| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Filipino community members in Southern California are mobilizing relief efforts to send supplies and aid to areas in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
With a population of more than 330,000, Los Angeles has the largest Filipino diaspora in...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:26 PM
One of the most powerful storms recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, a senior police official said on Sunday, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city.
Super typhoon Haiyan...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Disaster response workers trawling through piles of debris continue to find bodies more than a month after a powerful typhoon swept through the central Philippines, pushing the death toll to more than 6,000, with nearly 1,800 people still unaccounted for,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:08 AM
As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts.
A 5K Charity Walk was held...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, as relief workers struggled to reach victims of a super typhoon that killed an estimated 10,000 people in the central Philippines.
As President Benigno Aquino deployed...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:08 PM
The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash.
Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:12 AM
South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:30 AM
TOKYO -- Lukas Moodysson's "We Are the Best!," a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival on Friday.
The Swedish director told the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios.
Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:16 AM
A century after Newport News shipbuilders laid its keel on Oct. 27, 1913, the mighty battleship USS Pennsylvania is largely forgotten.
But in its day the 31,400-ton warhorse represented a critical milestone for the increasingly capable yard -- where...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:57 AM
BEIJING -- Splashed across the front pages, there is China’s president, Xi Jinping, resplendent as he strolls with his photogenic first lady down the red carpet welcoming him in Malaysia.
There Xi is again in Jakarta — the first foreign...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The National Tsunami Warning Center said Monday evening that there was no tsunami threat to California or the West Coast after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the Philippines.
The quake was reported in Mindanao, the southernmost island in the...