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The 2019 Tournament of Roses Royal Court Participates in Annual Pasadena Visitor Hotline

by Myrna Aquitania The official ribbon-cutting ceremonies of the 35th annual Pasadena Convention and Visitor Bureau’s Hotline was held last Monday, December 3, 2018, participated by the 2019 Tournament of Roses Royal Court, held at the Pasadena Convention Center. ...
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Asian Business Organization in OC Celebrates 27th Annual Awards Gala ABAOC Soaring to “New Heights”

IRVINE, CA — The Asian Business Association of Orange County (ABAOC), held their 27th Annual Awards Gala event last Saturday, November 10, at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA. The celebration was highlighted by recognition awards and the induction of...
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Aveni Foundaiton aims to expedite development of gene-targeted therapies for Cancer

A non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, the Aveni Foundation, based in Santa Monica, California, aims to expedite the timely development of innovative gene-targeted therapies for metastatic cancer and other diseases. Metastatic cancer is associated with an invariably fatal outcome,...
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Pinoy geologist turned painter, captures emotions, energy to create his art

Manila-born Manuel “Nonoy” Gamboa, the second of six children to parents Dr. Elpidio Liongson Gamboa from Batangas and Regina Mayor from Romblon, “Nonoy” is a professional geologist, who retired at the early age of 56 years old from his job as senior...
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The Life and Legacy of ‘Mama Sita’ (Part II)

1982 -1998 – Sita did a series of cooking demonstrations in the US and Canada. Further, in Washington D.C., her audience were Filipino chefs working in the White House. And, while in San Francisco, she met celebrity chef, Martin Yan, who later came to the Philippines to...
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The Life and Legacy of “Mama Sita”

(Reprinted with permission from Adarna House’s Book “What Kids Should Know About Filipino Food“) Recently, this writer received a great “pasalubong” or gift from a dear fraternity brother (Bobby Mercado), who came to visit us here in Los Angeles. The...
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“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic

“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic By Abner Galino, US Asian Post, Weekend Balita Filipino American actors were among those drumbeating for Filipino movie “Buy Bust” which is currently showing in a theater in Los Angeles. Among those who have eagerly urged...
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DepEd reiterates drug testing only for HS, college students

  MANILA, July 11, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday pushed for the enforcement of the law regarding the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct drug testing of public school students. In a statement released Tuesday night,...
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Duterte: I will not resign ‘Because it will make Robredo president’

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not step down because it will make Vice President Leni Robredo the next president of the country. “Look, I will not resign because it will make her president,” Duterte said an media interview after...
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PNP gets 45 bomb sniffing dogs

  MANILA, July 2, 2018- Some 45 new crime-fighting dogs have been drafted into the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s K-9 unit. The dogs underwent training from Nov. 20, 2017 to May 23, 2018 in Alfonso, Cavite. They will be assigned as explosives detection units along...