Andi on playing antagonist: I will enjoy it

 “Galema” star Andi Eigenmann doesn’t mind playing the role of an antagonist in ABS-CBN’s upcoming fantasy series “Dyesebel.” In a press conference, Eigenmann shared why she decided to accept the new role. “Para sa akin hindi siya mahirap as long as I want what I’m doing. The...

De Lima ex-hubby denies accompanying Napoles to NBI

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The former husband of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has denied having any relationship with detained pork barrel scam suspect Janet Lim-Napoles, saying he did not accompany the businesswoman when she visited the National Bureau of Investigation in May last...

Lent is a time for self-reflection

The period of Cuaresma or Mahal na Araw is a great time of the year where Filipinos join Christians throughout the world in preparing believers through prayer, penance and self-denial in a solemn commemoration of the most tragic event in religious history. The forty-day period...

Key points on peace pact

MANILA  (AFP) – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front ended four decades of armed struggle in the Philippines on Thursday when it signed a peace pact with the government. Here are key facts on the MILF and the peace deal: MILF: The MILF has about 10,000 armed followers, according to...

BIR chief Henares: Relaxed Bank Secrecy Law soon a global standard

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares on Wednesday clarified the repeal of the law on bank secrecy is not a priority but the Philippines should initiate it now as it will be a global requirement. “Sooner or later we will be forced to go into that...

Fil-Ams shocked by Sen. Yee’s arrest

By Rhony Laigo As a candidate seeking the California Secretary of State seat, Senator Leland Yee made headways and was probably on his way to becoming the first Asian to occupy that seat come November. That is until Wednesday came in the way, when agents of the Federal Bureau of...

Tales from the Organ Trade (Philippines)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:30 – 7:00 PM Tamkin Auditorium Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public, but RSVP requested at www.eventbrite.com/e/global-health-awareness-week-at-ucla-tickets-10958748913 Documentary film on...

Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives

On going Display UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History UCLA Campus www.fowler.ucla.edu/exhibitions/intersections Museum admission is free.  Some of the exhibit can also be viewed online. Los Angeles museum-goers at last have an ongoing opportunity to enjoy one of our...

Invitation for Filipino Experts to Assist in the Implementation of the Philippine R&D Agenda

The Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is inviting Filipino experts (i.e. scientists, engineers and technology entrepreneurs) who are based in the United States of...