Hong Kong wants Manila witnesses to testify at hijack probe

HONG KONG, December 17, 2010 (AFP) – Hong Kong has asked over 100 Philippine witnesses to testify at a public inquiry into the fatal hijacking in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead, reports said Friday. Department of Justice lawyer Jat Sew-tong said the 116...

Army says no remorse in release of ‘Morong 43’

MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) – The Philippine Army said on Friday it was not harboring ill-feelings for the decision of a Rizal Regional Trial Court (RTC) ordering the release of the so-called “Morong 43” who were arrested in February while allegedly holding a...

U.S. officials urge passage of Dream Act

Both the Attorney General and Secretary of Education endorsed on Friday the passage of the DREAM Act that will pave the way for young illegal immigrants to attend college or enter the military and become U.S. citizens. In Friday’s conference call held at the White House,...

Floyd Mayweather arrested in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Police say boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been freed from a Las Vegas jail following his arrest on a misdemeanor warrant alleging he poked a security guard in the face last month outside his home. Police Officer Jacinto Rivera said Friday that Mayweather’s...

Kobe Bryant causes outrage with Turkish Airlines endorsement

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kobe Bryant’s two-year endorsement deal with Turkish Airlines has enraged some Armenian Americans who are threatening to boycott the Los Angeles Lakers star. Turkish Airlines says Bryant will appear next year as its “global brand...

Tony Romo Engaged to Candice Crawford

Candice Crawford received a very special gift from Tony Romo for her 24th birthday this year: a ring and a marriage proposal. Crawford, pageant queen and KDAF-TV anchor, was celebrating the milestone with Romo, 30, and her family at Five Sixty restaurant in Dallas on Thursday...

40 million in US driving drunk

By Ronnie Koenig From billboards to PSAs to TV commercials, it seems like awareness surrounding the risks of drunk and drugged driving is everywhere. So it may come as a surprise to learn that 30 million Americans are driving drunk each year, while another 10 million are getting...

Diether Ocampo denies ignoring Oyo Sotto

MANILA, Dec 15) – Two weeks ago, Diether Ocampo and Oyo Sotto both attended the Walk of Fame in Eastwood, Libis. Reports said Diether snubbed Oyo at the event. Diether however was quick to dismiss the issue. “Wala namang ganung nangyari.” He reasoned that he was...

Pilipino-American Artists Guild formed in LA

Filipino painter-artists in the L.A. area came together and organized themselves to have a solid front in pursuing their artistic goals. The name of the group is Pilipino-American Artists Guild (PAAG). They conduct monthly meetings at the Fernando’s Hideaway in Downtown...

The Filipino Family Caregiver Program holds memory loss event

The Filipino Family Caregiver Program of the Asian Pacific Health Care Venture, Inc. (APHCV) held a community event Saturday for care providers who are caring for their loved ones with memory loss, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and other memory-related illnesses....
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