Favorite casino in America survey results announced today revealing top resort/casino in US

Not in Las Vegas or Other Established Gaming/Resort City – Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California is the favorite United States casino, according to a nationwide poll by 10Best.com, part of USA TODAY Travel, that ended Monday, June 22. The Native American owned and...

Gender storm as PHL call for sex test

By Talek Harris Singapore, Singapore (AFP) – A gender row hit the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Tuesday after the Philippines demanded that organisers carry out tests on a women’s volleyball player from Indonesia. A team official confirmed reports that the Philippines had asked...

Filipina chosen for Tournament of Roses Royal Court

The 126th Rose Parade is just days away, and one Filipina worthy of a mention is on the Royal Court. Gabrielle Current, who lives in Pasadena and is a senior at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy was selected from over 800 young women who competed for the honor of serving as a...

Basketball: Rival vows no easy ride for Pacquiao debut

MANILA (AFP) – Manny Pacquiao will receive no special treatment on his first foray into professional basketball, a rival player has vowed, as the Philippine boxing superstar struggles with a hectic training schedule for both sports. Beau Belga, a 113-kilogram (250-pound),...

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...

Palace: Gilas deserves warm welcome, celebration upon return

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Members of the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team deserve a warm welcome and congratulations from the Filipino people upon their return to the country from the FIBA World Cup, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda also indicated the team...

US coach freezes out rebel Azkal players

MANILA (AFP) – American coach Thomas Dooley on Thursday kicked out a European-based mainstay of the Philippines’ national football team and left the future of two other players in doubt following a highly public social media spat. Midfielder Stephan Schrock and fellow mainstay...

Brazil traumatized after German humiliation

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9, 2014 (AFP) – Brazil licked physical and mental wounds on Wednesday after its World Cup humiliation by Germany, struggling to make sense of the heaviest defeat in the nation’s 100-year footballing history. The epic 7-1 semi-final thrashing by the rampant...

ABS-CBN Foundation Int’l, Phil-Am Golf Association, Mango Tours partner for 3rd Bayanihan Cup to benefit Bantay Bata

Golf tournament with a cause raises $8k to assist medical patient under Bantay Bata in PHL  REDWOOD CITY, CA – The 3rd Bayanihan Cup, an annual Filipino golf tournament held in Sunol Valley Golf Club in Sunol, California, rang true to its name by raising funds for ABS-CBN...

Felix Reginald Lopez declared Order of Demolay, National Ritual Champion

Reginald Lopez, Master Councilor of Walt Disney Chapter, Order of Demolay, Anaheim, California, was recently declared the 2013 Frank Marshall Tournament of Champions for the Open Division of Ceremony of Lights in Dallas, Texas on March 24, 2013. Representing the Southern...
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