Philippine Asian News Today
The crime-busting mayor of Davao City isjoining the race to replace Benigno ‘Noynoy” Aquino III as President of the Philippines in 2016. The entry of Rodrigo Duterte, 70, known as the Philippine version of “Dirty Harry”, into the contest pose a threat to three leading candidates: Senator Grace Poe, the adopted daughter of movie stars Fernando Poe Jr. and Susan Roces; Vice President Jejomar Binay; and Manuel Roxas, the grandson of a former president.
His death touched not only the Filipino community but also the wider community. He was many things to many people and he was one of our own as well, one of Migrante BC’s own.
Surrey, BC – Approximately 200 local and national experts gathered today for the inaugural Surrey Social Innovation Summit to discuss how cities can use creative new thinking and social innovation to tackle urban issues.
Richmond, B.C. – Richmond Public Library, Vancouver Kollel and the Ebco Group of Companies will celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of light, with a giant Menorah lighting on Mon. December 7th at the Richmond Library and Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate.
The Philippine Red cross (PRC )has helped thousands of affected families to get back their livelihood, build safer, more disaster resilient homes and classrooms, and to have access to improved health and sanitation facilities and services.
Hundreds of overseas Filipino workers have been displaced with little left but the clothes on their backs after fire razed a residential building in Dubai Monday.
The camp of undefeated champion Terence Crawford is keenly waiting for Manny Pacquiao to name his next opponent. While hopeful that Crawford will eventually win the Pacquiao sweepstakes, the boxer’s manager, Cameron Dunkin, said they are also ready for the worst.
FORMER five-division world champion and 2012 Fighter of the Year Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire is determined to recapture his past glory and has trained harder than ever for his WBO super bantamweight showdown with No. 1-ranked Cesar Juarez of Mexico on Dec. 13 in Puerto Rico.
Diether Ocampo has not been seen on television since his teleserye with Piolo Pascual, “Apoy sa Dagat,” on ABS-CBN two years ago. He was supposed to do a new one with Judy Ann Santos but she got preggy so it was shelved. It’s not surprising that he agreed to appear on “Wattpad Presents” of TV5.
ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos Concio yesterday said the Philippines may not yet be a major player in the world content market but many ABS-CBN shows have already been warmly welcomed in several territories, a proof that Filipino content is now thriving in a globalized environment.
Game on. Lots of mayhem grips the silver screen in The final Hunger Games movie. I guess. superior action highlights The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 out out by Lionsgate Films EOne Entertainment.