Lani Misalucha planning to retire soon?

Acclaimed singer Lani Misalucha insists that she is ready to retire anytime and that, if it were all up to her, she would rather just cross-stitch. But veteran concert performer was quick to add that if there are people who still want to listen to her music, she will continue to...

Obama confident EDCA to be implemented

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) — The United States reaffirmed its alliance with the Philippines in the just concluded closed-door bilateral talks between US President Barack Obama and President Aquino. Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma said Obama spoke of the strength of the...

PNP chief Marquez satisfied with APEC security efforts

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Dir. Gen. Ricardo Marquez on Wednesday said he was satisfied with the combined security efforts of the police, military and other government agencies for the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC). During the...

HUDCC told to refund P9.6-M bonuses, incentives given to officials, employees in 2014

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered the Housing and Urban Development and Coordinating Council (HUDCC) to refund more than P9.693 million in alleged unauthorized bonuses and incentives awarded to its officials and employees in 2014. In an annual...

Mindanao bombing, beheading not related to APEC — military

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) — The military on Wednesday said the beheading of a Malaysian hostage by the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu and the bombing in Davao City have nothing to do with the country’s hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit....

Asia CEO forum recognizes Cuisia with lifetime contributor award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recognition of excellence in leadership, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. was conferred the Lifetime Contributor Award (public sector) by the Asia CEO Forum on 11 November 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Manila. Each year, the Asia CEO Awards recognizes...