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PAL hosts Beverly Hills reception for new fleet, 777 Manila-LA flight, PH aviation safety upgrade

PAL President Ramon Ang receives crystal engine trophy from Charles Jackson of GE Aviation. INQUIRER PHOTOS

Philippine Airlines on June 12 celebrated auspicious events at the Beverly Hills Wilshire Hotel with two hundred attendees from the travel industry, Boeing and GE Aviation officials, government and the Filipino American community eagerly awaiting the announcement of “something big.”

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rob Bonta, first Fil-Am California state solon running for a second term

Assemblyman Rob Bonta speaking at a fundraiser for his second run for the California Assembly. Behind him was a video of his five-day “working” visit to Tacloban with Gawad Kalinga mid-April. PHOTO BY MANDY CHAVEZ

Speaking to supporters at a fundraiser for his second run for the California Assembly on May 1 at Hana Zen Restaurant in Fishermen’s Wharf, Assemblyman Rob Bonta, recalled that after his high school graduation, his mother humbly announced to her friends that her son was at Yale. But most heard “jail,” and they all felt sorry for her.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Multicultural flock marks Good Friday in San Francisco

“Crucifixion” by the church door. PHOTOS BY ESTHER MISA CHAVEZ/INQUIRER.net

This city’s notorious summer noonday chill didn’t deter warmly dressed multicultural parishioners of St. Thomas More Parish from dramatizing Christ’s crucifixion on Good Friday, April 18.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pacquiao fight powers successful typhoon fund raiser

Viewers cheer Pacquiao during telecast at San Francisco Metreon. PHOTO BY ESTHER MISA CHAVEZ

“HELP!” a benefit program for survivors of Typhoon “Yolanda,” featuring local artists got a boost from the Pacquiao-Rios fight last Saturday, November 23.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

AARP reaches out to Fil-Ams on healthcare reform

At PAPC-AARP forum on Obamacare (from left) Ruben Bunag, Jose Pecho, Rudy Asercion, Mark Alegre, Laymon Jones, Esther Chavez, Dave Rodriguez, Thez Santos, Edwina Joson, Rose Paquette, Lorna Dietz, Margarita Argente and Epee Rafanan. Front row: Aida Barrios, Ahnileen Martinez, Carla Saporta and Jossie Alegre.

With the Affordable Healthcare Act, or Obamacare, about to go into effect, the Philippine American Press Club’s quarterly Kapihan collaborated with AARP to brief the Fil-Am media on the law’s intricacies.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »