Church to hold job fair in Pasadena Oct. 15

Rose City Church and Rose City Coffee are hosting a job fair on October 15, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. Rose City Coffee exists to train homeless in our community in the craft of coffee. Dozens of employers will be on hand with positions available in Administration, Advertising,...

Jinggoy Estrada claims Aquino gov’t just ‘showing off’ in detaining ‘pork’ scam suspects

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday called the charges against him “rushed” in a bid by the administration to boast that it was able to detain senators charged over the pork barrel scam. After his arraignment before the Sandiganbayan on Monday, Estrada added that...

Luisita farmers decry ‘hoax land distribution’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Hacienda Luisita farmworker-beneficiaries (FWBs) stormed the office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Quezon City Thursday to protest what they call a “hoax land distribution.” In a statement, the Alyansa ng mga Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita...

Palace wishes nation peaceful, reflective Lenten season

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Palace hopes the nation will have a peaceful and reflective Holy Week as Filipinos observe the Lenten Season. “As a new week approaches, we in the administration wish the Filipino people a peaceful and reflective Holy Week,” Deputy Presidential...

More than 3.3-M signed up to Obamacare health plans

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2014 (AFP) – More than 3.3 million Americans had signed up for new insurance plans by the end of last month under President Barack Obama’s troubled signature health care law, officials said Wednesday. The administration also reported a slight increase in...

Palace downplays Dec 6 ‘deadline’ to get rid of ‘pork’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday downplayed a so-called Dec. 6 deadline for President Benigno Aquino to get rid of discretionary or “pork” funds, saying he and his administration will push the proper things at the “correct time.” Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail...

Anti-‘pork’ groups: Aquino’s televised speech missed the point

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Militant lawmakers and anti-pork barrel groups were not impressed with President Benigno Aquino III’s televised speech Wednesday night defending his administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), with one of them even saying that the President...

PNoy promises to show how he spent his ‘pork’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Amid public clamor, President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said he will be showing how the President’s Social Fund (PSF) has been spent during his term. “I-authorize natin, papalabas ko sa PMS, saan ba ginastos over the three years that I...

Cuisia Leads Economic Diplomacy Blitz in North Carolina, Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines continues to take advantage of its new status as an emerging tiger with by intensifying its economic diplomacy blitz in the United States to promote greater trade and investment. The focus of the latest economic diplomacy efforts were the states...

DOF, AIM launch customized Master’s program for government employees

The Department of Finance, in partnership with the Asian Institute Management, launched today the first ever master’s program customized for its employees. The initiative responds to the Philippines’ various development challenges by cultivating technical and management skill in...