Tour with ambassadors scores well with Fil-Am visitors

“This tour is great!” says Josh Ken Artero, a young professional from Agana, Guam. “I’ve been living in the U.S. for 41 years.  I’ve participated in four ACGTDTs and will join future tours even if I come here on my own to help the ABS-CBN Foundation with school-buildi...

NAIA to seek DOH help in expanding Ebola awareness campaign

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Manila International Airport Authority will seek the help of the Department of Health in boosting an awareness campaign on the threat from the Ebola virus at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. MIAA general manager Jose Angel Honrado said he wants the...

Fil-Ams enjoy fun, exciting activities at 9th edition Ambassadors tour

By Manny V. Ilagan MANILA – Another ‘FUN’ homecoming full of exciting activities marked this year’s 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour to the Philippines (ACGTDT). Despite the threat of Tropical Depression Inday brewing at the northeast of the Philippines...

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair make progress with interline agreement

Cebu Pacific and Tigerair, the two largest low-cost carriers in the Philippines and Singapore respectively, have made further progress on their interline agreement with the first interline flights available on Cebu Pacific’s website from 23 July 2014.  Tigerair flights will be...

Metro Manila survives Glenda better than it did Milenyo

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Typhoon Glenda, the first major weather disturbance to directly hit Metro Manila in years, brought strong winds and torrential rains to the capital region, peeling off roofs of houses, uprooting trees, and causing a prolonged and widespread power outage. Metro...

Pasay City govt: Calls for ban on One Direction concert premature

MANILA, June 4 (Mabuhay) – Calls to ban the upcoming concert of popular band One Direction are still premature as far as the Pasay City government is concerned. “At present, calls to ban One Direction from holding their concert in Pasay City are as yet premature since their...

Claudine on Mon Tulfo: Hindi na siya galit sa akin

All’s well that ends well. This seems to be the case between Claudine Barretto and Mon Tulfo two years after they figured an altercation at the NinoyAquinoInternationalAirport which left them bruised. Barretto confirmed she and Tulfo already talked and both of them asked for each...

Aquino arrives from Myanmar

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 early Monday from Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar after attending the 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit over the weekend. The President and members...

President Aquino leaves Saturday 24th ASEAN Summit in Myanmar

MANILA, May 10 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III left for Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Saturday afternoon to join his fellow leaders in the 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in that country. Among the issues to be discussed in the ASEAN meeting...

Bianca Gonzalez, JC Intal planning to wed in December

MANILA – Bianca Gonzalez and fiancee JC Intal are planning to wed sometime December, the “Umagang Kay Ganda” host revealed. The couple had originally planned the wedding to be in November, Gonzalez said but decided to hold it a month later due to preparations....