Filipinos in Japan are sending more help for survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas, and they're handing it to no less than President Aquino. More from Alvin Elchico, who reports from Tokyo. Full article
CALIFORNIA - It's been over a month since typhoon Yolanda devastated central Philippines, but the giving continues, this time from the country's largest Asian fastfood chain, Panda Express. Full article
MANILA – The issues of illegal marriage brokered by Korean agents in the Philippines and the trafficking of Filipinas as entertainers in South Korea were discussed during the Second Multicultural and Law Forum held in Ansan City on November 27. Full article
HOLLYWOOD - Fil-Am Hollywood actress-singer Ashley Argota is one of the stars of "Aladdin and His Winter Wish,” a holiday production from the creators of “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance”. Full article
CALIFORNIA - As the world continued paying tribute to the late freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, Filipino American activists paid tribute to the human rights icon during their candlelight vigil commemorating International Human Rights Day. Full article
DUBAI - The Philippine Consul General of Dubai and Northern Emirates Frank Cimafranca is warning Filipinos not to solicit publicly for the victims of super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan). Full article
ReutersAs of 12/13/2013 8:13 AM
UNITED NATIONS - Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2-1/2-year civil war has killed over 100,000 people, according to a U.N. report published on Thursday.