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...

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...

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...

Lexus to present NX in Paris with will.i.am

(Relaxnews) – The American musician will take part in an exclusive launch event for the new compact crossover in a secret location in Paris on September 24. With the tie-up, announced earlier this month, will.i.am has joined an expanding list of recording artists...

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...

Apl.de.Ap Foundation’s ‘Rebuild Philippines’ concert a smashing success

On a perfect moonlit-night last Sunday, June 8th the packed Greek Theatre presented Apl. de. Ap Foundation’s lengthy five-hour fundraiser entitled: “Rebuild Philippines,” hosted by the always charming and perky Fil-Am KTLA-TV newsanchor, Cher Calvin in her stunning metallic gold...

World renowned violinist, Joshua Bell And Glee Star, Darren Criss added to the all-star line-up typhoon Haiyan tribute concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Grammy Award-winning violinist, Joshua Bell and Glee and Broadway star sensation, Darren Criss join multi-award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, Christine Rocas of Joffrey Ballet, singer Apl.de.ap of...