New pact allows information cooperation, exchange between Phl and Myanmar media

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Media entities in the Philippines and Myanmar can now strengthen their information cooperation following the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Malacañan Palace on Thursday. The memorandum of understanding was signed on the second day of Myanmar...

Enrile: You can’t force me to resign

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile will not be resigning anytime soon after allegedly funneling his pork barrel funds to fake non-government organizations linked to Janet Lim Napoles. Enrile said he will not follow the example of Customs Commissioner...

Subic firm supplies world-class shelters for “Yolanda” victims, relief crew

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT (Mabuhay) – A Subic-based company is also helping rehabilitate areas devastated by super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) by constructing strong, light-weight tents for use by both victims and relief workers. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) chairman Roberto...

PHL cuts 2014 import, export targets

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Philippines on Friday lowered its import-export targets for 2014, citing lingering uncertainties in global demand – particularly from advanced economies led by the United States, a member of the Cabinet-level Development Budget Coordination Committee said....

In this time of adversity, Jessica Cox serves as an inspiration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Typhoon victims in the Philippines, particularly those who lost arms or legs as a result of their injuries, should draw strength and inspiration from armless Filipino-American pilot and motivational speaker Jessica Cox. “Jessica has risen from adversity and can...

DSWD clarifies: Vulnerable families will still receive relief goods

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Monday clarified that distribution of relief goods will continue for vulnerable families even beyond December 31, 2013. DSWD Assistant Secretary Vilma Cheche Cabrera issued the...

Creation of Local Youth Development Councils nationwide proposed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Even as the fate of the Sangguniang Kabataan is yet to be decided pending proposals for its abolition or reform, a lawmaker called for the creation of a Local Youth Development Council (LYDC) in municipalities, cities and provinces. “These youth councils should...

FHM gets Alice Dixson to pose sexy

Veteran actress and former Binibining Pilipinas International Alice Dixson was introduced on Friday as the newest cover girl of FHM Philippines. The men’s magazine posted a photo of its December 2013 cover on its website and Facebook page, showing Dixson wearing flesh-colored...