Apl.de.ap Foundation International donates ophthalmology equipment to medical center in Davao City

Campaign for Filipino Children pledges similar gifts to four other regional hospitals in the country (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Allen Pineda Lindo, or better known as Apl.de.ap of the Grammy award-winning group Black Eyed Peas, is legally blind. So it was only appropriate that when...

Obama honors Fil-Am legacy in US defense, labor movement

White House event kicks off Fil-Am History Month By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – President Obama this week honored Filipino-Americans who “helped build and defend” the United States at the first ever celebration of Filipino-American History Month at the White House. In a message...

Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. awards Campaign for Filipino Children $95K grant

This initiative of the Apl.de.ap Foundation International diagnoses, treats and prevents lifelong blindness among pre-term infants suffering from retinopathy of prematurity (Los Angeles, Calif.)  They were a small band of laymen bound by a holy brotherhood in arms to protect and...

‘ASAP Live in LA’ brings Filipinos together to celebrate TFC’s 20th year of service

By Nerissa M. Fernandez, ABS-CBN Global Head, Corporate Affairs & PR LOS ANGELES, CA, October 15, 2014 – When asked to describe in one word what ASAP Live in LA would be at the packed press conference that was livestreamed on TFC.tv and TFC20.com/ASAP last October 8 from the...

Ballet Philippines receives standing ovation in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 08 October 2014. – The Philippine Consulate General welcomed the arrival of Ballet Philippines (BP) in Los Angeles. Ballet Philippines is headed by its President, Ms. Margie Moran-Floirendo and known for winning the second Ms. Universe crown for the Philippines in...

Ballet Philippines recieves standing ovation in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 08 October 2014. – The Philippine Consulate General welcomed the arrival of Ballet Philippines (BP) in Los Angeles. Ballet Philippines is headed by its President, Ms. Margie Moran-Floirendo and known for winning the second Ms. Universe crown for the Philippines in...

Why apl.de.ap returned to ‘The Voice PH’

Filipino-American apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas explained his decision to return for the second season of “The Voice Philippines,” after rumors swirled that he will not be back as one of the coaches of the competition. The producer-artist was speaking during an event held in...

17 Fil-Ams vie for Binibining Pilipinas USA 2014 title; prelims July 13

After months of intense preparation, 17 of the most beautiful Filipina-Americans from around the country are set to compete for the coveted crown of  Binibining Pilipinas USA 2014. “Binibining Pilipinas USA – Your Destiny Awaits!” will stage its Preliminary Competitio...

Haiyan benefit concert in DC a huge success

Philippine Embassy Photos by Elmer G Cato and Majalya Fernando WASHINGTON, D.C. – “After The Storm” – the star-studded benefit concert for the Philippines held here on Sunday was a huge success, drawing a diverse crowd and calling attention to the post-Typhoon Haiyan recovery and...

Envoy recognizes US in PHL Embassy Independence Day rites

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippines marked the 116thanniversary of the proclamation of its independence in Washington, D.C. by paying tribute to the United States and the American people for extending a helping hand in the immediate aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. “Typhoon Haiyan...