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OFW from UAE quarantined over MERS fears

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine health authorities said Wednesday they have quarantined a Filipino who arrived from the Middle East because he tested positive for the deadly MERS virus. The man, who arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, is not yet showing symptoms but has been...
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PHL celebrates comeback of boxing hero Pacquiao

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines united in celebration on Sunday as its boxing hero Manny Pacquiao cemented his comeback by avenging his 2012 loss to American Timothy Bradley to regain the World Boxing Organization welterweight world title. Crowds watching the fight, which was...
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Henares: I hope Pacquiao will win vs Bradley

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares and Sarangani Lone District Rep. Manny Pacquiao may have locked horns in the past due to the Filipino boxing champ’s P2.2 billion tax woes, but with the Pacman’s impending April 13 fight with WBO...
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Envoy: US to stand by PHL amid ‘threats’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The United States on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to stand by the Philippines, its long-time ally, in the face of threats –  a statement that could have extra meaning in light of recent developments in the territorial dispute between Manila and Beijin...
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Filipino is the newest language requirement for the City of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA – After months of dialogue with city officials, Filipino community members and advocates celebrate San Francisco’s certification of Filipino as the third language required for city communications. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was joined by Board Supervisors, the...
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PHL vessel evades Chinese ships in disputed waters

By Jason GUTIERREZ ABOARD A PHILIPPINE MILITARY PLANE ABOVE THE SOUTH CHINA SEA (AFP) – A Philippine re-supply ship evaded a Chinese coastguard blockade in the South China Sea Saturday to reach Filipino soldiers based on a remote reef claimed by both countries, the military...
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JFAV to mark 72nd Bataan Day April 5 in UCLA

Los Angeles – The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) will mark the 72nd Fall of Bataan or Bataan Day, April 9, 1942 and will honor our veterans  on its Second National Conference to be held at the University of California of Los Angeles (UCLA) on April 5, 2014 The...
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Four Tacloban Lads Rocked Los Angeles

By Dan E. Nino  Glendale, CA — Four talented and amazing young lads who formed the REO Brothers Band  from Tacloban, Leyte, rocked Los Angeles when they performed at the Incarnacion Church  Gym last Saturday (March 15) in this suburban city. The three-hour nonstop concert...
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Malaysia Airlines: No Pinoy aboard missing plane

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – No Filipino was aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early Saturday. A statement released by the airline before noon (Manila time) did not indicate any Filipino aboard Flight MH370. “The flight was...
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Consul General De La Vega Pays Farewell Call on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles, 18 February 2013. – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega pays farewell call to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at his office on 14 February 2014. Consul General De La Vega recalled the consistent and endearing concern of Mayor Garcetti to the Filipino and...