July 4th nationwide rallies set to call on Obama to grant TPS for PHL

Washington, D.C. Filipino American leaders are calling on Filipino American communities across the country to stage “picnic rallies” on July 4, which is commemorated by both countries as “Filipino-American Friendship Day.” On this day, Filipinos and Filipino Americans in several...

Aquino inaugurates 1,000 low-cost housing units for informal settlers

ILOILO CITY (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday led the inauguration of 1,000 low-cost housing units in Jaro district for informal settlers who used to live on the banks of the Iloilo River. President Aquino unveiled the project marker and inspected the...

Binay wants gov’t probe on Singapore’s ‘discount maids’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday urged the Philippine embassy on Monday to look into a report that domestic workers, including Filipinos, were being put on display at malls in Singapore. A report by news outlet Al Jazeera depicted the plight of the...

Kris on Bistek: I truly loved him

True love graciously lets go.” This was TV host Kris Aquino’s message as she finally opened up about her failed relationship with Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista. Aquino admitted she got hurt when she watched Bautista’s television interview where he admitted that he no longer...

Claudine, Raymart try to mend broken home

Claudine Barretto announced a breakthrough in efforts to fix her differences with her estranged husband, actor Raymart Santiago, concerning their two children. “We may have failed us husband and wife but we will will strive to be good parents for the sake of our children,”...

Disaster readiness of the country above average, say Palace official

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines’ disaster readiness is above average, a Palace official said on Sunday. Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., is reacting to a report from the United Nation (UN) rating the Philippines disaster preparedness...

No special treatment for Jinggoy, Bong – Trillanes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senators Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada are not receiving any special treatment at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said Monday. Trillanes, who was detained for three years in Camp...

Erap says case vs. Jinggoy ‘very very weak’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former President and incumbent Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Ejercito Estrada on Monday remained confident that the graft and plunder cases against his son, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada will be dismissed due to lack of merit. “Hindi lang weak, sa tingin ko very very weak....

Military has more than enough forces to secure Davao City

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In wake of the terror threat warnings provided by President Benigno S. Aquino III to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the Eastern Mindanao Command on Saturday announced that it has more than sufficient forces to deploy and protect the locality. “The Armed...

Aquino expresses solidarity with Pinoy Muslims on eve of Ramadan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday expressed solidarity with the Muslim Filipino community as they prepare to start the holy month of Ramadan on Sunday. In his message, Aquino said Ramadan is a sacred period of reflection and worship, and an opportunity...
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