Duterte firm: Next month’s PHL-US war games the last under his term

Duterte firm: Next month’s PHL-US war games the last under his term

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte put all doubts to rest as regards his recent pronouncement that next month’s joint military exercises between the Philippines and the US would be the last under his term as commander-in-chief. “In my term, yes,” Duterte said in a news conference when asked if he meant that the exercises […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL pledges full support to combat illegal fishing at 3RD Our Ocean Conference

PHL pledges full support to combat illegal fishing at 3RD Our Ocean Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr. and Agriculture Undersecretary for Fisheries and concurrent Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Director Eduardo Gongona led the Philippine delegation to the “Our Ocean” Conference held in Washington D.C. on 15-16 September 2016. The Our Oceans conference brings together heads of state, scientists, business leaders, NGOs, and […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL Museum of Natural History design celebrates nature, Science & Arts

PHL Museum of Natural History design celebrates nature, Science & Arts

WASHINGTON, DC – Art and science enthusiasts and members of the Filipino community gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on Friday, 15 July 2016, for a presentation by Architect Dominic Galicia on the creation of the new National Museum of Natural History in Manila’s Rizal Park. The Museum of Natural History will be housed in the […]

24.07.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Call for applications for the 5th Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program

Call for applications for the 5th Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The search is on for the ten (10) outstanding next-generation Filipino-Americans who will participate in the 5th annual Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO), which will be conducted in the Philippines from 24 November to 02 December 2016. Launched in 2012 as a youth-oriented project of Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·

Our Lady of the Valley Parish Church to Blessed Virgin Mary

CALIFORNIA  (Mabuhay) – Our Lady of the Valley (OLV} Parish Church in Canoga Park, California is dedicating the month of May to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Filipino Ministry is leading the celebration with novena starting on  the 6th of May to the 14th. This will culminate at the Filipino Mass on the 15th, […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
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 ·
Bradley mingles with fans, eats Pinoy food

Bradley mingles with fans, eats Pinoy food

By Abner Galino Former two-time WBO welterweight champion Timothy Ray “Tim” Bradley recently showed great adoration for Filipino fans, and as well as for Filipino food, despite a recent loss to boxing icon Manny Pacquiao. “The Filipino fans, they showed great love and respect. The Filipino community where I live, you know, they embraced me, […]

Cuisia casts his ballot, urges overseas Filipinos to vote

Cuisia casts his ballot, urges overseas Filipinos to vote

WASHINGTON D.C. – Leading by example, Philippine Ambassador to the United States, Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. cast his ballot for the 2016 Philippine National Elections at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 20 April 2016. Ambassador Cuisia came from a series of official engagements in Manila, Guam, Hawaii, California, and Virginia before returning to […]

24.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
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 ·
Filipino community in Metro DC remembers EDSA in Embassy ‘Talakayan’

Filipino community in Metro DC remembers EDSA in Embassy ‘Talakayan’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Filipino community in the Metro DC area swapped stories and insights into the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution in a Talakayan held on 29 February 2016 at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy. The Talakayan was jointly organized by the Embassy and the Philippine Arts, Letters and Media Council (PALM) to commemorate the […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Lacierda: Aquino’s tirades vs. LP rivals not a demolition job

Lacierda: Aquino’s tirades vs. LP rivals not a demolition job

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s tirades against the rivals of his anointed successor should not be taken as a demolition job but as a “manner of describing candidates,” a spokesperson for Malacañang said Monday. “It is not accurate to say it’s a demolition job. It’s a manner of describing who the candidates are […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Binay, Poe camps react to Aquino speech about Mar 2016 opponents

Binay, Poe camps react to Aquino speech about Mar 2016 opponents

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday hit back at President Benigno Aquino III for sparing administration bet Mar Roxas from his “honest appraisal” of presidential aspirants. “An honest appraisal of all the presidential candidates should not exclude the administration candidate,” lawyer Rico Quicho, Binay’s spokesperson, said in a press […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Paulo Avelino admits showbiz work is tough

Paulo Avelino admits showbiz work is tough

PAULO Avelino said that being in show business is not as easy as what most people thought it would be because their every move is scrutinized by the public. The 27-year-old actor, who admitted he is still uncomfortable when in front of the camera or being interviewed by the media, said some people are quick […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Philippine delegation tells PHL reform story in the American heartland

Philippine delegation tells PHL reform story in the American heartland

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The exciting reform story of the Philippine economy headlined the Doing Business with the Philippines Forum held at the World Trade Center Kansas City on 28 September 2015. Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. led an economic diplomacy delegation that briefed corporate executives and entrepreneurs from the Greater Kansas City Area, which encompasses […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Benefit Galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in NY

Benefit Galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in NY

WASHINGTON, DC – An exhibit featuring spectacular works of pre-colonial Philippine gold will be on display in New York City, with two benefit gala dinners kicking off the event. Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms will showcase over a hundred gold objects from the golden age of Butuan, a polity on the southern Philippine island of […]

02.09.2015 · Filled under: Art, Happenings ·
PHL, US forge ties to protect Filipino nationals working on US soil

PHL, US forge ties to protect Filipino nationals working on US soil

ATLANTA – The Atlanta District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the consular section of the Philippine embassy to the United States on July 19 in Augusta, Georgia. The agreement establishes an ongoing collaboration between these entities to provide Philippine nationals with information, guidance, […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Los Angeles, CA – Volunteers have formed teams to ask for friends, family and the community at large to support them in raising money for a good cause: empowering less visible Filipino heroes to speak out, become leaders and serve their community. On Saturday, July 25, the teams are raising money for the nonprofit Pilipino Workers Center […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Consulate meets with community, business leaders to access opportunities in LA

Consulate meets with community, business leaders to access opportunities in LA

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Filipino community and business leaders paid a courtesy call to Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim on 10 April 2015. The Filipino community and business organization leaders informed Consul General Herrera-Lim about recent organization program partnerships and events.  They also announced that registration is now open for a FREE SEMINAR on How […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
PNB Remittance Center opens  its newest branch in Los Angeles

PNB Remittance Center opens its newest branch in Los Angeles

Los Angeles  – Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim spearheaded the ribbon-cutting ceremony of PNB Global Remit attended by the Filipino community, Filipino business leaders and ACTIVE  community leaders in Los Angeles, California on 10 April 2015. PNB is one of the biggest companies in the Philippines and is the only BANK  fully licensed in the United […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Binibining Pilipinas USA seeks licensees for U.S. regional pageants

Binibining Pilipinas USA seeks licensees for U.S. regional pageants

Los Angeles – In preparation for its upcoming 3rd annual BINIBINING PILIPINAS USA 2015 Pageant (“Your Destiny Awaits!”), scheduled for August 2015, in Los Angeles, CA, the Binibining Pilipinas USA organization announced today that it is seeking regional/local pageant directors from various regions around the United States to operate, manage, and conduct official local pageants or candidate searches, […]

04.12.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Promotions ·
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