Aquino leads launch of PhilHealth benefit package for people with disabilities

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III led the launching of PhilHealth’s benefit package for persons with disabilities particularly those with lost or deficient limbs in a ceremony at the Heroes Hall in Malacanang Palace, Thursday. In his speech, the President commended...

PHL money supply grows 31% in Sept. – Bangko Sentral

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Money streaming within the financial system remained strong in September, driven by a very active bank lending while the impact of adjustments in the central bank special deposit window continued to pump money into the economy, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said...

Toyota to unveil concept fuel-cell car at Tokyo Motor Show

(TOKYO-AFP) – Toyota said Tuesday it plans to unveil its latest fuel-cell concept car at the Tokyo Motor show, with an expected commercial rollout two years away. The four-seater sedan has a range of 500 kilometres (310 miles) — longer than previous versions —...

More Customs collectors resign, retire amid agency revamp – Biazon

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Amid a revamp in the agency infamous for corruption, Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Ruffy Biazon said more Customs collectors have resigned or availed of an early retirement. Biazon confirmed that some collectors have tendered their resignation or...

Kapunan withdraws as Napoles’ lawyer in serious illegal detention case

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Lawyer Lorna Kapunan on Wednesday withdrew as lead defense counsel in the serious illegal detention case filed against businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, citing “differences in opinion.” Secretary of Justice Leila de Lima confirmed Kapunan’s withdrawal but...

Aquino, sisters visit graves of parents on All Saints’ Day

MANILA, Oct 30 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III and his four sisters visited the graves of their parents on Wednesday, two days before the traditional All Saints’ Day commemoration on November 1. The President and his sisters Ballsy Cruz, Pinky Abellada, Viel Dee and...

Melason returns to primetime via ‘Honesto’

On-screen couple and real-life sweethearts Jason Francisco and Melai Cantiveros, popularly known as Melason, are back on primetime via the upcoming ABS-CBN series “Honesto.” In an interview with reporters, Francisco and Cantiveros said they are excited for their new project...

10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks Expects 8,500 Attendees – November 16

IRVINE, CA—Experience the power of an anticipated 8,500 autism supporters united by the cause at the 10th anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County Great Park, El Toro Field, located at 6990 Marine Way in Irvine....

Philippine Consulate General Signs Cooperative Agreement with US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

Los Angeles, 28 October 2013. – An alliance agreement signed today by the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles and the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (US DOL WHD), Western and Southwest Regional Offices, aims to educate Filipino workers, both legal...

Feeding America the APO Way

City of Vernon — When members of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity in both the Philippines and USA are gathered in full force in the name of service — it was not only historical but a sight to behold. They typified the three basic cardinal principles of this Greek-letter...
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