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GMA News TV: Delivering quality programming abroad

GMA News TV was the channel to watch out for in 2013 – launching groundbreaking new series and bringing home an unrivaled haul of international awards, while covering the biggest breaking stories of the year. GMA News TV International, the channel’s international counterpart,...
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Aquino firm on UN case amid China warnings

MANILA  (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed Monday to push through with a UN appeal to solve its maritime disputes with China, as Beijing warned of consequences. “We are not here to challenge China, to provoke them into any action, but I do believe that they should...
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Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives

On going Display UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History UCLA Campus www.fowler.ucla.edu/exhibitions/intersections Museum admission is free.  Some of the exhibit can also be viewed online. Los Angeles museum-goers at last have an ongoing opportunity to enjoy one of our...
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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 to take steps following MH370 incident: Palace

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Following the recent disappearance of a commercial Malaysian airplane, Malacañang on Monday said that the Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration (BI) might consider reviewing its own procedures. Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in Monday’s Palace...
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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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VP Binay: ASEAN should take a ‘solid’ stand on China issue

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar C. Binay on Thursday said the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) should take a “solid stand” on the member-nations’ territorial disputes with China. Binay made the observation to Vietnamese Ambassador to the Philippines Truong Trieu...
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Travel International and 888myTravel.com joins PHL, Malaysia in joint tourism seminar

LOS ANGELES – Travel International Group shares center stage with Philippines and Malaysia tourism officials at the Philippine-Malaysia Fiesta Seminar on March 4, 2014 when it was chosen as the tour operator for the Philippine-Malaysia travel promo. A joint tourism presentation...
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PHL-MILF peace deal to be inked ‘end of March’

PUTRAJAYA  (AFP) – The Philippine government and Muslim rebels will sign a peace deal to end one of Asia’s longest and deadliest insurgencies “by the end of March”, Malaysia’s prime minister said Friday after meeting his Filipino counterpart. Prime Minister Najib Razak said...
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Singapore world’s costliest city: survey

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – The soaring cost of cars and utilities as well as a strong currency have made Singapore the world’s most expensive city, toppling Tokyo from the top spot, according to a survey Tuesday. Tokyo’s weakening yen saw it slide to sixth place, the...