Parrot’s new in-car system aims to include all smartphone owners

(Relaxnews) – The RNB 6 is an aftermarket in-car infotainment system that runs the latest version of Android but that also supports CarPlay, Apple’s system for connecting an iPhone and its apps in the car dashboard. The unit packs a 7-inch 720p HD touchscreen display and...

Marian: Kapag hindi magaling mag-English, bobo na?

Marian Rivera lamented the apparent mindset among Filipinos that those who speak English fluently are more intelligent, saying she is not one to claim proficiency in the language. “Hindi ko alam kung paano ko bubuksan ‘yung mga pag-iisip ng ibang tao,” the 30-year-old actress...

Group appeals to Nazarene devotees for waste-free feast

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Keep this year’s Feast of the Black Nazarene free of garbage and pollution. This was the appeal by the EcoWaste Coalition days before the devotees flock anew to Luneta and Quiapo for the yearly Traslacion. “Piety is not an excuse to litter.  In fact, littering...

PHL Consulate will transfer to new location in March 2015

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General is pleased to announced that it will move to a new location at 3435 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA beginning the 1st week of March 2015. The change of location that is four blocks from its present location is part of a wider effort...

Solon wants smuggling declared as economic sabotage

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has proposed amending the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines to define any form of smuggling involving goods with an aggregate value of P1 million as an act of economic sabotage. House Bill 5179, filed by Nueva Ecija Rep. Estrellita Suansing,...

Senators back petition against LRT, MRT fare hike

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Three senators on Monday voiced their opposition against the fare increase in the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Lines 1 and 2 and Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3), with at least two expressing support to the Supreme Court petitions to stop the fare hike. “Yes, I am...

NBI agents seize fake Jan Sport, North Face bags worth PhP11-M in Manila raids

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation-Intellectual Property Rights Division seized 2,363 counterfeit JanSport and The North Face bags worth PhP11 million in a series of raids in Binondo, Manila during the recently concluded Yuletide season. Raided were...

Palace: No word yet on action to pardon inmates

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday said there is no word yet on whether President Benigno Aquino III will act on a recommendation to grant executive clemency to elderly inmates. “Wala pa tayong update diyan,” deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on...

My New Year’s wish for everyone: ‘The best is yet to be!’

Every New Year, most of us wish to have a “prosperous” one where we aim for “the best” that is “yet to be.” It is a time of hope for “better things to come,” as well as a time for reflection on past challenges. In one of Robert Browning’s most famous poems he wrote: “Grow old...
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