Sen. Leland Yee announces plan to seek Sec of State post

by : Myrna Aquitania In the recent “Meet and Greet Leland Yee” event held at the Solarium of the Lafayette Hotel in Long Beach last Saturday, a select group of Fil-Ams listened to Senator Leland Yee’s vision for California as he announced his bid for the post of Secretary of...

24 dead as rescuers search for 200 missing in ferry disaster

By Cecil MORELLA CEBU (AFP) – Rescuers aboard helicopters and speed boats were desperately searching Saturday for more than 200 people missing after a ferry sank in the Philippines, with at least 24 already confirmed dead. The St Thomas Aquinas ferry was carrying 870 passengers...

Aquino government inaugurates Aluling Bridge in Ilocos Sur

CERVANTES, Ilocos Sur (Mabuhay) — The Aquino administration opened another major bridge project that will benefit the Ilocos and Cordillera regions through enhanced trade and tourism. Ms. Viel Aquino-Dee, the Presidents’ sister, together with Public Works and Highways...

Drilon: No to permanent presence of US troops

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Senate President Franklin Drilon on Friday told the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Department of National Defense (DND) to ensure that permanent presence will not be given to US troops. Drilon also reiterated that negotiations for increased...

Cesar responds to Sunshine’s accusations

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — There is no truth to Sunshine Cruz’s allegation of marital rape against her husband Cesar Montano as the actor continues to “exert earnest effort” to reconcile with his spouse of 13 years, the actor’s lawyer said. In a statement...