The Committee to Bring Back the Bells to Balangiga launches Indiegogo campaign and national awareness

Hollywood actors and personalities joined hands with Filipino community groups on Saturday, April 4 at a “launch party” at the Pilipino Workers’ Center  (PWC) in Los Angeles to revitalize the campaign to return the Bells of Balangiga from Wyoming to Samar, Leyte. Led by campaign...

Cebuano filmmaker launches film, ‘Waves’ in New York Film Academy Theater, Los Angeles

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman On Friday, March 27, 2015, Waverly Productions, a Cebu-based, Indie filmhouse, hosted a special screening of their very first feature-length film entitled, “Waves,” in the New York Film Academy (NYFA) Theater in Burbank, California. Waves stars...

Piolo Pascual denies rekindling romance with KC Concepcion

PIOLO Pascual denied the reports, saying he has rekindled his relationship with former girlfriend KC Concepcion. Reports said the actor was seen talking with Concepcion at the backstage of weekend program “ASAP XX” and that he sent flowers to the actress. “No, Kristina (KC) and I...

DOT caps Mega Fam Tour for travel agents with product presentations highlighting tourism opportunities in the Philippines

Asian-American and mainstream American travel agents immerse themselves in a 7-day Philippine experience MANILA – Beaches are just the beginning… The Mega Fam Tour organized by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) featured not only Boracay, the number one beach destination...

Pacquiao, Mayweather Fighting for their good reasons

The richest purse in boxing history that unfolds at the MGM Garden in Las Vegas on May 2 will feature two hardened gladiators with two different styles and different motivations to annex the crown of supremacy over their heads. Floyd Mayweather Jr. unbeaten in his 47 professional...

Lesson of World War II: Peace should prevail at all costs — PNoy

MT. SAMAT, Bataan, Apr 9 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday reiterated the call to peace during his speech before some 1,500 veterans and guests at the commemoration of the 73rd Araw ng Kagitingan here.“Ang dating kalaban, katuwang na sa pagkamit ng...

Sandiganbayan: Bong will remain in detention

MANILA, Apr 9 (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla will remain in detention. The Sandiganbayan First Division has denied, with finality, Revilla’s plea to post bail in connection with the plunder case the Office of the Ombudsman filed against him stemming from his...

DOLE: Job opportunities abroad available for OFWs repatriated from Libya, Yemen

MANILA, Apr 9 (Mabuhay) – Overseas Filipino workers repatriated fron Libya and Yemen can be redeployed to several prospective host countries in need of their skills, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said. POEA head Hans Leo Cacdac listed other foreign job markets...

China defends land reclamation on disputed islands

By Benjamin Haas Beijing, China, AFP, Thursday 4/9/2015 – Beijing reaffirmed its right to build on disputed islands in the South China Sea on Thursday after satellite imagery emerged of construction operations turning tropical reefs into concrete artificial islands. The newly...

Iqbal alias, MILF ‘deception’ may affect peace pact – Marcos

MANILA, Apr 9 (Mabuhay) – The revelation of chief rebel negotiator Mohagher Iqbal that he used an alias raised many questions and could affect the peace agreement, said Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., who accused the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) of deceiving the...
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