Anne on the run

MANILA (Mabuhay) –Anne Curtis is known to join marathons. More than just to stay fit, however, she has aligned her passion with advocacy to help underprivileged children. The actress has organized the Heroes for Children Run 2015 in partnership with the United Nations...

Australia vows P33-M aid for ‘Koppu victims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Australian government on Thursday pledged P33 million in emergency aid to communities and families affected by Typhoon Lando in the Philippines. Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop announced the aid on Thursday. “Australia, as a close friend of...

Duterte: I cannot be the savior of this republic

MANILA  ( Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte once again doused speculations that he will be the substitute candidate for the presidential bet fielded by the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). In an interview in Davao City, Duterte said he is getting...

How Maria Ozawa finds Cesar as leading man

Maria Ozawa seems to be having fun in the Philippines as she shoots her first Filipino movie, “Nilalang.” The film, which also stars Cesar Montano, is an entry to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. Ozawa revealed that she was initially nervous about working with a...

Int’l complaint vs Pemberton eyed if acquitted — lawyer

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — A lawyer of the Laude family believes an international criminal complaint may be filed against US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton if he is acquitted here in the Philippines for the killing of transgender Jennifer Laude. Virgie Suarez,...

Floods ease but ‘Lando’ death toll hits 47

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — Widespread flooding in the Philippines caused by a powerful typhoon eased on Wednesday but the storm’s death toll climbed to 47 and tens of thousands of people remained in evacuation centers. As the weather improved three days after the...

ALA Promotions features talents to America with Pinoy Pride Edition

By Rod Mijares Balita Media Nevada correspondent After a successful boxing promotions in the Philippines and in the Middle East, ALA Boxing Promotions in collaboration with ABS-CBN makes history by promoting their latest installment of never ending Pinoy Pride, where else, but in...

PHL’S efforts towards sustainable food security highlighted at global youth institute address

WASHINGTON, D.C – Exceptional high school students from across the United States and other countries learned about positive developments in the Philippines and its efforts to become climate-resilient, climate-smart, and food-secure. Some 200 high school students are participating...

Transfast’s ‘Working Hard in America’ survey finds Fil-Amas ‘overqualified for jobs, more stressed at work’

Transfast salutes and supports Filipinos working in U.S. NEW YORK  – According to a recent survey of Filipinos who live in the U.S. and send money home, the majority of respondents say they are overqualified for their jobs and find their U.S. workplace to be more stressful than...

From the PHL to U.S., Pinoys remember Jennifer Laude one year after her death

We want to honor your life by remembering. Remembering so many others who continue to suffer from transphobia and hate violence. Remembering too many lives that have been taken by U.S. militarization in the Philippines. Remembering all those who have been harmed and dehumanized...