Improving global economy seen to bode well for Philippine growth

The Philippine economy is seen to continue on its record-breaking upward trend and become the “standout” economy in Southeast Asia in 2013 as the economies affected by a global recession improve, world renowned debt watcher Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) and British banking...

OPAPP welcomes call for CSOs for GPH, NDF to resume talks

Civil society organizations today walked for peace from the EDSA People Power monument to the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Friday to call on the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National...

Thai New Year is on Sunday April 7

Sunday, April 7, 2013 Songkran Festival – Thai New Year All day Thai Town (Hollywood Blvd. between Western and Normandie) Los Angeles, CA Website: www.thainewyear.com/   Songkran is the Thai New Year celebration. It’s an all day event that sees Thai adults and...

TV5’s Valiente wins Outstanding Adapted Drama Series at Golden Screen TV Awards

When love, deceit and revenge get in the way of friendship, the blinding hatred that follows can lead a person to hurt those who are closest to his heart. This is the premise of a timeless story that captivated millions of Filipino viewers who tuned in to the most successful...

Indonesia Free Family Festival

Sunday, March 17, 2013 Indonesia Free Family Festival 12 Noon – 4:00 PM Pacific Asia Museum 46 North Los Robles Avenue Pasadena, California 91101 (626) 449-2742 Website: www.pacificasiamuseum.org/index.aspx Celebrate the beauty, art and culture of Indonesia! Enjoy the...

ABS-CBN continues to dominate urban and rural ratings, nabs top 5 slots

  ABS-CBN leads the Total Philippine TV ratings in both urban and rural markets on the March 14th report from Kantar Media/TNS. All top five shows were from the same network, headed by Juan dela Cruz at the number one spot with 36.4% share of the ratings, followed by Ina,...

Ang Triple Threat 2013 US Tour ay darating sa Pechanga Resort & Casino

Ang Triple Threat concert series na pinangungunahan nina Piolo Pascual, Angeline Quinto at Pokwang ay magpapasimula ng kanilang 2013 tour sa Temecula, California sa Marso 23, 2013.  Ito ay itatanghal sa tanyag na Pechanga Theater sa Pechanga Resort & Casino. Ayon sa opisyal...

TV5 shows, stars honored at 10th Golden Screen Awards for TV

By Edwin P. Sallan Two top-rated series of TV5 and two Kapatid talents were honored at the 10th Golden Screen Awards held at Teatrino in Greenhills last March 1. Mult-awarded reality talent show “Talentadong Pinoy” was the hands down winner for Original Reality Competition...

Election of first Latin American pope stuns analysts

By Jean-Louis DE LA VAISSIERE VATICAN CITY, March 13, 2013 (AFP) – The election Wednesday of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Latin America’s first pope stunned analysts who expected a more conservative choice. The self-effacing archbishop of his native Buenos Aires – also the first...