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Pope ends record-setting Asia tour

By Jean-Louis De La Vaissiere Manila, Philippines | AFP | Monday 1/19/2015 - Masses of cheering believers in the Philippines turned out to bid farewell to Pope Francis Monday,a fitting end to a week in Asia that saw him draw record […]
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Singapore hospital sacks Filipino nurse for ‘offensive’ online remarks

Singapore, Singapore | AFP |  – A Singapore government hospital sacked a Filipino nurse Friday for “offensive” remarks on social media, the latest in a string of foreigners dismissed from their jobs in the city-state for sparking controversy online. Tan […]
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A day of holiday merrymaking at Colina Salon & “Aguilang Bato Gardens”

As we celebrate the beginning of winter solstice (time of the year when the sun is farthest south) last Sunday, Marlou Colina gathered his loyal clients, family, friends and staff to a sumptuous Christmas dinner and merrymaking in the atrium-turned garden setting […]
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AFP to be on alert during CPP anniversary

MANILA, Dec 23 (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines will be on alert right after Christmas as the Communist Party of the Philippines (AFP) commemorates its 46th anniversary. However, it “will not launch any kind of offensive operation” […]
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Simbang Gabi tradition endures

The tradition of Simbang Gabi has endured for more than 400 years. The nine-day pre-dawn celebration of the Mass serves as a prelude to the climatic celebration of Christmas. Catholic churches in hundreds of different locations in the Philippines, and […]
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ABAOC, FACCOC trace decades of service to Orange County entrepreneurs

After months of preparations, two prestigious Orange County groups dedicated to almost identical audiences, the Orange County entrepreneurs and professionals, the organizers from Asian Business Association of Orange Country (ABAOC) and the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of...
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A thousand and one reasons to be thankful

A thankful heart doesn’t recognize color, race, religion and what have you because in so many ways, there are always more than enough reasons to be in a state of gratitude. The splendor of what eyes can see  abound  and […]
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Jennylyn to attend Patrick Garcia’s wedding

Actress and singer Jennylyn Mercado said that she will be at the wedding of former boyfriend, Patrick Garcia on March 21, 2015. In an interview during the launch of her latest album, “Never Alone,” Mercado said that she will attend […]
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Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

The City of Carson will join the entire nation in paying tribute to America’s war veterans as it hosts its annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11. The celebration will take place at 10 a.m. at Veterans Park, located at […]
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Bookshop celebrates Carlos Bulosan on Filipino American History Month

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – The book, America Is in the Heart: A Personal History by Carlos Bulosan will be the center of the Filipino American History Month celebration on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The event is sponsored by Philippine Expressions […]