Aquino gov’t ‘bigger disaster’ 2 years after ‘Yolanda’ – Anakbayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A militant group has slammed the administration of President Benigno Aquino III for supposedly being the “bigger disaster” two years after super typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) pummeled the Visayas and claimed thousands of lives. In a...

Binay vows to tinker with the Constitution to lure more foreign investments

In his recent talks with businessmen, Vice President Jojo Binay disclosed plans to amend the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution to enable foreign investors to pour in their resources in the country to help spur economic growth and to generate employment opportunities....

Mar: Tax cut proposals not an election issue

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Administration presidential bet Mar Roxas said Tuesday that the proposal to lower income tax should not be an election issue as it must be discussed in a more sober time. At the presidential forum of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Roxas...

Largest veteran job fair in Los Angeles County in Woodland Hills Oct. 22

(Sherman Oaks, Calif.) – The Valley Economic Alliance along with the California Employment Development Department  is hosting the 9th annual largest veteran job fair of its kind in Los Angeles County on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel located at...

EL Niño, global weakness prod ADB to cut PHL growth forecast

MANILA, Sept 22 (Mabuhay) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) revised its growth forecast for the Philippine economy this year amid a slowdown in major industrial economies and China and the impact of El Niño. The Manila-based multilateral lender expects the Philippine gross...

Pinoys to demand for accountability, inclusive growth beyond 2016: Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As an offshoot of his six-year stint at Malacañang, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said that Filipinos will continue to demand for good governance and inclusive growth even after he steps down in 2016. “We see today a people who have felt the effects of...

PHL is in better shape to absorb economic headwinds — IMF

MACTAN (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is strong enough to weather any spillover from the China economic slowdown and other external headwinds, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). “The Philippine economy will be less affected by the slowdown in the Chinese...

Migrante holds ‘zero remittance day’ protest near Malacañang

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Overseas Filipino workers on Friday gathered a few meters from Malacañang in Manila as part of the simultaneous “zero remittance day” protest on Friday. Led by the group Migrante, overseas Filipino workers held placards condemning the Bureau...

Duterte to supporters: Give me more time to decide

DAVAO CITY (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has appealed to his supporters to give him more time before he makes a decision on whether or not to plunge into the presidential race. Duterte, who showed up and spoke at the grand rally in Davao City organized by the Mayor...

Palace not worried about ‘no-remittance day’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang is not worried about the plan of an overseas Filipino workers’ (OFW) group to launch a “no-remittance day” on Friday to protest the Bureau of Customs (BOC)’s aborted plan to physically inspect balixbayan boxes. During a press briefing on...