Pinoy chef Alex Dino crowned US National Champion at prestigious chef competition

Pinoy chef Alex Dino, who is based in NYC, is the US National Champion of the Sears Chef Challenge held in Chicago on November 4, 2010. He beat numerous chefs from around the US and his last competitor Chef Mark Maasen is a Culinary Professor at the prestigious Cordon Bleu...

Police nab 1 more suspect in Maguindanao massacre

MANILA, Nov 6 (Mabuhay) – Tracker teams of the police and the military on Saturday arrested another suspect in the gruesome murder of 57 people in Maguindanao province last year. Chief Superintendent Bienvenido Latag, director of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao...

Malaysians win global Internet popularity contest; Pinoys not far behind

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysians and Filipinos are the most popular people on the Internet, while Japanese and Koreans are the least, according to a global survey which shows how national cultures are reflected in online behavior. Malaysians won the Internet popularity contest...

Philippine tourism drive to continue despite terror threats

MANILA, Nov 4 (Mabuhay) – Despite warnings from five countries of terrorist attacks in the Philippines, tourism officials will continue to “sell” the country as an attractive destination. Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim also appealed to Filipinos Thursday to...

Kris Aquino vs. James Yap continues

MANILA, Nov 6 (Mabuhay) – The Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 140 on Friday morning did not issue a gag order against TV host-actress Kris Aquino after her husband, star cager James Yap, filed a motion to request the issuance of the same. Yap’s legal counsel,...

Charice says she is nervous to sing along int’l stars

MANILA, Nov 6 (Mabuhay) – No one can stop Charice Pempengco now after being dubbed the Concert Princess of Asia. After a successful Asian concert tour with David Foster, Charice was chosen to be part of the Christmas Special on American TV network NBC. She will perform...

Immigration for illegitimate children

Question: I am a green card holder, and I filed a petition for my unmarried son.  It was approved in the F-2B category (single adult child of green card holder).  Last year, his  girlfriend got pregnant, and they now have a baby who is born out of wedlock. The priority date on...

Get your fiancée a K-1 visa

By Atty. James G. Beirne With the advent of the internet, more and more people from different countries are able to interact with American citizens. This constant communication often leads to long-distance romance that culminates in a visit to the country of the foreign citizen...

Automatic temporary restraining orders that are in effect upon commencement of divorce

It is typical, if not natural, for parties to a divorce case to start hiding assets and income from each other as soon as divorce is anticipated.  Spouses are thinking ahead of the game on how they can outsmart the other spouse so that they end up with the larger portion of the...

U.S. Citizenship for Children Born Abroad to U.S. Citizen Parents

By Attorney Robert L. Reeves and Lorena Larios Shah U.S. immigration laws are structured so as to provide benefits to children born abroad to U.S. citizens. Whether the parent is a citizen by birth or naturalization, the child can acquire U.S. citizenship. The laws that allow...