Month: May 2024

Plot to oust Marcos? DILG’s Abalos, PNP say hogwash

By Jeanne Michael G. Penaranda, Correspondent CAMP CRAME, Quezon City – Is there a plot to destabilize the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.? Authorities bluntly said no, it’s a hogwash as Interior and Local Government Secretary Benjamin Benhur Abalos Jr….

Bangko Sentral governor, execs, DOJ’s Remulla  are highest paid in gov’t – COA

By Jeanne Michael Penaranda MANILA — Officials of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas have dominated anew the Commission on Audit (COA)’s annual list of highest paid government officials, with BSP Governor Eli Remolona Jr. topping the list with a net…

The Glory of Italy and Greece’s Ancient History

 By Dan E. Niño      Travelling to other countries like Italy and Greece is culturally and intellectually  very enriching and stimulating. It rekindled my interest and passion in history especially ancient history and antiquities of both countries. The first time…

Health & Wealth: Neighbor, others discover healing of various ailments through SB-10

Last month, Susie, our neighbor at the Excelsior District in San Francisco, California and client with Mobile Signing Services, called me for review of some documents. After we’re done reviewing her documents, Susie confided her various ailments which had been…

Through a Looking Glass (Alice H. Reyes): I go to party

On April 13,2024, my friend, Goya Lasat Navarrete, celebrated her birthday  in South San Francisco, with family and friends in attendance.       Bad weather had caused a change in venue from her daughter Joy’s  place in El Cerrito…

Percy Lapid gunman Joel Escorial meted 8-16 years in prison

LAS PINAS CITY — Self-confessed gunman Joel Escorial was sentenced to imprisonment of from 8 to 16 years by the Las Piñas City Regional Trial Court Branch 254 in connection with the killing of journalist Percival Mabasa, popularly known as Percy…

3 Asian-American celebrities recall racist attacks

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO — Being a celebrity does not shield Asian-Americans from various kinds of racial attacks, ranging from verbal to physical. This was the case of the female stars of Teen Wolf, The Boys, and Fixer Upper: Welcome Home….

Offline: The invasion continues

While nobody seems to know the actual figures as new ones keep sprouting like mushrooms after a hard rain, there appears to still be a very large number of Philippine Overseas Gaming Operators or POGOs in the country. They have,…

As I See It: 1st Asian American Stories Award ceremony, a success!

During the First Asian American Stories Award Ceremony held Thursday night, Founder and President of Ding Ding TV, a Silicon Valley Community Media and Chairman of the Asian American Stories Video Contest for 2023-2024, Diana Ding thanked everyone who made and joined the…

Filipina held in UCLA, bewails harrowing ordeal in campus

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr. LOS ANGELES – “I couldn’t believe that the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) administration would approve of such violence and arrest its own students and faculty.” Thus said Lauren Daus, a second-year Filipina UCLA…