Religious leaders to PNoy: Repent or resign

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Hours before he is to deliver his State of the Nation Address, President Benigno Aquino III was told on Monday to either “repent or resign,” particularly over the controversy involving the Disbursement Acceleration Program. Bishops of the...

Aquino uses Mabini’s principles to justify DAP

TANAUAN CITY, Batangas (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday used principles from Filipino hero Apolinario Mabini, whose 150th birth anniversary is being commemorated here, to justify his administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). In a speech to...

PNoy rebukes SC: You tried to commit DAP act too

TANAUAN CITY, Batangas (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said his administration deemed the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as legal because the Supreme Court tried to transfer funds from one government branch to another too. “Napaigting...

JFAV/MS FilAm Intl LLC marks 73rd USAFFE Day, July 26, 2014 at FACLA

Los Angeles – On July 26, 1941, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued an executive order placing the army of the Philippine Commonwealth under the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) under the command of General Douglas MacArthur who was called from his...

Philippine Independence Day’s moving tribute to its heroes

By Dan E. Nino It was moving. It was touching. There was a civic and patriotic pride among the Filipino Americans who celebrated for the first time the proclamation of the Philippine Independence Day in front of the well-manicured lawn of the Cerritos Civic Center under the...

Aquino enjoins all government agencies to support nationwide observance of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has enjoined all heads of government agencies and instrumentalities to support the nationwide observance of the “National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDRP) Week” from July 17 to 23, this year. The...