Pemberton guilty of homicide

Pemberton guilty of homicide

US Marine to sentenced 6-12 years imprisonment OLONGAPO CITY, Zambales, Dec 1 (Mabuhay) – The Olongapo City court on Tuesday found US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of homicide for the October 2014 death of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude. Pemberton was sentenced to 6-12 years imprisonment and ordered to pay the Laude […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Ruthless’ Davao mayor launches presidential bid

‘Ruthless’ Davao mayor launches presidential bid

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Monday 11/30/2015 – A feared Philippine mayor nicknamed “Dirty Harry” for his ruthless anti-crime stance announced Monday he would run for president next year, after boasting of killing criminals and even cursing the pope for worsening traffic. In a rambling, obscenity-filled speech, Davao mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he would take […]

30.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Hollywood event pays tribute to slain journalists

Hollywood event pays tribute to slain journalists

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American media groups held a photo exhibit and a tribute concert Sunday night (Monday in Manila) in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles to honor the memory of the 32 journalists killed in the Ampatuan massacre. The show staged by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)-USA Chapter at […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
After moving to US, Lani Misalucha thought PHL career is over

After moving to US, Lani Misalucha thought PHL career is over

Lani Misalucha thought her singing career in the Philippines was over when she and her family moved to the United States several years ago. “Noong nag-migrate kami sa Amerika years ago akala ko ‘yun na ‘yun eh, na iiwanan ko na ang showbiz dito sa Pilipinas, na makakalimutan na ako ng mga tao dahil ang […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Nov. 22 concert to honor memory of slain journalists

Nov. 22 concert to honor memory of slain journalists

LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American media groups here have banded together to honor the memory of the 32 journalists killed in the Ampatuan massacre, the worst single attack on the press. On Nov. 22, members of the media will hold a concert and photo exhibit at the Celebrity Centre International in Los Angeles. The event will […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
PHL vows ‘tighter security’ at APEC summit

PHL vows ‘tighter security’ at APEC summit

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines Saturday vowed “higher security” for world leaders at an economic summit in Manila next week after a series of bombings and shootings left more than 120 dead in Paris. US President Barack Obama is set to join the leaders of China, Japan, Australia, Canada and 15 others at an annual […]

16.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama set to challenge China at Asia-Pacific summit

Obama set to challenge China at Asia-Pacific summit

By Karl Malakunas AFP |   – US President Barack Obama is set to challenge China when Asia-Pacific leaders gather in the Philippines this week, speaking out on a territorial row and lobbying to set pro-American trade rules. Chinese President Xi Jinping will also be in Manila for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, an […]

16.11.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
US defense chief jabs at Beijing in S. China Sea visit

US defense chief jabs at Beijing in S. China Sea visit

By Thomas WATKINS Aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, Undefined | AFP |  – Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday visited a US aircraft carrier in the South China Sea, where he took a jab at Chinese actions that have been blamed for raising tension in the disputed waterway. Carter flew to the USS Roosevelt – […]

11.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

Los Angeles – The Justice League based in Los Angeles or the Justice for Filipino American Veterans, an alliance of veterans’ organizations, community advocates, youth and students announced that they will march for the fourth time in 15 years on Veterans Day, Wednesday November 11 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Justice League with 34 organizations endorsing the […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Palace hopes laglag bala issue won’t affect PHL image

Palace hopes laglag bala issue won’t affect PHL image

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Malacañang official expressed hope Friday that the attention given by international media on the laglag bala controversy at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will not affect efforts to promote the country as a tourist destination. “Unfortunately, these are unattended consequences of the attention that this (issue) has generated and we are […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino: Fast forward or return to a dismal past?

Aquino: Fast forward or return to a dismal past?

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday said Filipinos will be faced with the question come 2016 that will determine the future of the country for the next six years: “Do we continue along the straight path that has seen us achieve so much together or do we allow our country to return […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Partnership of Equals’ highlighted at PHL envoy’s US Naval War College lecture

‘Partnership of Equals’ highlighted at PHL envoy’s US Naval War College lecture

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – “While many people still look at the bilateral relations [between the Philippines and the United States] through the prism of our earlier colonial history, I firmly believe our partnership has evolved into one of equals, bound not just by our shared history but a mutuality of interests.” This was how Ambassador Jose […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Warning from the Philippine Government regarding Fake Land Titles

Warning from the Philippine Government regarding Fake Land Titles

For your FYI so you will understand the importance. Warning from the Philippine Government regarding Fake Land Titles. Beware of land fraud and scam. Per the Philippine Government, do not buy any land from people who are part of the Squatting Syndicates. Some of them claiming the whole Philippines while others are claiming millions of […]

31.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pokwang financially supporting American BF?

Pokwang financially supporting American BF?

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Here is a subject that Pokwang doesn’t find funny. On Wednesday, the comedienne strongly denied that she is financially supporting her boyfriend Lee O’Brian. “Hindi totoo yan!” she stressed. “Alam mo, minsan kasi hindi mo maiiwasan na maiisyu ka ng ganon. Alam mo naman kasi minsan, may mga mentalidad na ganon. Kumbaga, […]

31.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Cyclists battle Philippine capital’s ‘Carmageddon’

Cyclists battle Philippine capital’s ‘Carmageddon’

(Manila-AFP) – Cyclist Jack Yabut is on a perilous and likely futile crusade to help the Philippine capital beat “Carmageddon”, but even if his campaign fails — he will have saved time on his own commute. Traffic in the megacity of 12 million people has reached crisis levels this year, as record car sales have […]

28.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Philippines cancels flights, alerts hospitals over haze

Philippines cancels flights, alerts hospitals over haze

(Manila-AFP) – The Philippines cancelled flights and put hospitals on alert on Sunday, as its southern and central islands were covered by thickening haze from Indonesian forest fires. Smog from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming has choked vast expanses of Southeast Asia for weeks, killing at least 10 people, forcing events to be shut down and schools […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pinoy boxers sweep foes in their US debut

Pinoy boxers sweep foes in their US debut

By Abner Galino THE Philippines vs World boxing event in Los Angeles turned out to be as explosive as it has been promoted, resulting in three breathtaking knockdowns and two other fights filled with  fierce exchanges of blows – all of them ending in the victory of Filipino pugilists. Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo lived up to […]

21.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
ALA Promotions features talents to America with Pinoy Pride Edition

ALA Promotions features talents to America with Pinoy Pride Edition

By Rod Mijares Balita Media Nevada correspondent After a successful boxing promotions in the Philippines and in the Middle East, ALA Boxing Promotions in collaboration with ABS-CBN makes history by promoting their latest installment of never ending Pinoy Pride, where else, but in the boxing mecca of the world, America, the land of opportunities where […]

21.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
PHL’S efforts towards sustainable food security highlighted at global youth institute address

PHL’S efforts towards sustainable food security highlighted at global youth institute address

WASHINGTON, D.C – Exceptional high school students from across the United States and other countries learned about positive developments in the Philippines and its efforts to become climate-resilient, climate-smart, and food-secure. Some 200 high school students are participating in the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation in Des Moines, Iowa from 15 to 17 October […]

18.10.2015 · Filled under: Local 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 ·