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Aquino swears in ambassadors, new government officials

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III administered the oath of office of newly appointed ambassadors and government officials in a ceremony at Malacanang’s Rizal Hall on Monday. The newly appointed ambassadors were former Foreign Affairs spokesperson Raul Hernandez...
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Leyte Dance Theater in Orange County

The Leyte Dance Theater, the pride of Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines, will be performing on April 19, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Fullerton, Orange County at the Plummer Auditorium. This is just one of the series of performances on their US Tour 2014. Watch the “Yolanda/Haiyan”...
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PHL, MILF rebels seal historic peace deal

By Karl Malakunas MANILA, March 27, 2014 (AFP) – The biggest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines signed an historic pact Thursday to end one of Asia’s longest and deadliest conflicts, promising to give up their arms for an autonomous homeland. Following four decades of fighting...
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Mitsuwa launches monthly Shokuiku cooking classes at Torrance store

Torrance, CA – Mitsuwa Marketplace, the largest Japanese supermarket chain in the U.S., held the opening ceremony for its Shokuiku cooking class followed by the first Shokuiku event on 2/8 (Sat). Over 40 families had participated in the 4 segments of omusubi (rice ball) cooking...
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Iya Villania, Drew Arellano get married

TV hosts Iya Villania and Drew Arellano finally exchanged vows on Friday afternoon after 10 years of being a couple. Villania, 27, and Arellano, 34, got married in a private ceremony held at around 3:30 p.m. at Meditation Point, Kawayan Cove in Nasugbu, Batangas. The reception...
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Obama honors champion Fil-Am Spoelstra and the Miami Heat at White House

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2014 (AFP) – President Barack Obama welcomed the NBA champion Miami Heat back to the White House on Tuesday, congratulating them on winning their second title in as many years. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and their teammates attended the...
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Consulate attends Commemoration of the 117th Martydom of Dr. Jose Rizal

Los Angeles – The City of Carson in cooperation with Dr. Jose S. Rizal Monument Movement (JPRMM) commemorated the 117th Martyrdom of Dr. Jose S. Rizal with a wreath laying ceremony on 29 December 2013 at the International Sculpture Garden, City of Carson, California. The...
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Aquino signs P2.265-T ‘pork-less’ budget for 2014

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – With more than a week before the end of the year, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday signed the P2.265-trillion budget for 2014 sans the controversial Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). At a ceremony in Malacañang, Aquino signed the 2014 General...
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Roach now ‘son of Sarangani’

By Joy R. Sevilla ALABEL, Sarangani (November 11, 2013) – The provincial government of Sarangani has declared Frederick Steven “Freddie” Roach as adopted son of the province, being an instrument for molding Rep. Manny Pacquiao to become a world boxing icon, bringing pride to...
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PHL bet is 3rd runner up as Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow ceremony

MOSCOW, November 9, 2013 (AFP) – A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony. Judges, including rock star Steven Tyler from Aerosmith, picked the winner from a total of 86 contestants at...