• KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

    KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

    Mouths are watering and arteries are clogging with news of KFC’s latest offering called the Double Down Dog. What is it? It’s a reimagining of the original KFC Double Down. As you can see from the image above, it’s a hot dog smothered in cheese and, instead of a hot dog bun, sits in the(…)

  • Miss Philippines Finishes in the Top 10 for Miss Universe

    Miss Philippines Finishes in the Top 10 for Miss Universe

    The annual Miss Universe pageant was held yesterday. While sentiment toward Miss Universe – and beauty pageants of the like – are clearly mixed, yesterday’s event showed that there was still enormous interest in the festivities. The 2015 pageant saw current Miss Philippines Mary Jean Lastimosa trying to continue a four-year streak of representing the(…)

  • ICYMI: Watch Filipino Basketball Prodigy Kobe Paras

    ICYMI: Watch Filipino Basketball Prodigy Kobe Paras

    People are starting to notice that the Lakers no longer have a monopoly on basketball playing Kobe’s in Los Angeles. Kobe Paras, son of PBA legend Benjie Paras, recently moved to Los Angeles in order to showcase his basketball skills in hopes of securing a scholarship to play collegiate ball. The 6-foot-7 Paras is currently(…)

  • #WCW: Jasmine V

    #WCW: Jasmine V

    Whether you realize it or not, this is probably not the first time you’ve seen Filipino-Mexican-American singer Jasmine V (Villegas). For millions, she is known as the girl Justin Bieber first serenaded in his breakout single, Baby. These days, she’s starring in her own music videos. Jasmine V released her first single this summer, That’s(…)

  • Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

    Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

    The NBA season officially starts tonight, and one of the three games you can watch feature the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Houston Rockets. Sure, the Lakers will always be about Kobe Bryant until he decides to retire. And tonight’s game will mean a lot for the off-season’s biggest acquisition since Jeremy Lin will be(…)

KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

Mouths are watering and arteries are clogging with news of KFC’s latest offering called the Double Down Dog. What is it? It’s a reimagining of the original KFC Double Down. As you can see from the image above, it’s a hot dog smothered in cheese and, instead of a hot dog bun, sits in the(…)

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Miss Philippines Finishes in the Top 10 for Miss Universe

Miss Philippines Finishes in the Top 10 for Miss Universe

The annual Miss Universe pageant was held yesterday. While sentiment toward Miss Universe – and beauty pageants of the like – are clearly mixed, yesterday’s event showed that there was still enormous interest in the festivities. The 2015 pageant saw current Miss Philippines Mary Jean Lastimosa trying to continue a four-year streak of representing the(…)

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ICYMI: Watch Filipino Basketball Prodigy Kobe Paras

ICYMI: Watch Filipino Basketball Prodigy Kobe Paras

People are starting to notice that the Lakers no longer have a monopoly on basketball playing Kobe’s in Los Angeles. Kobe Paras, son of PBA legend Benjie Paras, recently moved to Los Angeles in order to showcase his basketball skills in hopes of securing a scholarship to play collegiate ball. The 6-foot-7 Paras is currently(…)

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#WCW: Jasmine V

#WCW: Jasmine V

Whether you realize it or not, this is probably not the first time you’ve seen Filipino-Mexican-American singer Jasmine V (Villegas). For millions, she is known as the girl Justin Bieber first serenaded in his breakout single, Baby. These days, she’s starring in her own music videos. Jasmine V released her first single this summer, That’s(…)

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Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

The NBA season officially starts tonight, and one of the three games you can watch feature the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Houston Rockets. Sure, the Lakers will always be about Kobe Bryant until he decides to retire. And tonight’s game will mean a lot for the off-season’s biggest acquisition since Jeremy Lin will be(…)

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Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

The Filipino Street Art Project – the brainchild of Kim Dryden and Fil-Am Austin Smith – recently launched its Kickstarter campaign to fund Manileños, a feature length documentary film that looks at the lives of several young street artists in Manila. The campaign runs until November 7th with a goal of raising $15,000, which would go(…)

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Vanessa Hudgens Gets Exposed (Again)

Vanessa Hudgens Gets Exposed (Again)

A second round of private – and mostly nude – photos belonging to celebrities were leaked over the weekend, and among the names of those who fell victim were Filipino-American actress Vanessa Hudgens. Hudgens, who rose to fame thanks to Disney’s High School Musical series, is not a stranger to having her private photos leaked(…)

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White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford is a CNN Leading Woman

White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford is a CNN Leading Woman

A few months ago, we wrote a post about President Obama making a point to thank Fil-Am White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford during a state dinner at Malacanang for the lumpia and adobo his family occasionally enjoys. This week, CNN profiled the first female and the first person of Asian descent to be named(…)

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Watch ‘The Real’ Manny Pacquiao Sing ‘Let it Go’

Watch ‘The Real’ Manny Pacquiao Sing ‘Let it Go’

Manny, Manny, Manny. Is this part of yet another career change for Manny Pacquiao? Comedian Manny? So, in case you missed it, at the ESPY’s this year, Rapper and eyebrow holder Drake hosted the show and did his best Manny impersonation for one of his skits in which the boxer sings “Let it Go” from(…)

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Manny Pacquiao Sings About…the NFL?

Manny Pacquiao Sings About…the NFL?

I’m starting to worry about Manny Pacquiao’s focus for his November 22nd fight against Chris Algieri. First, he decides to coach a PBA basketball team, then he drafts himself (!) in the 2014 PBA draft. Now he’s moved on to another sport: football. Yes that’s American football. As in the NFL. We all know everyone(…)

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