MoneyGram Extends Cash to Account Footprint in Philippines   BPI’s customers can now receive money directly to their bank accounts

MoneyGram Extends Cash to Account Footprint in Philippines BPI’s customers can now receive money directly to their bank accounts

   MANILA, Philippines (October 25, 2016) – MoneyGram announced today the signing of a partnership agreement with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). Now, MoneyGram customers can send money directly to BPI bank accounts within minutes*. “According to the World Bank, digital transaction platforms are driving financial inclusion in emerging markets around the globe,” says Alex […]

02.12.2016 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·
Jodi clarifies ‘I turned to drugs’ admission

Jodi clarifies ‘I turned to drugs’ admission

Jodi Sta. Maria has learned her lesson. “Next time I have to be specific,” the actress said after several news websites reported about her past drug use. “Maraming nag-message kasi people were thinking it was shabu, cocaine. …I just said that I turned to drugs but it was anti-anxiety drugs that I turned to during […]

28.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Marcos buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani in surprise rites

Marcos buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani in surprise rites

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) — The remains of the late President Ferdinand Marcos have been buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The burial took place at noon Friday, after the body was flown from Laoag, Ilocos Norte late Friday morning, apparently only hours after a decision was reached on the matter. The remains arrived […]

28.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte calls for sobriety; asks Filipinos to overcome differences: Palace

Duterte calls for sobriety; asks Filipinos to overcome differences: Palace

  MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte is calling for sobriety and understanding following the surprise interment of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani and is asking both sides to exercise maximum tolerance to preserve peace and order, a Malacanang official said on Friday. In a press briefing […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Iñigo Pascual reveals reason behind new hairdo

Iñigo Pascual reveals reason behind new hairdo

Young actor Iñigo Pascual revealed that going blond is his personal attempt to reinvent and do “something new” with himself. The 19-year-old said he wanted to project a different image, starting with his hair. Pascual changed his hair color ahead of the launch of his self-titled album under Star Music. “Siguro paglabas ng album ko […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Imelda: Marcos on the side of truth

Imelda: Marcos on the side of truth

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – The family of the late President Ferdinand Marcos and their supporters from Ilocos Norte returned to the Libingan ng mga Bayani to offer mass to the Marcos patriarch. “Finally, nagawa na din natin ang hinihiling niya,” said former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who noted that it is only right […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Bride-to-be Rufa Mae enjoying pregnancy

Bride-to-be Rufa Mae enjoying pregnancy

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — Unlike for many women, pregnancy seems to be agreeing with sexy comedienne Rufa Mae Quinto. Quinto gave an update about how she’s feeling after nearly seven months of carrying her first child with fiance Trev Magallanes. “Masarap magbuntis ng Christmas kasi nakikita mo ang daming dekorasyon, ang daming ilaw, busy […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Petitioners to seek sanctions vs. Marcoses

Petitioners to seek sanctions vs. Marcoses

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) – The groups opposing the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani will ask the Supreme Court to impose sanctions against those responsible for proceeding with the interment on Friday. The burial caught the nation by surprise, especially the petitioners because the decision has not yet […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
VP Leni: Filipino people cheated anew

VP Leni: Filipino people cheated anew

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday said Filipinos were cheated once again with the “surprise” burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Robredo said she was “stunned” by the seeming rush in the interment on Friday noon, apparently at the request of the […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Japanese PM says had “candid discussion” with Trump

Japanese PM says had “candid discussion” with Trump

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (PNA/Xinhua) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday he had a “very candid discussion” with US President-elect Donald Trump, as he was seeking clarity on Trump’s campaign rhetoric seen as hostile towards Japan. Saying his 90-minute meeting with Trump at the Trump Tower in New York was held in a “warm […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Kerwin Espinosa apologizes to Duterte, asks for ‘second chance’

Kerwin Espinosa apologizes to Duterte, asks for ‘second chance’

MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) – Suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa on Friday apologized to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte for engaging in illegal drugs, sought forgiveness and a chance to reform. Speaking in Filipino, Espinosa, who was presented to mediamen at Camp Crame, said his only request to the president is to give him a chance to […]

25.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Mexico declares public health emergency over obesity, diabetes

Mexico declares public health emergency over obesity, diabetes

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 15 (PNA/Xinhua) – Mexico on Monday marked World Diabetes Day by declaring a public health emergency over the rapid rise in obesity and diabetes. “The decision was made after the National Institute of Statistics and Geography confirmed that between 2014 and 2015 the number of people who died of diabetes rose by […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Jerome Ponce opens up about Mika Reyes

Jerome Ponce opens up about Mika Reyes

Young actor Jerome Ponce neither confirmed nor denied that he and volleyball star Mika Reyes are now officially a couple. “Ayokong manggaling sa akin,” he said. “Ayokong maging assuming. Gusto ko na lang makita ng tao kung ano talaga kami.” But Ponce gave some hints about his relationship with Reyes, whom he described as his […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Trump to send 2-3 M migrants out of US

Trump to send 2-3 M migrants out of US

MOSCOW, Nov. 14 (PNA/Sputnik) – Newly-elect US president Donald Trump said that he would deport up to three million migrants to secure country’s border. “What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, we have a lot of these people, probably two million, […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Senate fails to adopt resolution declaring Marcos ‘unfit’ for burial at LNMB

Senate fails to adopt resolution declaring Marcos ‘unfit’ for burial at LNMB

MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) – Senators, during a plenary session on Monday, took a vote on whether to adopt a proposed resolution filed by Senator Risa Hontiveros to render former President Ferdinand Marcos unfit to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). This came after the Supreme Court (SC) last Nov. 8 allowed […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Gordon: There’s enough evidence to pin down cops for Espinosa slay

Gordon: There’s enough evidence to pin down cops for Espinosa slay

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) – Senator Richard Gordon is confident that there is enough evidence to have the cops involved in the fatal shooting of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. jailed. “I am confident as a lawyer that there are enough evidence to put these people behind bars,” Gordon said. The Senate Justice and […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Kris to Duterte: One day mamahalin mo rin ako (with photo: 12kris.jpg)

Kris to Duterte: One day mamahalin mo rin ako (with photo: 12kris.jpg)

It’s clear that Kris Aquino was very excited about her interview with President Rodrigo Duterte, even revealing that she went on a diet just so that she’d look good for it. Her hopes were later met with disappointment, however, after Duterte opted to skip the townhall interview she was hosting in DavaoCity as he was […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Asian American voters backed Clinton over Trump by wide margins and across ethnic group

Asian American voters backed Clinton over Trump by wide margins and across ethnic group

California’s Asian American voters also voted overwhelmingly in favor of Propositions 55 and 56 LOS ANGELES, CA – Contrary to mainstream exit poll results, the 2016 national Asian American Election Eve Poll reveals that Asian Americans voted for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by wide margins (75% to 19%), well-above the 47.7% support she garnered […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
PNP chief ready to go to jail if Vegas trip proven wrong

PNP chief ready to go to jail if Vegas trip proven wrong

MANILA, Nov 14 (Mabuhay) – The chief of the Philippine National Police said Monday he was willing to go to jail if it is proven that he violated the law when he accepted a free trip to Las Vegas. The Ombudsman last week said it was investigating whether Director General Ronald dela Rosa violated the […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
The Toyota Prius G Proves Hybrids Can Handle:  Toyota unveils an unexpected Prius that gives sports cars a run for their money

The Toyota Prius G Proves Hybrids Can Handle: Toyota unveils an unexpected Prius that gives sports cars a run for their money

TORRANCE, Calif., (November 1, 2016) – Performance may not be the first word you associate with the Toyota Prius . . . until now. The Toyota Prius Extreme, revealed at Toyota’s 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show booth, is built to do exactly that . . . perform. In the nearly two decades since the first […]

21.11.2016 · Filled under: Motoring ·