Duterte-Robredo tandem to work out well — spokesman

Duterte-Robredo tandem to work out well — spokesman

MANILA, May 28 (Mabuhay)– Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte and and Vice President Leni Robredo will have a good working relationship once they assume power on June 30, Duterte spokesman said Saturday. “Definitely,” lawyer Salvador Panelo, Duterte’s designated presidential spokesman, said when asked about the matter on the sidelines of a weekly media forum in Quezon […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trillanes acknowledges Duterte’s victory, assures he will not be a hindrance

Trillanes acknowledges Duterte’s victory, assures he will not be a hindrance

MANILA, May 10 (Mabuhay) – Vice presidential candidate and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday acknowledged the victory of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the presidential race. “I respect the will of the Filipino people. They have spoken clearly and resoundingly that they want Mayor Duterte to be our next president,” Trillanes said in […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pacquiao back to PHL after last bout vs. Bradley

Pacquiao back to PHL after last bout vs. Bradley

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, April 14 (PNA) – Fresh from what he considered his last bout in Las Vegas, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao greeted a sea of Filipino fans with a big smile who welcomed him back to Manila on Thursday morning. The newly-retired champion arrived the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at around […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Roxas camp says Duterte ‘a threat to democracy’

Roxas camp says Duterte ‘a threat to democracy’

MANILA, Apr 11 (Mabuhay) – The camp of administration standard bearer Mar Roxas on Monday described Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as a “threat to democracy” whose “politics of fear” has seduced Filipinos. “It is becoming clear that more and more of our countrymen are being seduced by the politics of fear of Mayor Duterte,” […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

(Las Vegas-AFP) – Miss Colombia was wrongly named Miss Universe in a dramatic mix-up in front of a global television audience of millions on Sunday, before the rightful winner Miss Philippines was finally handed the glittering crown. The pageant’s host, US comedian Steve Harvey, misread his cue card and initially announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, World News ·
Pinoy boxers sweep foes in their US debut

Pinoy boxers sweep foes in their US debut

By Abner Galino THE Philippines vs World boxing event in Los Angeles turned out to be as explosive as it has been promoted, resulting in three breathtaking knockdowns and two other fights filled with  fierce exchanges of blows – all of them ending in the victory of Filipino pugilists. Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo lived up to […]

21.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
In time for July 4, replica of French frigate arrives in NY

In time for July 4, replica of French frigate arrives in NY

(New York-AFP) – A replica of a majestic 18th century tall ship that brought French General Lafayette to America arrived in New York Wednesday to take part in July 4 Independence Day festivities. The original three-masted Hermione brought the general to America to rally US rebels fighting for independence from Britain. To much fanfare and […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: 4th of July, Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Holidays ·
Mayweather looms over Khan-Algieri match-up

Mayweather looms over Khan-Algieri match-up

New York, United States (AFP)   – Britain’s former world champion Amir Khan is aiming to punch his ticket to a bout with Floyd Mayweather on Friday with a victory over Chris Algieri in a non-title welterweight fight. Khan, the former unified light-welterweight world champion who headlines a card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, […]

29.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

By Rebecca Bryan Las Vegas, United States (AFP)   – Floyd Mayweather shrugged off the jeers which greeted his victory over Manny Pacquiao and wasted no time in taunting his detractors. After hugging his father and trainer Floyd Sr, the unbeaten welterweight king clambered onto the ropes of the ring, banged his fist on his […]

Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

By Greg Heakes / Rebecca BRYAN Las Vegas, United States | AFP |   – Floyd Mayweather’s emphatic win over Manny Pacquiao sealed his status as a boxing great, but triggered an outcry in the Philippines and divided opinion amongst the sports legends. Feinting and dancing his way to a unanimous decision, Mayweather comfortably picked […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Mayweather outpoints Pacquiao, remains undefeated

Mayweather outpoints Pacquiao, remains undefeated

MANILA, May 3 (Mabuhay) – American superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. backed up his claim of being “The Best Ever” as he out-pointed Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao to win the much-hyped “Fight of the Century” in front of a packed crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Facing […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Fil-Ams hail community victory, vow to continue fight for traffic victim Mary Jane Veloso

Fil-Ams hail community victory, vow to continue fight for traffic victim Mary Jane Veloso

San Francisco, CA. – Filipino leaders and supporters from across the Bay Area gathered in Bayanihan Center to celebrate halting the scheduled execution of trafficked victim Mary Jane Veloso by the Indonesian government on April 28. Organized by the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) and Migrante Northern California, the event was attended by community […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Sam Smith vies with Beyonce, Pharrell for Grammy glory

Sam Smith vies with Beyonce, Pharrell for Grammy glory

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Fresh-faced Sam Smith could make history Sunday at the Grammys with a chance to sweep top categories, but the music industry’s big night could also coronate Beyonce or Pharrell Williams. The 22-year-old Smith, who a few years ago was bartending in London, has enjoyed a phenomenal rise with “Stay With Me” — […]

08.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

By Daniel HICKS MACAU  (AFP) – Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Sunday. Pacquiao dropped Algieri to the canvas six times during the 12-round contest in the southern Chinese city to win an overwhelming unanimous decision, […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
GOP eyes counterstrikes to Obama immigration plan

GOP eyes counterstrikes to Obama immigration plan

By Michael Mathes WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Outraged Republicans have pounced on President Barack Obama’s planned announcement on immigration reform, warning that unilateral action will trigger fierce reprisals from a Republican-led Congress. Republican lawmakers on Wednesday threatened lawsuits, paralysis on Obama’s nominations, and potentially debilitating budget battles to prevent the president from implementing elements of a […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Asian Games: China defend basketball with new ‘Great Wall’

Asian Games: China defend basketball with new ‘Great Wall’

By Daniel HICKS INCHEON  (AFP) – China are hoping a new version of their famous “Great Wall of China” can help maintain their Asian Games basketball dominance as they come under heavy attack from rivals. China, with players like towering NBA superstar Yao Ming, have won seven of the last nine men’s gold medals stretching […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Sports & Recreation ·
Mayweather says he isn’t evading Pacquiao

Mayweather says he isn’t evading Pacquiao

‘If a Pacquiao fight presents itself then let’s make it happen’ – Floyd By Greg Heakes LAS VEGAS (AFP) – Boxer Floyd Mayweather, fresh off his lopsided victory over Marcos Maidana, denied he is trying to safeguard his undefeated record by avoiding Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather has admitted he handpicked opponents in the past […]

16.09.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Pacquiao-Algieri promo tour begins

Pacquiao-Algieri promo tour begins

LAS VEGAS, NV (August 20, 2014) – Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing ‘s only eight-division world champion, defends his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against New York’s undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri, who has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside the […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News, Promotions, Sports & Recreation ·
Marathon PHL film wins Golden Leopard at Locarno

Marathon PHL film wins Golden Leopard at Locarno

MANILA  (AFP) – The Philippine director of an international award-winning movie returned home Monday to presidential accolades and the challenge of finding an audience for his five-hour film. Lav Diaz, whose movie “From What Is Before” scooped the coveted Golden Leopard prize at the prestigious Locarno film festival in Switzerland at the weekend, said his […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
World Cup’s winners, losers converge in hip streets

World Cup’s winners, losers converge in hip streets

(SAO PAULO-AFP) – You’ve chewed your nails nervously while watching a pulsating World Cup game and now it’s time to savor victory — or maybe drown your sorrows. You’re in gigantic Sao Paulo, you’re hip, you’re wearing your team colors and, above all, you’re thirsty. Head for the heaving, bottle-strewn streets of bohemian quarter Vila […]

23.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Sports & Recreation ·
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