Anaheim employees ‘bled’ enough to win Red Cross blood drive challenge

The City Employees of Anaheim did whatever it cost even to the point of doing it with their own blood to win over 36 other cities in Southern California for the honor of donating the most of the life-saving blood to win the 2014 Red Cross City Blood Drive Challenge. The employees...

Fil-Ams in the forefront of Int’l Diversity Festival

By Dan E. Nino Artesia, Calif. – All roads will lead to Pioneer Blvd. between 183rd and 188th streets in Artesia, California on Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to a historic 2014 International Street Fair,  Diversity Festival and Expo where products and merchandise from different...

Nikki reacts to Billy’s drunken altercation

“I wasn’t raised to celebrate the misfortune of others.” These were Nikki Gil’s words when asked to react to the drunken altercation involving her past boyfriend of five years, TV host Billy Crawford, who posted bail last Monday after being detained overnight. “I was asked about...

Aquino lauds Pinoys in Spain for supporting Gilas Pilipinas

MADRID, Spain (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III thanked the Filipino community in Spain for supporting the Philippine international basketball team Gilas Pilipinas during their recent campaign at the FIBA World Cup. During his meeting with the Filipino community here on...

PHL says Thailand submits best bid for rice supply deal

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The National Food Authority (NFA) said on Monday Thailand offered the lowest price to supply 300,000 tons rice under a government-to-government deal. Thailand offered to supply the volume for $475 per ton, lower than Vietnam’s offer of $479 per ton. The NFA...

Binays’ supporters stage ‘black protest’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Employees and supporters of Vice President Jejomar Binay and Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay staged a protest on Monday to condemn the ongoing Senate investigation on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall 2 parking building. Binays’ supporters,...

Typhoon Kalmaegi sweeps out of PHL

MANILA (AFP) – Typhoon Kalmaegi swept out of the Philippines on Monday after causing chest-deep floods in some rural areas but largely leaving the storm-prone country unscathed, authorities said. The storm, with winds of 160 kilometers (100 miles) an hour, struck the northeast of...

De Castro, new PHL honorary consul for San Diego

Los Angeles – Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim congratulates newly appointed PHL Honorary Consul Audie de Castro for San Diego, CA.  Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. administered the oath taking of Mr. de Castro’s at Malacañang Palace in Manila on 30 August 2014. Honorary Consul...

Palace: Chinese travel advisory won’t affect PHL-China ties

MANILA (Mabuhay) – China’s travel advisory to its nationals warning of possible security threats in the Philippines will not have any negative effect on Manila-Beijing ties, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte also reiterated the government...

Passport production returns to normal after DFA breakdown

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Passport production has normalized after the Department of Foreign Affairs addressed technical problems that led to delays. However, delays will still persist within the next three to four weeks, the DFA said in a statement on Saturday. “The Department assures...
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