Embassy official addresses student leaders in DC International Diplomacy Conference

Embassy official addresses student leaders in DC International Diplomacy Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Embassy Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Minister Patrick A. Chuasoto was the guest speaker at the International Diplomacy Conference held at Georgetown University on 11 August 2017. Minister Chuasoto talked about diplomacy, the United Nations, Philippine foreign policy, Philippines-United States relations, and the Philippine Chairmanship of ASEAN before 100 Junior and Senior high school students from […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Exercise prudence on martial law statements, Escudero tells Panelo

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) –Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo should “exercise more prudence” in his statements over martial law in Mindanao, following the latter’s remark that another proclamation is necessary should Congress deem an extension unnecessary. “If its for the same area and to address the same threat, it […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
AFP to give martial law assessment as early as next week

AFP to give martial law assessment as early as next week

MANILA, July 7 (Mabuhay) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines will hand its assessment on the Mindanao martial law next week at the earliest. In an interview with reporters after the Mindanao Hour briefing in Malacañang on Friday, military spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said President Rodrigo Duterte could expect the assessment before the […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
SC: Unjustified fears, past experience should not cloud martial law significance

SC: Unjustified fears, past experience should not cloud martial law significance

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) –Supreme Court justices believe fears and apprehensions stemming from the nation’s traumatic experience during the Marcos years should not dilute the significance of the imposition of martial law for the promotion of public safety. Affirming President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law declaration in Mindanao aimed at crushing ISIS-inspired militants, the SC said […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte’s pardon of political prisoners a ‘positive gesture,’ says solon

Duterte’s pardon of political prisoners a ‘positive gesture,’ says solon

MANILA, July 7 (Mabuhay) — A left-leaning lawmaker on Friday welcomed the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to pardon 10 political prisoners, describing it as a “very positive gesture” ahead of the fifth round of peace talks eyed in August. “This bodes well for the continuation of the peace negotiations,” Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News ·
Lee Torres, First-Ever General Manager Promoted from within Pechanga Resort & Casino

Lee Torres, First-Ever General Manager Promoted from within Pechanga Resort & Casino

The Pechanga Development Corporation’s Board of Directors has named the first-ever general manager to be promoted from within Pechanga Resort & Casino, voted the #1 casino in the country by the readers of USA Today. Mr. Lee Torres, with nearly 20 years of experience in the gaming industry, has been an integral part of our leadership […]

24.06.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Happenings, News ·
PHL lauds Chinese President Xi for success of Belt and Road Initiative

PHL lauds Chinese President Xi for success of Belt and Road Initiative

BEIJING, May 14 – The Philippine government lauded Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping for the success of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, a high-profile economic event here attended by 29 world leaders including President Rodrigo Duterte. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs described the Belt and Road Initiative as a “bold […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News, World News ·
Napoles gets death threats, seeks transfer to NBI custody

Napoles gets death threats, seeks transfer to NBI custody

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — The camp of businesswoman and alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is seeking her swift transfer to the National Bureau of Investigation Custodial Center after receiving death threats from unknown individuals. In a very urgent motion to the Sandiganbayan, the Napoles camp said the businesswoman has been “bombarded […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte tops TIME 100 readers’ poll

Duterte tops TIME 100 readers’ poll

MANILA,  Apr 17 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte topped a TIME readers’ poll on who should be included in the magazine’s list of “most influential” people of 2017, the publication said on its website on Monday. Duterte got 5 percent of the total “yes” votes, ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pope Francis, Microsoft […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
AFP to reserve 5% of recruitment quota for Muslim applicants

AFP to reserve 5% of recruitment quota for Muslim applicants

MANILA, Apr 15 (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines announced Saturday that at least 5 percent of new recruits for the military would come from the ranks of Muslim Filipinos, the AFP said. “AFP Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año ordered the allocation of a maximum of five percent of the total number […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte among world’s most powerful people

Duterte among world’s most powerful people

MANILA, Dec. 15 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte’s strong war on drugs has earned him a place as one of the Most Powerful People of 2016 by Forbes Magazine. According to the news reports, President Duterte ranked 70th in the 74 men and women named by the Forbes Magazine as individuals who made headlines worldwide. […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Trillanes tells Kerwin: Implicating De Lima won’t save you

Trillanes tells Kerwin: Implicating De Lima won’t save you

MANILA, Dec 5 (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday doubted alleged drug lord Kerwin Espinosa was telling the truth in implicating Senator Leila de Lima in the illegal drug trade. At the resumption of the Senate public order committee hearing, Trillanes asked why Espinosa chose to implicate only De Lima in supposedly receiving […]

09.12.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Gloria Arroyo: Duterte didn’t offer me Cabinet post, but showed me narco list

Gloria Arroyo: Duterte didn’t offer me Cabinet post, but showed me narco list

MANILA, Dec 5 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte did not offer any Cabinet post to former President and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when the two met last week. “There was no offer of a Cabinet post to me,” Arroyo told reporters during the regular media briefing of the House majority. She added it was […]

09.12.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
De Lima berates Bato: I’ve had enough of you, your lies

De Lima berates Bato: I’ve had enough of you, your lies

MANILA, Dec 5 (Mabuhay) – Senator Leila de Lima on Monday berated Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa during a Senate committee hearing as the former questioned why the PNP chief earlier refused to disclose who asked for the reinstatement of Supt. Marvin Marcos. “Bakit hindi ninyo kaagad sinabi sa […]

09.12.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Espinosa, Dayan face off in Senate

Espinosa, Dayan face off in Senate

MANILA, Dec. 5 (PNA) – The Senate on Monday resumed the inquiry into the slaying of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. with the late mayor’s son and self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa and Ronnie Dayan — former security aide of Senator Leila de Lima — finally meeting face-to-face. Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, Chair of […]

09.12.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
62 Maute members killed, 37 soldiers wounded: AFP

62 Maute members killed, 37 soldiers wounded: AFP

MANILA, Dec. 2 (PNA) – The number of Maute Group members killed in the ongoing military operations in Butig, Lanao del Sur has reached 62, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman B/Gen. Restituto Padilla said on Friday. “The number continue to rise in favor of government. The final number that we got as an […]

09.12.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Cayetano on plot to ‘steal’ vice presidency: Leave Duterte out of this

Cayetano on plot to ‘steal’ vice presidency: Leave Duterte out of this

  MANILA, Dec. 5 (PNA) – Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday urged critics of President Rodrigo Duterte to leave him out of rumors that there is a plot to help former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. “steal” the vice presidency from Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. “If there is a feud between Vice […]

09.12.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
NAGKAMIT NG 4 NA “BEST OF” AWARDS ANG PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO: ANG JOURNEY SA PECHANGA GOLF PRO KINILALA BILANG 2016 MERCHANDISER NG TAON

NAGKAMIT NG 4 NA “BEST OF” AWARDS ANG PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO: ANG JOURNEY SA PECHANGA GOLF PRO KINILALA BILANG 2016 MERCHANDISER NG TAON

  Nasa atin ang panahong magwagi, ngunit hindi namin binabanggit ng Emmy’s, ESPN’s o maging ang Oscars. Kamakailan lang, ang Pechanga Resort & Casino ay nagtamo ng award na pinakamataas na parangal mula sa tatlong kilala sa bansang magazines at organisasyon para sa ekselehenteng serbisyo sa mga bisita at mga amenidad. Tinalo ng Temecula resort/casino […]

02.12.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, 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 ·
Kerwin Espinosa may return to PH this week, brought to Crame — PNP

Kerwin Espinosa may return to PH this week, brought to Crame — PNP

MANILA, Nov 14 (Mabuhay) — Suspected drug kingpin Kerwin Espinosa may be repatriated back to the Philippines from the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa announced Monday. Ranking police officials will fetch Espinosa from Abu Dhabi in the UAE, where he has been detained since his […]

18.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
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