FilAms Urged to Exercise Right to Choose Next US President

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the eve of what is considered to be one of the tightest races for the presidency of the United States, the Philippine Embassy called on qualified Filipino-Americans to go out and exercise their right to choose their next leader. “The United States is host to...

Tale of old, gay man brightens Philippine film

(MANILA-AFP) – A Philippine movie about a grumpy, old, gay man and his faithful dog has become an unlikely hit abroad while shaking the belief that local independent films have to focus on the darker side of life. The film: “Bwakaw”, named after the dog in the...

Julia answers rumors on ‘disrespectful’ behavior

Addressing reports of her supposed “disrespectful” behavior towards the elderly, Julia Montes maintains she does not recall any instance that may have led to such rumors to surface. “Parang wala naman yata po. Kasi ako talaga, [marespeto] ako sa mga matatanda, especially may lola...

Rafael feels like starting over with his career

RAFAEL Rosell said he feels he’s starting over again with his career in the entertainment industry after his transfer from ABS-CBN to GMA-7. The Norwegian-Filipino actor signed an exclusive contract with the station last August and was personally welcomed by Kapuso Network...

Aquino administration vows to strengthen efforts to fight human trafficking

The Aquino administration assured that it will continue to strengthen its effort to fight human trafficking after the United States’ Department of State and other countries have recognized the high level of commitment of the Philippine government to eradicate the crime. Deputy...

Bayanihan Dazzles Audience in Special DC Performance

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Just hours after going on stage in New York, the Bayanihan, the national dance company of the Philippines, was in Washington D.C. where it kicked off a series of performances with a special show for a group of American diplomats, servicemen and high school...

RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN HOUSTON, TX

Los Angeles, 31 October 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, led by Consul Charmaine Serna-Chua conducted a three-day consular outreach program at the West Oaks Plaza in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. on 26-28 October 2012. The consular outreach program was undertaken...