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Monthly Archives: March 2022

Retired Supreme Court senior associate justice Antonio Carpio belied a statement by the camp of former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. that the PHP203-billion estate tax debt by his family is still “pending in court,” saying Carpio was still with SC when the high court issued the 1997 ruling ordering the Marcoses to settle the said tax liability. This after Aksyon Demokratiko, the party of presidential candidate Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno, requested the SC for a Certif...

A victory for presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is not yet secured despite his continuing lead over other candidates in recent opinion polls, according to the Philippine unit of the London-based credit rating group Fitch Solutions. In a commentary emailed to journalists on March 25, Fitch Solutions cited still unresolved issues on Marcos’s eligibility to run and the tendency of Philippine election race to take last-minute twists and turns. It is sti...

As the biggest global Expo draws to an exciting close this month, Kapuso fans in Dubai will be treated to reinvigorating performances as GMA Network’s flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV, will be holding a special concert this March 30 at Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre, Dubai Expo Grounds. Doors open at 8 PM and show starts at 9 PM. “Stronger Together: GMA Pinoy TV at Expo 2020 Dubai,” the musical extravaganza will be headlined by none other than Asia’s Limitle...

GMA News pillar and multi-awarded broadcast journalist Mike Enriquez is back on television and on radio just in time for GMA Network’s most comprehensive Eleksyon 2022 coverage. “It feels great to be back in harness, so to speak. Paraphrasing one of my favorite World War 2 generals Douglas MacArthur, ‘People of the Philippines, I have returned!’” exclaimed the veteran radio-TV anchor. Beginning Monday, March 28, Mike will be back as one of the anchors of GMA’s flagship news...

GMA Pinoy TV is now the most followed international Filipino channel on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. As of March 17, 2022, GMA Pinoy TV has amassed 1,889,466 followers on its Facebook page compared to its rival The Filipino Channel (TFC) which has 1,750,665 followers.  On Twitter, GMA Pinoy TV has 103,754 followers compared to TFC’s 42,759 followers.  GMA Pinoy TV has more than 247,208 followers on Instagram, which is 135,000+ followers bigger than TFC’s 111,5...

  A GLOBAL FASHION AFFAIR AT THE AWARD-WINNING FASHION WEEK! In San Francisco, Spring began with the Award-Winning Fashion Community Week; one of the largest Fashion Events in the West Coast! As one of the leading platforms for International and Local Fashion Designers and brands, the organization celebrated their 14th season with a 4-day hybrid event. The Fashion Week consisted of a virtual runway show and conference followed by an on-site fashion show and...

03-24-2022 !!! Star Access of the Week !!!! Filam star newspaper Weekly Issue: 676 www.filamstar.com Star Access of the Week !! Happy Birthdays Celebration !!! FilamStar Welcome your event be featured here https://filamstar.com/star-access/ To get a chance to be on this week's issue on our Star Access column, please submit your pictures along with captions of your events such as parties/birthdays/announcements etc. To Email; Community@filamstar.com or gary_deguzman...

From left to right: International Community Health Services President and CEO Teresita Batayola; ABC’s for Global Health President and CEO, and Stanford University Professor Dr. Julieta Gabiola; Napa County Health and Human Services Agency Deputy Director and Public Health Officer, and California State Senator Bill Dodd’s “Woman of the Year” Awardee Dr. Karen Relucio; and California Nurses Association President Zenei Triunfo-Cortez, RN. SAN FRANCISCO – The Philippine Co...

SAN FRANCISCO -- Consul General Neil Frank Ferrer participated in the March 11 online tax and investment webinar of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Utah (FILAMCCU). Trade Commissioner Celynne Layug also provided a briefing on the investment opportunities in the Philippines. Ferrer underscored positive economic developments in the country despite the pandemic, including a 5.6 percent GDP growth in 2021 and growing opportunities in the digital economy. He also n...

SAN JOSÉ, CA- Mayor Liccardo announced on March 17 the City of San José will receive $2.6 million from the Omnibus Appropriations Bill signed by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2022, including $1 million that will fund San José Police Department’s Mobile Crisis Assessment Team. Originally started in 2020 from a federal Department of Justice grant for a pilot, MCAT is comprised of sworn officers trained in de-escalating mental crisis episodes and approaching mental health ...

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