Clinton leaves Philippines after overnight stay

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) – Less than 24 hours after arriving in the Philippines for a speaking engagement, former United States President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton quietly left for Singapore Thursday morning. Clinton boarded a private Boeing 762 plane...

Hostage-taker’s brother seeks dismissal of charges

MANILA, Nov 10 (Mabuhay) – A brother of the dismissed police captain who was killed after taking hostage a busload of Hong Kong tourists on August 23 asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday to drop the charges against him. Appearing at the first hearing of his...

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2010

It was so much more than a “Teenage Dream.” The 2010 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show had angels, tough girls, sporty girls, country girls, heavenly girls, wild things, and more bras, thongs, panties, bustiers, and unmentionables than imaginable. It also had one...

San Francisco Bay Bridge closed in police standoff

(Reuters) – The San Francisco Bay Bridge was shut down for over an hour on Thursday after an apparently suicidal man claiming to have a gun and explosives stopped his car and threatened to blow it up, authorities said. Traffic was halted on the bridge, a major commuter...

Free citizenship application workshop

A free workshop to help Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) to prepare their applications for citizenship and learn more about the naturalization process will take place November 20 in L.A. “Citizenship 101: Your Guide to Citizenship”, an instructional DVD...

Philippines says it deserves a higher credit rating

MANILA, November 11, 2010 (AFP) – The Philippines deserves a higher sovereign credit rating than its current junk bond status, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said Thursday. “I believe we deserve (a) ratings increase (upgrade),” Purisima told a news conference...

Fabulous Filipino Fried Rice (sinangag) Recipe

This is a dish with a Chinese influence. Ingredients: Ingredients used in fried rice vary greatly. They may include: Vehicles for example carrots, bean shoots, celery and peas Chicken, pork, shrimp or soy cheese Egg Chili pepper or hot sauce Shoyu, rice wine Butter Chives Garlic...

Margarito makes fun of Roach’s Parkinson’s in video

ARLINGTON, Texas – Antonio Margarito has been labeled a pariah in boxing for his trainer’s attempt to place a plaster-like substance into his hand wraps before a fight with Shane Mosley last year. Lately he hasn’t done much to change the public’s opinion....

Demi Lovato not in treatment for drugs, rep says

Ever since Demi Lovato announced last week that she was entering a treatment facility to deal with “emotional and physical issues,” rumors have swirled about just what was happening in the Disney star’s life that got her to that point. First came rumors of...

Philippine massacre victims shot by clan leader: witness

MANILA, November 10, 2010 (AFP) – A policeman testifying Wednesday at the trial of suspects in the Philippines’ worst political massacre said he saw a Muslim politician execute most of the 57 victims. Police officer Reiner Ebus, who described himself as a bodyguard of...
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