Aquino urges Australian traders to ‘ride the wave of optimism’ and invest in PHL

SYDNEY, Australia, Oct 25 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday encouraged businessmen here to “ride the wave of optimism” and invest in the Philippines which, he said, has reeled from its previous tag of being the ‘Sick Man of Asia’ to ‘Asia’s Next Tiger.’...

Manila Archbishop Tagle to become world’s second youngest cardinal

MANILA, Oct 25 (Mabuhay) – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle will be among the six non-European Roman Catholic prelates who will join the Vatican’s College of Cardinals in November, Pope Benedict XVI announced Wednesday. At 55, Tagle will become the world’s second youngest...

US Navy to guard ‘freedom of navigation’ in Asia

MANILA, Oct 25, 2012 (AFP) – The captain of a US supercarrier said Thursday the US Navy’s presence in Asia would help safeguard “freedom of navigation”, amid China’s claims to sovereignty over vast waters in the region. The commander of the USS George Washington, which is on a...

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...

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...

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...