Arroyo pushes for creation of Philippine Teachers’ Hospital

Arroyo pushes for creation of Philippine Teachers’ Hospital

MANILA, Oct. 31 (PNA) – A congressional leader at the House of Representatives wants the establishment of a Philippine Teachers’ Hospital which will cater to the health concerns of teachers and their dependents. In a statement on Monday, former President and now House deputy speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo proposed the creation of a hospital for […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Palace exec: We ‘will be guided’ by Ramos’ remarks on climate pact

Palace exec: We ‘will be guided’ by Ramos’ remarks on climate pact

MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) – A Malacañang official on Monday said the Duterte administration “will be guided” by former President Fidel Ramos’ statements on the need to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. “We appreciate former President FVR’s advice. We will be guided by the wisdom of former President FVR,” Communications Secretary Martin Andanar […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
DOH: Zika can be sexually transmitted

DOH: Zika can be sexually transmitted

MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health on Monday said the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease, can also be sexually transmitted. “Primarily, it’s mosquito-borne, but there’s sexual transmission, so if men get infected, they can give it to their sexual partners,” DOH Spokesperson, Asec. Eric Tayag said. Tayag said the incubation is as […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Christian-Julie Ann collaboration promises to be an interesting show

Christian-Julie Ann collaboration promises to be an interesting show

What to expect when you put a balladeer and an R&B singer in one show? A curious concept even for the artists themselves. “We haven’t done a concert together so I really don’t know what to expect,” Christian Bautista said of his concert with Julie Ann San Jose at the KIA Theater on Nov. 11. […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
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 ·
Bohol to partake in PHL-Japan partnership

Bohol to partake in PHL-Japan partnership

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Oct. 30 (PNA) – Another gateway to Japan opportunities opened for Bohol after President Rodrigo Duterte’s state visit to Tokyo last week. As Japan seeks long-term suppliers of Class A bananas from the Philippines, Third District Rep. Arthur Yap eyes a vantage spot for Bohol in the deal. As chair of the […]

04.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
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 ·
Pechanga Resort ‬& ‬Casino’s Dedicated Filipino Host Team‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Provides You The VIP ADVANTAGE

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04.11.2016 · Filled under: Lifestyle ·

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 ·
Jake Cuenca, model GF break up again

Jake Cuenca, model GF break up again

Jake Cuenca and model Sara Grace Kelley’s rocky relationship continues. The two have decided to split up again, Cuenca confirmed, with the actor insisting that it is “final” this time. “Yeah, we broke up,” he said, adding that he and Kelley were no longer in speaking terms. “Ayaw ko na. Sinubukan namin. I can say […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Pope Francis condemns mass killing of children in Iraq

Pope Francis condemns mass killing of children in Iraq

MOSCOW, Oct. 24 (PNA/Sputnik) –Pope Francis is concerned about the developments in Iraq, especially in Mosul, where civilians, including children, are reported to be killed, local media reports. “In these dramatic hours, I am close to the entire population of Iraq, especially that of the city of Mosul … I was saddened to hear news […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, U.S. News, World 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 ·
Duterte to bring home $24 billion from China

Duterte to bring home $24 billion from China

BEIJING, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is poised to reap $24 billion of investments and credit facilities from the four-day state visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to China, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez disclosed on Friday. “Iyong bagong number na nabubuo ngayon, in terms of investments and credit facilities opened, $24 billion – $15 billion […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News, World News ·
Public warned vs. Halloween costumes without product labels

Public warned vs. Halloween costumes without product labels

MANILA, Oct 22 (Mabuhay) — Keep the horror fake and yourself safe this Halloween season. Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition on Friday about a real horror: exposing oneself to possible health hazards  by purchasing costumes or props without proper product labels. Improper labeling could lead to possible chemical, choking, fire, and laceration hazards. The group inspected […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Halloween, Lifestyle, News, World News ·
Palace: No need for US to pull out businesses

Palace: No need for US to pull out businesses

MANILA, Oct. 24 (PNA) – Malacañang on Monday allayed some US businessmen’s worries about President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark that he is separating from the US, made last week during his state visit to China. ”There is no need to be pulling out any businesses in the country,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said during a media […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Goldberg declines to comment on alleged Duterte-Trump similarity

Goldberg declines to comment on alleged Duterte-Trump similarity

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — US Ambassador Philip Goldberg on Friday declined to comment on the alleged similarities between President Rodrigo Duterte and Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump. Goldberg said that as a diplomat, he is not allowed to comment on such matters. “I don’t want to compare the two. My diplomatic training doesn’t […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News ·
Angel Locsin to return to Singapore for final check-up

Angel Locsin to return to Singapore for final check-up

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Angel Locsin is set to return to Singapore this November for her final check-up. The actress had a spine injury last year while working on the new “Darna” movie. Locsin said she hopes the final check-up will turn out well. “I think okay naman siya kasi hindi na siya sumakit […]

28.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte plans to reopen Mamasapano investigation

Duterte plans to reopen Mamasapano investigation

BEIJING, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) -– President Rodrigo Duterte plans to reopen the investigation on the bloody Mamasapano incident last January 2015 that left over 60 people dead, including 44 members of the elite PNP-Special Action Force. In a speech delivered at the Philippines-China Trade and Investment Forum in the Great Hall of the People, Duterte […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Becoming a US citizen just got more expensive

Becoming a US citizen just got more expensive

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a final rule published in the Federal Register today adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new fees will be effectiveDec. 23. USCIS is almost entirely funded by the fees paid by applicants and petitioners for immigration benefits. The law requires USCIS to conduct fee […]

27.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Lifestyle, Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·