PHL natural, organic products in largest east coast trade show

WASHINGTON, DC – The rising demand for natural and organic products in the United States is creating a growing market for Philippine agricultural products. Nine Philippine companies will be joining the Natural Products Expo East from September 17 to 19, 2015 at the Baltimore...

Police eye intimidation in strafing of Anthony Taberna cafe

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — Police are eyeing intimidation as the possible motive in the strafing of a cafe owned by ABS-CBN anchor Anthony Taberna before dawn Friday. Chief Supt. Edgardo Gonzales Tinio, head of the Quezon City Police District, said it is unlikely that...

House OKs bill granting OFWs the right to equal protection on money claims

MANILA, Aug 25 (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure granting Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) the right to equal protection on money claims in case their employment abroad has been terminated. House Bill 5988, authored...

Roque tells De Lima: Respect INC’s freedom of religion

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lawyer Harry Roque on Saturday called on Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to respect the freedom of religion of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), saying she should not meddle in the internal affairs of the religious sect. “Unang-una, wala naman pong nangrereklamo, at...

‘Missing’ INC minister surfaces, denies being abducted

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the ministers allegedly abducted by the leadership of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) has surfaced. Jojo Nemis denied that he was among those supposedly held hostage by some members of the INC. He said he is at home with his family in Quezon City and remains...

Sandiganbayan raffles off cases of Cedric Lee, Ronnie Ricketts, others

MANILA, June 26 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan has raffled off the fresh batch of cases lodge before against public officials and personalities including the cases of controversial businessman Cedric Lee and action star Ronnie Ricketts. Set to handle the two counts of graft filed...

Rare Imelda photos in coffee table book

LOS ANGELES – A coffee table book that shows Imelda Romualdez Marcos beyond the public eye through old, mostly unpublished photographs taken by veteran news photographer Emmanuel “Jolly” Riofrir will be formally launched on Saturday, June 13, during the Tacloban town fiesta...

4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

BY MARISSA ACIERTO l SCCPRESS.COM SAN DIEGO – On May 23rd, 2015 the 4th Annual Pagasa-Tumainisha-Esperanza-Hope, Inc. (PTE-HOPE, Inc.) Multicultural Festival was held at the Bonita – Sunnyside Branch, San Diego County Library, 4375 Bonita Road. The organization was...

PHL Independence Day celebration in Carson June 6

The Philippine Independence Day Foundation, Inc. (PIDF), in conjunction with the City of Carson and GMA “Kapuso” Network,will celebrate the 117th Anniversary of the Philippine Independence Day at the Carson Veterans Park (22400 Moneta Street, Carson, CA 90745) this Saturday, June...

‘ASAP Live in LA’ brings Filipinos together to celebrate TFC’s 20th year of service

By Nerissa M. Fernandez, ABS-CBN Global Head, Corporate Affairs & PR LOS ANGELES, CA, October 15, 2014 – When asked to describe in one word what ASAP Live in LA would be at the packed press conference that was livestreamed on TFC.tv and TFC20.com/ASAP last October 8 from the...