PHL Consulate General Signs Alliance with Texas Department of Labor’s OSHA

Los Angeles  – Consul General Maria Hellen M. Barber-De La Vega signed an “Arrangement Establishing an Alliance between the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Texas Area Offices and the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles” on...

Visa waiver deal eyed in FVR friendship visit to Taiwan

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Philippine traders and prospective overseas Filipino workers may benefit from a visa waiver deal reportedly being worked out between the Philippines and Taiwan. The deal is said to be among the issues to be tackled during former President Fidel Ramos’ visit...

Sto. Tomas Batangas Association of Southern California celebrated their Annual Town Fiesta

The Sto. Tomas Batangas Association of Southern California celebrated their Annual Town Fiesta last March 9, 2014 at Bill Blevins Park in Rowland Heights, CA. An upcoming big event will be on July 19, the 32nd Anniversary & Coronation of Ofie Villanueva, Mrs. Sto. Tomas 2014...

Miriam: Cunanan can still be a state witness even if he’s lying about kickbacks

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – On-leave Technology Resource Center (TRC) head Dennis Cunanan can still be a state witness despite his supposed lie about not receiving kickbacks from the pork barrel scam. This was according to Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who on Monday said the state...

Blame game erupts as China criticizes Malaysia over MH370

BEIJING  (AFP) – Beijing on Monday blamed Kuala Lumpur for a lack of information about a vanished Malaysia Airlines flight, as tearful relatives of the 153 Chinese passengers aboard voiced frustration with all sides of the response effort. Nearly two-thirds of the 239 people...

Jasmine doesn’t mind being compared with Anne

Jasmine Curtis-Smith does not mind being compared with her sister, Kapamilya star Anne Curtis, now that she is beginning to make her own mark in the local entertainment industry. Jasmine said she is happy to have been given the opportunity to step out of her sister’s shadow. “I’m...

Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest 2014

GRAND PARK CELEBRATES LA’S LOVE FOR LOCAL AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS AND BOOKSELLERS AT SECOND ANNUAL GRAND PARK DOWNTOWN BOOKFEST WHAT: Los Angeles’ only book festival that focuses exclusively on the local community, the second annual Grand Park Downtown Bookfest offers Angelenos of...