Month: September 2023

Philippine News Today wins at California Ethnic Media Awards

SACRAMENTO, California – The Philippine News Today has won an award for outstanding editorial in English during the 2023 California Ethnic Media Awards at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Sacramento last month. Winning for Philippine News Today was Ramon Faustino…

ADB slashes PHL economic growth to 5.7% in 2023

MANDALUYONG CITY – Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) slashed its 2023 Philippine economic growth projection from 6 percent to 5.7 percent due to inflation and global headwinds. In its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) September 2023 update, the multilateral lender, however, kept…

OFFLINE: A unified Senate takes a stand

I have to give credit where credit is due, and in the case of Senate President Migz Zubiri he must receive praise for his consistent stand where the Chinese intrusions into Philippine territory is concerned. Ever since he assumed the…

HEALTH & WEALTH: The neccessity of Apostille

Last week, Roger (an old client) called me requesting help and assistance for his nephew who experienced problems on documents notarized by a novice Notary Public, which were returned for apostille. After further conversation, I found out that his nephew…

FilAm Liza Soberano explores Korean entertainment, makes Milan Fashion Week debut

Don’t look now but Filipino American actress Liza Soberano is now taking Korean language lessons in preparation to join the Korean entertainment industry. This was reported by Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP.ph) which stated that Liza said that she is taking the lessons…

The Price is Right Live coming to Cache Creek Casino Resort on December 9 and 10

BROOKS, California –  Get ready for a thrilling two-night performance of The Price is Right Live™ stage show at Cache Creek Casino Resort on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 10, 2023, at 4 p.m. Tickets go on...

PHL CONDEMNS CHINA ANEW OVER SEA ACTIONS; Beijing ships moves ‘irresponsible; ‘ Biden airs concern; warning on New Cold War out

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief MANILA/WASHINGTON – Amid a warning by Chinese Premier Li Qiang at the just concluded Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Indonesia on the need to avoid a “new Cold War,” the Philippines kept up…

The Outsider: Flooding solutions

Many people have thrown in their two cents worth on the flooding that occurred in the aftermath of Typhoons Egay and Falcon.   Flood-prone Bulacan and Pampanga were among the provinces flooded, both being catch basins of water from the Sierra…

Julia Barretto, Gerald Anderson secretly married?

Is actress Julia Barretto secretly married to her Filipino-American boyfriend and former co-star Gerald Anderson? Speculations swirled in Manila about the rumors that the couple is supposedly “secretly married” but the actress daughter of actor Dennis Padilla and Marjorie Barretto…

Upside: Antidote to loneliness

LUCKY are you if you drive, have someone who can drive you around, or if you are registered with on-demand transportation programs provided by your city or private service agencies.  That’s your ticket to mobility, the freedom to rise and shine,…