Donaire takes world featherweight title

MACAO (AFP) – Nonito Donaire became the new world featherweight champion Saturday after defeating South Africa’s Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau in a fight that saw the Filipino boxing star take victory after an anti-climactic technical decision. The bout was stopped after four rounds...

Tacloban building back better after Haiyan

ATLANTA, Georgia – In order to move forward, it is not enough to just build back. We need to build back better. This was the message of Philippine Chamber of Mines President Phillip Romualdez American corporate executives and investors who attended the 3rd Philippines Private...

Coleen on ties with Billy: May something

Coleen Garcia denied that Billy Crawford is already her boyfriend but she was quick to add that what they have is “special.” Garcia said she is not fond of putting labels on any relationship. “May something, may special something. Not girlfriend and boyfriend but I guess the way...

Kris Aquino to do a ‘Feng Shui’ sequel

QUEEN of All Media Kris Aquino confirmed she will soon work on the sequel of her 2004 hit horror movie “Feng Shui.” The television host said that the upcoming movie, under the helm of ace director Chito Roño, will be included in the 2014 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) this...

JFAV calls on Fil-Am youth orgs to join HFT Kalayaan 2014 Parade

Los Angeles – More and more organizations have joined as the preparations for the 2nd Historic Filipinotown Kalayaan 2014 Parade on June 07, 2014 revs up. with 2 weeks to go on its D-Day. This developed as the Justice for Filipino American Veterans National Coordinator and also...

Former PHL president joins Fil-Am vets on Memorial Day

Los Angeles – Former President Fidel V. Ramos meets with Filipino-American World War II Veterans at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles on U.S. Memorial Day, 26 May 2014. Former President Ramos is also Chairman of the Honorary Advisory Board of the Filipino...

Bullish US investors eye PHL

PHILADELPHIA – More investors from the United States are now seriously considering doing business in the Philippines after hearing leading Filipino private sector figures talk about a country brimming with numerous investment opportunities. “A growing number of American investors...

PHL among happiest countries in the world – Gallup poll

The series of disasters that shook the county in 2013 were described as “successive and overlapping” and left billions of dollars in damages and thousands of families  grieving because of the loss of loved ones. Typhoon Yolanda, easily the most disastrous calamity of the year,...

Patricia Javier explains return to showbiz

Former sexy star Patricia Javier, who has returned to the Philippines, shared the reason why she is making a showbiz comeback. Javier said Vic del Rosario of Viva Entertainment offered her a “good” project. She added that she also wants her children to learn more about Filipino...

U.S.A. and Canadian permanent residence applications can be filed at same time

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I live in New York and I have visited Canada several times. I am in the process of applying for my USA greencard but I am worried that it may take too long leaving me with nothing at the end. Can I apply for Canadian permanent residence at the same time as...
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