Maja proud to work with A-list actors in new series

Following the phenomenal success of “The Legal Wife”, Maja Salvador said she is looking forward to yet another television series which promises a story that will surely capture the hearts of its audience. Salvador said she feels grateful that the ABS-CBN management continues to...

Understanding coffee & espresso at Williams Sonoma

A morning spent at the Williams Sonoma technique class on learning and understanding coffee and espresso was more than what this writer had bargained for last Sunday. The brief but intensive class was conducted by Merchandise Specialists, Tracy Bellwood and Sen Lim, attended by...

PHIBLEX a precursor of EDCA, solon claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A new round of joint military exercises by Philippine and American forces in Palawan and Luzon is a “soft launch” for the activities planned under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), a progressive lawmaker claimed. Kabataan party-list Terry Ridon...

Party-list lawmaker doubts need for Aquino emergency powers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The LPG Marketers’ Association (LPG-MA) party-list lawmaker on Monday questioned the need for President Benigno Aquino III to be granted emergency powers to address the looming power crisis next year. In a statement, LPG-MA Representative and Deputy Minority...

‘4-day work week bad for gov’t employees, public’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A group slammed the move of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to allow government agencies in Metro Manila to follow a 4-day work week scheme. Ferdinand Gaite, president of the Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees...

Palace: No objection to continued hospital arrest for Enrile

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang has no objection to the Sandiganbayan allowing Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile to remain under hospital arrest, at least for now. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte noted President Benigno Aquino III himself had already cited Enrile’s advanced age...

Papal visit logo reflects solidarity with victims of recent PHL calamities

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Pope Francis giving the Philippines a merciful and compassionate embrace is the theme of the official logo of the Holy Father’s upcoming visit to the country in January. The logo features arms around a yellow circle representing the Philippines, the...

PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

 Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General co-hosted the launch of the 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament at the Community Hall of the Philippine Consulate General on 24 September 2014. Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim welcomed the cooperation of the Asian American...

PHL ‘breaks world tree-planting record’

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine officials said Saturday they had set a new world record for the most trees planted in an hour, with 3.2 million seedlings sown as part of a national forestation program. Official certification from Guinness World Records will still take weeks but...

PHL, US begin PHIBLEX military exercises near disputed seas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Thousands of Filipino and American soldiers began annual war games on Monday near disputed waters in the South China Sea, testing the readiness of the two oldest security allies in the southeast Asian region to respond to any emergency. The Philippines has...
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