Handbook For An Unpredictable Life

The riveting story of “Handbook For An Unpredictable Life,” written by actress/dancer/choreographer Rosie Perez  is a heartbreaking book of surviving a mentally ill mother and the rigid rules of the Catholic nuns who ran the children’s home in New York’s Westchester County. Rosie...

Palace pushes BBL anew after SWS survey on plight of Pinoy Muslims

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday made another pitch for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law in the wake of a new Social Weather Stations survey showing 43 percent of Filipinos do not see much “real” improvement in the situation of Muslims in the Philippines. Deputy...

PNoy expresses hope for lasting peace in Mindanao

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Friday expressed hope for lasting peace in Mindanao as the country observes Eid’l Fitr, the culmination of the Holy Month of Ramadan. In his message, Aquino noted that the celebration of Eid’l Fitr this year “comes at a...

ASEAN warns sea reclamation ‘may undermine peace’

by M JEGATHESAN Langkawi, Malaysia (AFP)  – Reclamation work in the disputed South China Sea, where China has constructed an airstrip and other structures on coral reefs, threaten to “undermine peace, security and stability” in the region, Southeast Asian leaders warned...

Sister Cities Los Angeles and Makati Grand Gala Night at The Omni Hotel May 3

By Ed Rame “The increasing interconnectivity of nations in today’s global economy underscores the need for robust partnerships between communities around the world.  Organizations like Sister Cities Internationalfoster such relationships, increasing mutual knowledge and...

Gazmin, Catapang throw support behind BBL at House panel deliberations

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. on Monday expressed support behind the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. Gazmin and Catapang arrived at the hearing of the ad hoc committee on the BBL around 10:30 a.m., an...

Lesson of World War II: Peace should prevail at all costs — PNoy

MT. SAMAT, Bataan, Apr 9 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday reiterated the call to peace during his speech before some 1,500 veterans and guests at the commemoration of the 73rd Araw ng Kagitingan here.“Ang dating kalaban, katuwang na sa pagkamit ng...

Remembering Pinoy traditions in celebrating the Glory of Easter

Pinoys all over the southland observed Palm Sunday this past weekend to commemorate the entrance of Jesus to Jerusalem, “the King of Kings riding a donkey, symbolizing Peace” rather than a horse which in the olden times meant “power as in overthrowing a nation.”  This story has...

Kim on friendship with Maja: Sobrang okay namin

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former best friends Kim Chiu and Maja Salvador are taking things one step at a time as far as their relationship is concerned. Salvador admitted that while she and Chiu are back on good terms, they no longer call or text each other as frequently. Chiu...

Poe urges DOJ: Expedite probe report on Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Amid differing findings by various bodies conducting probes into the Mamasapano incident, Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday  urged the Department of Justice to expedite the completion of its investigation report. “Given the differing findings of fact, it is...