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2 Pinoys rescued from sunken ferry

Anger boils over in search for S. Korea ship missing MANILA, Apr 17 (Mabuhay) – Two Filipino entertainers were among the passengers who were rescued from a ferry that sank off  South Korea earlier this week. A report on Bombo Radyo on Thursday quoted Philippine embassy in Seoul...
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Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of...
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Olongapo students help shape positive picture of PHL in US

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nine public school students from Olongapo City are helping shape a positive picture of the Philippines and strengthen people-to-people ties with the United States through an educational exchange program with the city of Virginia Beach in Virginia. The nine...
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PHL officials discuss security preps with Pinoys in Ukraine

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Philippine officials met with several Filipinos in Ukraine over the weekend to discuss security preparations in case the political situation there worsens. A news release from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday said the officials, led by...
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Consul General Leo M. Herrera-Lim as Incoming Consul General in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 10 March 2014 – Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega is pleased and honored to announce the appointment by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Albert F. Del Rosario of the current Philippine Consul General in Chicago, Hon. Leo Herrera-Lim, a career diplomat...
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Deployment ban to Yemen not yet lifted – PHL embassy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Overseas Filipino workers seeking work in strife-torn Yemen were warned this week against false information claiming the Philippine government’s ban on the deployment of workers there had been lifted. In an advisory, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi...
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ASEAN committee in Mexico City donates for typhoon Yolanda victims

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee in Mexico City (ACMC), the formal organization of ASEAN member-states with resident missions in Mexico, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, has donated, through the Philippine Embassy in...
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PHL tells citizens in Thailand to prepare for possible evacuation

MANILA, Jan 23 (Mabuhay) – The Philippines has called on Filipinos in Thailand to restrict their movements and prepare for possible evacuation amid intensified anti-government demonstrations there. Manila raised Alert Level 2 over Thailand as the 60-day state of emergency was...
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Filipina beauty captures Miss Tourism International title for the second straight year

The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur reported that a Filipina emerged victorious for the second straight year at the Miss Tourism International pageant held on December 31, 2013 at the Marriot Hotel and Spa in Putrajaya. Twenty year old Angeli Dione Gomez bested 59 other...
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UK financial firm donates over P8-M to Sagip Kapamilya

LONDON – Investment company C&C Alpha Group has donated $200,000 (approximately P8,888,098) to ABS-CBN Foundation’s Sagip Kapamilya as part of the continuing aid efforts for the Philippines in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda). It was the...