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 ·
CONSUL GENERAL BARBER-DE LA VEGA LEADS FLAG CEREMONY

CONSUL GENERAL BARBER-DE LA VEGA LEADS FLAG CEREMONY

Los Angeles, 5 November 2012 – The Honorable Maria Hellen M. Barber-De La Vega, who arrived on 30 October 2012 in Los Angeles, California to assume her post as Consul General, led the officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General during the flag ceremony.  It was her first official introduction as the new Consul General […]

07.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Monsod Receives Baxter Award for Electoral Reforms

Monsod Receives Baxter Award for Electoral Reforms

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Former Commission on Elections Chairman Christian Monsod received this evening the prestigious Joe C. Baxter Award from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) for his role in building transparent election systems in the Philippines. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy said Chairman Monsod, who is also the founder of the Legal Network for […]

07.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
PH Consulate Leads Relief Drive for Pinoy Storm Victims in Staten Island

PH Consulate Leads Relief Drive for Pinoy Storm Victims in Staten Island

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Consulate General in New York is leading efforts to raise financial and material aid for Filipino victims of Hurricane Sandy almost a week after it unleashed its devastating fury on Staten Island. Although there were no reports of any Filipino casualties in Staten Island as a result of the hurricane’s devastating impact, […]

07.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Shamcey, boyfriend to wed in 2013

Shamcey, boyfriend to wed in 2013

Exchanging vows may soon be on the horizon for Shamcey Supsup and her long-time boyfriend, the Miss Universe 2011 runner-up shared. Explaining that she and boyfriend Lloyd Lee are now “planning” the affair, Supsup added, however, that no definite date has been set. “’Pag may definite na [petsa na, sasabihin ko]. Ayoko namang magsabi ng […]

06.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Aquino vows classroom shortage will be over next year

Aquino vows classroom shortage will be over next year

VIENTIANE, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Sunday that the country’s perennial problem of not having enough classrooms to accommodate the growing number of school children will be over next year. The President told members of the Filipino community he met, before attending the 9th Asia-Europe […]

06.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino defends overseas trips

Aquino defends overseas trips

VIENTIANE, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino justified his recent overseas travels, saying that he has visited fewer countries compared to his predecessor. Aquino said he has to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Laos after skipping the 2010 summit in Belgium, jokingly saying that not doing so this time would […]

06.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL pushes sea row at Asia-Europe summit

PHL pushes sea row at Asia-Europe summit

VIENTIANE, Nov 5, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines on Monday pushed its call for an international solution to overlapping claims in the South China Sea at an Asia-Europe summit, saying vital global shipping lanes were at stake. Philippine President Benigno Aquino raised the issue in bilateral meetings with leaders of the European Union as well […]

06.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino vows erring government officials, past or present, will be brought to justice

Aquino vows erring government officials, past or present, will be brought to justice

VIENTIANE, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III vowed to bring to justice any government official or employee found violating Philippine rules and laws for personal gain. In his speech delivered during his meeting with the Filipino community here, the President said it was his duty as father of […]

06.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Is organic food better? The jury is still out

Is organic food better? The jury is still out

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The debate over whether organic food is better for our health and worth its higher price keeps raging on in the United States as the conclusion of four decades of studies seems far from clear. The controversy was back in the news last month when a large-scale study by researchers from Stanford University […]

06.11.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Aquino administration vows to strengthen efforts to fight human trafficking

Aquino administration vows to strengthen efforts to fight human trafficking

The Aquino administration assured that it will continue to strengthen its effort to fight human trafficking after the United States’ Department of State and other countries have recognized the high level of commitment of the Philippine government to eradicate the crime. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the government hopes that the Philippines could get […]

05.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bayanihan Dazzles Audience in Special DC Performance

Bayanihan Dazzles Audience in Special DC Performance

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Just hours after going on stage in New York, the Bayanihan, the national dance company of the Philippines, was in Washington D.C. where it kicked off a series of performances with a special show for a group of American diplomats, servicemen and high school students on Friday. The Philippine Embassy said the Bayanihan rendered […]

05.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN HOUSTON, TX

RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN HOUSTON, TX

Los Angeles, 31 October 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, led by Consul Charmaine Serna-Chua conducted a three-day consular outreach program at the West Oaks Plaza in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. on 26-28 October 2012. The consular outreach program was undertaken in cooperation with thePhilippine American Chamber of Commerce of Texas (PACC Texas) under the […]

05.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Philippine Food Companies Participate in Kosherfest 2012

Philippine Food Companies Participate in Kosherfest 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Philippine food companies will be participating for the first time in Kosherfest 2012—the world’s largest kosher-certified products trade show to be held next week in New Jersey. The Philippine Embassy said five Philippine companies will make their debut in the event which serves as the annual meeting for place for the industry’s top […]

05.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·