September 23 – An Earth Day for Voters

By Anna Challet New America Media September 11, 2014 – In a world where every day is a holiday – there’s National Doughnut Day, Pi Day (honoring the number 3.14 and celebrated by eating pie), and Talk Like a Pirate Day (that one is international) – a group of organizations came...

Jessa Zaragoza nervous about performing Himig Handog entry

The country’s “Phenomenal Diva” Jessa Zaragoza will be interpreting “Bumabalik Ang Nagdaan,” an entry to this year’s Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs songwriting contest, written by Sarah Jane Gandia. Jessa will be performing the song live during finals night on Sept. 28, at the...

Senate invites VP Binay to testify on ‘overpriced’ Makati building

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It’s now official. The Senate blue ribbon committee has formally invited Vice President Jejomar Binay to attend the panel’s subcommittee hearing regarding the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall building II. The letter signed by...

PHL woos OFWs back with 40,000 job vacancies

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) – Government officials are urging Filipinos working in households here to consider the possibility of going back home to fill up 40,000 vacancies for teaching and non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education. In a recent forum held at the Philippine...

House panel approves bill granting students 20% discount on public transport utilities

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House Committee on Transportation has approved in principle a substitute bill granting students 20 percent fare discount on all kinds of public transportation utilities during school days. Rep. Cesar V. Sarmiento (Lone District, Catanduanes), chair of the...

Drilon urges DOT to revive Roxas Boulevard

MANILA (Mabuhay) – For Senate President Franklin Drilon, it’s not more fun in the Philippines when a tourist would see vendors and people lying along Roxas Boulevard, specifically between the United States embassy and Manila Yacht Club. “Every time I passed through between the...

Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, at Pala, Nov. 22

PALA, CA … Popular Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, will appear in concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 22, in the Infinity Showroom at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Quinto came to prominence in 2011 after she won Star Power: Sharon’s Search...

Is Binay an Aquino ally?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – You should ask the Vice President. That was the answer of Malacañang on Monday when asked if it considers Vice President Jejomar Binay an ally of President Benigno Aquino III. “He supports the agenda of the president…but there are some areas that they disagree...

Gerald paired with Julia Montes in horror film

Kapamilya stars Gerald Anderson and Julia Montes will be working with each other for the first time in Star Cinema’s upcoming horror movie, which also features JC de Vera. To be directed by Manny Palo, whose previous movies include the indie “Sta. Nina” and the romance drama “A...

Chicago takes top spot for world’s favorite museum

(Relaxnews) – The world’s favorite museum isn’t the Louvre. Or the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art. According to TripAdvisor users, the highest rated museum is the Art Institute of Chicago, home to the iconic “American Gothic” painting by Grant Wood. After crunching the...