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PHL bags ‘Best National Tourism Organization’ award in India

Travel and tourism professionals in South India voted the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) as the “Best National Tourism Organization” for 2013. “South India Travel Awards will create an all-India platform to recognize those behind the success of the travel and tourism...
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Philippines made presence felt at travel and adventure shows

By Manny V. Ilagan LOS ANGELES — While the Philippines is focused on rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts after the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, the Department of Tourism continues with its task of promoting the country as a safe, interesting and fun tourist...
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Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

Los Angeles, October 31, 2013.  The Federation of the Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) presents a three-day 2013 Bi-National Conference entitled “Lights! Camera! Business!  The Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurs in Philippine-American Trade and Investments”...
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After 40 years, legendary Fil-Am rock band Dakila returns to Los Angeles at FPAC 22

Pioneering crossover band and 1st ‘Best Balisong in the West’ competition are latest add-ons to lively festival weekend LOS ANGELES – Dakila, the legendary but, ultimately, short-lived band that both delighted and mystified audiences with their unique Filipino Latin Rock sound,...
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The Gollayan sisters receive accolades from the Filipino community for winning WCOPA top awards

by : Alex Llorente LOS ANGELES, CA – The Gollayan Sisters were awarded the 2013 Senior Grand Champion Vocal Group of the World award at the 17th Annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) competition held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel from July 12-21, 2013. For this...
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Binibining Pilipinas USA pageant night July 27

As many as 20 finalists will vie for the prestigious Binibining Pilipinas-USA 2013 title with coronation night to be held on July 27 at the Centinela Valley Center for the Arts in Lawndale, California said a news release sent to Weekend Balita over the weekend. The finalists –...
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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...
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Free trip for 2 to the Philippines extended until Dec. 21st

By: Nicholas Scolari Weekend Balita and The Us Asian post in conjunction with their wonderful sponsors announce the extension of  the “Free Trip for Two to the Philippines” raffle contest, which will send two individuals on a free trip to the Philippines and cover the cost of...