Balita columnist Leo Monsalud to speak at HiFi’s 2014 Trade Fair

The First International Filipino Business Trade Fair will be held at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall along Temple St in Los Angeles on December 5 & 6, 2014, Dr. Veronico Agatep, president of HiFi California LLc announced recently. The FAIR...

Signage for largest Fil-Am mural in US unveiled

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City officials and Filipino-American community leaders unveiled the signage for the largest Fil-Am mural in the United States on Saturday. “I see this new sign as a bridge, in the same way that the mural has become a bridge to other...

Jennylyn Mercado’s prize for hard work

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Many female celebrities reward themselves with a collection of signature bags or shoes but not Jennylyn Mercado. Apparently, the actress is into luxury watches. “Everytime matatapos ‘yung soap ko na talagang pagod na pagod ako, drained na drained ako,...

Despite challenges, US-PH ties will remain strong, says envoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Despite calls to scrap the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) following the alleged the murder of a Filipino transgender by a US Marine, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg on Monday said he was certain that the two countries’ relationship will remain strong. “As I...

79% want VP Binay to face Senate probe – SWS poll

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Nearly four out of five Filipinos want Vice President Jejomar Binay to appear before a Senate subcommittee that is investigating corruption allegations against him, a survey by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS) concluded. The SWS poll was taken from...

House Energy panel chair again urges emergency powers for PNoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The chair of the House energy committee on Monday stressed anew the need for Congress to approve the emergency powers sought by President Benigno Aquino III at the soonest possible time, warning the country’s economic growth may suffer if the...

Pacquiao scoreless in PBA debut, but his team won

MANILA (AFP) – World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his pro basketball career in the Philippines on Sunday in a scoreless debut spent mostly as a cheerleader. The ring legend, the oldest and shortest player on the floor, had two turnovers and a foul as starting shooting...

Fil-Am one of two CA realtors honored for ‘changing clients’ lives for better’

LOS ANGELES  – A multi-awarded Filipino-American realtor added another feather on her cap when she was chosen by the California Association of Realtors (CAR) as one of only two realtors for the “Champions of Home” Award for “changing their clients’ lives for the better, raising...

Albay Gov: New ash deposits found at Mayon slopes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – New ash deposits have been seen at the slopes of restive Mayon Volcano in Albay, provincial Governor Jose Salceda said Monday morning. In a post on his social media account, Salceda said the ash deposits were noticed following an aerial survey of the volcano...

Aquino orders relentless offensive vs. Abu Sayyaf

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III wants a relentless hunt against the Abu Sayyaf Group members after the bandits released two German captives last week. In an interview in Leyte, Aquino described the ASG as a problem that already affected the country’s relationship...
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