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Monthly Archives: April 2018

By Daniel Llanto | FilAm Star Correspondent After previously denying that he had anything to do with the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, President Duterte all but admitted his hand in the effort to unseat the chief magistrate who, he said, is “bad for the Philippines.” Duterte finally bared his fangs at Sereno when the latter, in her speaking engagements while on leave, insinuated the President’s unseen hand in the quo warranto petition...

By Macon Araneta | FilAm Star Correspondent Revisors of the official recount of the May 2016 vice-presidential election uncovered more questionable ballot boxes from Naga City, the hometown and bailiwick of Vice-president Leni Robredo. During the continuation of the manual recount supervised by the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, revisors discovered cut grass inside wet ballot boxes. The ballot boxes from Naga City were opened by the Ho...

Care Indeed leaders learned, networked and participated in the largest multidisciplinary conference covering issues of aging and quality of life for older adults. The event was held in San Francisco from March 26-29. Photo shows (L-R) Vanessa Valerio, COO and VP for Patient Care, and Amrita Sanyal, Success Implementation Strategist

Pasig Catholic College High School Batch 1988 Reunion in San Francisco, CA. Celebrating 30 years of brotherhood across the miles

Happy Birthday to David Mann!

District 5 Supervisor David Canepa led a ribbon-cutting ceremony last March 31 to start the second year of District 5 Together, a cultural and resource fair. This year’s theme is: A world united. San Mateo city officials, businessmen and volunteers all contributed to the event’s success. It was the first time awards were given to District 5 officials, student and business. Honored were Citizens of the year: Daly City’s Sal Torres, Broadmoor Village’s Robert Brizue...

Photo above are the Officers and Board of Directors. (Seated L-R) Edwina Aniag-Treasurer, Cristina Osmena-Internal Vice President, Jojo Peralta, President, Charito Benipayo-External Vice President and Lorna Dietz-Executive Secretary. (Standing L-R) Rudy Ascersion, Jossie Alegre, Esther Chavez, Troy Espera, Atty. Rodel Rodis and Gary De Guzman

By Harvey I. Barkin See for yourself the new gen “Kim” (from the 2014 West End and 2017 revivals of Miss Saigon), who original “Kim,” Lea Salonga calls, “officially a star.” Eva Noblezada was nominated for last year’s Tony Awards Actress in a leading role in a musical category but lost to Bette Midler (in Hello, Dolly). In 2015, she bagged the WhatsOnstage award for Best Actress in a musical in London. Not bad for a high school student discovered in Charlotte, NC in ...

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors came into Oklahoma City to face off Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The game wasn’t your typical emphatic slam-the-door kind of crunch time for the Warriors but it was effective enough to notch a victory in a very hostile territory specially for Durant. The short-handed Warriors played without Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston. Defense pretty much dictated the outcome of the...

This year, Women’s History Month comes at a pivotal time – women’s voices and stories are being heard and lifted up in a way they never have before. This opportunity should be celebrated, and gives us a chance to see history in new ways – including stories about things that impact women’s health. Many may be surprised to know that one of the most critical health issues facing women today are menthol cigarettes. They are a key reason why lung cancer is actually the leadi...

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