Americas

Marcos dares Quiboloy to show up, P10-M bounty offered; US cases hearing reset

MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.  dared embattled televangelist Apollo Quiboloy to show himself and face the charges against him.  Marcos defended the initiative of private citizens in putting a P10-million reward for anyone who can provide information that will…

Filipina, 74, pushed to death into BART train in San Francisco; man charged with murder

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr. SAN FRANCISCO -- A 74-year-old Filipina returning home from work in downtown San Francisco was pushed into a moving BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train at Powell Street station and died on Monday night. A...

Manny Ilagan, media group leader, ex-tourism official, passes away in Los Angeles

By Bro. Dan E. Niño      Emmanuel “Manny” Ilagan has navigated an exceptional and well-rounded journey. With divergent interests: he was a community leader, a travel writer, a former choir member, a sportsman and with myriad hobbies and interests in…

EDITORIAL: One bad day does not undo President Biden’s massive accomplishments

Ever had a bad day? We all have. President Joe Biden certainly did in his first debate with private citizen Donald Trump last week. Biden’s camp said he was nursing a cold, and we can believe that. Unfortunately, because he…

Jessica Caloza earns major endorsement from LA labor fed

LOS ANGELES, CA—In a high-powered illustration of her overwhelming support from working families in the race for Assembly District 52, lifelong public servant Jessica Caloza y garnered a critical endorsement from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO.  The…

Upside: Manalo eyes Supervisor seat

First of 2 Parts and Conclusion SAN FRANCISCO – Mayor Juslyn Manalo, the first Filipina American elected in Daly City, revealed she will run for San Mateo County Supervisor in her commencement address at the Filipino graduation ceremonies at San…

Investors, tourists invited to PHL; Banatao honored

UNION CITY, California – The Philippines is wide open to investments and tourists. This in gist was emphasized by the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco during a networking lunch for the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and Philippines-US Economic…

Attorney General Bonta reports success of gun violence prevention campaign

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr. SACRAMENTO – California is making big headway in its campaign to prevent gun violence but much more has to be made. The success of the state’s gun violence prevention is highlighted in a report from…

Pista sa Nayon in Vallejo kicks off PHL Independence Day rites in Bay Area

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr. VALLEJO, California — A fitting start to the month leading to the celebration of the 126th year of Philippine Independence was what the “Pista sa Nayon” in the City of Vallejo in California accomplished over the …

Gary Valenciano and Apl.de.Ap to headline PHL Independence Day celebration in Carson on June 8

CITY OF CARSON — The City of Carson’s 126th Philippine Independence Day Celebration on June 8 promises to be an electrifying event as two renowned Filipino artists, International Sensation “Mr. Pure Energy,” Gary Valenciano, and Filipino-American rapper, singer, record producer,…