APAICS hosts first ever young leaders summit for AAPI college students, young professionals

On Saturday, November 14, 2015, APAICS launched its first ever Young Leaders Summit in Salt Lake City at the Utah State Capitol. The summit is geared towards college students and young professionals to promote and inspire leadership and public service. “We are excited to launch...

Asia CEO forum recognizes Cuisia with lifetime contributor award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recognition of excellence in leadership, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. was conferred the Lifetime Contributor Award (public sector) by the Asia CEO Forum on 11 November 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Manila. Each year, the Asia CEO Awards recognizes...

America’s best Selling SUV continues market leadership with introduction of New Special Edition 2016 Honda CR-V

Check out the new Honda CR-V 2016 at Diamond Honda of Glendale TORRANCE, Calif. – After a major refresh for 2015 that brought a new powertrain, significantly enhanced exterior and interior styling and a long list of new standard and available features, the 2016 Honda CR-V returns...

Australia vows P33-M aid for ‘Koppu victims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Australian government on Thursday pledged P33 million in emergency aid to communities and families affected by Typhoon Lando in the Philippines. Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop announced the aid on Thursday. “Australia, as a close friend of...

Assemblymembers unite in LA to urge Brown to sign medical marijuana legislation

Los Angeles – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) held a press conference in Los Angeles Tuesday to urge Governor Jerry Brown to sign the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, including AB 266. Bonta, lead author of AB 266, was joined by two of his joint authors, Reginald...

De Lima bids DOJ goodbye in founding anniversary speech

MANILA, Sept 24 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Thursday bid farewell to the Department of Justice, underscoring the agency’s “humble” victories under her leadership despite “pressures.” De Lima, however, has not yet formally offered her intention to quit her post,...

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...

No credentials for a business loan? PHL proposes use of utility bills for MSME financing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is looking at starting an initiative that would allow micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to apply for financing using their record in paying monthly electricity and water dues as credentials. Department of Trade and Industry Nora...

Binay narrows down running mate choices to 3

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay) -– Vice President Jejomar Binay has narrowed down his choices for running mate to three. Binay said all of his choices are male, and two of them are Senators Ferdinand ”Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan....

Poe’s citizenship not an issue: NPC spokesman

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Nationalist People’s Coalition expects to announce its preferred presidential candidate early next month. NPC spokesperson Mark Enverga said the party is having a hard time arriving at a consensus due to the personal preferences of its members. The NPC was...