Corruption at Customs continues, says Lacson

MANILA, Apr 24 (Mabuhay) – The corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BoC) continues, former  Senator  Panfilo Lacson said Friday, citing reports that he has been getting. “Based on reports I’ve been receiving from knowledgable persons, the corruption continues at the bureau,”...

Alcala: Wala pong dinambong na pera ng bayanz

MANILA, Apr 24 (Mabuhay) – Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala on Friday said the Department of Agriculture will answer next week the Commission on Audit’s demand for explanation on the P14.4 billion allegedly squandered by the DA on questionable projects in 2013. Alcala denied...

Sarah wants kissing scene with Piolo

Sarah Geronimo shared her excitement as she finally started shooting the film “Breakup Playlist” with her showbiz idol, Piolo Pascual. The film under Star Cinema marks the first team up of Pascual and Geronimo. “Gusto ko lang sabihin na iba palang experience ang makatrabaho si...

PHL has strong arbitratiPHL has strong arbitration case vs China – Carpioon case vs China – Carpio

MANILA, Apr 24 (Mabuhay) – Using maps and historical records, Supreme Court (SC) Justice Antonio Carpio discussed in detail evidence that bolsters the Philippines’ territorial claim in the South China Sea against China. The case is filed before the United Nations Convention on...

SC allows Napoles to attend ‘pork’ hearings at Sandigan

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles may be brought out of jail to attend hearings at the Sandiganbayan on the P10-billion pork barrel fund case. In a special en banc session Friday, the Supreme Court court granted the request of Sandiganbayan Presiding...

PHL files second appeal on behalf of Mary Jane Veloso

MANILA, Apr 24 (Mabuhay) — Hours after Filipino death convict Mary Jane Veloso was transferred to Indonesia’s execution island, the Philippines on Friday filed its second appeal for judicial review in another attempt to save her from death row and hopefully commute...

Business groups urge gov’t to address concerns over K to 12

MANILA, Apr 24 (Mabuhay) – Business groups supporting the K to 12 program urged the government to proactively address, through continued dialogue with stakeholders, the concerns of the public over the implementation of education reforms. Like any systemic reform, the K to 12...

China has the capital, we have property – Binay

MANILA, Apr 24 (Mabuhay) – If elected president, Vice-President Jejomar Binay will welcome a Philippine joint venture with China for oil exploration in disputed areas of the West Philippine Sea. “China has all the capital and we have the property so why don’t we try and develop...

FACLA celebrates platinum 70th year anniversary

Los Angeles – The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) will celebrate its Platinum or 70th Anniversary this weekend, April 25 to 26, at the Social Hall at 1740 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026. FACLA President Austin Baul Jr said, Anniversary Committee Chairs...

Speculations, hype and strategy around Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

For half a decade, fans all over the world eagerly waited for news and confirmation about this much-anticipated battle between the undefeated American boxer who claims he’s “The best ever,” and  the 8-division Filipino boxing champion and congressman whom supporters refer to ...
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