Volunteer work makes older adults happier, healthier: study

(Relaxnews) – A meta-analysis by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto says that volunteering increases both physical and mental health and those who reap the health benefits of volunteer work log at least 100 hours per year or 2-3 hours per...

Speaker Emeritus Perez, Cong. Takano each to receive Public Servant Advocate Award at AAPI Awards Banquet Sep. 26

Los Angeles, Calif. –Asian Enterprise celebrates its 21st year of hosting the annual Asian Entrepreneur of the Year Awards with Wells Fargo Foundation and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as Title Sponsors. This  much-awaited awards banquet is supported by a number of Fortune 500...

PHL peacekeepers passed land mines in ‘greatest escape’

MANILA Mabuhay) – Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. said not one soldier was hurt when they pulled off “the greatest escape” in Golan Heights to flee the Syrian rebels. Catapang revealed the soldiers, who were surrounded in position 69,...

Trillanes wants ex-Makati vice mayor under WPP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV wants former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado to be placed under the Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) because of his knowledge on the construction of the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall...

VP Binay can seek SC help vs Senate summons

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Makati 2nd District Rep. Abigail Binay advised her father, Vice-President Jejomar Binay, to go to the Supreme Court in case the Senate subpoenas him to the probe on the Makati City Hall building 2. The congresswoman said her father should not attend the hearing...

Diana Zubiri returns to FHM

After more than six years, actress Diana Zubiri is back on the cover of a local men’s magazine. FHM Philippines has posted a photo of its September 2014 cover on its website and Facebook page, showing Zubiri wearing a black underwear matched with a coat hanging over her...

Congress prioritizes tax reform measure to simplify PHL’s tax system

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Congress will prioritize a comprehensive tax reform bill that will primarily simplify the country’s tax system, lower income tax, and at the same time increase the number of taxpayers. The Senate and the House of Representatives agreed on Monday to urgently...

Customs misses revenue target in July

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) again missed its revenue target for July 2014 despite a 9 percent increase compared to revenues generated in the same month last year. BOC said its total revenues for July this year increased to P30.46 billion from P27.95 billion in...

Entrance fee proposed to deter local patrons from entering gambling casinos

MANILA (Mabuhay) — To serve as deterrent for local patrons from entering gambling casinos, a lawmaker has proposed the imposition of a Php 3,500 entrance fee for all Filipino residents who patronize casinos. Rep. Peter Unabia (1st District, Misamis Oriental) said his...

Ex-General Palparan wants to be detained in Army jail

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. wants to be detained in a facility secured by his former comrades-in-arms. Palparan, who’s detained at the Bulacan Provincial Jail on serious illegal detention raps, on Monday sought a transfer to the Philippine Army...
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