AARP sponsors East West Players’ ‘Takarazuka’

AARP members receive $10 discount until December 7 WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is a proud sponsor of “Takarazuka,” the latest production of East West Players, the nation’s premier Asian American theater company. AARP is underwriting a special performance on Sunday, November 23 a...

A thousand and one reasons to be thankful

A thankful heart doesn’t recognize color, race, religion and what have you because in so many ways, there are always more than enough reasons to be in a state of gratitude. The splendor of what eyes can see  abound  and are reasons enough to compel a sense of gratitude and...

PM Lee commends Aquino’s recent meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping

SINGAPORE (Mabuhay) – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong commended President Benigno S. Aquino III on his recent meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said Tuesday. Lacierda said President Aquino’s pull-aside meeting with the Chinese leader,...

Senate wants those earning up to P82k to be included in 13th month pay tax exemption

MANILA (Mabuhay) – If the bill seeking to increase the tax exemption cap for 13th month pay and other benefits would be passed into law, those earning up to P82,000 would also be covered. This after Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, the sponsor of the Senate Bill 2437 and chairman of...

President Aquino arrives in Singapore for two-day working visit

SINGAPORE (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here Tuesday for a two-day working visit to meet with members of the international business community. Philippine Airlines flight PR001, which carried President Aquino and his official delegation from Manila,...

AFP chief slammed for ‘breach’ of Ebola quarantine

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines’ top health and military officials were under fire Tuesday for visiting Filipino UN troops undergoing quarantine after serving in Ebola-ravaged Liberia. More than 100 soldiers and police were confined for 21 days on an island at the mouth of...

Escudero more certain about 2015 ‘walk’ than 2016 run

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said he remains uncertain whether or not he would seek higher office in 2016. “I’m not even sure if I’m running unlike in the 2013 elections when I was sure of running for reelection, I could easily answer that question. But to...

Why Kris was absent from ABS-CBN station ID

Television host and actress Kris Aquino finally offered an explanation on why she was notably absent from ABS-CBN’s 2014 Christmas station ID, which was launched Thursday night. Dubbed “Thank You Ang Babait Ninyo,” the station ID featured the original song of the same title...

Jake Cuenca is ‘single again’

Actor Jake Cuenca took to Twitter to announce his split with Filipino-Australian model Chanel Olive Thomas. The two have been together for almost six months. Cuenca, without delving into details, simply wrote: “Single again.” The former “Ikaw Lamang” star admitted that he is not...