Embassy hosts forum on addressing violence against women and children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the world prepares to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, Embassy personnel and members of the Filipino-American community gathered for a forum on a Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW). In his...

Binay camp asks: ‘Is Trillanes backing out of the debate?’

MANILA, Nov 4 (Mabuhay) — The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay hit Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday for imposing a deadline for their debate, saying the senator was “laying the predicate for backing out of the debate.” “Senator Trillanes thinks that like in the...

Palace frowns upon ‘violent’ UP protest vs Abad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – While Filipinos are free to speak up about issues, it should not result in violence, Malacañang said, a day after Budget Secretary Florencio Abad was mobbed by angry students. “Every citizen is free to express his opinion on any matter. However, it is different...

Educators discuss changes in protecting integrity of education at recent forum

New America Media sponsored a recent forum at the UTLA auditorium to discuss changes in protecting the integrity of education. Among those invited in the panel of discussion were: newly-elected National Education Association (NEA) President, Lily Eskelsen-Garcia, Alex...

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer hosts forum with California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye

In celebration of the Asian Pacific American Heritage month, LA City Attorney Mike Feuer hosted a community forum with California Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye at the Deaton Auditorium last week. Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye is a Filipino-American we take...

Investment forum, ISF model building inauguration, meet with SF mayor to highlight President Aquino’s week

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Attracting more foreign investments at a forum and inaugurating a medium-rise building model unit for informal settlers will highlight President Benigno S. Aquino III’s week, Malacañang said Monday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the President will...

PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL URGES FILIPINO CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, PHILIPPINE FOOD IMPORTERS, CUSTOMS BROKERS AND FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO ATTEND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON FOOD SAFETY ACT

Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Philippine Consul General Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega welcomes the invitation extended by the Port of Los Angeles to hold a roundtable discussion on the proposed rules by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Foreign Supplier Verification...

FVR: Time to let more foreign investors in by Charter change

MANILA, Feb 26 (Mabuhay) — Former President Fidel V. Ramos on Tuesday called for a constitutional change that will open the country to more foreign investments. “Historically, Filipinos have opposed constitutional change. But, my dear friends, we have to amend the...

FAPCLA launches Filipino-American History Series Forum

The Filipino American Press Club of Los Angeles (FAPCLA) est. 1978, Inc. will present its first forum of a series on Filipino American History on December 13, 2012, 6:30 p.m.at the  SIPA Community Hall 3200 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026. Co-sponsored by Search to Involve...

Southeast Asia Events and Festivals

Presentations, Conferences, Performances, Festivals, and More… (Exhibitions Below) Monday, November 26, 2012  Faith and Struggle on Smokey Mountain: Hope for a Planet in Peril (Philippines) 6:00 pm The Philippine Consulate General 3600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 500 Los...
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