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Wedding fit for TV royalty

Wedding fit for TV royalty

MANILA. After being in a relationship for five years, actor Dingdong Dantes and actress Marian Rivera tied the knot in a lavish, made-for-TV “Spanish romance”-themed wedding at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Quezon City last…

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Hope for the new year

In his Christmas message, Pope Francis lamented how “so many tears” were shed in 2014. Indeed, the world’s conflicts seemed to have taken a heavy toll on innocents:…

People & Places

Wedding fit for TV royalty

Wedding fit for TV royalty

MANILA. After being in a relationship for five years, actor Dingdong Dantes and actress Marian Rivera tied the knot in…

Fil-Am actor in US mag’s ’25 rising stars’ list

Fil-Am actor in US mag’s ’25 rising stars’ list

HOLLYWOOD. Filipino-American actor Conrad Ricamora has made it to US magazine Entertainment Weekly’s list of 25 Stars on the Rise…

Tim Tebow unveils new hospital in Davao

Tim Tebow unveils new hospital in Davao

WASHINGTON D.C. The Tim Tebow Foundation has inaugurated a new CURE hospital in Davao City that’s designed to treat children…

Pinoy lesbian couple weds, finally

Pinoy lesbian couple weds, finally

SAN FRANCISCO. Filipino lesbian couple Jay Mercado and Shirley Tan tied the knot on August 19 after years of fighting…

Pa. lass to represent Fil-Am community in PH Ms. World pageant

Pa. lass to represent Fil-Am community in PH Ms. World pageant

NEW YORK. An 18-year- old summer camp counselor was crowned as the first-ever Miss Philippines Quest USA at the Symphony…

Pinoy astronaut talks about space mission

Pinoy astronaut talks about space mission

Chino Roque will become the first Filipino astronaut to travel in space and how he got that title was a riveting story relayed to fellow Fil-Ams…

Nottingham lass hurdles Md. board exams

Nottingham lass hurdles Md. board exams

Dr. Angelica Agojo Dario, 25, recently passed the Maryland state board examination for pharmacy. Dario is a graduate of the…

Office romance prompts review of City Hall policy

Office romance prompts review of City Hall policy

SAN FRANCISCO. A romantic relationship between a Filipina staff worker and her politician boss has forced the San Francisco city…

Metro agency wants to resurrect Escolta’s old glory

MANILA.  With the revival of the Pasig River ferry system, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino is now…

Pinay is New Zealand’s bet in Miss World tilt

AUCKLAND. A Filipina has won a New Zealand pageant and will be that nation’s representative in the Miss World 2014…

More stars join benefit concert for typhoon victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell and Glee star Darren Criss join multi-award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond…

Pinoy war vet, ex-White House chef passes away

Pinoy war vet, ex-White House chef passes away

WASHINGTON D.C. Cresencio O. Fortin, a veteran of World War II who later worked as a White House chef for…

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Asian festival back at Rosecroft

Asian festival back at Rosecroft

The Annual Asian Festival, which draws thousands of visitors, will again be held again at the Rosecroft raceway in Fort…

Filipino festival set in Richmond

Filipino festival set in Richmond

RICHMOND, Virginia. The Commonwealth’s largest Filipino festival rolls into town on Aug. 8 and 9 with 6,000 lumpias, 6,000 barbecue…

Wizards, Verizon Center host PH night in DC

Wizards, Verizon Center host PH night in DC

The Filipino American Basketball Association (FABA) Metro DC chapter spearheaded the 2nd Filipino Heritage Night at the Verizon Center on Jan. 5…

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PH, Reds agree to restart peace talks

PH, Reds agree to restart peace talks

MANILA. In a surprise development, the Philippine government and communist rebels announced on Dec. 26, the 46th anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippine…

Fil-Ams gun for Grace Poe to run in 2016

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Remittances lift Peso to Asia’s top currency

Remittances lift Peso to Asia’s top currency

FAIRFAX, Virginia. The Philippine peso again emerged as one of Asia’s star currencies, posting a 0.9 percent gain against the US Dollar, buoyed in part…

PH allows foreigners to own banks for first time

Entertainment View all

Fil-Am actor in US mag’s ’25 rising stars’ list

Fil-Am actor in US mag’s ’25 rising stars’ list

HOLLYWOOD. Filipino-American actor Conrad Ricamora has made it to US magazine Entertainment Weekly’s list of 25…

Pinoy co-directs new Pixar film

Picache’s mom’s murder re-ignites death penalty debate

Derek Ramsay faces raps for ‘abandoning’ son