Filipinos celebrate Thanksgiving Day in style

Although assimilation in the  cultural mainstream is one of  the least of the problems  of many Filipinos who have considered  U.S their home, observance of Thanksgiving Day, which this year falls on a Thursday of November 26, is one that will be marked with a deep touch of their...

Jessy Mendiola confirms split with JM

MANILA (Mabuhay) — It’s confirmed. Following much speculation, actress Jessy Mendiola admitted in an interview with reporters on Thursday that she and actor JM de Guzman have decided to call it quits. In a press conference, the 22-year-old Mendiola was asked about the...

Aquino bats for salary hike of gov’t workers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday endorsed to Congress a proposed law that would mandate a four-year P226-billion compensation increase for government workers, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said. In a press statement, the DBM said the bill...

China’s Xi to attend APEC meeting in PHL

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit the Philippines to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this November. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of China said Xi will be in the Philippines for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting from...

DOTC chief promises improved MRT services by 1st quarter of 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya assured the Senate Monday that there will be an improvement in the services of Metro Rail Transit (MRT3) as new trains become operational in the first quarter of 2016. “There will be improvement in the service...

Elderly woman, baby-toting mom nabbed for bullets at NAIA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Two women were allegedly apprehended for carrying bullets inside their bag at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Monday. Antonina Agustin, 71, was only supposed to fetch relatives from the airport when two bullets were detected inside her pouch...

APIAVote, AAJC launch election hotline in multi-languages

For this year’s elections, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC partnered once again to support AANHPI voters through our national election protection hotline, 1-888-API-VOTE. Bilingual assistance was available to voters...

Ex-SexBomb Girl seeks court protection order vs husband

Former SexBomb Girls member Sugar Mercado is seeking a court protection order against her estranged husband, Kristofer Jay Go, and his parents. Mercado also filed a criminal case against Go for violation of the Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act...

Singapore to offer world’s first online-to-offline shopping mall

(Relaxnews) – Singapore is looking to become a leader in e-commerce, by introducing a mall that combines online and offline shopping, reports TechCrunch. Singpost, Singapore’s postal service provider, has unveiled a mall where shoppers can purchase items in store,...

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser: A luxurious bridge between civilization and adventure

How do you improve ultimate? The Toyota Land Cruiser has long been the brand’s ultimate-capability, ultimate-luxury SUV, and for 2016 Toyota is ratcheting up the meaning of that term. New exterior and interior design features are the obvious changes made to the 2016 Land Cruiser,...
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