LOS ANGELES --- Three Filipino-Americans who produced the Oscar-nominated film, “God of Love," rejoiced when their movie bagged the Oscar in the Best Live Action Short category at the 83rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Monday, February 28, 2011
MANILA, Philippines – What started off as a lively discussion on popular social networking platform Twitter ended up becoming a confrontation session between participants of the 1986 People Power uprising.
MANILA, Philippines (PNA) - Over 200 foreign donors, creditors, civic societies and the academe that attended the whole-day Philippine Development Forum at the Sofitel on Saturday expressed satisfaction at the economic and social reforms initiated by the Aquino administration since it assumed office in July 2010.
MANILA, Philippines (PNA) - Addressing over 200 international and local development partners on Saturday at the Sofitel Hotel here, President Benigno S. Aquino III confidently said that “this is a government that works well and is willing to work with you” in ensuring that the benefits of prosperity will be felt by the greater majority of our citizens and not just by a few.
Sunday, February 27, 2011
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines - Session Road looked like a sea of red, yellow, green and orange on Saturday morning as the city celebrated this year's Panagbenga Grand Street Parade.
MANILA, Philippines - It was strike 2 against Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Saturday.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
The United States reminded its nationals via Facebook on Friday to stay away from restive Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon, especially in the wake of its explosion last Monday.
The Department of Labor and Employment said a total of 98 overseas Filipino workers (OFW) from Libya arrived in the country on Saturday, as the government scrambles to evacuate up to nearly 30,000 Filipinos in light of the growing political turmoil there.
MANILA, Philippines — Millions of Filipinos got into People Power Fever Friday—this, including a number of celebrities, some of whom decided to join the humungous crowd gathered at the People Power Monument in EDSA for a big extravaganza meant to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1986 uprising.
MANILA, Philippines — Fairy tales, with their dark undertones and gothic underpinnings, are always ripe for a more adult retelling – and authors have always risen at the opportunity to do so.
Friday, February 25, 2011
MANILA, Philippines – People tend to overlook the small, everyday miracles that sometimes speak volumes about conquering obstacles on a day-to-day basis. From sliding into a pair of slacks that hadn’t fit since the holidays to the disappearance of a blemish that had stubbornly stuck around past its welcome, these are the little victories that we all claim over what life throws at us.
Muling pinabulaanan ni Kris Aquino na nagde-date sila ni Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay.
A fire of undetermined origin razed an old warehouse at the Food Terminal Complex in Taguig City before dawn Friday, television and radio reports said.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Urbandub (stylized as urbandub) is a Filipino rock band from Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines. Since its inception in 2000, the band's line-up has consisted of Gabby Alipe (lead vocals, guitar), John Dinopol (lead guitar, vocals), and Lalay Lim (bass guitar, vocals). The band's current drummer is JanJan Mendoza, who has been with the band since 2003.
MANILA, Philippines—Just what it needs to perk up the party anew into the political arena, Lakas-Kampi-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD) now has an “amulet” when it elected as its president popular action star and Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.
Surprise—it’s devoid of any coloring, not even a drop of soy sauce
THERE are a thousand and one ways to cook adobo. And nobody will sue or beat you to death for not following the familiar recipe of a blend of vinegar, meat, garlic, pepper, bay leaf (laurel) or soy sauce.
MANILA, Philippines - Political analyst Edna Co said it is urgent that Malacañang already announce a new secretary at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in light of the numerous problems facing thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in countries experiencing upheavals.
'Chavit' expects son to resign from post
HONG KONG - A Hong Kong court on Thursday sentenced Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson to one year and six months in prison for illegal drug possession.
MANILA, Philippines – A Bayan Patroller who works in Libya fears for their safety as unscrupulous groups have started to take advantage of the political turmoil by looting foreign companies located in the desert.
Days after repeatedly demanding an apology from Manila for the deportation of 14 Taiwanese to the People’s Republic of China last Feb. 2, Taipei appeared to soften its stand Wednesday, with a top official pushing for flexibility in approaching the problem.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
MANILA, Philippines—Police have launched a hunt for a man who robbed a woman at an upscale mall in Muntinlupa City, seized her car and abandoned the vehicle in nearby Laguna province.
MANILA, Philippines—While some were caught up in rites marking the anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution that toppled strongman Ferdinand Marcos, Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Tuesday showed up for work by attending a hearing.
Traditional therapies from different regions offer a lot more than your ordinary massage-they bring centuries of tradition as well
Despite persistent reports of escalating violence in Libya, the Department of Labor and Employment still sees no need for mandatory evacuation of Filipinos there at this time.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has denied it forced a Filipina to amicably settle a rape charge she filed against her manager in the oil-rich kingdom.
MANILA, Philippines — Relatives and friends of slain botanist Leonard Co on Tuesday commemorated the 100th day since his death by calling for a “speedy and impartial reinvestigation” of his killing and his companions in Kananga, Leyte, in November last year.