Gender storm as PHL call for sex test

By Talek Harris Singapore, Singapore (AFP) – A gender row hit the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Tuesday after the Philippines demanded that organisers carry out tests on a women’s volleyball player from Indonesia. A team official confirmed reports that the Philippines had asked...

5 Malaysian terrorists in Basilan

Foreigners suspected to be ISIS members MANILA, June 12 (Mabuhay) – At least five Malaysian terrorists who are reportedly in Basilan are suspected to be members of the extremist jihadists Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Security analyst Professor Rommel Banlaoi said he...

CBCP: Reject the ‘notoriously corrupt’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is urging voters not to vote for candidates who are “notoriously corrupt” while also warning against the work of spin doctors who malign deserving candidates. In a pastoral letter, CBCP president and...

Govt chief negotiator: Best to pass BBL as soon as possible

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Government chief peace negotiator Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer on Tuesday reiterated that Bangsamoro Basic Law is best passed as soon as possible. Ferrer acknowledged that both houses of Congress have their own schedule. “Nasa initiative talaga ng Senate at...

Palace on Aquino’s endorsement: Will VP Binay continue anti-corruption reforms?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay may get President Benigno Aquino III’s endorsement in 2016, but only if he can convince the President that he can continue the administration’s anti-corruption reforms. At a briefing in Malacañang on Wednesday, presidential...

Why Aquino won’t make endorsements in August

MANILA (Mabuhay) – There’s a reason why President Aquino will announce his choice for Liberal Party standard-bearer next month right after the State of the Nation Address. Sen. Franklin Drilon said Aquino will likely make the announcement in July because of a Chinese belief that...

Unboxing love with Kris Aquino and LBC

The Queen of All Media started delivering the ‘padama’ when LBC surprised media by  sending ‘padala’ to celebrate her launch as their first celebrity brand endorser Manila, Philippines – In an event titled From LBC to the World, With Love, Kris Aquino was recently launched...

4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

BY MARISSA ACIERTO l SCCPRESS.COM SAN DIEGO – On May 23rd, 2015 the 4th Annual Pagasa-Tumainisha-Esperanza-Hope, Inc. (PTE-HOPE, Inc.) Multicultural Festival was held at the Bonita – Sunnyside Branch, San Diego County Library, 4375 Bonita Road. The organization was...