PHL remembers, honors Filipino WWII veterans on Day of Valor

PHL remembers, honors Filipino WWII veterans on Day of Valor

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2016  – “Our veterans have rendered a service that has no equal, and one which we can only hope to repay by living up to the promise of a free and peaceful and civilized nation”, Charge d’affaires and Minister Patrick Chuasoto said in his opening remarks during the reception and symposium held in commemoration […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·

Aquino OKs ‘medal of valor’ awards to 2 SAF 44 members

MANILA, Jan 23 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday confirmed that President Benigno Aquino III has approved the recommendation to confer two Special Action Force members involved in the Mamasapano mission with the Medal of Valor award. “The President authorized the award and among the awards that will be conferred ay ang tinatawag na Medalya ng […]

23.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
California Fil-Ams celebrate Larry Itliong Day with fervor

California Fil-Ams celebrate Larry Itliong Day with fervor

By Abner Galino THE celebration of the 1st Larry Itliong Day in California was a huge success. Thousands of Filipino-Americans came out and participated in a three-day marathon of community activities held in many cities around the state that started in October 23. Art Garcia, a prominent community leader in Los Angeles said the commemoration […]

29.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
President Aquino leads commemoration of 32nd martyrdom of his father Ninoy

President Aquino leads commemoration of 32nd martyrdom of his father Ninoy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– President Benigno Aquino III on Friday led the commemoration of the 32nd martyrdom anniversary of his father, the late former Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. President Aquino went to the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque City to join family and friends in offering prayers for his father who was assassinated. The President […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Fil-Ams in DC join prayers for Haiyan victims

Fil-Ams in DC join prayers for Haiyan victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Filipino-American Community turned out in full force at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, to join their kababayans back home in praying for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. “As we move forward together, let us continue to pray for the people affected by Haiyan, and to pay our respects to all those […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Embassy launches mobile app for Radio Tambuli

PHL Embassy launches mobile app for Radio Tambuli

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles informs the public that as part of the commemoration of first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013, the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington D.C. has launched the “Radyo Tambuli” mobile application.  Radio Tambuli is a virtual radio station seeking to deliver news about the Philippines to the Filipino-American Community in the United States.  This mobile app is now available […]

07.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Promotions ·
Veterans can apply for a free home at Moreno Valley Housing Fair

Veterans can apply for a free home at Moreno Valley Housing Fair

Free Housing Resource Fair  October 25, 2014 at Moreno Valley Senior Center (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) – Veterans and military families can officially apply for a FREE home starting Saturday, October 25.  The house will be given away by the Housing Opportunities Collaborative and Homestrong USA, who will be available to answer questions about the application […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
President Aquino leads wreath-laying at Rizal Monument in Madrid

President Aquino leads wreath-laying at Rizal Monument in Madrid

MADRID, Spain  September 15, 2014(Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Sunday led the wreath-laying ceremony here at the monument of Philippine national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal. President Aquino, accompanied by his official delegation, paid tribute to Dr. Jose P. Rizal, whose monument at Avenida de las Islas Filipinas was a replica of […]

15.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
GMA International to join Flores de Mayo Festival in Hawaii

GMA International to join Flores de Mayo Festival in Hawaii

The Hawaiians are in for a vibrant celebration of an iconic event, as GMA International is all set to take part in the Flores de Mayo festivities in Honolulu this coming May 10, 2014. The Filipino Community Center (FilCom) is bringing the Flores de Mayo festival in Hawaii along with the authentic Filipino customs and traditions that make it one […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Football: UEFA to mark 1914 Christmas truce match

Football: UEFA to mark 1914 Christmas truce match

(GENEVA-AFP) – European football’s governing body UEFA on Tuesday announced that it planned a high-level ceremony to mark the 1914 Christmas truce match played by Allied and German soldiers in World War I. UEFA chief Michel Platini has invited the leaders of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Ireland and Italy, plus the heads of the national […]

09.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Los Angeles, CA –  In commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan (A Day of Valor), the Filipino Veterans Foundation will present Bataan Legacy on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:00AM at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, 1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015. Admission to the Program is Free.  Doors will open at 10:00 AM.  A reception will […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
FVR urges Filipinos: Relive People Power through unity and instilling social responsibility

FVR urges Filipinos: Relive People Power through unity and instilling social responsibility

MANILA, Feb 24 (Mabuhay) – Former President Fidel V. Ramos urged Filipinos on Monday to relive the spirit of People Power by making sacrifices for the interest of the country and upholding a sense of civic responsibility in the community. “We Filipinos should build a community of caring, sharing and daring for others,” Ramos said […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Dual Citizenship Outreach ii In Walnut, Ca

Dual Citizenship Outreach ii In Walnut, Ca

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, led by Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega, conducted an outreach program for dual citizenship at St. Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Church, Walnut, CA and its neighboring parishes on 14 September 2013. The consular outreach program was undertaken in cooperation with the St. Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Parish […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL COMMEMORATES 30th DEATH  ANNIVERSARY OF NINOY AQUINO

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL COMMEMORATES 30th DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF NINOY AQUINO

Los Angeles, 22 August 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General commemorated the 30th death anniversary of Ninoy Aquino with a mass at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Los Angeles on 21 August 2013. In commemoration of the 30th Death Anniversary of Ninoy Aquino, the Philippine Consulate General in cooperation with the Overseas Filipinos for Good Governance […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Ambassador Cuisia’s Independence Day Message

Ambassador Cuisia’s Independence Day Message

Isang maligayang pagbati sa inyong lahat.  A pleasant greeting to everyone as we commemorate the 115th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence, which also marks the sesquicentennial of the birth of one of our most revered heroes – Andres Bonifacio The theme for this year’s commemoration is Kalayaan 2013: Ambagan Tungo sa Malawakang Kaunlaran. […]

12.06.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Malacañang says Aquino government to publish information on Philippine Flag on the Official Gazette in commemoration of Flag Days

Malacañang says Aquino government to publish information on Philippine Flag on the Official Gazette in commemoration of Flag Days

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Aquino government will publish an infographic regarding the Philippine flag on the Official Gazette in commemoration of Flag Days, a Palace official said on Monday. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said in a statement during the regular press briefing in Malacanang on Monday that an infographic on the elements of the Philippine […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Online, Philippine News ·
Invitation to the 11th Annual “Brown Strokes on a White Canvas” Art Exhibit

Invitation to the 11th Annual “Brown Strokes on a White Canvas” Art Exhibit

In commemoration of Asian American Pacific Heritage Month, the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, D.C. and the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. Cordially invite you to the 11th Annual “Brown Strokes on a White Canvas” Art Exhibit Featuring established and future famous artists from the Filipino-American Community May 29 to May 31, 2013 […]

29.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Walk Now for Autism Speaks

On the evening of April 2nd, the Empire State Building was lit up in blue lights above the New York skyline in celebration of the 6th annual United Nations World Autism Awareness Day.  During the entire month of April, landmarks and prominent buildings around the world will shine with a blue light in commemoration of […]

19.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Aquino attends 111th anniversary of the National Museum

Aquino attends 111th anniversary of the National Museum

MANILA, Oct 30 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III witnessed on Monday the formal opening of the Goverment Service Insurance Wing at the National Museum in Manila in commemoration of the museum’s 111th Anniversary. The Chief Executive attended the 111th Anniversary of the National Museum as guest of honor held at the Old Senate […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·