Palace confirms approval of P4-B grant for Leyte infra projects

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday confirmed Pres. Benigno S. Aquino’s approval of the P4-billion grant for the reconstruction of public infrastructure in typhoon “Yolanda” affected areas in Leyte. “It was approved in (last) December’s Cabinet meeting and confirmed in (the)...

Weaker peso is good for PHL economy – NEDA’s Balisacan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Don’t worry, Philippine economic managers are saying if the dollar turns stronger in tandem with the US economic recovery. There is an ample supply of the greenback to absorb external shocks while the peso’s weakness – eventually – bodes well for the econom...

FDA warns consumers vs buying fake vaccines online

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Health authorities this week warned the public against buying fake vaccines online, after noting at least five such product were being offered via a Philippine buy-and-sell website. In Advisory 2014-004, the Food and Drug Administration said that as early as...

DOJ proposes relocation of BOC staff every 3 years to curb corruption

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice has recommended to Congress the relocation of officials and employees of the Bureau of Customs – from the deputy commissioners down to the lowest-ranked employees – every three years continuously until after retirement from the...

500,000 OFWs to benefit POEA on-line transactions—Baldoz

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The usual long queue of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) at the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) counters waiting for the processing of their overseas employment certificates will soon be a thing of the past. Labor and Employment...

Rica Peralejo gives birth to baby boy

Actress Rica Peralejo and her husband, Christian pastor Joseph Bonifacio, welcomed their first baby on Friday afternoon. Bonifacio shared the news via a series of posts on his Facebook and Instagram pages, with the first photo of baby Philip Nathaniel uploaded at around 3:55 p.m....