LA Galaxy Foundation joins forces with American Heart Association to fight cardiovascular disease

LOS ANGELES – The LA Galaxy Foundation and the American Heart Association (AHA) have joined forces through a yearlong collaboration to fight cardiovascular disease. The LA Galaxy Foundation’s support of $125,000 will help fund cardiovascular health initiatives aimed at engaging...

Employment agency must be stopped

Q. I’m a nurse by profession. I was convinced by a distant relative to apply for a work permit in Canada to work as a personal support worker outside the Toronto area. The job offer was to work for a nursing home and company that guaranteed 40 hours of work per week. My relative...

Critics to PNoy: Why pin blame solely on Napeñas?

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) — Critics are challenging President Aquino to accept responsibility for the Mamasapano carnage instead of pinning the blame solely on relieved Special Action Force commander Getulio Napenas. Senator JV Ejercito said he sees nothing wrong with the...

John Lloyd, Piolo tie for Star Awards best actor

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) — Kapamilya actors John Lloyd Cruz and Piolo Pascual tied for the best actor award at the 31st Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Awards for Movies held at Solaire Resort and Casino on Sunday night. Cruz won for his performance as a mentally...

Napeñas’ camp: Why isn’t Aquino taking responsibility for Mamasapano ops?

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) — A day after President Benigno Aquino III blamed former Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) director Director Getulio Napeñas Jr. for the Mamasapano clash that killed 44 commandos, the beleaguered police officer on Tuesday...

Sandiganbayan wants report on Enrile’s health

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division has tasked the Makati Medical Center (MMC) to submit the latest medical bulletin of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile by Friday. In a resolution issued March 6 but made public only on Tuesday, the anti-graft court...

Media groups hit temporary liberty for Maguindanao massacre suspect

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – At least three media groups have criticized the Quezon City court order giving Andal Ampatuan Sr.’s son and massacre suspect Datu Sajid Islam temporary freedom. In separate statements, the National Press Club of the Philippines, the National Union of...

JV Ejercito: Aquino put BOI in awkward situation

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – Opposition Senator JV Ejercito on Tuesday scored President Benigno Aquino III for putting the police panel that investigated the January 25 Mamasapano clash in an awkward position. Ejercito said Aquino preempted the submission of the report of the...

Still no sign of abducted OFWs in Libya

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday said that there are still no leads on the whereabouts of four Filipinos abducted by militants in Libya. “Hindi pa po natin malaman kung sino ang responsible at kung saan po ang apat nating kababayan,” said...

Senate panel OKs unified financial help for higher ed students

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – The Senate education committee has approved the bill seeking a more targeted and harmonious student financial assistance system for tertiary learning in the Philippines. Senate Bill No. 2679 or the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for...
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