Cara Mia Gelato launches ‘Pennies For Education’

Cara Mia Gelato (CMG) Eagle Rock Plaza is proud to announce the launching of their first loca community program called “Pennies For Education” benefiting educational program of Filipino American Associations in the Los Angeles, CA area. For details of the program, contact Rene...

After slower than expected 2014, WB sees PHL economy rebound in next two years

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) – The World Bank further cut its growth projection in 2014 for the Philippine economy that it said was weighed down by the slow government spending,the Washington-based multilateral lender said on Wednesday. But the local economy is expected to rebound in...

Pacquiao ready to fight Mayweather – reports

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Wednesday 1/14/2015 – Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao has laid out the terms under which he would fight Floyd Mayweather, although a deal for the long awaited mega-fight isn’t done, US media reported Tuesday. Carl Moretti, vice president of...

“So Beautiful”

It’s only the second week of January 2015 and already, Karen Crespo’s black book is already filled with appointments and engagements; and it’s not a surprise since her 2014 calendar was also pretty busy. “If you told me a few years ago that I would find myself in this position, I...

GMA Network dominates Urban Luzon and Mega Manila TV viewership in 2014

Broadcast giant GMA Network (GMA) ended 2014 on a strong note as it ruled over competition in full year Urban Luzon and Mega Manila ratings, according to the industry’s widely-trusted ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. Based on full year 2014 ratings (with...

SC junks Bilibid inmates’ amparo, habeas data pleas

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has denied the requests seeking the issuance of a writ of amparo for two high-profile convicts taken out of the New Bilibid Prison after a series of surprise raids by authorities last December. The amparo petitions were filed...

Security ‘nightmare’ for Papal visit in PH

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) — Philippine troops are facing a security “nightmare” during Pope Francis’s visit starting Thursday, with potential stampedes, Islamic militants and lone-wolf assailants all concerns. Nearly 40,000 soldiers and police are being...

SC upholds ban on live coverage of Maguindanao massacre trial

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has upheld its earlier ruling barring radio and television coverage of the five-year-old Maguindanao multiple murder trial. SC Public Information Office chief and spokesman Theodore Te said the high court denied motions for...

Bangko Sentral to reward banks doing business in countryside

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is implementing a measure that will encourage banks to expand to the countryside. In an emailed statement, the central bank said the Monetary Board recently approved a regulation that waives processing fees for establishing...

Cardinal Tagle asks faithful to pray for good weather during Pope’s visit

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) — The Manila Archdiocese on Wednesday joined its counterpart in Palo, Leyte in praying for good weather during Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines. In a circular to Manila’s priests, rectors, chaplains and religious, Manila Archbishop...
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