Aquino says ‘inclusiveness’ remains government’s guiding principle in efforts to help typhoon survivors

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday said “inclusiveness” will remain as government’s guiding principle in its efforts to help the survivors of super Typhoon “Yolanda” recover from the disaster. President Aquino witnessed the signing of the memorandum...

Filipino-Chinese reaffirm commitment to help in rehabilitation of Yolanda-hit areas

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Filipino-Chinese community on Wednesday reaffirmed its commitment to help the Philippine government in its rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in areas hit by super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan). Filipino-Chinese business groups signed an agreement with...

DOTC: No choice but to delay MRT-3 expansion project due to TRO

MANILA  (Mabuhay)—The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) admitted Wednesday that it has no choice but to delay the implementation of the MRT-3 Capacity Expansion project after a Makati court granted the petition to issue a 20-day temporary restraining order...

Deployment ban to Yemen not yet lifted – PHL embassy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Overseas Filipino workers seeking work in strife-torn Yemen were warned this week against false information claiming the Philippine government’s ban on the deployment of workers there had been lifted. In an advisory, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi...

Bangsamoro basic law seen to get Congress nod before year end

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Congress leaders on Thursday committed to pass the basic law embodying the peace deal between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front within the year. At a press briefing with members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, Senate...

How parenting styles can lead to childhood obesity

(Relaxnews) – Parents who regularly punish or dismiss their children’s anxieties could be setting their kids up for obesity, warns a new study. That’s because kids who fail to learn how to regulate their negative emotions — a skill that can be fostered by...

Meat-Free Favorites – Game Day Grub

By Elena Johnson Watching the big game last week got me inspired to write up one of my favorite snacks to serve a crowd. This nacho dip takes minutes to prepare and tastes delicious! If you can keep it warm for a few hours (with a mini slow cooker or fondue pot), your friends are...

The agony and ecstasy of Hong Kong’s extreme runners

(HONG KONG-AFP) – Hong Kong is known for its long working hours and rat-race lifestyle, but on the rugged trails of the surrounding hills extreme runners are driven by a different ambition — the ultimate ‘ultra’ experience. Defined as any distance beyond...

LeBron James’s TV series coming to Starz this fall

(Relaxnews) – The cable network confirmed that it will air “Survivor’s Remorse,” a comedy inspired by the Miami-based basketball star’s own life. Starz, home to the dramas “Spartacus” and “The White Queen,” is turning its...

De Lima welcomes SWS findings on DOJ anti-corruption ratings upgrade

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Wednesday welcomed the findings of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) on the Department of Justice (DOJ) anti-corruption ratings upgrade. At the public presentation of the SWS 2013 Enterprise Survey on Corruption held on...
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