DOH: Foreigner tests positive for MERS

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health confirmed Monday that a foreigner from the Middle East who recently arrived in the Philippines has tested positive for MERS-Cov. Health Secretary Janette Garin said the 36-year-old foreigner was admitted to the Research Institute...

Erich, Daniel Matsunaga share love story

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Weeks after admitting that they are already a couple, Erich Gonzales and Daniel Matsunaga sat down together to talk at length about how they took their friendship to the next level. Gonzales and Matsunaga said it was when the Japanese-Brazilian model joined...

Senior expat takes pride in his ‘1734’ PHL map copy

‘Document’ portends to show what belongs to China, what’s ours By Abner T. Galino It is certainly more than an amusing coincidence to find a burning fervor for the motherland on an expatriate named Rizal Reyes, a senior in his middle 80’s and a resident of mid-city Los Angeles....

DOTC to probe Marina’s liability in approving design of capsized Kim Nirvana

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya on Monday said officials of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) may be held liable if the design of the ill-fated MB Kim Nirvana-B was approved despite its supposed deficiencies. “Kung may pagkakamali ng...

Door for one-on-one talks with PHL open ‘forever,’ Chinese envoy says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A day before a United Nations tribunal hears the Philippines’ case against China, Beijing’s ambassador again asked Manila on Monday to consider direct negotiations to resolve their long-running territorial row over the South China Sea. Chinese Ambassador...

NaFFAA Commends Carnegie’s tribute to immigrants

Washington, D.C. “We are heartened by Carnegie Corporation’s July 4th tribute to immigrants and their vital contributions to this country,” says NaFFAA National Chairman JT Mallonga, in a statement praising the corporation’s “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” initiative....

Peanut Butter Perfection

New mash-ups and recipes your family will love (Family Features) From classic recipes passed down through generations to new creations you wouldn’t expect to find on grandma’s table, there’s no shortage of ways to pack peanut butter into deliciously diverse...

Tropical Storm Linfa brings floods in northern Luzon

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – Floods inundated towns in the northern Philippines as Tropical Storm Linfa struck the northern edge of the archipelago, where relief agencies were braced for disaster on Sunday. The region’s civil defense chief Chito Castro said that at least 11...

Chiz says Coast Guard budget provides for more safety inspections to reduce sea mishaps

Senator Chiz Escudero reminded the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) of the “promissory note” attached to its P5.6 billion budget this year that it would step up safety inspections of sea vessels and cut down mishaps by the country’s 9,574-strong merchant fleet. Escudero, who chairs...