What to expect from Kathryn-Daniel horror film ‘Pagpag’

“Pagpag,” the lone horror entry in the 38th Metro Manila Film Festival, marks the second time rumored couple Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla will co-star a full-length feature. Director Frasco Mortiz said fans can expect moments of horror, comedy and a little bit of romance...

2,800 typhoon-hit families to have new homes before Xmas

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Government is stepping up efforts to build homes for some 2,800 families affected by super typhoon “Yolanda” before Christmas. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Saturday said the construction of 119 bunkhouse units in...

Recto wants higher take home pay for Pinoys this Christmas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto has filed a resolution seeking to increase the cap on the 13th month pay, Christmas bonus and other benefits exempted from income tax. Senate Bill No. 256 seeks to increase the cap to P75,000 from the current P30,000....

President Aquino to pursue closer PHL-Japan ties in Tokyo visit

TOKYO, Japan (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III will pursue closer ties between the Philippines and Japan during his visit here this week for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Japan Commemorative summit. President Aquino and the Philippine delegation are...

President Aquino orders early release of bonuses for gov’t workers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Acting on instructions issued by President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released a total of P6.2 billion to support the Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) for government employees, which was made available to...

Goldberg: Increased US troops yes, bases no

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The new US ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg on Monday said the Philippines and the United States are now working out the finer points of the framework agreement on the increased rotational presence (IRP) of US troops in the country. The new US...

PCCI, PICCSC, PPP-USA unite for typhoon Yolanda victims

The President of Philippine Children’s Charities, Inc. (PCCI) and Secretary General of the Philippine Independence Coordinating Council of Southern  California (PICCSC) has made an urgent appeal to all the  members to unite for typhoon relief for the victims in the Philippines...

Wat Thai Los Angeles donates to Typhoon Yoland/Haiyan Relief

Los Angeles – Members of the Wat Thai Los Angeles, the Venerable Abbot of the Thai Temple in North Hollywood and Hon. Consul General Jesda Katavetin of Thailand, called on Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega to present a check donation for Typhoon Haiyan Relief thru the...

Google adds new Asian and African languages to Google Translate

(Relaxnews) – The must have app for back-packers, ex-pats and business travelers now supports 80 languages, including Zulu. In all, the update brings nine new languages, spoken by over 200 million people globally, to its desktop, tablet and smartphone app; the most...

‘My Husband’s Lover’ concert shines in the South Bay

By Fe P. Koons Lawndale, CA – Hundreds of fans of the GMA network’s television series My Husband’s Lover came to watch the last leg of the US concert tour of the telenovela cast at the Centinela Valley Center of Performing Arts. The much awaited concert which centered on love...
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