Aquino hits Mar’s opponents in 2016 polls

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Friday (Manila time) took an apparent swipe at the opponents of administration candidate Manuel “Mar” Roxas II in the 2016 presidential elections. In his speech before the Filipino community in Rome, Italy, Aquino bashed Vice...

Binay camp: Demolition job vs VP resumes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday said they are bracing themselves for the continuation of the alleged demolition job against the opposition’s presidential candidate. This, following the remarks made by President Benigno Aquino III alluding to...

President Aquino now in Italy, gets one step closer to meeting Pope Francis again

ROME, Italy, Dec 2 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here Tuesday evening (Wednesday morning in Manila) to begin the Italian leg of his three-state European trip following a two-day working visit in Paris, France. The Chief Executive and his official...

Philippine delegation tells PHL reform story in the American heartland

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The exciting reform story of the Philippine economy headlined the Doing Business with the Philippines Forum held at the World Trade Center Kansas City on 28 September 2015. Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. led an economic diplomacy delegation that...

Benefit Galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in NY

WASHINGTON, DC – An exhibit featuring spectacular works of pre-colonial Philippine gold will be on display in New York City, with two benefit gala dinners kicking off the event. Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms will showcase over a hundred gold objects from the...

Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Los Angeles, CA – Volunteers have formed teams to ask for friends, family and the community at large to support them in raising money for a good cause: empowering less visible Filipino heroes to speak out, become leaders and serve their community. On Saturday, July 25, the teams...

Another Public-Private Partnership project rolled out this month

TOKYO, Japan (Mabuhay) – Another major Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project will be rolled out this month, President Aquino said here Tuesday. In his message during the get-together with members of the Filipino community in Japan, held at the Okura Hotel, President Aquino...

PNoy vows closer PH-Canada ties

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– President Benigno Aquino III vowed closer ties, especially in terms of trade and investment, between the Philippines and Canada as he left for North America on Wednesday. In his departure speech, Aquino said among his chief missions in his working visit in the...

Stay alert vs. avian flu, Pinoys in HK told

MANILA (Mabuhay) – While Hong Kong may have lowered the alert level on avian influenza, Filipinos there were reminded to stay vigilant and maintain good hygiene to avoid getting the disease. The reminder came from the Philippine consulate general in Hong Kong, which said the...

Consulate meets with community, business leaders to access opportunities in LA

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Filipino community and business leaders paid a courtesy call to Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim on 10 April 2015. The Filipino community and business organization leaders informed Consul General Herrera-Lim about recent organization program...