Aquino confers Presidential Awards to outstanding OFWs, organizations

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday honored 33 outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations during the conferment of the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas held in Malacañang Palace. In his...

KBP: Reps from civic groups to be invited to Binay-Trillanes debate

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Representatives from media and civic groups may be invited to attend the Nov. 27 debate between Vice President Jejomar Binay and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas said. KBP president Herman Basbaño said Thursday they are...

Aquino renews commitment to stop media killings

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday made an assurance that his administration will continue to work to stop attacks on members of the press “until this number reaches zero.” In his speech during the Annual Presidential Forum of the Foreign...

Tech agenda: Gigaom Structure Connect 2014

(Relaxnews) – October continues with a conference focused on the connections of tomorrow and on how the internet of things will be built. Gigaom Structure Connect 2014 October 21-22 San Francisco, California, USA Focusing on the framework, opportunities and challenges of...

Teens can’t sleep early? Blame puberty

(Relaxnews) – Everyone knows sleep is important for teenagers, but a new study says that ensuring they get enough of it could call for a later start to the school day. Due to naturally occurring advances in the body clock during puberty, it’s extremely difficult for most teens to...

Fil-Am youth leaders humbled by PHL immersion trip

WASHINGTON, D.C.– What began as a program to reconnect with their Filipino roots ended up becoming a humbling learning experience for 10 Filipino-American youth leaders. Now back in the United States after an immersive program in the Philippines, the delegates to the 3rd Filipino...

SoCal representatives to FYLPRO off to Manila

Los Angeles – Rynn Chua and Edward Aparis are two (2) delegates from Southern California selected to participate in the 2014 Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO) and to take part in an immersive program in the Philippines from 24 to 28 July 2014. The FYLPro is an...

4,500 pirated DVDs confiscated from Pinoy store in Long Beach

Co-owner arrested; Hundreds of pirated ABS-CBN TFC movies, teleserye DVDs seized LONG BEACH, CA – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) and private industry investigators stormed recently into a Filipino store at the Santa Fe Center on Santa Fe Avenue in Long Beach,...

House Independents hail Speaker’s signing Cha-cha manifesto

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Independent Minority Bloc of the House of Representatives on Thursday welcomed the decision of Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. to sign in the manifesto, which states that a lawmaker would voluntary expel himself as member of the 16th Congress if...

Jessica Alba named as Braun’s new beauty brand ambassador

(Relaxnews) – The American actress has been named as the global Beauty Brand Ambassador for German consumer goods company Braun. As part of her new role, the Golden Globe-nominated star will appear in an integrated print, TV and online ad campaign set to appear this mont...