63% of adult Pinoys validated to vote – SWS

MANILA (Mabuhay) – About 63% of adult Filipinos, equivalent to 37.4 million, have been “validated” to vote so far, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The survey, the result of which was first published on BusinessWorld, also revealed that 30% of adult Filipinos,...

Palace to public: Apply Earth Hour message to lifestyle

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday appealed to Filipinos to practice energy conservation not only for an hour on Saturday evening, but also in their daily routines. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said it is not enough to switch off appliances for just an...

Coast Guard warns vs. colorums during Holy Week

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Filipinos expected to flock to the provinces for Holy Week were warned Wednesday against boarding colorum or unregistered vessels. The Philippine Coast Guard also encouraged the public to call its hotline 0917-PCG-DOTC (0917-724-3682) to report colorums or...

Palace hails Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘unswerving devotion’ to Singapore

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday joined the international community in mourning the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’ first prime minister. “Throughout his long life, as prime minister and senior minister, Lee demonstrated an unswerving devotion to his country, turning...

More Filipinos don’t want Aquino to resign: poll

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Four out of 10 Filipinos do not want President Benigno Aquino III to resign in the wake of the Mamasapano carnage, the chief executive’s biggest political crisis yet, a Pulse Asia survey showed. The survey, conducted from March 1 to 7, revealed that 42% of the...

LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

Manila, Philippines – LBC Express, the leading courier service provider in the Philippines, reinforces its commitment to serve Filipinos by connecting them with their loved ones worldwide. With branches and partners in Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong,...

Fewer crime victims in Q4 2014, but fear still high – SWS poll

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Fewer Filipinos were victims of crimes in the last quarter of 2014, but fear of being victimized remained high, according to a new survey by pollster Social Weather Stations. The SWS poll found that 6.7 percent of respondents, equivalent to four million...

Still no sign of abducted OFWs in Libya

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday said that there are still no leads on the whereabouts of four Filipinos abducted by militants in Libya. “Hindi pa po natin malaman kung sino ang responsible at kung saan po ang apat nating kababayan,” said...

Summer almost here with Amihan’s last hurrah – PAGASA

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – The cold morning experienced by many Filipinos on Tuesday just may be the Northeast Monsoon’s last hurrah for this year, state weather agency PAGASA said. PAGASA forecaster Gener Quitlong said the Northeast Monsoon, which has weakened in past few weeks,...

Pacquiao- Mayweather bout: A rallying event for Filipinos

Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao whose bout with unbeaten Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand Arena on May 2 maybe the biggest fight of his life. True to form, the Filipino boxing icon exudes a solid confidence resulting from many rounds of squaring off with grizzled boxers of varied...