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 ·
Duterte visits former judge’s wake

Duterte visits former judge’s wake

DAVAO CITY, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte paid his last respects to a former judge who succumbed to cancer in Davao City early morning Saturday. Duterte visited the wake of former judge Adoracion Avisado, who passed away on November 5 due to lung cancer. She was 64. Avisado was a trial lawyer for […]

18.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local […]

12.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News ·
Duterte orders checkpoints lifted

Duterte orders checkpoints lifted

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Sunday that they will heed the order of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to lift the checkpoints. President Duterte earlier said that travel in different parts of Mindanao, especially in Cotabato City, takes time because of the many checkpoints. The President noted that aside […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Folk rituals still openly and widely practiced by Filipinos for the dead

Folk rituals still openly and widely practiced by Filipinos for the dead

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 30 (PNA) – Widespread tradition of pre-Hispanic practices during the yearly observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day are still being observed by many Filipinos even until today. Although the Catholic Church may not encourage these customs and traditions of remembering the dead, majority of Filipinos still continue to perform […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local […]

05.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Lifestyle, News, Services ·
Aquino on Duterte’s foreign policy: More sound to keep strong ties with US

Aquino on Duterte’s foreign policy: More sound to keep strong ties with US

MANILA, Oct 29 (Mabuhay) – Former President Benigno Aquino III on Friday broke his silence and expressed a contrary opinion to his successor President Rodrigo Duterte’s “separation” in foreign policy from the United States. Aquino indicated that it was more sound to maintain strong ties with the US than with another country that has no […]

04.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local […]

29.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
PHL, China agree not to resort to threat, use of force in maritime dispute

PHL, China agree not to resort to threat, use of force in maritime dispute

BEIJING, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines and China have decided not to use threat and force in handling the issue in the South China Sea, which includes the West Philippine Sea. In a joint statement released on Friday, both the Philippines and China agreed that the disputes should not get in the way of […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·
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