Pinoys in US are outstanding immigrants (Part 2)

MPI Report: In 1970, there were more Pinoys serving the US Navy than the PHL Navy By Abner Galino The facts bear out to the strength of Pinoy immigrant community in the US, both in terms of numbers and quality. Now, let us go back in time to see how it came to be. Those w...

Amid confusion on standard-bearer, LP to stick together – solon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A member of the ruling Liberal Party is confident the administration party would remain intact come 2016, amid reports that some members would deflect out of the party if it supports a losing candidate next year. In an ambush interview on Tuesday, Iloilo...

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...

Estrada: Pork scam witness Tuason has 89 bank accounts

MANILA (Mabuhay) —  Detained senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada on Monday bared that pork barrel scam witness Ruby Tuason has 89 bank accounts under her name. Interviewed after his bail hearing from plunder over the scam, Estrada showed to reporters a list of Tuason’s bank...

Detained Gloria Arroyo to run again for Congress

Manila, Philippines (AFP)  – She may be detained, facing criminal charges and reportedly suffering from a crippling illness but former president Gloria Arroyo intends to run again for a seat in the Philippine Congress, her lawyer said Tuesday. Arroyo, who has been held in a...

Justice for sale?

If Senator Antonio Trillanes’ exposé is true that some cases in the Court of Appeals are being decided not on merits but on how much a person facing a lawsuit is willing to pay a judge to get a favorable ruling is both alarming and despicable. In response, the Integrated...

Lady solon accompanied Napoles during House pork ‘rounds’ – witness

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles was accompanied by Representative Zenaida Ducut when the alleged mastermind of the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam made the rounds of the House of Representative, a witness told the Sandiganbayan Wednesday. Ducut, formerly...

CBCP official calls Aquino liar

Priest says President lied in telling Pope of church’s silence under Arroyo MANILA (Mabuhay) – A Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines official over the weekend called President Benigno Aquino III a liar for claiming before Pope Francis last week that the Catholic...

An arrogant, vindictive and immature leader

President Noynoy is known to be vindictive and unforgiving not only to his political enemies but as well as to people or organizations that criticizes his policies and procedures in running the affairs of the government. From time to time, local church leaders have been calling...

Gloria Arroyo returns to VMMC after Christmas furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former President and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo on Friday afternoon returned to the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City as her Christmas furlough ended. Arroyo, who spent Christmas at her house in La Vista subdivision, arrived at...