Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

LOS ANGELES, CA — October is Filipino American History Month, and thousands of Filipino Americans from the Los Angeles area are expected to take part in one of the city’s biggest events celebrating their culture and history. The Filipino American History Month Los Angeles (FAHMLA) Coalition will host a diverse array of intergenerational and trans-intercontinental talent at the […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
DOT opens PHL Tourism Showroom in Makati

DOT opens PHL Tourism Showroom in Makati

MANILA  (PNA) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday inaugurated the Philippine Tourism Showroom located at the lobby of the New DOT Building, Senator Gil Puyat, Makati City. As part of DOT’s aim to boost foreign and local tourist arrivals this year, DOT opened a brand-new showroom that showcases the country’s key destinations, culture, […]

20.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Fil-Ams honor end of  Buwan ng Wika, Magsaysay’s birthday

Fil-Ams honor end of Buwan ng Wika, Magsaysay’s birthday

By Abner Galino At the Historic Filipinotown (HFT) in Los Angeles, this year’s Buwan ng Wika did not lapse so silently. Thanks to some kindred souls who, at the close of the month of August, managed to put up a modest presentation that highlighted the significance of the BuwanngWika even among expatriates. At the start […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Proposal to ban alcohol across Indonesia could spell dry vacay for Bali tourists

Proposal to ban alcohol across Indonesia could spell dry vacay for Bali tourists

Indonesia could become the first country to implement a nationwide ban on alcohol. The move, currently being deliberated by the House of Representatives, could spell a different kind of vacation for holidaymakers in Bali, the country’s most popular tourist destination. That is, a dry one. As a predominantly Muslim country, alcohol in Indonesia is already […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
NaFFAA calls for nominees to the Alex Esclamado Memorial Award for Community Service

NaFFAA calls for nominees to the Alex Esclamado Memorial Award for Community Service

Washington, D.C. Now in its second year, the Alex Esclamado Memorial Award for Community Service will be a main highlight at NaFFAA’s 2016 National Empowerment Conference in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on August 4-6. The awards are open to all Filipino and Filipino American organizations and associations in the United States, including those that are not members of NaFFAA. […]

05.07.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Promotions ·
Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mat Relox, a Mangyan artist, known for his impassioned portrayal of the bucolic Mangyan life and culture, will hold his fourth one-man art exhibit 7 p.m., July 2, at the La Habra Art Gallery, 215 N. Orange St., La Habra, Calif. The exhibit runs through August 2. Guest artists at the ribbon cutting and opening reception are Ed Gumamit […]

30.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Happenings ·
‘The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship’ unveiled

‘The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship’ unveiled

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Philippine Embassy proudly unveiled the “The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship,” a mural by Filipino artist Dominic Rubio, and other works of art at the Chancery Annex building on 10 June 2016. Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and his wife, Madam Maria Victoria Cuisia led the unveiling […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Chef Claude Tayag to showcase ‘Flavors of The Philippines’ in annual Embassy Chef Challenge

Chef Claude Tayag to showcase ‘Flavors of The Philippines’ in annual Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The “Flavors of the Philippines” is getting ready to take the largest diplomatic community in the world by storm at the 8th annual Embassy Chef Challenge that will be held on 25 May 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. As Washington’s leading international culinary event, the Embassy […]

19.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Local News ·
Fil-Ams to hold centennial celebration for NVM Gonzalez

Fil-Ams to hold centennial celebration for NVM Gonzalez

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – Friends, colleagues and former students of Nestor Vicente Madali Gonzalez, better known as NVM Gonzalez will remember him at a Centennial Celebration on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The event will be held at the Echo Park Branch Library located at 1410 W Temple Street, Los Angeles from 2-5 p.m. NVM was born […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Happenings, Local News ·
Taiwan launches tourism campaign in LA

Taiwan launches tourism campaign in LA

By Abner Galino A campaign to attract North American tourists, dubbed as “Best of Taste Taiwan,” was recently launched in Los Angeles by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau. The campaign, which emphasizes Taiwan’s “heart of Asia” geographical location, strives to convince people why the country is a “perfect destination for both long-haul and stopover visits.” At the center […]

17.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Offers, Online, Promotions ·
Grand, unique Palarong Pambansa 2016 opening draws praises from delegates, guests

Grand, unique Palarong Pambansa 2016 opening draws praises from delegates, guests

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo LEGAZPI CITY  (PNA) – The grand and unique opening of the Palarong Pambansa 2016 at the Albay Provincial Sports Complex inside the Bicol University compound left a mark on the map of the Philippines as it drew praises from delegates, visitors and local residents who flocked to the red-accented oval ground […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Bamboo Flowers’ charms US audiences at 8TH Bridges to the World Film Fest

‘Bamboo Flowers’ charms US audiences at 8TH Bridges to the World Film Fest

Washington, D.C. – “Bamboo Flowers,” a critically acclaimed film by multi-awarded director Maryo J. delos Reyes, charmed audiences during the 8th Bridges to the World Film Festival held at six separate venues in Maryland. The Bridges to the World Film Festival is an annual flagship event organized by the World Artists Experiences (WAE), a non-profit organization […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings ·
Who is Antoinette Taus’ ‘unforgettable ex’?

Who is Antoinette Taus’ ‘unforgettable ex’?

Actress Antoinette Taus, one of the stars of the upcoming film “Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin,” named Dingdong Dantes as her “most unforgettable ex”. While hesitant to answer the question at first, the 35-year-old Taus eventually replied: “Ito lang naman. The only reason I’m saying this is because it’s the only long relationship that I’ve […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
December inflation quickens at 1.5% — NEDA

December inflation quickens at 1.5% — NEDA

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Quicker price movements in food and energy pushed inflation to 1.5 percent in December from 1.1 percent in November, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said on Tuesday. This brought the full-year 2015 inflation to 1.4 percent, below the government’s target range of 2.0 to 4.0 percent for 2015. “Price increases […]

06.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Will 2016 mark the beginning of the end of automotive design?

Will 2016 mark the beginning of the end of automotive design?

(Relaxnews) – Renowned car designer Chris Bangle explains why he is getting animated, quite literally, about the future of automotive design and how if, as he fears, designers are about to be replaced by software, that their unique talents could be the key to bringing a human feel to robotics instead. “I am concerned that […]

05.01.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Games: World Beach Games awarded to San Diego

Games: World Beach Games awarded to San Diego

(Washington, United States-AFP) – The first Olympic-style World Beach Games will be held in San Diego, California in 2017, organizers said Friday. More than 20 sports will be featured at the games, the Association of National Olympic Committees said as it wrapped up a two-day general assembly in Washington, D.C. The program is still being […]

31.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Lonely Planet releases new children’s travel guide of the world

Lonely Planet releases new children’s travel guide of the world

(Relaxnews) – Lonely Planet is set to release a new collection of travel books created to inspire curiosity and wanderlust in children while they’re still young. In “The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World,” each country is given a page spread that teaches kids about its unique culture, language, food and […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now, a special showcase of top Filipino designers. This special display coincides with Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms, an exhibition of over 100 spectacular works of gold from the 10th to 13th century, highlighting the creativity, prosperity and cultural connections of the precolonial period. Asia Society celebrates the artistic […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Art, Asian News, Beauty & Style ·
Brown signs bill to remove the term ‘alien’ from California Labor Code

Brown signs bill to remove the term ‘alien’ from California Labor Code

‘Outdated and derogatory word no longer appropriate Sacramento  – Governor Jerry Brown today signed SB 432 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. The bill modernizes outdated law by deleting the term “alien” from the California Labor Code, as a definition for an immigrant individual. The new law […]

17.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Asian Americans rapidly on the move

Asian Americans rapidly on the move

Buying power expected to hit $1-T by 2018 By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Asian Americans are making a significant and powerful impact on the new American mainstream. Nielsen’s 2015 Asian American Consumer report entitled, “Asian-Americans: Culturally Connected and Forging the Future,” radically highlights how this flourishing segment is making a powerful impact on today’s economy and […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
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