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Effortless Easter Ham

(Family Features) This year, make your Easter ham effortless by ditching the oven and using your slow cooker instead. While most people think about slow cooking for staples like chili and stew, it’s also perfect for center-of-the-plate feasts — like an Easter ham. Using the slow...
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American Heart Association, Union Bank issue LA challenge: Lace up and walk 25 million steps on National Walking Day

LOS ANGELES  – Americans are spending more time than ever sitting in front of computer screens – which means less time being active. That’s why the American Heart Association (AHA) has designated the first Wednesday of April as National Walking Day, which is on April 2 this year....
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Ochoa praises Filipino women in calamity-hit areas as nation celebrates women’s month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Saturday lauded all the women in areas affected by super typhoons and earthquake for their contribution to help the country rise above the challenges brought about by a series of calamities last year. On the occasion...
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Fundraiser for UNICEF’s Disaster Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Urgent funding needed for food, medicine, clean water, and sanitation LOS ANGELES (November 15th, 2013) – In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded, an estimated 100,000 children under the age of five and 60,000 pregnant or nursing mothers...
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Director of New Fullerton Center for Autism Walks in 10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks – November 16, 2013

FULLERTON, CA – Inspired by the children and families that are served by the new California State University, Fullerton Center for Autism, autism researcher and professor Jason K. Baker, Ph.D., 39, of Fullerton, will walk for autism in the 10th Anniversary Walk Now for Autism...
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DSWD reiterates appeal for increased vigilance vs human traffickers

MANILA, Sept. 5 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), co-chair of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), reiterated its appeal for increased vigilance against human trafficking. In a statement issued Thursday, the DSWD stressed that...
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Hong Kong hostage relatives sue PH

HONG KONG  (Mabuhay) — Hong Kong survivors of a Manila hostage crisis and families of those killed sued the Philippine government Thursday to demand an apology and compensation, a day before the tragedy’s third anniversary. The group took the case to a local court...
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600,000 affected by Maring, monsoon rains

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — More than 125,000 families or 600,000 individuals have so far been affected by three days of heavy downpour caused by monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Storm Maring, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Tuesday. Based on...
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Labuyo death toll rises to 7, damage nears P1 billion

MANILA, Aug 14 (Mabuhay) — The death toll from Typhoon Labuyo rose to seven Wednesday afternoon, with a resident of Isabela being the latest fatality, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Wednesday. NDRRMC spokesman Maj. Reynaldo Balido said Army...
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Immigration Bill: Some deportees could reunite with families in U.S.

Valeria Fernandez New America Media PHOENIX, Apr 17, 2013 – Maria Del Rosario Rodríguez first heard the good news via a text message from her husband. She rushed to tell her co-workers – there might be a chance for her to reunite with her family on U.S. soil for the first time...
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