Fun and self-discovery await next-gen Filipino-Americans on now tour 2016

Fun and self-discovery await next-gen Filipino-Americans on now tour 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Filipino-Americans aged 18 to 44 have the chance to rediscover their roots while taking on an exciting adventure in the Philippines by joining the “Now Philippines Tour” or simply, NOW Tour 2016, to be held on 7-14 April 2016 in the key destinations of Manila, Dumaguete and Cebu. “Wherever I go in the United States, […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Offers, Promotions ·
PAL announces the launching of its non-stop LAX-Cebu flight on March 15

PAL announces the launching of its non-stop LAX-Cebu flight on March 15

By Joy Marino LOS ANGELES − Philippine Airlines is expanding its United States service with the launching of its non-stop flight from Los Angeles to Cebu, an executive of the Philippines’ national flag carrier announced. The launch of the flights between Cebu and Los Angeles coincides with the airline’s 75th founding anniversary on March 15, […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News, Services ·
Embassy launches ‘Visit Philippines Again 2016’ in Iraq

Embassy launches ‘Visit Philippines Again 2016’ in Iraq

BAGHDAD – The Philippine Embassy is hoping to convince more Iraqis to travel to Manila in the coming months following the launching of the Visit the Philippines Again 2016 tourism promotion program in Baghdad. The launching of the sequel to the Department of Tourism’s successful Visit the Philippines 2015 program was the highlight of the […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings ·
PDOT showcases why ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’  at Arizona travel agents’ trade show

PDOT showcases why ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ at Arizona travel agents’ trade show

LOS ANGELES – Abundant islands and beaches. Endless thrills and adventures.  Great shopping destinations.  Haven for relaxation. Exotic food. Friendly, kind and hospitable people.  These are just few of the many reasons why “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” which the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) highlighted at the recent travel agents’ trade show in Arizona. PDOT was one […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News ·
Cebuano filmmaker launches film, ‘Waves’ in New York Film Academy Theater, Los Angeles

Cebuano filmmaker launches film, ‘Waves’ in New York Film Academy Theater, Los Angeles

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman On Friday, March 27, 2015, Waverly Productions, a Cebu-based, Indie filmhouse, hosted a special screening of their very first feature-length film entitled, “Waves,” in the New York Film Academy (NYFA) Theater in Burbank, California. Waves stars multi-award winning actor, Baron Geisler (Ross), Polish model Ilona Struzik (Sofia) and award winning actress […]

09.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
DOT caps Mega Fam Tour for travel agents with product presentations highlighting tourism opportunities in the Philippines

DOT caps Mega Fam Tour for travel agents with product presentations highlighting tourism opportunities in the Philippines

Asian-American and mainstream American travel agents immerse themselves in a 7-day Philippine experience MANILA – Beaches are just the beginning… The Mega Fam Tour organized by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) featured not only Boracay, the number one beach destination in Asia, but also historic and cultural elements, adventure travel, good food and lots of surprises […]

01.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·
Pope Francis in PHL 2016?

Pope Francis in PHL 2016?

PNP ready for possibility of Pope Francis’ return in 2016 MANILA  (Mabuhay) – With the success of Pope Francis’ five-day stay in the country, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday welcomed the possibility that the well-loved pontiff would return to the Philippines early next year. “Nakita po natin ngayon na kakayanin natin. Naging maayos […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Matteo refutes tiff with Sarah

Matteo refutes tiff with Sarah

Actor Matteo Guidicelli laughed off talks that he and girlfriend Sarah Geronimo had a recent falling out. Apparently, rumors started to swirl when Sarah did not show up to cheer the celebrity athlete during a triathlon competition in Cebu last Sunday. “Wala naman,” Matteo said. Matteo refused to give in to prodding, standing firm on […]

12.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino: Job enormous, but I’m determined to serve weaves DAP early into his fifth report to the nation

Aquino: Job enormous, but I’m determined to serve weaves DAP early into his fifth report to the nation

MANILA, July 28 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino managed to weave in justification for the discredited Disbursement Acceleration Program early into his fifth and penultimate State of the Nation Address on Monday. He also began his report to the nation with yet another swipe at the past administration, citing the corruption, dismal economy, low investor […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
The promise of quality living at Rockwell’s exceptional residences

The promise of quality living at Rockwell’s exceptional residences

With 19 years of providing quality living, expertise in property management, and a trained eye for pioneering design, Rockwell Land has created the Philippines’ premier luxury residential and commercial communities. Its flagship development, Rockwell Center, is a 15.5-hectare, self-contained and mixed-use development located in the country’s financial, business, and lifestyle capital, Makati City. Rockwell Center […]

26.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Consulate commemorates 28th EDSA People Power Revolution

Consulate commemorates 28th EDSA People Power Revolution

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General commemorated the 28th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution with the theme “Kapit Bisig Tungo Sa Pagbangon” with a Mass and feature presentation on the Peace Project held at the Community Hall of the Consulate General on 25 February 2014. Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega […]

04.03.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

Los Angeles  – The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General participated in the 5K Walk spearheaded by the Philippine Disaster Relief Organization (PeDRO) together with Renew our Minds and Heart Foundation (ROHMA) on 10 November 2013 at Woodley and Balboa Park in Van Nuys, California. This fundraising event was participated in by about 200 people to support the victims of […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
ABS-CBN Mounts All-Star Benefit Concert for Earthquake and ‘Yolanda’ Survivors

ABS-CBN Mounts All-Star Benefit Concert for Earthquake and ‘Yolanda’ Survivors

“Tulong Na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na: An All-Star Benefit Concert” to be staged on Saturday at the Big Dome…” ABS-CBN will stage a star-studded benefit concert on Saturday, November 16 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum to raise funds for the survivors of all calamity-stricken areas in the country, including Cebu and Bohol that were hit by […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
During quake, Angelica called John Lloyd to say goodbye

During quake, Angelica called John Lloyd to say goodbye

Actress Angelica Panganiban thought she was going to die when she felt the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit Bohol last Tuesday. Panganiban said she got scared when she saw people outside their bus running around and screaming. “Talagang tinatapon kami sa loob ng bus. Pagbaba namin, pa-recover pa lang kami tapos biglang may lalaking tumatakbo […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Kuala Lumpur and Cebu 5 nights + air via Malaysia Airlines from $1,939

Kuala Lumpur and Cebu 5 nights + air via Malaysia Airlines from $1,939

Malaysia and Philippines – Rich heritage Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a five-night trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around Chinatown (a vibrant […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Promotions ·
All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

ABS CBN Foundation International, TFC, AARP, Island Pacific & GoldMed Card team up  for historic multi-city One Run, One Philippines          Redwood City, CA (September 16, 2013) – Joined together by “Mga Kuwento ng Kasiyahan(Stories of Joy): The Grand Kapamilya Weekend” – an event celebrating the 60th anniversary of ABS-CBN, the largest multimedia conglomerate in […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
Rocco Nacino to play San Pedro Calungsod

Rocco Nacino to play San Pedro Calungsod

MANILA (Mabuhay) – ACTOR Rocco Nacino is set to embark on his most challenging role on the big screen, portraying the life and martyrdom of Filipino saint, San Pedro Calungsod of Cebu. The actor was officially introduced as the lead actor in “San Pedro Calungsod, Batang Martir,” an official entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Matteo Guidicelli not afraid to fall in love again

Matteo Guidicelli not afraid to fall in love again

Matteo Guidicelli clarified that he is friends with rumored ex-girlfriend Jessy Mendiola and said that romance is not on the table right now. When asked about the current status of her love life, the actor shared that he is “very single, content and happy.” “Ang puso ay okay naman. I can’t be happier with all […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Gov’t to experiment bus-rapid-transit system in Metro Manila

Gov’t to experiment bus-rapid-transit system in Metro Manila

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Apr 20 (Mabuhay) – The government is planning for an experimental phase of the bus-rapid-transit (BRT) in Metro Manila to fine tune the system before it is implemented in Cebu City, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Friday. But the President clarified during an interview with the media at the groundbreaking […]

23.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Richard Yap wanted to become a doctor

Richard Yap wanted to become a doctor

Richard Yap, more known as Sir Chief in the daytime hit series “Be Careful With My Heart,” revealed that entering showbiz was never part of his plan when he was younger. Yap disclosed that he actually envisioned himself to be a doctor. Born from a family with a traditional Chinese father, Yap said he had […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
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