‘America’s Got Talent’ 2013 winner Kenichi Ebina performing live at Pechanga

Pechanga Resort & Casino has always been an Asian friendly destination with a great Asian host team and many Asian concerts for guests of different ethnicities. Now, Pechanga is proud to announce Kenichi Ebina, “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 winner, will perform a major...

From picking Oscar winners to frying a tilapia

by Jannelle So They agree on who will and who should win an Oscar award this Sunday; but they disagree (and sometimes argue) on how to fry a tilapia. “Our biggest argument was how to fry a tilapia. Two writers attempting to be chefs bring out the worse in us,” said kababayan...

Senate leaders: Funds for oversight panels not ending up in senators’ pockets

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Millions of pesos being allocated to Senate oversight committees are not ending up in senators’ pockets, Senate leaders said Monday. In a radio interview, Senate President Franklin Drilon said the annual budget for each of the chamber’s 24 oversight committees...

Most Pinoys retain bright outlook on life, but bearish on economy – SWS

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – While Filipinos remain optimistic that their lives would improve in the next 12 months, their outlook on the economy dipped slightly in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a new survey by pollster Social Weather Stations. According to the SWS poll taken...

Gov’t wins court case on adding more MRT coaches –-DOTC

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said on Monday it is now proceeding with the addition of 48 new Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) to the Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) line which runs along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). This was...

Gerald on falling for Kim: ‘Mahirap labanan’

“Ang hirap labanan, eh.” These were Gerald Anderson’s words in recalling his relationship with Kim Chiu during their time as a “love team,” which ended in 2010 amid the controversy surrounding their breakup. The 24-year-old actor said his on-screen tandem with Chiu, unlike most...

Back to work for Vhong Navarro

Actor-host Vhong Navarro is set to resume filming for a horror-comedy movie amid his controversial legal battle in relation to a mauling incident last January 22, producer Star Cinema announced. Navarro, who has been recovering from serious injuries, will continue shooting f...

Prominent Fil-Am Businesswoman/Philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewisa appointed to MPI Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON — Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), announced today that Loida Nicolas Lewis, Chair and CEO of the investment firm TLC Beatrice, LLC, veteran non-profit leader and journalist Louis Freedberg and former...

Fil-Am Headliners: A Deputy DA and a celebrity beauty-maker

by Myrna Aquitania Deputy DA Teresa Pineda Magno bids for LA Superior Court Seat  At a recent “Night of Fine Food and Wine” at Rafi’s Village, in Burbank, this writer was among the guests at the campaign fundraiser for Fil-Am Deputy DA Teresa Pineda Magno in her bid for LA...

ABS-CBN opens new Glendale office

To better serve the large Filipino community here in the Southland, ABS-CBS launched its new office opening at a press reception/conference in their new 2,000 sq. ft. offices at 225 West Broadway, Suite 135 in Glendale. They will have a personnel of eight people who will hel...
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