Piolo on KC: ‘If she’s happy, I’m happy’

Piolo on KC: ‘If she’s happy, I’m happy’

MANILA, Oct 15 (Mabuhay) –Actor Piolo Pascual said that he is happy for his ex-girlfriend actress-host KC Concepcion, who seems to have moved on from their controversial breakup last year. Concepcion admitted that she is currently dating French filmmaker, Pierre Emmanuel Plassart. “I always wish her well. Wala namang problema sa akin. We pray for […]

16.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
MILF chief in historic peace trip

MILF chief in historic peace trip

By Jason Gutierrez MANILA, Oct 14, 2012 (AFP) – The leaders of the Philippines’ biggest Muslim rebel group arrived in Manila on Sunday for a historic visit aimed at ending one of Asia’s longest and deadliest insurgencies. Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief Murad Ebrahim and other senior rebel figures emerged from their remote bases […]

16.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
MILF: Rebels struggling for Muslim homeland

MILF: Rebels struggling for Muslim homeland

MANILA, Oct 15, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines’ biggest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), has struggled for more than 40 years for their own homeland in the far south of the country. The MILF signed a peace pact with the government on Monday that would see the group’s 12,000 soldiers lay […]

16.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Health and fitness agenda: Global Handwashing Day

Health and fitness agenda: Global Handwashing Day

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, Global Handwashing Day — a large-scale public health initiative designed to get kids to properly scrub their hands — happens on October 15. Meanwhile, Palm Springs, California, readies for the annual Inner IDEA, where topics of yoga and natural health are on the table. Global Handwashing Day 2011 October 15 Worldwide […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Malaysian PM to hold talks with Aquino before MILF deal signing

Malaysian PM to hold talks with Aquino before MILF deal signing

MANILA, Oct 13 (Mabuhay) — Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak will arrive in Manila Sunday and will meet with President Benigno Aquino III Monday morning before the signing of a framework peace agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Deputy presidential spokesperson […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Donaire TKOs Nishioka in round 9

Donaire TKOs Nishioka in round 9

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) – Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire solidified his status as one of the top boxers in the super bantamweight division after a technical knockout victory over Japanese fighter Toshiaki Nishioka Saturday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California (Sunday in Manila). Donaire, ranked in the top five of most pound-for-pound […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
L.A. CITY COUNCIL PROCLAIMS OCTOBER 2012 AS FILIPINO-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH

L.A. CITY COUNCIL PROCLAIMS OCTOBER 2012 AS FILIPINO-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH

Los Angeles, 12 October 2012 – The Los Angeles City Council, led by Council members Jose Huizar and Eric Garcetti, honored the Filipino American community in Los Angeles by presenting a Resolution proclaiming October 2012 as Filipino-American History Month.  Members of the City Council praised the Filipino-American community for its achievements, contributions and the 425 years of historical presence in the […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Cuisia Urges FilAms to Beat Deadline for OAV Registration

Cuisia Urges FilAms to Beat Deadline for OAV Registration

WASHINGTON, D.C.—With less than three weeks to go before the deadline for the registration of overseas absentee voters, the Philippine Embassy and Consulates General in the United States are working double time to get as many qualified Filipinos as possible to participate in next year’s elections in the Philippines. In a statement, Ambassador Jose L. […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
CREDITORS ARE HARASSING ME!

CREDITORS ARE HARASSING ME!

Q: Creditors are harassing me – but I lost my job, and cannot pay. How do I stop them calling? A: If you cannot pay your bills, creditors will take steps to collect.  That’s natural, but continued harassment can be emotionally depressing. If you have lost your job, or simply cannot cope, because debts have […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Free trip for 2 to the Philippines extended until Dec. 21st

Free trip for 2 to the Philippines extended until Dec. 21st

By: Nicholas Scolari   Weekend Balita and The Us Asian post in conjunction with their wonderful sponsors announce the extension of  the “Free Trip for Two to the Philippines” raffle contest, which will send two individuals on a free trip to the Philippines and cover the cost of sending Balikbayan boxes, salon services, and a […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Contests, Giveaways, Promotions ·
Richard Gomez, Rico Puno, and Patricia Javier performs at Pechanga

Richard Gomez, Rico Puno, and Patricia Javier performs at Pechanga

Pechanga Resort & Casino remains to this day, one of the world’s most eclectic all-purpose entertainment experiences.  On November 16th at 8pm the Pechanga Theater will give host to three of the Philippines’ most talented and renowned performers including Richard Gomez and Rico Puno with Patricia Javier. Richard Gomez is currently one of the most […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Los Angeles Grand Park opening led by Bandaloop

Los Angeles Grand Park opening led by Bandaloop

By: Nicholas Scolari Downtown Los Angeles throughout its diverse and eclectic history has been subjected to both criticism and praise. Regardless, few can doubt the potential and the rich cultural diversity which downtown Los Angeles possesses. On October 6th, 2012 the city of Los Angeles hosted a grand opening for its newest community establishment, the Grand […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PHP187.5 million in Donations and Assistance Raised for Flood Victims

PHP187.5 million in Donations and Assistance Raised for Flood Victims

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. wishes to express its gratitude to individuals and organizations that provided support and assistance to victims of the heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon (Habagat) and enhanced by Tropical Storm Haikui, which resulted in massive flooding in Central and South Luzon over a period of 24 hours last […]

11.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
What cramming all night for an exam does to your body

What cramming all night for an exam does to your body

(Relaxnews) – For many university students, staying up all night to cram for a final exam is the de facto standard, but health experts say that frequent sleep deprivation over the course of your four-year studies can unleash some serious health problems. Reported in The Guardian in the UK on Tuesday, Susan Redline, a professor of sleep […]

11.10.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Taken 3′ confirmed in light of second chapter’s success

‘Taken 3′ confirmed in light of second chapter’s success

(Relaxnews) – The resounding success of Taken 2 just opened the door for a threequel, according to co-scriptwriter Robert Mark Kamen in an article on Hollywood.com. Taken 2‘s opening weekend gross of $117 million worldwide is music to the ears of Fox Studios, or as Kamen puts it: “Fox wants us to do a third one,” referring […]

11.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Bayanihan Returns to New York, Washington, DC

Bayanihan Returns to New York, Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C.—More than 50 years after it first took to the stage in the United States, the Bayanihan, the world-renowned national dance company of the Philippines, will again delight audiences and critics when it performs in New York and Washington, D.C. next month. The Philippine Embassy said the Bayanihan will be performing at the Lincoln […]

10.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PACAS and PAFC to Stage 7th Alay Concert for Typhoon Victims

PACAS and PAFC to Stage 7th Alay Concert for Typhoon Victims

The Philippine American Cultural Arts Society (PACAS) and the Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC), with the support of the Philippine Embassy, will stage the 7th Alay Concert on 28 October 2012 at the Harmony Hall Regional Arts Center in Fort Washington, Maryland.  The concert is a fundraising activity for victims of the massive flooding […]

10.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
UN praises Philippines-Muslim rebel peace deal

UN praises Philippines-Muslim rebel peace deal

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday praised the recent peace accord ending a decades-long Muslim separatist insurgency that killed 150,000 people, offering UN aid “as needed.” The agreement would see the establishment of a new semi-autonomous Muslim area in the resource-rich southern Philippine region of Mindanao, which the 12,000-strong […]

10.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
In boost to campaign, Obama takes in $181 million

In boost to campaign, Obama takes in $181 million

By Stephen Collinson WASHINGTON, Oct 6, 2012 (AFP) – President Barack Obama raised $181 million in September, his campaign said Saturday, in a huge boost for his re-election bid following a limp debate performance against White House rival Mitt Romney. The haul was Obama’s biggest monthly cash take of the 2012 race, and was revealed […]

10.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Dingdong on Karylle’s sexy figure: Good for her

Dingdong on Karylle’s sexy figure: Good for her

Dingdong Dantes is maintaining a safe distance from post-show raves for the runway appearance of his former girlfriend Karylle at the recently held Bench Universe fashion show. “Mabuti para sa kanya,” Dantes said when asked to comment on Karylle’s participation in the show held last September 13. An endorser of the clothing line Bench, the […]

10.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·