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OC Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce’s 22nd Awards Gala focuses on next gen

The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County focused this year’s signature event in celebrating  tomorrow’s leaders at the 22nd edition of the Annual Awards Gala last Oct. 7 at the Magic Kingdom Ballroom of Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Indeed the magic of continuous...
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Game show appearance turns Pinoy into instant celebrity

By Abner Galino A 39-year-old Filipino from Mississippi turned into an instant celebrity after appearing in a popular TV game show “The Price is Right” and winning about $8,600 worth of giveaways from the show. Ernesto Paras Jr., a physical therapist, has been in the local...
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Duterte scores 86 percent approval, trust ratings in Pulse Asia survey

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte scored high approval and trust ratings in his first three months in office, a Pulse Asia survey showed. The results, released on Wednesday, showed that Duterte got 86 percent on both approval and trust ratings of the survey,...
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DSWD vows to bring more prompt and efficient services under the Duterte admin

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) – Bringing of prompt and compassionate services to the poor, fair treatment in addressing the concerns of its vulnerable clients and beneficiaries while echoing the government’s relentless anti-corruption campaign are the phrases that aptly...
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Robredo underscores urgent need for community rehab program for drug surrenderers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo has tapped several government units and groups from various sectors to help her office devise a community rehabilitation program for drug surrenderers. Speaking before them on Tuesday night, Robredo underscored the need to come...
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DOJ stands by jurisdiction on De Lima drug raps

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) insisted Wednesday that it has jurisdiction over the drug trafficking case against Senator Leila de Lima, who argued that the complaint should have been filed with the Office of the Ombudsman, and not an agency that she...
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Why Sharon Cuneta decided to lose weight

After realizing that she was disappointing her fans, Sharon Cuneta decided to lose weight and get healthy once for all. The screen veteran bared her weight-loss journey, admitting that she was shocked when she gained 30 pounds without even knowing it. “I did what I had to do....
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Cesar speaks up on arrests of Krista Miller, Mark Anthony, Sabrina M

Cesar Montano has finally spoken up following the arrest of several celebrities for their alleged involvement in the use or selling of illegal drugs. One of those who were recently arrested was starlet Krista Miller, who was once linked to Montano and was allegedly the reason...

Nationwide smoke-free policy won’t affect sin tax revenues: DOH

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) – The Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday it is confident that sin tax revenues will not be reduced by the imminent implementation of the nationwide smoke-free policy. “Based on similar implementations in other countries, there have been no...
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Veteran actor Dick Israel has died, Vivian Velez says

Veteran actor Dick Israel passed away Tuesday night, actress Vivian Velez said. Velez said Israel’s son told her that the actor started vomiting blood before he died inside their house. Velez said Israel’s wife was also brought to the hospital two weeks ago and is now comatose....
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