Filipinos celebrate Thanksgiving Day in style

Although assimilation in the  cultural mainstream is one of  the least of the problems  of many Filipinos who have considered  U.S their home, observance of Thanksgiving Day, which this year falls on a Thursday of November 26, is one that will be marked with a deep touch of their...

Transfast’s ‘Working Hard in America’ survey finds Fil-Amas ‘overqualified for jobs, more stressed at work’

Transfast salutes and supports Filipinos working in U.S. NEW YORK  – According to a recent survey of Filipinos who live in the U.S. and send money home, the majority of respondents say they are overqualified for their jobs and find their U.S. workplace to be more stressful than...

Aquino: ‘Overwhelming majority’ will say we went beyond expectations

MANILA (Mabuhay) – With 280 days left before he steps down from office, President Benigno Aquino III said he believes majority of Filipinos would think he performed beyond what was expected of him. “For the  bulk, I think they will say that we went beyond expectations. And when...

Filipino cooks take over the world’s kitchens

(Manila-AFP) – If you are holidaying on a Mediterranean cruise ship, celebrating your winnings at an Asian casino or dining with the president of the United States, the chances are a Filipino will be cooking your meal. Since the 1970s, the Philippines has been known for its mass...

July remittances grow at slowest pace in 6 mos.

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Money sent by Filipinos who live and work abroad continued to rise in July, though at the slowest pace in six months. Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos amounted to $2.3 billion, up 0.5 percent from $2.29 billion a year earlier, latest data...

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...

Bishop Wilkerson: High Mass presider at 41st LA Peñafrancia fiesta

By Mits San Jose UBLA PRO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Most Reverend Gerald Eugene Wilkerson, D.D., V.G., Bishop of the San Fernando Valley Pastoral Region until his retirement two months ago at age 75, will preside over a concelebrated High Mass to highlight the Kaaldawan...

Most Filipinos have no savings – study

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) – Most Filipinos live from paycheck to paycheck, and when tragedy strikes like an illness or an accident, they have no funds to fall back on. The National Baseline Survey on Financial Inclusion by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) revealed that only 4...

Binay camp blasts ‘worst performing agency’ tag

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Vice President (OVP) downplayed the survey conducted by the Makati Business Club (MBC) showing it is the worst performing agency this year. In a statement on Friday, OVP media affairs head Joey Salgado stressed that their office serves poor...

Pinoys in US are outstanding immigrants

By Abner Galino If you live in the US, can you really say that you are proud to be Pinoy? You should be because Filipinos are outstanding immigrants. Well, it may not be something that you can say everyday, but you could say it loud through the most part of the year. By the way,...