Aquino orders strict price monitoring of basic commodities ahead of holiday season

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III has ordered Cabinet officials to strictly monitor prices of basic commodities as the holiday season nears. Aquino particularly tasked officials to prevent unusual price movements due to “abuses that produce disadvantage and...

World Class Children’s Choir from the Philippines Captures the Hearts of Filipino-Angelenos

The Baao Children and Youth Choir (BCYC) is a community and church based choir composed of 11 to 18 year-old students from Rosary School Inc. and Baao National High School Special Program in the Arts. Beginning August 6 up to September 3, 2014, the Baao Children and Youth Choir...

High garlic prices caused by collusion, cartel—DOJ

MANILA (Mabuhay) – High garlic prices were due to collusion and cartel in the garlic industry. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has completed its report on the garlic industry that saw big spikes in recent months – reaching a high of Php 287.06 per kilo in June 2014, which is a...

Extreme dry spell not just a local concern

If the facts following do not jolt the senses of Californians into taking drought seriously, maybe nothing else will. The Golden State, now on the third year of one of the worst droughts in the past century according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, has 82 percent of it in extreme or...

Kia to unveil quieter, more luxurious Sorento in Paris

(Relaxnews) – At the Paris Motor Show in October, Kia will stage the European premiere of its third-generation Sorento premium SUV. Recently unveiled in South Korea, the new model offers a more refined style and a quieter ride than the outgoing version. The front of the new...

James Reid: I’m single

Amid rumors that he is dating a non-showbiz girl, “Talk Back and You’re Dead” star James Reid insisted that he is single. Reid was asked if he is pursuing romantically his onscreen partner Nadine Lustre. “For now, focused ako sa trabaho ko,” said Reid, who is gearing up for a...

COA returns P65.1 million in DAP funds to the treasury

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Commission of Audit (COA) recently returned to the national treasury the P65.1 million in Disbursement Acceleration Program funds it received from the Department of Budget and Management in 2011. In a chance interview after a forum on good governance,  COA...

Binay to senators: Go to Coconut Palace and ask

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice-President Jejomar Binay is not inclined to attend the ongoing Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee hearing on the alleged overpricing of a Makati building project simply because the inquiry is not “worthy of his office”, a spokesman said Wednesday. Cavite...

Self-proclaimed anti-China ‘general’ behind NAIA bomb attempt —De Lima

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A self-proclaimed anti-China group has been linked to Monday’s foiled attempt to smuggle improvised explosives into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Tuesday morning. In a press conference at the National Bureau of...

VP Binay remains focused amid overpriced Makati building allegation – spokesman

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay will remain focused on his work assisting the families of slain soldiers, calamity victims and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in distress amid Senate inquiry into alleged overpriced Makati City Hall 2 building. ”The Vice President...
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