PHL land grab issue up at Cal Poly Pomona congressional open hearing

Just how serious is the issue of land grabbing in the Philippines to merit the attention of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of California Legislature under the chairmanship of Congressman Ed Royce of the 39th Legislative District. Serious enough for the close to 50-member...

Pinoys in US are outstanding immigrants (Part 2)

MPI Report: In 1970, there were more Pinoys serving the US Navy than the PHL Navy By Abner Galino The facts bear out to the strength of Pinoy immigrant community in the US, both in terms of numbers and quality. Now, let us go back in time to see how it came to be. Those w...

PHL to ensure Mt. Hamiguitan won’t be delisted as World Heritage Site after ‘Pamana’ death – Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday assured the public that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is doing what is needed to resolve the issue of the death of Philippine eagle “Pamana.” This is amid a supposed threat against Mt. Hamiguitan’s status as...

Public warned: Stop investing in Forward Direct Selling

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) advised the public to stop investing in Forward Direct Selling Corp., which allegedly engages in pyramiding operation. The company is operated by the same people behind One Lightining Corp., which had received...

Ilocos Norte declared under state of calamity

LAOAG CITY (Mabuhay) – As Typhoon “Ineng” continues to pound Northern Luzon, the provincial government of Ilocos Norte through the Sangguniang Panlalawigan has declared the province under state of calamity. In a special session presided by Vice Governor Angelo Marcos Barba on...

Typhoon Ineng’s death toll rises to 9

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Four more people have been confirmed killed in landslides in Benguet province as Typhoon Ineng lashed areas in Northern Luzon with heavy rains and strong winds, increasing the total number of fatalities to nine. Benguet Governor Nestor Pongwan said...

Carmina wants to take a break from ‘contravida’ roles

Actress Carmina Villaroel said she is flattered when people praise her performance as a contravida in “Bridges of Love,” but admitted that she wants to take a break from villain roles. Before “Bridges of Love,” Villaroel also played the role of a contravida in the defunct seri...

Cherry Pie on working with JaDine, new resto

Being busy with showbiz commitments hasn’t stopped awarded actress Cherry Pie Picache from venturing into business. She has partnered with several friends to establish Alab by Chef Tatung, a resto offering classic Filipino fare that opened some two months ago in Quezon City. This...

Christopher: God is good

Christopher de Leon has so much to be thankful for   the Lord. First, his wife Sandy Andolong has recovered her health fully after undergoing kidney transplant. Then their son Miguel, who is based in California, has also survived testicular cancer and is now cancer free. The wife...

DSWD takes into custody mother seen slapping baby in viral video

MANILA   (Mabuhay) – Social welfare workers in Pasay City have taken into custody a mother seen in a viral video slapping her newborn baby at the Pasay City General Hospital. Rosalinda Orobia, Pasay City social welfare officer, said the mother will undergo a psychological...