Data point to PHL sustaining strong growth, says govt

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine economy will remain robust this quarter and next, according to an index of 11 key data collated by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB). In a report released late Tuesday, the NSCB said the composite leading economic indicator (LEI)...

Chinese travelers take to the high seas in bigger numbers

(Relaxnews) – China is poised to become the second largest global cruise market after the US by 2017. The projection would be a giant leap for the industry, especially given that the Chinese only make up six to seven percent of the global cruise market today. But in 2017,...

No grandstanding allowed in Napoles hearing — TG Guingona

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Senator Teofisto Guingona III on Wednesday warned his colleagues against using the appearance of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles at the Senate for grandstanding. “There are rules of the Senate. May karapatan ang mga taong haharap....

Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

GARDEN GROVE, CA– Garden Grove resident Julie Chau Diep, 37, speech-language pathologist and Founder of OC Autism, knows about the obstacles and challenges of being a family member and therapist to those affected by autism, and will walk in support of the autism community during...

Meat-Free Favorites : Egg and Dairy-Free Crêpes

By Elena Johnson Here’s another classic French dish – crêpes! This egg and dairy-free batter whips up in just minutes making it an easy option for dessert or breakfast. Typical fillings for sweet crêpes are berry preserves, chocolate-hazelnut spread, fresh fruit, or simply a...

Jessica Sanchez to return to Manila in December

“American Idol” runner-up Jessica Sanchez is set to return to the Philippines in December. Sanchez made the announcement via her personal Twitter account on Friday. While no other details were divulged, the 18-year-old singer said she is looking forward to seeing her Filipino...

How Vice Ganda spends his money

Comedian Vice Ganda knows how it feels to be cash-strapped and this is why he is careful about how he spends his hard-earned money. “Yung fear mo na bumalik sa hirap,” Vice Ganda when asked about what motivates him to invest and save up. The “It’s Showtime” host admitted that as...

DOJ, NBI discover new Napoles ‘scam’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice and National Bureau of Investigation have come across another “scam” allegedly perpetrated by businesswoman and alleged pork scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the scam allegedly involves special...

VP Binay on DAP issue: Silence is best

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III might have been vocal about the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) fund controversy, but his vice president isn’t. On Monday, Vice President Jejomar Binay said he would rather not share his insights on the controversial...

Palace downplays Dec 6 ‘deadline’ to get rid of ‘pork’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday downplayed a so-called Dec. 6 deadline for President Benigno Aquino to get rid of discretionary or “pork” funds, saying he and his administration will push the proper things at the “correct time.” Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail...
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