Palace pushes BBL anew after SWS survey on plight of Pinoy Muslims

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday made another pitch for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law in the wake of a new Social Weather Stations survey showing 43 percent of Filipinos do not see much “real” improvement in the situation of Muslims in the Philippines. Deputy...

LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

Though most celebrations for the country’s 117th Independence day are held in the Philippines, LBC Express, Inc., the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider has brought festivities to Filipinos across the globe. In celebration and commemoration of...

SWS: 62% Pinoys have little trust in China amid territorial row with PHL; net trust rating -45

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Three out of five Filipinos or 62 percent have little trust in China amid the territorial row between Manila and Beijing, according to a survey by Social Weather Stations. SWS said the survey conducted June 5 to 8 also found 17 percent of Filipinos have much...

The ‘American Dream’ is still alive

As millions of Filipinos join the celebration of their adopted country’s 239th year of Declaration of Independence, many will share the spirit of national thanksgiving in the welcoming arms of a country that had made a difference in their lives in many aspects. Lured by the...

Amnesty offered to overstaying Filipinos in Bahrain – DFA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Filipinos who have overstayed or are considered runaway cases in Bahrain may avail of the general amnesty offered by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) for illegal foreign workers starting July 1, Wednesday. According to Department of Foreign Affairs...

Filipinos fear ‘armed conflict’ with China over sea row: poll

Manila, Philippines (AFP)  – Eight in 10 Filipinos are worried a festering South China Sea territorial dispute could lead to “armed conflict” with the world’s most populous nation, an independent polling outfit said Friday. Manila-based Social Weather Stations said this sentiment...

WCOPA Team Philippines: Preserving the good name of the Filipino artist worldwide

Time and again, the Philippines have dominated the world stage as numerous Filipinos rake in top awards in various talent searches across the globe. Currently the reputation is such that if you are Filipino , people from different nations and the international community expect...

Palace welcomes survey showing 54% of Filipinos enjoy freedom of speech

MANILA, June 11 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang welcomed on Thursday a survey showing more than half of the Filipinos believe they enjoy freedom of speech under the administration of President Benigno Aquino III. ”The Philippines is the only country which does not imposes censorship or...

CBCP: Reject the ‘notoriously corrupt’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is urging voters not to vote for candidates who are “notoriously corrupt” while also warning against the work of spin doctors who malign deserving candidates. In a pastoral letter, CBCP...

DFA: More than 1,000 Pinoys in jail abroad for drug-related cases; 41 on death row

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A representative of the Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday said there are 1,288 Filipinos in jail abroad for drug-related cases. At a House hearing, Francisco Noel Fernandez III, special assistant to the DFA’s Office of the Undersecretary for Overseas...