Duterte says he discussed Scarborough Shoal with China’s Xi

Duterte says he discussed Scarborough Shoal with China’s Xi

MANILA, Oct 22 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said that he spoke to People’s Republic of China President Xi Jingping about the Panatag Shoal, also known as the Scarborough Shoal, and Filipino fishing rights in its waters. However, the discussions were private, and Duterte would give no details on the conversation. But he […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
DOTr eyes additional routes for P2P bus service to ease traffic congestion

DOTr eyes additional routes for P2P bus service to ease traffic congestion

MANILA, Oct. 18 (PNA) – The Department of Transportation is seeking to expand the areas serviced by the premium point to point (P2P) buses as part of efforts to improve public transportation and ease the traffic congestion in Metro Manila. DOTr Assistant Secretary for Land Transportation Mark De Leon stated that the department is evaluating […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, Services ·
CIDG has 2 weeks to finish probe on violent dispersal in front of US Embassy

CIDG has 2 weeks to finish probe on violent dispersal in front of US Embassy

MANILA, Oct 24 (Mabuhay) — The PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group has two weeks to finish its investigation on the violent dispersal at United States Embassy, a police official said Monday. Director Benjamin Magalong, PNP deputy director for operations, said they expect to get the results by November 4. “Sa ngayon we have given CIDG […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Denise Laurel, Sol Mercado call off engagement

Denise Laurel, Sol Mercado call off engagement

  MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — One can imagine the roller coaster of emotions basketball player Sol Mercado must be going through. A day after winning his first championship trophy with Barangay Ginebra, his longtime girlfriend, actress Denise Laurel, made public on Instagram that they have called off their wedding plans. “I just want to […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, News ·
‘Lawin’ agri, infra damage now at PHP2.5-B

‘Lawin’ agri, infra damage now at PHP2.5-B

MANILA, Oct. 24 (PNA) – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), in its Monday update, announced that damage caused by Typhoon “Lawin” to agriculture and infrastructure in Regions I, II, III, and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has now amounted to PHP2,527,246,025.16. This can be broken down into PHP1,583,404,188 for infrastructure and […]

26.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Environment, News, Philippine News ·
PAL offers free shuttle ride for San Diego travelers

PAL offers free shuttle ride for San Diego travelers

By Abner Galino San Diego residents who are flying to the Philippines on round-trip tickets from the Philippine Airlines (PAL) are getting free shuttle rides to and fro the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Ma. Theresa B. Garces, PAL Los Angeles area manager, made the announcement in a gathering of travel agency managers in a […]

22.10.2016 · Filled under: Lifestyle, Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. 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 […]

22.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News, Services ·
N Korea ready to launch preemptive nuclear strike against US if threatened

N Korea ready to launch preemptive nuclear strike against US if threatened

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – According to media reports, North Korean authorities would carry out a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States if Washington mobilizes its nuclear forces against the country. The North Korean authorities would carry out a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States if Washington mobilizes its nuclear forces against the country, media […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
City of Carson culminates Filipino-American History Month celebration  with special Tribute to Larry Itliong

City of Carson culminates Filipino-American History Month celebration with special Tribute to Larry Itliong

On October 22, the City of Carson and various organizations will join the entire community in honoring the life’s work and legacy of Larry Itliong – a Filipino-American labor leader and organizer. A tribute march will start at 9 a.m. on October 22 around the vicinity of Veterans Park located at 22400 Moneta Avenue in Carson followed […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings, Hometown ·
PHL gets accolades from top financial magazines

PHL gets accolades from top financial magazines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top financial magazines Global Finance and Global Markets recognized the Philippines and its economic managers in awards handed out on 08 October 2016 in Washington, D.C. Global Markets cited the Philippines as the best sovereign debt management office in East Asia and the Pacific. “When the government of the Philippines announces a non-deal roadshow, investors come to listen. When […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Local News, News ·
Mega drug rehab center to open next month

Mega drug rehab center to open next month

MANILA, Oct. 17 (PNA) – Department of Interior and Local Government on Monday confirmed that the Mega Drug rehabilitation center in Nueva Ecija is set to open next month. This is after DILG Regional 3 Director Florida Dijan said that President Rodrigo Duterte himself would be the guest of honor of its grand inauguration at […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, World News ·
Imee Marcos denies contributing to Duterte’s campaign kitty

Imee Marcos denies contributing to Duterte’s campaign kitty

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) – Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos on Monday dismissed as a joke the recent statement of President Rodrigo Duterte that she helped finance his campaign for Malacañang last May. “Wala namang katotohanan ‘yan. Palabiro lang ang Presidente Duterte, pinapalundag niya tayong lahat, pati ako, napalundag eh,” she told reporters outside the […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·
Du30 tour remains popular among Davao visitors

Du30 tour remains popular among Davao visitors

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 19 (PNA) — The simple house of President Rodrigo Duterte in Dona Luisa Village here still tops the list of destination sites under the DU30 tour package for the city’s visitors. In fact, participants of upcoming conventions have been requesting for the Du30 tour in the city next year. This was revealed […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
No Chinese reclamation at Scarborough Shoal: DND

No Chinese reclamation at Scarborough Shoal: DND

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) – A visit by the Philippine Navy to the disputed Scarborough Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc in Zambales in September showed no reclamation activities in the area, a defense official told a Senate hearing on Monday. While denying any reclamation at the shoal, Defense Undersecretary Eduardo Del Rosario told the Senate […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News ·
Typhoon ‘Karen’ leaves PHP53.48M agri damage in Baler

Typhoon ‘Karen’ leaves PHP53.48M agri damage in Baler

BALER, Aurora, Oct. 18 (PNA) – Damage to agriculture brought by Typhoon Karen when it made landfall Sunday in this capital town of Aurora has reached PHP53.48 million according to the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO). Gabriel Llave, MDRRMO chief, said that some PHP52,474,454 worth of palay crops was devastated by the […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Jasmine to play a lesbian in indie film

Jasmine to play a lesbian in indie film

Jasmine Curtis-Smith is open to do a kissing scene with another woman for her independent film “Baka Bukas Puwede Na” where she plays a lesbian. The movie is an entry to this year’s Cinema One Originals under the direction of Samantha Lee. Curtis-Smith said she hasn’t done any kissing scene yet. “If it’s needed, yes. […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Japanese gov’t plans to prepare legal framework for Emperor’s abdication

Japanese gov’t plans to prepare legal framework for Emperor’s abdication

TOKYO, Oct. 18 (PNA/Sputnik) — The Japanese government plans to carry out legal preparations for the abdication of Emperor Akihito by 2018, local media reported Tuesday, citing a government source. The government is attempting to pass a special legislation solely for Akihito’s abdication to meet the request of the aging emperor, the source added as […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, World News ·
Caffeine not tied to irregular heartbeats in heart failure patients: study

Caffeine not tied to irregular heartbeats in heart failure patients: study

  WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (PNA/Xinhua) – Contrary to conventional thinking, drinking high doses of caffeine might not cause the heart to beat irregularly in heart failure patients, a small study said Monday. The relationship between caffeine consumption and the triggering of arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats, has been explored for decades but remains controversial, according to […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News, Philippine News, World News ·
Palace yet to receive UN expert’s reply to Duterte’s invitation

Palace yet to receive UN expert’s reply to Duterte’s invitation

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang has yet to receive a formal response from UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard as regards its invitation for her to visit the Philippines and investigate the killings linked to the Duterte administration’s war on drugs. Asked at a press briefing on Monday if Callamard has sent her reply, presidential […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Marian on being a ‘hot momma’

Marian on being a ‘hot momma’

She is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful showbiz personalities to grace TV and movie screens. Indeed, even marriage and motherhood becomes Marian Rivera. At the Avon event that launched her as the cosmetics company’s latest endorser and featuring the Avon Beauty on Wheels Bus, the actress was positively glowing and very pretty in pink. […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·