Expansion of Philhealth coverage to reach more poor people says Padilla

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is continuously expanding its benefits to serve more Filipinos especially the poor based on President Benigno S. Aquino III’s pro-poor agenda, its chief operating officer said. In a press briefing in...

Kris, Bimby to be part of Melai-Jason wedding

Host-actress Kris Aquino confirmed that she will be one of the godmothers of sweethearts Melai Cantiveros and Jason Francisco, who are set to tie the knot this December. Aquino said Cantiveros already informed her via text message that she will be part of their wedding in General...

Renowned Fil-Am pianist Rudolf Golez to hold ‘piano tour’ in Los Angeles, Rancho Mirage

Internationally acclaimed Filipino virtuoso pianist Rudolf Golez will hold an “an exciting evening of dazzling music” at Helene Galen Performing Ats Center at Rancho Mirage High School in Rancho Mirage, California on November 16. A few days later, on November 24, Golez will also...

Iglesia ni Cristo ‘sorry’ for traffic mess

By Jason GUTIERREZ MANILA  (AFP) – More than 1.5 million people converged on the Philippine capital Monday for a powerful Christian sect’s evangelical event, causing traffic chaos that shut down large parts of the megacity. The gathering of the secretive and politically...

Jeremy Lin a ‘true milestone’ for NBA

TAIPEI (AFP) – Asian-American NBA star Jeremy Lin’s success was hailed as a “true milestone” by the league’s boss on Saturday, as the player visited Taiwan with the Houston Rockets amid much fanfare for a pre-season game. “Jeremy Lin is a true milestone for us,” NBA commissioner...

Comelec to hold barangay polls in Zamboanga before November 30

MANILA,  (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing holding the special elections in all 19 barangays in Zamboanga City before November 30. “Preferably we would want to have the special elections before November 30 to avoid any hold over,” said Comelec Chairman...

Bong Revilla wants Senate to summon Napoles

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Although he is being implicated in the alleged pork barrel scam, Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Monday said he wants the supposed mastermind of the anomaly, Janet Lim-Napoles, to be summoned to the Senate. In stating his stand on the issue, Revilla called...

67% of Pinoys believe misuse of PDAF continues under PNoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sixty-seven percent (67%) of Filipinos believe the misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) continues even under the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, Pulse Asia said in its latest survey. The same survey showed that 45%...

How Sunshine stays beautiful amid legal battle

There’s no denying that actress Sunshine Cruz is blooming these days despite her legal battles in connection with her failed marriage with actor Cesar Montano. Cruz attributed her glowing aura to her decision to stay positive. “Kailangan lang positive lagi sa buhay. Mahirap...

The Filipino Community Center of Hawaii

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