The winner is?

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will square off today with undefeated American fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr in the welterweight world title unification bout expected to break boxing records. The much anticipated fight between two of the best boxers in this generation will...

ASEAN leaders waited for PNoy for only ‘less than a minute’ –Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Southeast Asian leaders waited for only “less than a minute” for President Benigno Aquino III to join them for their group photo at the recently concluded Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Malaysia, Malacañang said...

Activists to PNoy: Don’t claim credit for Mary Jane’s reprieve

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A leftist group on Wednesday said President Aquino should not take credit for the reprieve given to Mary Jane Veloso. In a statement, Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said: “BS Aquino has no moral authority to claim this victory as his. We...

Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. awards Campaign for Filipino Children $95K grant

This initiative of the Apl.de.ap Foundation International diagnoses, treats and prevents lifelong blindness among pre-term infants suffering from retinopathy of prematurity (Los Angeles, Calif.)  They were a small band of laymen bound by a holy brotherhood in arms to protect and...

Mary Jane Veloso brought back to Yogyakarta prison

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Filipina migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso has been taken away from the execution island in Indonesia after being granted reprieve by the Indonesian government, The Department of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday. The 30-year-old Veloso was spared from...

Mary Jane Veloso spared from execution

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Mary Jane Veloso has been spared from execution by the Indonesian government. People holding a vigil outside the Indonesian embassy in Manila cheered and clapped on hearing the news. The other eight drug convicts scheduled for execution, including two...

Chiz Escudero urges PHL to lead campaign against death penalty

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Francis Escudero on Wednesday said the Philippines should lead the campaign for the abolition of death penalty as a punishment even as the government exhausts all means to commute the sentence on Mary Jane Veloso. “Una, ituloy ang pagsulong...