POEA Governing Board lifts deployment ban on OFWs returning to Libya

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, on Thursday announced the lifting of the deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returning to Libya...

Immigration chief: ‘Less than 10’ in ‘pork’ scam may have fled PHL

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “Less than 10” of the more than 50 individuals criminally charged before the Sandiganbayan over the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam might have already left the country, Immigration Commissioner Siegfred Mison said Thursday. Mison made the revelation after...

DOJ creates panel to probe perks for Bilibid ‘VIPs’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice has created a three-member committee to investigate the unauthorized hospitalization and other perks of so-called “high profile” inmates of the New Bilibid Prison, such as convicted drug lord Ricardo “Cha cha” Camata. Undersecretary...

BOC misses revenue collection goal in May

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Bureau of Customs missed its revenue collection target for May. Total revenues hit P28.81 billion in May, 11 percent higher than a year-ago but 18 percent less than its goal of P35.09 billion due to lower volume of importations. The BOC said the volume of...

Fil-Am Chamber of commerce fundraiser reaches out to community

The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County (FACCOC), one of the busiest and most active organizations in the county of 34 cities, will earmark proceeds of its annual golf tournament on July 16 at the at the Oak Creek Golf Club as it has done so for four years in a...

Tesla confirms its SUV is coming in 2015

(Relaxnews) – The company promises that the production version of the Model X will be even better than the concept and that it will arrive with gullwing doors. But as well as rear-passenger doors that will attract attention and jealous glances every time they open and...

Veteran patients learn to ride some waves this summer

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Team RWB hold second annual Waves of Valor Surf Camp LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLAHS) and Team Red White and Blue will be holding the second annual Waves of Valor Surf Camp for Veterans. The...
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