Conquering New York with love and flowers

NEW YORK – “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere…,” goes the song originally sung by Frank Sinatra that has since been sung by many, even in karaoke bars worldwide. But while others can only sing it, Filipino entrepreneur Dennis Josue is living it. “I am most proud...

Why Edgar Allan Guzman joined ABS-CBN

Aware of the competition that he will face by joining the star-studded talent pool of ABS-CBN, actor Edgar Allan Guzman said his decision to be a Kapamilya is the right step in bringing his career to another level. The award-winning indie actor said it has always been his dream...

SC justice dissents: Allowing Estrada to hold public office is impunity

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court may have junked the disqualification case against former President and incumbent Manila mayor Joseph Estrada but Associate Justice Marvic Leonen insisted that Estrada should not have been allowed to run as Manila mayor in the first place and...

Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept. 24

Washington, United States | AFP | – Pope Francis will bring his message of peace and compassion to politically gridlocked Washington in September when he becomes the first pontiff to address the US Congress, lawmakers said Thursday. Francis, who is also expected to meet President...

Espina renews call for return of PNP-SAF’s firearms, other items

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “Tinugis ninyo [ang] mga tao ko, kaya ung mga gamit namin, isauli ninyo na.” This was PNP officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina’s renewed call to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, referring to the items, including firearms, left behind by...

Nancy Binay urges Senate to revive DAP probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Nancy Binay urged the Senate on Wednesday to continue its investigation into the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and hold those responsible for it accountable following the Supreme Court’s final decision declaring parts of the DAP...

Napenas to resign if Marwan not dead

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Suspended Philippine National Police-Special Action Forces (PNP SAF) chief Getulio Napenas Jr. on Wednesday offered to resign if it is proven that the SAF failed in its mission to kill Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan. “Magre-resign na ako kung hindi si Marwan...

Espina: PNP’s relationship with AFP very strong

MANILA (Mabuhay) – After saying that the national police force is in crisis after the Mamasapano carnage, Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Leonardo Espina on Thursday said the PNP needs to move forward and focus on hunting the terror suspect who got away. In a...

Renewing permanent resident card can be challenging

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I became a permanent resident in March 2010 with my wife and daughter. We entered Canada for over a few months and returned to the Philippines in May 2010 to look after our business. We have been back to Canada several times over the years but we have not...