NCR remains under GCQ; Cebu City back to ECQ

MANILA, June 16 (Mabuhay)–  President Rodrigo Duterte has retained the general community quarantine (GCQ) classification in Metro Manila and reverted Cebu City to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until June 30. In a televised meeting late Monday night, Health Secretary...

Lacson reminds Catriona: Australia implements more stringent anti-terrorism law

MANILA, June 10 (Mabuhay)– Senator Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday questioned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray’s opposition to the controversial antiterror bill which he authored and is now transmitted to the Palace. “Ang Australia, very strong democracy kaya medyo ano ako, with...

Stricter quarantine rules possible if Covid-19 cases rise — Palace

MANILA, June 10 (Mabuhay) — The government might be compelled to impose stricter quarantine restrictions if the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections continue to rise, Malacañang said on Tuesday. In a virtual presser aired on state-run PTV-4, Presidential...

Lydia V. Solis, a woman of substance elected PWUAASC President

A woman of substance, Lydia Vergara Solis, was recently elected President of the Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California. Ms. Solis is not just Philippine News’ Southern California Chief Correspondent but she’s an active leader in the community as...

Newspaper columnist Lydia Solis new president of PWU California alumni association

Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California (PWUAASC) Lydia V. Solis was elected President of the Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California for the year 2015-2016.   On March 14, 2015, Lydia together with the newly-elected...

Piano virtuoso to perform at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Theater and Steinway Gallery Pasadena

After a triumphant standing ovation performance at the Bing Theatre of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) last November 2013, acclaimed Filipino pianist Rudolf Golez will be performing at two venues in Los Angeles this month. The virtuoso pianist  is scheduled to...

Senate minority minus 3 not a big problem — Chiz

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero said the minority should not worry about their voices not being heard even if three of their members will not be around for some time. Escudero noted there is also no issue of lack of balance in the Senate. “Sa...

Binay: Aquino should’ve accepted Abad resignation

MANILA, July 23 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay for the first time on Wednesday admitted that he disagreed with President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to reject Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad’s resignation over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)...

Lani Mercado-Revilla duly elected representative of Cavite’s second district: Tribunal

MANILA, July 15 (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) on Tuesday said that they have resolved the first electoral protest favoring Cavite Rep. Lani Mercado-Revilla as the duly elected representative of the second district of the province. In a...

CA panel recommends Soliman’s appointment

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The appointment of Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman was recommended on Wednesday for confirmation by a panel of the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA). No member of the CA’s committees on labor, employment and social welfare  objected when a...