Aquino: Dictatorship is no solution

BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino again took a shot at the Marcos dictatorship during a speech at Harvard University, debunking perceptions that life under a dictatorship is better than under a democracy. Speaking before the John F. Kennedy school of...

Aquino: West Philippine Sea claimants must adhere to rule of law

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III, in a policy speech he delivered here Monday, underscored the importance of following the rule of law in resolving the dispute in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). The question the Philippines...

Gov’t empowering people through education, better health care, says Aquino

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – The ultimate goal of the government is to empower the people through education, and better health care and social services so that they would enjoy equal opportunities, President Benigno S. Aquino III said at the Harvard University’s...

Jinggoy bail hearing canceled as Luy’s blood pressure shoots up

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – The bail hearing of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada over plunder and graft charges in connection with the alleged pork barrel scam was canceled Tuesday after whistleblower Benhur Luy complained of nausea and dizziness. Justice Roland Jurado of the Sandiganbayan...

Aquino to critics: File charges against my corrupt allies

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino encouraged the filing of charges against his allies and “people around” him if they believe they have been dishonest while serving in government. This was the President’s answer to a question posed by a Harvard...

Aquino still mum on anointed one in 2016 presidential elections

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino still would not say who he trusts to be his successor come 2016. At a Harvard University forum, he sidestepped a student’s question as to who is a possible “successor in upholding honesty in national...

Local Bank/Furniture/Gelato Shop promotes outstanding customer service

The City of Alhambra is known as “The Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley.” It has approximately 330,000 Chinese residents, around 400 businesses, including a choice of  around 40 restaurants, three hospitals, three major supermarkets (two Raphs and one Albertsons),  two bulk food...

Basketball: Rival vows no easy ride for Pacquiao debut

MANILA (AFP) – Manny Pacquiao will receive no special treatment on his first foray into professional basketball, a rival player has vowed, as the Philippine boxing superstar struggles with a hectic training schedule for both sports. Beau Belga, a 113-kilogram (250-pound),...

Chiz: PNoy should allow Marcos burial at Libingan ng mga Bayani

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Even as Malacañang has stood by its decision not to allow the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, administration ally Sen. Francis Escudero believes now is the time to heal the wounds of the past. “Siguro panahon na para...

Kris: No time for a ‘lasting relationship’

Television host Kris Aquino denied a report claiming she has an “ardent” suitor who will gladly “give her the moon if she asks for it.” The “My Little Bossings” star admitted that while she went on a couple of “casual dinner dates” since her relationship with Quezon City Mayor...
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