Sandigan urged to nix plea protecting Revilla’s assets

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Special Prosecutor told the Sandiganbayan 1st Division that the petition filed by Senator Bong Revilla against the anti-graft court’s decision to attach his properties should be dismissed. In a comment to Revilla’s petition for...

All roads lead to The Annual Asian Small Business Expo this Saturday in Alhambra

The Search to Involve Pilipino Americans join other Asian groups for The Annual Asian Small Business Expo that is take place this Saturday, September 19 at the Almansor Court Conference Center in Alhambra. Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program Formed in 1999, Asian...

Carson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with music and festivity

Influenced by tropical sounds and warm California vibes, the Quitapenas takes centerstage as the City of Carson presents the 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. The festivities will take place on Saturday, September 19th from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Carson Park located at...

Aquino hails women’s contribution to economy, public sector

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Count President Benigno Aquino III as among the men who are in awe of Filipino women’s strength and capabilities. During the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (APEC’s) Women and the Economy fora in Manila on Thursday, Aquino hailed women leaders in government...

2 Metro flood projects done before Aquino steps down: Singson

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will finish two major flood control projects in Metro Manila before President Benigno Aquino III steps down next year, Secretary Rogelio Singson said on Wednesday. During the presentation of the DPWH proposed...

BIR files P101.7-million tax evasion case v. Napoles kids

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a P101.7-million tax evasion case against the children of alleged pork barrel scam brains Janet Lim-Napoles. Facing a complaint for violation of Sections 254 and 255...

Poe’s citizenship not an issue: NPC spokesman

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Nationalist People’s Coalition expects to announce its preferred presidential candidate early next month. NPC spokesperson Mark Enverga said the party is having a hard time arriving at a consensus due to the personal preferences of its members. The NPC was...

Comelec says China may attempt to sabotage 2016 polls

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has received “intelligence reports” that China may attempt to sabotage the Philippine elections in 2016, one of its ranking officials told lawmakers Wednesday. During the Comelec’s briefing for election preparations before...

Filipino cooks take over the world’s kitchens

(Manila-AFP) – If you are holidaying on a Mediterranean cruise ship, celebrating your winnings at an Asian casino or dining with the president of the United States, the chances are a Filipino will be cooking your meal. Since the 1970s, the Philippines has been known for its mass...

McDonald’s to fully transition to cage-free eggs for all restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

McDonald’s USA and Canada to source 100 percent cage-free eggs within 10 years (OAK BROOK, Ill.) – To meet consumers’ changing expectations and preferences, McDonald’s announced that it will fully transition to cage-free eggs for its nearly 16,000 restaurants in the U.S. and...