits of Instagram’s new “profiles” feature. The first trailer for World War Z has hit the web, causing much buzz on Google. World War Z, due out next year, stars Brad Pitt as UN worker […]

10.11.2012 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Top-viewed cooking videos on YouTube: peanut butter candy, BBQ egg rolls

Top-viewed cooking videos on YouTube: peanut butter candy, BBQ egg rolls

In this week’s roundup of most viewed cooking videos, Reese’s peanut butter chocolates made repeat appearances, whether as a garnish atop peanut butter hot chocolate or as the corn kernels in a fall-themed cookie. Here’s a selection of the top viewed YouTube cooking videos as of November 8, 10 am GMT. BBQ Egg Rolls Missing […]

10.11.2012 · Filled under: Food Videos, Free Recipes, Videos ·
Colina salon fall back prices in the fall season

Colina salon fall back prices in the fall season

Prices are falling on special salon deals  The Season of Fall is now felt with the sudden rains and cold winds. The colors of the landscape changes with reddish and golden hues. As the world changes its colors and climate, so does fashion and hairstyles.In Colina Salon, they  welcome the Fall Season with special savings and […]

10.11.2012 · Filled under: Discounts, Promotions, Services ·
Colina Salons Expert Stylists supports Star Magic 20

Colina Salons Expert Stylists supports Star Magic 20

Fallback prices ongoing in Colina Salon   with 15% discount on MCHaircare products The Colina Salon stylists lend a hand to Katz Entetainment biggest show this year for Star Magic 20th anniversary last Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium with ABSCBN celebrities Aneline Quinto, Chocoleit, Daniel Padilla, Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil, Erich Gonzales, Gerald Anderson, Jason […]

08.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Virtuoso Fil-Am pianist Rudolf Golez to play in Glendale Nov. 17

Virtuoso Fil-Am pianist Rudolf Golez to play in Glendale Nov. 17

In a special performance of one of the highly sought-after pianists of Asia, Rudolf Golez Filipino virtuoso pianist will be presented on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Gennaros, a four-Diamond restaurant, in the City of Glendale, CA. The concert is being presented under the aegis of the DreamAge Group in cooperation with Safer River Life […]

08.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Southern California Phil-US Veterans Association Anniversary Ball

Southern California Phil-US Veterans Association Anniversary Ball

Induction of Officers and announcement of Scholarship Recipients Cerritos, California.  The Southern California Philippine-US Veterans Association celebrated their 37th Anniversary on September 22, 2012 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts.   In addition to celebrating their anniversary, the newly elected officers of the Phil-US Veterans Association, the Ladies Circle Auxiliary Unit and their respective Board […]

08.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
ASIAN AMERICAN VOTERS BREAK FOR OBAMA

ASIAN AMERICAN VOTERS BREAK FOR OBAMA

Asian Americans Largely Ignored by Both Parties, Voted for Obama by Huge Margin   Washington, DC—Asian Americans voted for President Barack Obama in enormous numbers this election, according to the Asian American Election Eve Poll, a joint project of the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development  (National CAPACD) and Asian American Legal Defense […]

08.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Imogen Poots joins Zac Efron in upcoming romcom

Imogen Poots joins Zac Efron in upcoming romcom

(Relaxnews) – English actress Imogen Poots joins Deborah Ann Woll (True Blood) in Are We Officially Dating?, reveals Deadline.com. Zac Efron will play the male lead in the upcoming romcom set in New York City. Poots, 23, is the latest addition to the cast. The movie will revolve around three friends who are bound together by […]

07.11.2012 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama victory tweet the most retweeted ever

Obama victory tweet the most retweeted ever

(Relaxnews) – After winning a second term as President of the United States on Tuesday, Barack Obama took to Twitter to express his joy and congratulate his supporters. A tweet from his account quickly became what appears to be the most popular message ever posted on the microblogging site. After Obama won the election, a […]

07.11.2012 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Call centers to employ half a million in 2013

Call centers to employ half a million in 2013

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The country’s contact center industry is expected to employ as much as 567,000 by next year as the sector shows no signs of slowing down, the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) said. “There are 493,000 Filipinos employed in the contact center industry. This figure is expected to increase to 567,000 […]

07.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Zsa Zsa writes song for Dolphy

Zsa Zsa writes song for Dolphy

MANILA, Nov 2 (Mabuhay) -–Zsa Zsa Padilla shared that she wrote a song for the late film icon Dolphy, her partner for 23 years. Padilla revealed that a “tribute album” for the late veteran actor is currently in the works. The record, according to the Kapamilya singer, aims to share “inspiration” to anyone who continues […]

07.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·