Pia Cayetano seeks probe of ‘Torre de Manila’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a resolution calling for an investigation into the construction of a condominium tower in Manila that heritage advocates oppose because it would despoil the Rizal Monument. Senate Resolution No.824 filed by Cayetano, who chairs...

Aquino leads opening of photo exhibit of ‘Cory Story’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III led the launching of a special commemorative photo exhibit featuring the life of his late mother, former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino, at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City on Monday. The photo exhibit dubb...

Death toll in assault on militants rises to 26

ZAMBOANGA (AFP) – The Philippines’ military said Thursday the death toll from an assault against Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militants had risen to 26, with one marine among the dead as troops cleared the combat area. The latest fatalities on the southern island of Jolo bring to 33...

Philex Mining says costs and charges depressed net income to P267.4M from P403.3M

MANILA, May 1 (Mabuhay) – Philex Mining Corporation reported a core net income of P278.4 million in the first quarter from P132.4 million a year earlier. However, citing unaudited financial results, the miner said net income dropped to P267.4 million from P403.3 million in the...

Out of Borneo: The role of slavery in the peopling of the Philippines

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 9:30 am – 10:45 am Fowler A139 UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public. Lecture by Roderick G. Orlina, PhD Candidate, Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University (Australia) One of the most glaring omissions in Philippine...

De Lima: 3rd batch of pork scam cases ready

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is ready to file two new sets of pork barrel scam complaints, according to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. De Lima said it now only a matter of deciding which one to file first. One of these cases is related to...

Olongapo students help shape positive picture of PHL in US

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nine public school students from Olongapo City are helping shape a positive picture of the Philippines and strengthen people-to-people ties with the United States through an educational exchange program with the city of Virginia Beach in Virginia. The nine...

Grace Poe wants to make date of Ampatuan massacre ‘Philippine Press Freedom Day’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe has filed a bill seeking to declare November 23 Philippine Press Freedom Day. On that day in 2009, around a hundred gunmen stopped a convoy in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao that was on its way to file the certificate of then Buluan Vice Mayor...

100s of corpses in Tacloban unburied after Yolanda

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — More than a thousand dead victims of super typhoon Yolanda lay unburied Saturday, seven weeks after the region was battered by the Philippines’ deadliest storm, residents living alongside the stench said. About 1,400 corpses, in sealed black body...

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL ATTENDS 7TH PHII YOUTH CONGRESS AND 1ST JPRMM YOUTH CONFERENCE IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH

Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General attended the 7th Philippine Heritage Institute International (PHII) Youth Conference and the 1st Jose P. Rizal Monument Movement (JPRMM) Youth Conference, entitled “A Symposium Defining the...