Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

LONG BEACH – Mast Sisters, Missionary Volunteers of the Poverty Alleviation Foundation held their regular meeting at the Mission  House of the Mast Sisters in Long Beach, CA. They also prepared fundraising materials for distribution to different parishes. These fundraising materials are for the Poverty Alleviation Foundation Fund Campaign, asking for financial support to sustain their care […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
The top spring destinations of 2014: National Geographic Travel

The top spring destinations of 2014: National Geographic Travel

(Relaxnews) – A wine-growing valley in Chile, walking paths in Tasmania and Ireland’s untamed, rugged coastline have been singled out as among some of the top spring destinations of 2014 by National Geographic Travel. Editors at the publication offer an interesting list of top 10 spring vacation ideas that focus on outdoor activities like hiking, […]

15.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Motoring ·
Charice: High-voltage baby set to conquer world’s stages this year

Charice: High-voltage baby set to conquer world’s stages this year

OPRAH WINFREY called her “the most talented girl in the world.” Super producer David Foster (Andre Bocelli, Celine Dion and Whitney Houston) called her his favorite singer. Josh Groban said she possesses one of the most beautiful voices he’s heard in a long time. “When that girl opens her mouth, angels fly out,” gushed “Glee” […]

14.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Over 10k Pinoys form women symbol at Luneta for Women´s Month

Over 10k Pinoys form women symbol at Luneta for Women´s Month

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – More than ten thousand Filipinos formed the “Women Symbol” at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta on Saturday, to kick off activities for the Women’s Month. Philippine Commission on Women executive director Emmeline Verzosa said the event is a “show of force” for women in the Philippines. “Para mapakita rin natin na napakarami […]

11.03.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Consul General Leo M. Herrera-Lim as Incoming Consul General in Los Angeles

Consul General Leo M. Herrera-Lim as Incoming Consul General in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 10 March 2014 – Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega is pleased and honored to announce the appointment by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Albert F. Del Rosario of the current Philippine Consul General in Chicago, Hon. Leo Herrera-Lim, a career diplomat as the new Philippine Consul General in Los […]

11.03.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Congen Dela Vega joins Glendale Mayor in ribbon-cutting ceremony of ABS-CBN Flagship Office

Congen Dela Vega joins Glendale Mayor in ribbon-cutting ceremony of ABS-CBN Flagship Office

Los Angeles – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega attended the official Opening ceremony of the ABS-CBN International office at Glendale, CA on 21 February 2014. Glendale Mayor Dave Weaver and Consul General De La Vega were invited to the officially launch of ABS-CBN’s new office in Glendale, CA.  The ABS-CBN International Glendale office markets its […]

05.03.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Anne Curtis nominated in Nickelodeon awards

Anne Curtis nominated in Nickelodeon awards

Actress-host Anne Curtis is among the nominees in Nickelodeon’s 27th annual Kids’ Choice Awards. The 29-year-old Kapamilya star is nominated in the Favorite Asian Act category, along with Chinese singer GEM Deng Zhi Qi, Indonesia’s Coboy Junior and Malaysia’s Lisa Surihari. An “ecstatic” Curtis took to the photo-sharing site Instagram to garner support for the […]

03.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

Former Oprah Winfrey child prodigy will bring her 2014 World Tour to Los Angeles’ Wilshire Ebell Theater in March 15 Los Angeles – Renowned Filipina singer Charice Pempengco (more popularly known as Charice), who has been mesmerizing audiences around the world with her powerful voice, is holding a World Tour that will arrive in Los Angeles, California in March. The series of […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music, Online ·
Prominent Fil-Am Businesswoman/Philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewisa appointed to MPI Board of Trustees

Prominent Fil-Am Businesswoman/Philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewisa appointed to MPI Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON — Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), announced today that Loida Nicolas Lewis, Chair and CEO of the investment firm TLC Beatrice, LLC, veteran non-profit leader and journalist Louis Freedberg and former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner James W. Ziglar have joined the Board of Trustees of MPI, […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Palace: Govt a step closer to acquiring Korean jet fighters

Palace: Govt a step closer to acquiring Korean jet fighters

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is one step closer to beefing up its air defense capability following Malacañang’s approval of the payment mode for them, a Palace official said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Palace’s approval usually means President Benigno Aquino III’s questions about the transaction had been addressed. “Usually po ‘pag […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Chairman Royce Visits Typhoon-ravaged Tacloban Area

Chairman Royce Visits Typhoon-ravaged Tacloban Area

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, visited and assured continued U.S. humanitarian support for the people of Tacloban, the Philippine city devastated by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) on Nov. 8.  This is Chairman Royce’s second visit to the Philippines in the past year.  He is leading […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace hopes for more tourists after new survey tags PHL among top 10 places to visit

Palace hopes for more tourists after new survey tags PHL among top 10 places to visit

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday welcomed a new online survey tagging the Philippines as among the top 10 places in the world to visit. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Palace hopes this would attract even more tourists to visit the Philippines. “Good news yan talaga (That’s really good news). We hope our […]

24.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Spider Man helps the planet as official Earth Hour ambassador

Spider Man helps the planet as official Earth Hour ambassador

(Relaxnews) – Spider Man is doing his bit for the planet this year, having been named as the ambassador of Earth Hour for 2014. The WWF Initiative has partnered with Sony Pictures to raise awareness of the famous lights-out event, which this year will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 8:30pm. Stars of the upcoming film “The Amazing […]

Indonesia announces world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary

Indonesia announces world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary

(JAKARTA-AFP) – Indonesia on Friday instituted the world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary covering millions of square kilometres as it seeks to protect the huge winged fish and draw more tourists to the sprawling archipelago. New legislation gives full protection to the creatures across all the waters surrounding Southeast Asia’s biggest country, which for years has […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika comes to the Pechanga Theater

i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika comes to the Pechanga Theater

TEMECULA, Calif.  – Vice Ganda, one of the Philippines’ hottest stand-up comedians and showbiz personalities is taking his highly aniticipated concert series entitled “i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika” to the Pechanga Theater in Temecula, California. The show, which originally took off under the title “i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Araneta” was held last year […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tours launched

9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tours launched

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General and the Department of Tourism in Los Angeles launched on 13 February 2014, the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) to the Philippines scheduled on 28 July to 02 August 2014. Los Angeles leads this year’s ACGTDT, a joint project of all Philippine Service Posts […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Consul General De La Vega Pays Farewell Call on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Consul General De La Vega Pays Farewell Call on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles, 18 February 2013. – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega pays farewell call to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at his office on 14 February 2014. Consul General De La Vega recalled the consistent and endearing concern of Mayor Garcetti to the Filipino and Fil-AM Communities in the City of Los […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

The Filipino American Press Club of Los Angeles, Inc., (FAPCLA) (established 1978), Inc.  will sponsor a two-day Creative Writing Workshop on March 21-22nd, at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), Histor4ic Filipino  Town, 153 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90026.  This will provide an opportunity to present the seminar for writers, both from professional circles and […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
US would ‘help’ PHL in South China Sea: Navy chief

US would ‘help’ PHL in South China Sea: Navy chief

MANILA  (AFP) – The United States will “help” the Philippines in the event that China occupies disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US Chief of Naval Operations said Thursday. Admiral Jonathan Greenert also stressed that the US would honor its mutual defense treaty with the Philippines amid a seething territorial conflict with China […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News, U.S. News ·
Palace seeks more support for ice skater Martinez’s future competitions

Palace seeks more support for ice skater Martinez’s future competitions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As it hailed his performance in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Malacañang on Saturday voiced hopes for more support for figure skater Michael Christian Martinez in his future competitions. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said Martinez’s showing at the Olympics should attract many in the private sector to extend more support for […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·