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LA Pinoys celebrate Independence Day/Santacruzan

by Myrna Aquitania The recent 2013 Kalayaan celebration of the Philippine Independence Day, spearheaded by the Philippine Consulate along with the Department of Tourism and the Philippine Tourism Promotions Board at the historic Filpinotown was a rousing success with around 60...
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Sen. Leland Yee announces plan to seek Sec of State post

by : Myrna Aquitania In the recent “Meet and Greet Leland Yee” event held at the Solarium of the Lafayette Hotel in Long Beach last Saturday, a select group of Fil-Ams listened to Senator Leland Yee’s vision for California as he announced his bid for the post of Secretary of...
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PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL, DOT AND FILIPINO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS GEAR UP FOR 08 JUNE 2013 KALAYAAN CELEBRATION AT HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN

Los Angeles, 04 June 2013. – The Philippine Consulate General, the Department of Tourism and the Filipino community organizations of Los Angeles gears up for KALAYAAN 2013 at Filipinotown on 08 June 2013. One of the highlights of Kalayaan 2013 celebration are the Dinagyang Street...
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Apl.de.Ap: from Pampanga, to Hollywood and back

Nope, this is not another food story; although the title may suggest otherwise. This is, in fact a fairytale story of a Filipino man’s Cinderella-like rise from his not-so-ideal circumstances, to achieve great things for himself and make kababayans proud. “I bought myself a...
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Balita Media announces the winners of the “Free Trip for 2 to the Philippines” raffle contest

On December 20th, Balita Media Inc. held its annual raffle contest on LA-18’s Kababayan LA, hosted by Janelle So with guest, Joy Marino from Balita Media. The raffle contest gave away ten consolation prizes and a grand prize, which includes two round-trip tickets to the...
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Free trip for two to the Philippines raffle drawing on December 20th

Weekend Balita and The Us Asian post in conjunction with their sponsors would like to announce the “Free Trip for Two to the Philippines” raffle contest.  The drawing will be held on December 20, 2012 on LA-18’s Kababayan LA, hosted by Janelle So.  The grand prize includes two...

Touched by Taiwan

By Jannelle So There were two clear choices for those who wanted to dip in the hot springs at the Calla Young Garden Resort located in the famous Yangming Mountain in Taiwan: private hot springs and public hot springs. The private pool, though separate for men and women, adopts...