Philippine delegation tells PHL reform story in the American heartland

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The exciting reform story of the Philippine economy headlined the Doing Business with the Philippines Forum held at the World Trade Center Kansas City on 28 September 2015. Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. led an economic diplomacy delegation that...

Incoming USAID Mission Director reaffirms strong partnership with PHL

WASHINGTON, DC — In a meeting at the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. on  01 September, Dr. Susan K. Brems—the incoming Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia—reaffirmed the strong...

Ambassador’s Tour participant donates solar study lamps to Cebu students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On July 09, taking time off from the Ambassador’s Tour in which he was among the approximately 200 participants, Richmond-based Rumy Mohta searched the city of Cebu for a Filipino student whose photo showing him studying outside a fast food establishment went...

Basra seeking more investments from PHL

Basra – After a Filipino company poured in $130 million to develop Iraq’s largest port, the governor of this oil-rich southern province wants the Philippines to seriously consider sending in more investments. “We want more investments from the Philippines,” Governor ​Maj...

LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

Though most celebrations for the country’s 117th Independence day are held in the Philippines, LBC Express, Inc., the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider has brought festivities to Filipinos across the globe. In celebration and commemoration of...

New York Conference promotes PHL as premier investment destination

WASHINGTON, DC  – Investments in people, infrastructure and reforms have transformed the Philippines into a prime destination for foreign capital in recent years, according to Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima, who was one of the keynote speakers at the Economic...

DFA: No Pinoy killed or hurt in Baghdad car bomb incidents

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs said no Filipino was reported killed nor injured in the bombing incident in two Baghdad hotels. The DFA quoted the report of the Philippine embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. At least 10 people were killed while 30 others were injured...

Veloso family receives execution order, allowed to visit Mary Jane

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– The family of Mary Jane Veloso, the Pinay facing death by firing squad for drug trafficking in Indonesia, has received the order of execution, according to one of their lawyers. Atty. Edre Olalia, secretary general of the National Union of People’s...

99 Pinoys evacuated from Yemen on Easter Sunday

MANILA, Apr 6 (Mabuhay) – Ninety-nine Filipinos may soon be on their way home from strife-torn Yemen after availing of the government’s mandatory repatriation program on Easter Sunday, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh said. In a news release, the embassy, which has consular...

PAL’s latest us route seen to boost tourist arrivals

NEW YORK – National flag carrier Philippine Airlines finally made a long overdue comeback to the East Coast by flying into New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday, nearly two decades after it last served its most distant point in the United States. The...