SC orders Shangri-la hotel to pay P52M for guest’s murder

SC orders Shangri-la hotel to pay P52M for guest’s murder

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Makati Shangri-la Hotel and Resort, Inc. to pay at least P52 million in damages to the heirs of a Norwegian who died inside the hotel in November 1999. In a decision, the high court said: “The hotel owner is liable for civil damages […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Malacanang says significant increase of President Aquino’s trust and approval ratings further intensifies support and confidence of Filipinos for his administration

Malacanang says significant increase of President Aquino’s trust and approval ratings further intensifies support and confidence of Filipinos for his administration

Malacanang said that the significant increase of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s trust and approval ratings further intensifies the support and confidence of the Filipino people for the government as it assures the continuous and unwavering efforts of the administration to pursue positive reforms towards sustainable progress and development. In a press briefing in Malacanang […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President Aquino confers 2012 Outstanding Public Officials and Employee award on Robredo (posthumous), 27 others

President Aquino confers 2012 Outstanding Public Officials and Employee award on Robredo (posthumous), 27 others

President Benigno S. Aquino III conferred the 2012 Outstanding Public Officials and Employees award on the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and 27 other individuals and groups in ceremonies held in Malacañang on Wednesday. The President said in his speech keynoting the event that this year’s batch of outstanding government workers embody the new face […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Photo Essay Contest in Honor of Overseas Filipinos

Photo Essay Contest in Honor of Overseas Filipinos

Theme: A day in the life of an overseas Filipino: Stories of excellence, ingenuity, patience, hard work and success A project of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, in cooperation with the Inter-Agency Committee for the Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos (IAC-MOF) Background: Based on the 2010 Stock Estimate of Filipinos […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS  BIDS FAREWELL TO CONSUL GENERAL ARAGON

LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BIDS FAREWELL TO CONSUL GENERAL ARAGON

    Los Angeles, 18 September 2012 – To bid farewell to Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors presented her with a plaque in recognition of her dedicated leadership in strengthening the ties between the Philippines and the people of Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Pacquiao wants to erase doubts in 4th Marquez bout

Pacquiao wants to erase doubts in 4th Marquez bout

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) -– Boxing rivals Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao of the Philippines and Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico are adding a fourth act to their legendary rivalry as they officially announced plans for another showdown. The historic fourth fight between Pacquiao and Marquez will take place in Las Vegas on December 8, with the […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Resorts World Manila announces the opening of ‘The King and I’ at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, starting from September 15, 2012.

Resorts World Manila announces the opening of ‘The King and I’ at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, starting from September 15, 2012.

Pasay City, Philippines, September 2012 – Fresh from the alps of Vienna, Resorts World Manila now cordially invites everyone to embark on an enchanting voyage to the land of Siam asThe King and I opened on September 15, 2012 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater. A staunch supporter of performing arts, Resorts World Manila has previously […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Philippine News ·
Solenn: I’ve lived with my boyfriends

Solenn: I’ve lived with my boyfriends

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) -– Unafraid of ruffling some feathers, model-actress Solenn Heussaff revealed that she has lived with her boyfriends and maintained that it is perfectly fine to do so. “I’ve lived with my boyfriends. I believe that before you marry someone, you have to live with that person first. You won’t know what […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Philippine News ·
Coco hopes film with Vilma, Nora to push through

Coco hopes film with Vilma, Nora to push through

“Walang Hanggan” lead star Coco Martin revealed he is looking forward to doing a project with veteran actresses Nora Aunor and Vilma Santos for director Brillante Mendoza. Martin said there is still nothing definite about the dream project but he is hoping that it will push through. “Dati pa nakonsepto ‘yun. Sabi ko nga sana […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Philippine News ·
Watch: behind the scenes of Kristen Stewart’s Florabotanica campaign

Watch: behind the scenes of Kristen Stewart’s Florabotanica campaign

In a two-minute video, Kristen Stewart and Balenciaga creative director Nicolas Ghesquière share their thoughts about the Florabotanica perfume campaign by Steven Meisel, in which Twilight star Stewart appears like a stylish rebel. Developed by Olivier Polge and Jean-Christophe Hérault, Florabotanica was created from a hybrid rose (also named Rose Expérimentale) with additional notes of vetiver, amber, […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Diana Zubiri recalls pain of being widowed

Diana Zubiri recalls pain of being widowed

Newly signed Kapamilya actress Diana Zubiri recalled the pain of losing a husband at relatively young age. Zubiri said her world really shattered when her husband told her that he had liver cirrhosis. Zubiri got married in 2008. She lost her husband two years later. “Noong nalaman ko pa lang kasi na may sakit na […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Book on profiles of Filipino idols now available

Book on profiles of Filipino idols now available

Darna & Other Idols, the latest collection of profiles by Marra PL. Lanot, published by Anvil, is now off the press. Personalities written up are actors Marian Rivera, Gina Alajar, Osang Off Cam, Lucy Torres-Gomez and Richard Gomez, singer-actor-TV host Ryan Agoncillo, singer-TV host Ali Sotto, actor-politician Vilma Santos and husband Sen. Ralph Recto, composer […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Philippine News ·
President Aquino inaugurates newly constructed by-pass road in Candelaria, Quezon

President Aquino inaugurates newly constructed by-pass road in Candelaria, Quezon

LUCENA CITY, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III led on Monday the inauguration of a by-pass road in Candelaria, Quezon which is designed to ease the traffic congestion and boost tourism in Quezon province. After the ceremonial drive-through on the newly completed project, the President was briefed by Rep. Irvin Alcala on […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
AFP assures US troops of safety in Mindanao

AFP assures US troops of safety in Mindanao

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine military on Monday assured American troops of their safety in Mindanao amid the series of violent protest against the US in several parts of the world over what is perceived to be an anti-Islam film. In a statement, Lieutenant General Noel Coballes of the Armed Forces Western Mindanao […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bishops to parishes: Help fight human trafficking

Bishops to parishes: Help fight human trafficking

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) urged dioceses, parishes ,and church-based organizations to help fight against human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery. The CBCP’s National Secretariat for Social Action – Justice and Peace (Nassa) said it was time for the Church to take a proactive approach and […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino cites occupational nurses

Aquino cites occupational nurses

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III cited vital contributions of the country’s occupational health nurses and said he looks forward to working with them in fulfillment of his government’s promise of quality health care to millions of Filipinos. “An empowered citizenry is our most vital asset in our quest for an […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Hundreds flee as heavy rain lashes Manila

Hundreds flee as heavy rain lashes Manila

MANILA, Sept 15, 2012 (AFP) – Parts of Manila were under six feet (1.8 meters) of floodwater on Saturday after heavy rain lashed the capital overnight, forcing more than 400 people to flee their homes, officials said. There was also a strong typhoon lurking in the region, and although it was moving away from the […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL sees non-electronics, foreign investment to boost manufacturing

PHL sees non-electronics, foreign investment to boost manufacturing

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) – Despite a decline in output from the electronics sub-sector, the manufacturing sector would be able to sustain growth in the second half of the year following its performance in the first semester, the Department of Trade & Industry said Monday “… There was significant growth in manufacturing. Manufacturing grew over […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Philippines tips economy to grow 6% in 2012

Philippines tips economy to grow 6% in 2012

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy could grow by almost six percent this year thanks to improving business optimism despite a series of destructive storms in recent months, officials said Monday. The economy, which grew by 6.1 percent on year in the first half, could do even better in the rest of the […]

18.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino signs Cybercrime Prevention Act

Aquino signs Cybercrime Prevention Act

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) -– President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on Saturday. Valte said the President signed the legislation last Wednesday, September 12. Senator Edgardo Angara is the main proponent of the Cybercrime Prevention Act, which is “an act defining […]

17.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·