Donations for typhoon victims in the Philippines

HOW TO HELP THROUGH THE AMERICAN RED CROSS (www.redcross.org)  Those who want to help can go to www.redcross.org or call 1-800-REDCROSS to donate to typhoon relief. People can also mail in a donation to their local Red Cross chapter. Gifts to the American Red Cross will support...

Typhoon kills 10,000 in one Philippine city: UN

UNITED NATIONS, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – The United Nations warned Monday of a quickly mounting death toll from the Philippines super typhoon with 10,000 feared killed in the worst-hit city of Tacloban alone. The United Nations was “expecting the worst” over...

Support Operation Keep Dee Alive

On Saturday, November 9th, 2013, Bethematch.org, a leading advocate and support system for those suffering from leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases will be holding a donor drive to save the life of Dianne Abang, who is known by her friends and family as Lady...

Bong Revilla cries foul on bid to cancel his passport

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Friday said his basic human rights were “trampled upon” when the Department of Justice (DOJ) moved to have his passport cancelled after he was implicated in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam. “The way things are going,...

Holiday Celebration: Asian Karaoke Night at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Pechanga Resort & Casino will be hosting a “Asian Karaoke Night” on Saturdays, begin at 10pm and ends at 2am at the Pechanga Comedy Club, Korean Night will be held on November 9th & December 7th, Vietnamese Night on November 16th & December 14th, Filipino Night on...

Aquino leads launch of PhilHealth benefit package for people with disabilities

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III led the launching of PhilHealth’s benefit package for persons with disabilities particularly those with lost or deficient limbs in a ceremony at the Heroes Hall in Malacanang Palace, Thursday. In his speech, the President commended...

PHL money supply grows 31% in Sept. – Bangko Sentral

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Money streaming within the financial system remained strong in September, driven by a very active bank lending while the impact of adjustments in the central bank special deposit window continued to pump money into the economy, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said...

More Customs collectors resign, retire amid agency revamp – Biazon

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Amid a revamp in the agency infamous for corruption, Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Ruffy Biazon said more Customs collectors have resigned or availed of an early retirement. Biazon confirmed that some collectors have tendered their resignation or...

Kapunan withdraws as Napoles’ lawyer in serious illegal detention case

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Lawyer Lorna Kapunan on Wednesday withdrew as lead defense counsel in the serious illegal detention case filed against businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, citing “differences in opinion.” Secretary of Justice Leila de Lima confirmed Kapunan’s withdrawal but...

Aquino, sisters visit graves of parents on All Saints’ Day

MANILA, Oct 30 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III and his four sisters visited the graves of their parents on Wednesday, two days before the traditional All Saints’ Day commemoration on November 1. The President and his sisters Ballsy Cruz, Pinky Abellada, Viel Dee and...