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The corrupt senate

The Senate leadership is being pilloried once again. At the receiving end this time is Senate President Frank Drilon. He was charged with plunder before the office of the Ombudsman in connection with the construction of the alleged overpriced P700 […]
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Transparency International ranks PHL 94th of “most corrupt” in field of 177

The “improved ranking” of the Philippines’s in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index for the year 2013 provides a consolation to many Filipinos who wake up every morning to news on corruptions on various levels of governance. We are not alone […]
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Pinoy entertainment artists launch musical recordings

In an exclusive charity event held recently at the Porta Via Restaurant & Bar in Beverly Hills, John Paul Puno launched his single-record called “Via Sacra” (or Secret Road) which is included in his album. He takes pride in accomplishing a […]
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Filipino nurses at risk of getting infected by Ebola virus

Nurses in a Dallas hospital in Texas where a Liberian Ebola patient died recently, expressed resentment that they were given few rules and limited guidance on how to treat patients who have contracted the deadly virus. The nurses, some of […]
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OC Fil-Am Chamber signature Gala event slated at Disney Hotel

One of Orange County’s most visible associations of business entrepreneurs and professionals will hold its signature event on November 22 at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel in the world-famous Disneyland Resort. What is considered as the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of...
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To Becca, Ted, Margie, Paul, Victor, Allie, Jairo & Roman – Applause! Applause!

Applause! Applause! To “Impressarios” Becca Godinez (Executive Producer “GODINUSMUSIC)),  Ted Benito, (Producer PAE Live), Paul Alexander Morales (Artistic Director), Victor Usabia (Ballet Master), Allie Eguia (Company Manager), Jairo Ibarrientos (Stage Manager) and Roman Cruz...
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Series for Seniors: Part 5 – Choosing a Medicare plan

by Joseph Doratan I often encounter people asking me to recommend the best Medicare plan. I am a straight shooter; I’ll tell you this: there is no perfect plan. Every plan has its limitations, exclusions and nuances in benefits. When I […]
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Concert Pianist Raul Sunico featured in a one-night benefit concert

The Filipino American community notably in the Los Angeles area never had it so good this month for having been blessed to enjoy the artistry of great Filipino artists especially this month which coincides with the celebration of  Filipino American […]
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Jojo Binay- former activist turned billionaire

It is about time that Vice President Jojo Binay should stand up and be man enough to face his accusers regarding allegations of widespread corruption against him and his family while Mayor of the city of Makati for 21 years. […]
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Southland Germans/Greek celebrate Octoberfest/Greekfest

It has long been known that Octoberfest is one of the world’s largest (if not the largest) funfair held annually in Bavaria, the southern part of Germany.  It is a 16-day festival which usually runs from late September to the first […]