Remembering our veterans and ‘what it was like to go to war’

On Tuesday, November 11, we will again fly our flag high to honor and remember all our veterans and those who sacrificed their lives for us. In retrospect however, those of us who in one way or another have loved ones who either perished or survived due to war, have always...

During childhood, learning grammar and music go hand-in-hand: study

(Relaxnews) – A child’s ability to distinguish musical rhythm could enrichen his understanding of grammar, according to what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind study at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Working with 25 six-year-old children who...

Jennylyn to attend Patrick Garcia’s wedding

Actress and singer Jennylyn Mercado said that she will be at the wedding of former boyfriend, Patrick Garcia on March 21, 2015. In an interview during the launch of her latest album, “Never Alone,” Mercado said that she will attend the celebration because their son, Alex Jazz,...

A bad precedent: Why Binay snubbed Senate probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay said he declined the invitation of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to attend a probe since it will set a bad precedent. Binay flew to Cebu Thursday morning. He was scheduled to visit Toledo City later. Other activities lined up for...

UNA dares Alan Cayetano to file raps vs. Tiangco, Bautista

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The two executives of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) booted out in the Senate Blue Ribbon Subcommittee’s hearing on October 30 called Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano “a coward” on Thursday and dared him to be “man enough” to file criminal charges against them...

VAT refund issues hurting PHL competitiveness – business groups

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least P15 billion in value-added tax (VAT) refund claims remain undisbursed and have been sitting in government coffers for years, a situation that has diminished Philippine competitiveness as a business destination, the Tax Management Association of the...

US audience takes a glimpse of Filipino talents in ‘Blood Ransom’

By Pia Cabanela Let’s face it.  Young Filipino female talents back home are pin balled to doing two or more of a certain type of movie roles such as an aggravated mistress, the scorned wife, a damsel in distress or the adorable leading lady of an equally charming leading...

Typhoon ‘dance party’ cancelled after uproar

MANILA (AFP) – Organizers of a dance party marking the anniversary of Super Typhoon Haiyan’s rampage through the central Philippines said Thursday they had called the event off after a storm of complaints. The event, scheduled for Friday in Tacloban, the area most devastated by...

Trader Antonio Tiu mulls raps vs. Alan Peter Cayetano

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Businessman Antonio Tiu on Wednesday said his legal team is now studying the possibility of filing charges against Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano, over what the former claimed as defamatory words thrown by the lawmaker against him in the recent...

Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

District 5K at Dodger Stadium in support of health & wellness LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will host its second annual 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge and Health Festival on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Dodger Stadium.  In partnership with the Los...