To win, Hillary should speak a little Tagalog

To win, Hillary should speak a little Tagalog

By Andrew Lam If all politics are local, then candidate Hillary Clinton may very well need to speak a little Korean and Tagalog in order to win the 2016 presidential election. Why? In 2014 Slate.com published a fascinating article with this headline, “Tagalog in California, Cherokee in Arkansas.” It is a survey of the languages spoken in each […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

By Abner Galino Contrary to popular impression, President Barack Obama’s executive action in 2012 to shield from deportation undocumented persons who came to the US when they were children, otherwise known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, remains in effect despite a recent unfavorable decision by the US Supreme Court on the […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Nearly half of Filipinos expect clean, credible polls: Pulse Asia

Nearly half of Filipinos expect clean, credible polls: Pulse Asia

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Nearly half of Filipinos, who are registered voters, are expecting clean and credible automated elections in May, based on the latest Pulse Asia survey. Pulse Asia said that 48 percent of its 1,800 respondents (registered voters), agreed to the statement: “The May 2016 elections will be clean and the results credible for […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Transfast’s ‘Working Hard in America’ survey finds Fil-Amas ‘overqualified for jobs, more stressed at work’

Transfast’s ‘Working Hard in America’ survey finds Fil-Amas ‘overqualified for jobs, more stressed at work’

Transfast salutes and supports Filipinos working in U.S. NEW YORK  – According to a recent survey of Filipinos who live in the U.S. and send money home, the majority of respondents say they are overqualified for their jobs and find their U.S. workplace to be more stressful than workplaces in the Philippines. And yet, they overwhelmingly […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: News ·
Bishop Wilkerson: High Mass presider at 41st LA Peñafrancia fiesta

Bishop Wilkerson: High Mass presider at 41st LA Peñafrancia fiesta

By Mits San Jose UBLA PRO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Most Reverend Gerald Eugene Wilkerson, D.D., V.G., Bishop of the San Fernando Valley Pastoral Region until his retirement two months ago at age 75, will preside over a concelebrated High Mass to highlight the Kaaldawan (Feast Day) of the 41st Annual Peñafrancia  Fiesta in this […]

14.09.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Palace: No report yet of Filipinos hurt in Mecca crane accident

Palace: No report yet of Filipinos hurt in Mecca crane accident

MANILA, Sept 12 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday said that the Philippine consulate office in Jeddah has yet to receive reports of Filipinos injured in the crane accident in the city of Mecca, where more than 100 people were killed and 238 others injured. “Wala naman pong report so far pa ng mga Pilipinong nadamay […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

Though most celebrations for the country’s 117th Independence day are held in the Philippines, LBC Express, Inc., the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider has brought festivities to Filipinos across the globe. In celebration and commemoration of Philippine freedom, LBC Express held a series of games, raffles and freebies across the Middle East, Asia […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
WCOPA Team Philippines: Preserving the good name of the Filipino artist worldwide

WCOPA Team Philippines: Preserving the good name of the Filipino artist worldwide

Time and again, the Philippines have dominated the world stage as numerous Filipinos rake in top awards in various talent searches across the globe. Currently the reputation is such that if you are Filipino , people from different nations and the international community expect you to have an incredible talent. More often than not, their […]

17.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Pinoys’ optimism highest since June 2010; 32% say lives better now than a year ago

Pinoys’ optimism highest since June 2010; 32% say lives better now than a year ago

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – There are more optimistic Pinoys now than way back June 2010 and even farther back in March 1987, according to the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey on how Filipinos feel about their lives now and how their quality of life might turn out to be in the next 12 months. Personal optimism […]

27.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

This is not a story about boxing. This is not a sports article nor an analysis of who should have won the “fight of the century”. It is however, a story about good vs. evil – and I don’t mean Floyd Mayweather. While most of humanity (at least in North America and the Philippines) were glued to […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

Manila, Philippines – LBC Express, the leading courier service provider in the Philippines, reinforces its commitment to serve Filipinos by connecting them with their loved ones worldwide. With branches and partners in Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, the Philippines, Qatar, Saipan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Money & Business, Services ·
Pope attracts world-record crowd at Luneta

Pope attracts world-record crowd at Luneta

By Jean-Louis De La Vaissiere / Cecil Morella Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – Pope Francis drew a record six million people as he celebrated mass in the rain-swept Philippine capital Sunday, a triumphant finale to an Asian tour in which he championed the plight of the poor. Filipinos are famous for practicing a […]

19.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
“So Beautiful”

“So Beautiful”

It’s only the second week of January 2015 and already, Karen Crespo’s black book is already filled with appointments and engagements; and it’s not a surprise since her 2014 calendar was also pretty busy. “If you told me a few years ago that I would find myself in this position, I would have laughed at […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Local News ·
President Aquino appeals for ‘Bayanihan’ to ensure people’s safety during Papal visit

President Aquino appeals for ‘Bayanihan’ to ensure people’s safety during Papal visit

MANILA, Jan 13 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday evening made a televised appeal to the public to work together to ensure everyone’s safety during the upcoming pastoral visit of Pope Francis. “Kailangan natin ng pagdadamayan at pagbabayanihan. Malinaw na napakalaki ng hamong dala ng pagbisitang ito ni Pope Francis sa ating […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
SoCal Edison Fil-Am engineer wins Presidential Award from PHL

SoCal Edison Fil-Am engineer wins Presidential Award from PHL

For the past few years, Roderick Dela Cruz has used his engineering skills to help bring dam safety to his home country Bruno Mars may have a Grammy, but Roderick Dela Cruz is the one who went home with a Presidential Award from the Philippines. In rarefied company, Dela Cruz, a dam safety senior engineer at […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
DFA looking into reported sinking of cargo ship with 19 Filipino sailors in Vietnam

DFA looking into reported sinking of cargo ship with 19 Filipino sailors in Vietnam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is looking into the reported sinking of a cargo ship in Vietnam carrying 19 Filipinos, spokesperson Charles Jose said on Saturday. Jose said the DFA is coordinating with Vietnamese authorities to confirm the reported sinking of the Bulk Jupiter, which supposedly carried 19 Filipino crew members. […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL awaits Pope’s arrival

PHL awaits Pope’s arrival

Massive flight disruption expected; Holidays declared during pontiff visit MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said over 150 flights will be affected by the flight suspension during Pope Francis’ arrival in Manila on January 15. That involves around 23,000 passengers, the MIAA said. MIAA will suspend the arrival and departure of flights […]

29.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
AppleOne Properties provides sound investment for Cebuanos in the US

AppleOne Properties provides sound investment for Cebuanos in the US

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman AppleOne Properties successfully culminated their US Road Show on November 19, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Cerritos, CA. The road show focused in three key areas in the US – New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Numerous Filipinos, mostly Cebuanos, flocked the said events looking for the perfect property […]

26.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Local News, Money & Business ·
Obama reform to benefit thousands of undocumented Filipinos

Obama reform to benefit thousands of undocumented Filipinos

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – President Barack Obama drew mixed reactions among Filipino-American immigration advocates last week after he outlined his plan to shield up to 5 million immigrants – including tens of thousands of Filipinos – from deportation. The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (Naffaa) threw its full support behind Obama’s […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

By Daniel HICKS MACAU  (AFP) – Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Sunday. Pacquiao dropped Algieri to the canvas six times during the 12-round contest in the southern Chinese city to win an overwhelming unanimous decision, […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
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