Bayanihan Performance in DC on November 4 Sold Out, Few Tickets Remain For November 3

Bayanihan Performance in DC on November 4 Sold Out, Few Tickets Remain For November 3

Washington, DC. – The scheduled performances of Bayanihan National Dance Company of the Philippines in Washington, D.C. has received an enthusiastic response from the public as tickets for the November 4 show at the Kennedy Center have been sold out.  While tickets remain for the dance company’s November 3 performance, the public is encouraged to make […]

28.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PH Open to Biotech Collaboration with US, ASEAN

PH Open to Biotech Collaboration with US, ASEAN

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Philippines is open to collaborating with the United States and member-countries of the Association of Southeast Nations and share its experience on how its use of biotechnology allowed Filipino farmers to improve their productivity. In his remarks during a recent agriculture and food security conference for the ASEAN diplomatic community Ambassador Jose […]

28.10.2012 · Filled under: Asian News ·
LAUSD’S “I’M IN” CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES  GOOD FOOD IN LOS ANGELES

LAUSD’S “I’M IN” CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES GOOD FOOD IN LOS ANGELES

Board Member Nury Martinez Pledges Good Food Procurement Practices in the District   LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) “I’M IN” campaign, an all-inclusive program designed to raise awareness about the District’s healthy meals to help fight childhood obesity and to encourage student attendance, is proud to support Board District Six Member Nury […]

28.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Dare to Scare with Frightful Fare

Dare to Scare with Frightful Fare

Cobweb Cupcakes (Family Features) From little monsters to grown-up goblins, Halloween is when sweets truly take center stage. Make this October 31 a day to remember with these spine-tingling celebration tips. Host a Spooky Story Night. Have family and friends dress up in their costumes and come over to tell haunting tales. Make a story […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes, Halloween ·
Statue of Liberty’s crown to reopen

Statue of Liberty’s crown to reopen

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Tourists will be able to climb up into the crown of the Statue of Liberty starting Sunday, following the conclusion of a year’s repairs. Once inside Lady Liberty’s head, visitors get the same view of New York Harbor and the skyscrapers of Manhattan that the famous monument has yielded for more than […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Americans want a ‘dislike’ button for online ads

Americans want a ‘dislike’ button for online ads

(Relaxnews) – Over half of Americans think that marketing is “a bunch of B.S.” and most would like to see a dislike as well as a like button on social media sites, according to a recent survey. According to “The State of Online Advertising” survey by Adobe published Wednesday, if people have to be bombarded with advertising, […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Cristine Reyes awed by Maricel Soriano

Cristine Reyes awed by Maricel Soriano

Actress Cristine Reyes admitted that during their story conference of her coming series “Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin” she could not help but be awed by co-star Maricel Soriano’s presence. “She seems very makulit at nakangiti palagi. Siya ang katabi ko [noong storycon], hindi ako makagalaw. Wala lang. Hindi ko alam dapat ko gawin beside […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Karylle plans to audition for ‘Miss Saigon’

Karylle plans to audition for ‘Miss Saigon’

Actress and singer Karylle is planning to audition for the role of Kim for the upcoming revival of the hit international musical “Miss Saigon” at London’s West End. The “Miss Saigon” production team is again flying to Manila to hold auditions for the lead role of Kim, the 17-year-old Vietnamese bar girl, as well as […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Vic welcomes healthy competition in MMFF

Vic welcomes healthy competition in MMFF

TELEVISION host and comedian Vic Sotto said the competition between his film and the movie of then co-star Ai-Ai delas Alas in the upcoming 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will be “healthy.” This December, Vic and Senator Bong Revilla will share the big screen with Kapamilya actress Judy Ann Santos in “Si Agimat, Si […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film ·
Official Malacañang ‘Facebook’ page launched

Official Malacañang ‘Facebook’ page launched

MANILA, Oct 22 (Mabuhay) – The official Facebook page of Malacañang Palace by the Presidential Museum and Library was launched on Monday in advance of the sesquicentennial (150 years) of Malacañang Palace next year, a Palace official said. “Dubbed ‘Malacañang Palace’ the Facebook page features a rich heritage from its beginnings as a rive rside […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PNoy to New Zealand businessmen: PHL open for business

PNoy to New Zealand businessmen: PHL open for business

MANILA, Oct 23 (Mabuhay) – Saying the Philippines is open for business, President Benigno Aquino III wooed New Zealand businessmen to invest in the country as he wrapped up a hectic two-day visit to Auckland. In a speech before the Philippine-New Zealand Business Forum, Aquino highlighted the “great strides” achieved by his administration over the past […]

25.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
NZ wants peaceful resolution to territorial row

NZ wants peaceful resolution to territorial row

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, Oct 23 (Mabuhay) — New Zealand is not taking sides in the territorial dispute in the South China Sea but emphasized the need for a peaceful resolution, encouraging the parties involved to engage in dialogue. In a joint press conference with New Zealand Prime Minister John Philipp Key, President Aquino said that […]

25.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino wants to achieve a balanced trade between the Philippines and New Zealand and foster better people-to-people interaction

Aquino wants to achieve a balanced trade between the Philippines and New Zealand and foster better people-to-people interaction

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Oct 23 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he wants to achieve a balanced trade between the Philippines and New Zealand as well as foster better people-to-people interaction during his two-day state visit here. The President described the trade relations between the Philippines and New Zealand as ‘very lopsided’ at […]

25.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pinoys celebrate new saint

Pinoys celebrate new saint

MANILA, Oct 21, 2012 (AFP) – Church bells pealed across the Catholic Philippines Sunday as millions attended special masses to celebrate the naming of the country’s second saint, a young missionary killed over 340 years ago. President Benigno Aquino declared Sunday a “national day of celebration” in Asia’s bastion of Catholicism and sent his vice […]

24.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
No foreign interference in PH-MILF framework deal

No foreign interference in PH-MILF framework deal

MANILA, Oct 19 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Friday said no foreign country intervened in the drafting of the 2012 Framework Agreement signed by the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). In a text message, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte downplayed former President Joseph Estrada’s statement questioning Malaysia’s role in the peace negotiations […]

24.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Enrile to FATF: Don’t dictate on PHL

Enrile to FATF: Don’t dictate on PHL

MANILA, Oct 19 (Mabuhay) – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) cannot simply dictate on member-countries that – in the first place – gave it the power to regulate anti-money laundering activities. Threatening to blacklist the Philippines for not amending the Anti-Money Laundering Act on time is a mere threat, the Senate President said late […]

24.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DOJ forms panel to prosecute Olalia kidnap-slay case

DOJ forms panel to prosecute Olalia kidnap-slay case

MANILA, Oct 19 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has designated a panel of prosecutors to handle the trial of the case involving the double murder of Rolando Olalia, former chairman of Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), and his driver, Leonor Alay-ay. Per Department Order (DO) No. 860 dated Oct. 12 but released to the media only […]

24.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pinay drug trafficker’s death sentence in Malaysia on appeal

Pinay drug trafficker’s death sentence in Malaysia on appeal

MANILA, Oct 19 (Mabuhay) – Philippine officials on Friday said the death penalty imposed on a Filipina for drug trafficking in Malaysia is on appeal and the sentence will not be carried out anytime soon. In a news release, the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur said the defense counsel of the Filipina filed a notice […]

24.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama urges Congress to pass ‘no-brainer’ mortgage relief

Obama urges Congress to pass ‘no-brainer’ mortgage relief

WASHINGTON, Oct 20, 2012 (AFP) – US President Barack Obama urged Congress Saturday to pass a mortgage plan to help troubled homeowners refinance their loans and save $3,000 a year. “It’s a plan that we know will work,” the president said in his weekly radio and Internet address. “It has the support of independent, non-partisan […]

24.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
French PM cites strength of Aquino and Filipino people to rise from struggles

French PM cites strength of Aquino and Filipino people to rise from struggles

MANILA, Oct 20 (Mabuhay) – French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault paid tribute to the strength of President Benigno S. Aquino III and the Filipino people to rise above seemingly insurmountable odds, saying this trait was shared by the people of France. In his statement delivered at a joint press conference in Malacañang on Friday, Ayrault […]

24.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·