Duterte declares state of calamity in Ormoc City, Kananga in Leyte

Duterte declares state of calamity in Ormoc City, Kananga in Leyte

MANILA, Aug. 10 – President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a state of calamity in Ormoc City and the municipality of Kanaga in Leyte to hasten government recovery and rehabilitation efforts in the said areas that are still reeling from the effects of a powerful earthquake that hit the area last month. The declaration was issued through […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Zia Quizon ‘brings out the best’ in Martin Nievera’s son

Zia Quizon ‘brings out the best’ in Martin Nievera’s son

Veteran singer Martin Nievera is happy to witness the growing closeness between his son Robin and singer Zia Quizon. Both Robin and Zia have roots in the showbiz industry. Robin is the firstborn child of Nievera and Pops Fernandez, while Zia is the daughter of the late comedy king Dolphy and Zsa Zsa Padilla. Nievera […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Parojinog siblings can’t attend parents’ wake, burial

Parojinog siblings can’t attend parents’ wake, burial

MANILA, Aug. 11 – The Ozamiz Regional Trial Court denied the urgent motion filed by Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez and her brother, Reynaldo Jr., to attend the wake of their parents and other family members killed during the anti-drug operation of the Philippine National Police last July 30. In a three-page order, Ozamiz RTC […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: News ·
DOH on heightened alert amid bird flu outbreak in Pampanga

DOH on heightened alert amid bird flu outbreak in Pampanga

MANILA, Aug 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health on Saturday is on “heightened alert” amid the bird flue outbreak in a poultry farm in San Luis, Pampanga, a DOH official said. DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that all hospitals and other health facilities in Pampanga are under heightened monitoring due the avian flu threat. […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
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 ·
2 Fil-Ams seek elective posts

2 Fil-Ams seek elective posts

By Abner Galino Two Filipino Americans are very visible these days in our neighborhoods. One of them, Alex De Ocampo, is caught up in the heat of the moment as he campaigns for the vacant California’s 51st Assembly District. While the other one, Edwin Duterte, is still sort of “testing the waters” as the elections […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: Local News, News, U.S. News ·
Pechanga’s Live August Treat- ‘Golden Voices’ of JED Madela & Morissette Amon

Pechanga’s Live August Treat- ‘Golden Voices’ of JED Madela & Morissette Amon

Two of the most-coveted, multi-awarded international Filipino singers- Jed Madela and Morissette Amon, are set to perform live in Pechanga Resort & Casino theater on August 19 at 7:30 p.m. Pechanga Resort & Casino is well-known for hosting the best and the brightest Filipino entertainers and performers such as Megastar Sharon Cuneta, the singer/actress and Tony Award […]

22.07.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·
AFP to create unit to defend PHL military cyberspace

AFP to create unit to defend PHL military cyberspace

MANILA, July 9 – With the Internet now being used as a platform for attacks by various threat groups natiownide, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday announced that it will build up a capable “cyber workforce” that will secure and defend the military’s information networks and systems. This was announced by AFP […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: News ·
Chinese traders donate 10,000 bags of rice, shirts for Marawi evacuees

Chinese traders donate 10,000 bags of rice, shirts for Marawi evacuees

MANILA, July 6 – The Federation of Filipino Chinese Association of the Philippines (FCAP) on Thursday turned over to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) 10,000 bags of rice and 10,000 shirts for people displaced by the clashes in Marawi City. FCAP officers and members led by chairman, Choy Chi Ho, presented the donation to PRC […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Gomez says quake-hit OrmocCity won’t be placed under state of calamity

Gomez says quake-hit OrmocCity won’t be placed under state of calamity

MANILA, July 8 (Mabuhay) — OrmocCity will not be placed under a state of calamity despite the effects of the magnitude-6.5 earthquake that jolted Leyte on Thursday afternoon. Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez said that they found no reason to declare a state of calamity based on the city officials’ meeting with the National Disaster […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Destinations, News, Philippine News ·
Erik Matti believes Liza will be a great Darna

Erik Matti believes Liza will be a great Darna

Filmmaker Erik Matti was all praises for Kapamilya actress Liza Soberano who was chosen to portray the role of Darna in an upcoming movie adaptation. This was the first time Matti spoke about Soberano since it was officially announced that she will replace Angel Locsin in the superhero project. “Liza is a very determined girl. […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: News ·
Why Dianne Medina, Rodjun Cruz won’t tie the knot yet

Why Dianne Medina, Rodjun Cruz won’t tie the knot yet

Celebrity couple Dianne Medina and Rodjun Cruz have been in a relationship for 10 years now but it seems they are still not yet planning to get married anytime soon. Medina said both of them are still saving up for their future. However, she clarified that she’s ready to settle down with Cruz once he […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·
Cool savings available to income-qualified customers various SCE discounts can help reduce your electricity bill

Cool savings available to income-qualified customers various SCE discounts can help reduce your electricity bill

In San Jacinto where Maria Gonzalez lives, the temperature can soar during the long summer months, making her air conditioner a seasonal necessity. However, running the air conditioner for hours in the desert community can be costly and put a strain on an electric bill. “One summer I had a very high bill, and along […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Environment, Lifestyle, Local News, News ·
Los Angeles County’s sales tax rate take effect July 1

Los Angeles County’s sales tax rate take effect July 1

Sacramento – The half-cent sales tax increase approved by Los Angeles County voters in November 2016 – Measure M – took effect on July 1, 2017. The increase will apply to every city and unincorporated area of Los Angeles County, bringing the countywide sales and use tax rate to 9.25 percent. “The sales tax increase enacted […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine 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 ·
Sylvia Sanchez reveals Arjo’s secret to acting prowess

Sylvia Sanchez reveals Arjo’s secret to acting prowess

Arjo Atayde’s outstanding performance on “MMK” Saturday has again proven his impeccable acting skills, after the episode earned excellent reviews. Atayde, who used to portray a tough villain on “Ang Probinsyano,” played renowned Pinoy fashion designer Rocky Gathercole. Many netizens gave Atayde a thumbs up; some even called him the best actor of his generation. […]

14.07.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, 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 ·