UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

Los Angeles, CA – The UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association (UCLA PAA) will hold its 2016 benefit themed, “OURSTORY:  Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future” on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Covel Commons on the campus of UCLA. This event celebrates UCLA PAA’s 25th anniversary, Samahang Pilipino’s 45th Anniversary, and the […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Vina to mark 30 years in showbiz with concert

Vina to mark 30 years in showbiz with concert

Actress-singer Vina Morales  will mark her 30th anniversary in show business with a special concert next month. Morales, who started her showbiz career when she was only 11 years old, already preparing for her anniversary concert “Vina@Thirty,” which will be held at the KIA Theater in Cubao, Quezon City on October 14. Apart from celebrating […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Palace: Duterte supports commemoration of Martial Law anniv

Palace: Duterte supports commemoration of Martial Law anniv

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte welcomes activities to commemorate of the declaration of Martial Law but these should remain orderly, Malacañang said Wednesday. “The President encourages various activities to commemorate the occasion as long as they are peaceful and no public inconvenience or destruction of properties may ensue,” Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said. […]

22.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Carson to mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 with patriotic tribute

Carson to mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 with patriotic tribute

City of Carson officials will lead the Carson community in patriotic tribute as the nation commemorates the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terroristic attacks. The event will take place on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 5-7 p.m. at the atrium of the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center, located at 801 E. Carson Street in Carson.  The event is open […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Bongbong says father’s hero’s burial still in planning stage

Bongbong says father’s hero’s burial still in planning stage

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Saturday clarified that the burial of his father, late strongman Ferdinand Marcos Sr., at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is still in the planning stage. “Still in the planning stage…planning palang,” Marcos said in a text message. A Philippine Star report quoted Marcos as saying […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
A Lotus that laps up the punishment

A Lotus that laps up the punishment

To mark the 50th anniversary of its famous Hethel, Norfolk factory firing into life, Lotus has conceived the Elise Race 250, a car it describes as its best track-focused Elise since the model’s launch back in 1996. The Elise Race 250 is faster around Lotus’s test track than even the Elise Cup 220 R and […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle, Motoring ·
‘Aliens’ 30th anniversary celebration in store for San Diego Comic Con

‘Aliens’ 30th anniversary celebration in store for San Diego Comic Con

With James Cameron’s movie set to celebrate its 30th birthday in a few days, San Diego Comic Con is the ideal opportunity to reunite the film’s director and cast at a reunion panel, July 23. “Aliens” – the second movie in the “Alien” franchise following Ridley Scott’s 1979 film – turns 30 July 18. Twentieth Century […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first-ever feminine fragrance ‘Flowerbomb’ with a new ad campaign. The perfume’s new visual stars Romanian model Andreea Diaconu as an empowered floral goddess whose head is exploding into a bouquet of flowers. The blooms are based on a vibrant color palette ranging from softer blush, pink, lavender […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano celebrated their first anniversary as a married couple Sunday. Gonzaga made sure to greet her husband on the ABS-CBN variety program “ASAP” a happy anniversary. She likewise took to Instagram to express her love for Soriano by reposting one of their pre-nuptial photos. In the caption, Gonzaga wrote: “I’d marry […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Fil-Ams in DC celebrate PHL Independence Day with dynamic PHL-US diplomatic relations

Fil-Ams in DC celebrate PHL Independence Day with dynamic PHL-US diplomatic relations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 300 guests from the United States Government, foreign diplomatic corps, private sector, and the Filipino-American community gathered at the Pavilion Floor of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on 09 June 2016 to join the celebration of the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence and the 70th Anniversary of […]

14.06.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Fil-Ams celebrate Independence Day, have message for Duterte

Fil-Ams celebrate Independence Day, have message for Duterte

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – Hundreds of Filipino-Americans paraded through Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles on June 4 to celebrate the 118th Philippine Independence Day. Cheering crowds watched a marching band, local beauty queens on floats, community leaders in a convoy of cars, Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders in formation and dozens of participants who marched while […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
APO-GLA joins this year’s edition of fashion for a cause

APO-GLA joins this year’s edition of fashion for a cause

Alpha Phi Omega Greater Los Angeles Alumni Association (APO-GLA) has joined the Miss Philippines-USA Organization and Assumption College Alumni Association in holding this year’s edition of “FASHION for a CAUSE”, now on its 6th year. APO-GLA is celebrating its 35th founding anniversary of fostering Leadership, Friendship and Service to the community at large. For this […]

19.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Julie Anne becomes sexier as she celebrates 10 years in showbiz

Julie Anne becomes sexier as she celebrates 10 years in showbiz

Julie Anne San Jose is turning 22 on May 17 and her gift to her loyal fans is a big birthday concert, “In Control”, that also celebrates her 10th anniversary in showbiz. Produced by Dreamstar Events, this will be held at the Kia Theatre in Cubao on May 14, 8 p.m. Last seen on TV […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
FACLA officers sworn in during 71st Gala Night

FACLA officers sworn in during 71st Gala Night

LOS ANGELES –The new set of officers of the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA), the oldest existing Filipino community organization in the United States,were sworn into office last Sunday, April 24, during its 71st Anniversary Gala Night at the Glendale Hilton in Glendale. Inducted by State Senator Bob Huff were Fernandico Q. GonongJr, […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the establishment of Philippines-United States diplomatic relations, the Philippine Embassy, in collaboration with the Asian-Pacific American (APA) Film held a community screening of the documentary, The Delano Manongs at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 22 April 2016. The Delano Manongs tells the story of farm labor organizer […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Lonely Planet releases guide to national parks of America

Lonely Planet releases guide to national parks of America

Lonely Planet has released a new title in honor of the 100th anniversary of the US National Park Service this summer, covering all 59 parks in a single guide. Lonely Planet’s “National Parks of America” is a hardcover edition that features landscape photography and original wildlife illustrations of the country’s 59 national parks. The book […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Shakespeare compilation that saved ‘Macbeth’ put on sale

Shakespeare compilation that saved ‘Macbeth’ put on sale

A rare compilation of Shakespeare’s complete works was shown off before sale by Christie’s auction house on Tuesday in the week that Britain celebrates the 400th anniversary of the legendary playwright’s death. The “First Folio” was published in 1623 — just seven years after Shakespeare’s death — preserving “Macbeth” and 17 other works that were […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment ·
M&M fans invited to vote on newest peanut-flavored line-up

M&M fans invited to vote on newest peanut-flavored line-up

The company behind the beloved chocolate-covered peanut treats is asking its American fans to decide on the newest addition to the M&M family to celebrate its 75th anniversary. Dubbed a nationwide Flavor Vote, Mars Chocolate North America has given consumers the chance to pick a new flavor combination of M&M’s. Voters can express their choice […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Kenan and Kel to reunite for an ‘All That’ anniversary special

Kenan and Kel to reunite for an ‘All That’ anniversary special

1990s US comedy duo Kenan & Kel are set to reunite for a special anniversary episode of “All That” reports NME. Kenan and Kel — full names Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell — originally found fame back in the 90s on the Nickelodeon comedy show. They later went on to film the 1997 movie “Good Burger” based […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
PHL advances China sea dispute, other issues with US lawmakers

PHL advances China sea dispute, other issues with US lawmakers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Philippine Government officials engaged US legislators on 15-16 March 2016 to mobilize Congressional support for key Philippine advocacies in the United States. On 15 March, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and Acting Secretary of Justice Emmanuel L. Caparas led the Philippine delegation in separate meetings with Senator […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
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