Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii is headed to PHL

The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii (FCCH) has announced that more than thirty business executives from Hawaii are headed for the Philippines for its 25th Trade Mission to the Philippines scheduled for February 7 – 17, 2015. Co-heading the delegation will be Hawaii...

President Aquino’s gifts to Pope Francis: Virgin Mary statue, commemorative coins

MANILA, Jan 16 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III gave Pope Francis a wooden statue of Mary Undoer of Knots, signifying his Marian devotion. The Marian image is carved from a piece of wood from a century-old acacia tree that once stood on the grounds of Malacanan...

Cuisia: PHL-US relations ‘never been better’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Manila’s relations with Washington are at their highest based on how the two allies worked together during the past year, according to the Philippine ambassador to the United States. “Our relations with the United States have never been better,” Ambassador...

Aquino cites various infrastructure projects in Romblon

ROMBLON, Romblon (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday led the inauguration of government’s infrastructure projects here in the province of Romblon. President Aquino conducted an aerial inspection of a road section of the Romblon-Sawang-Agpanabat Provincial...

Aquino leads 118th Rizal Day rites

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday morning led the annual commemoration of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal at the Luneta Park in the City of Manila. This year’s ceremony, which carried the theme “Rizal 2014: Dunong at Pusong Pilipino,” marked the 118th...

Aquino gives Christmas gifts to underprivileged kids

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III played godfather and gave Christmas gifts and Noche Buena packs to about 1,000 underprivileged children at Malacañang’s Kalayaan Grounds as part of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) ‘Pasko ng Batang Pinoy’...

President Benigno S. Aquino III’s Christmas Message 2014

MANILA, Dec 23 (Mabuhay) – Tuwing sasapit ang Pasko, ginugunita natin ang araw na isinilang si Hesukristong ating tagapagligtas at ang wagas Niyang pagmamahal sa sanlibutan. Mula sa kanyang kapanganakan, itinuro na ng Panginoon ang halaga ng kababaang-loob. Imbes na sa isang...

President Aquino departs for South Korea to attend 25th ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III left Thursday morning for Busan, South Korea to attend the 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations – Republic of Korea (ASEAN-ROK) Commemorative Summit on December 11 to 12. In his pre-departure speech at the...

Aquino brings up ‘pyramid scam’ issue with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib

BUSAN, South Korea, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said he brought up the issue of the “pyramid scam,” particularly concerning Manuel Amalilio, founder of Malaysia-based investment company Aman Futures, with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak last Thursday....

Aquino confers Presidential Awards to outstanding OFWs, organizations

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday honored 33 outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations during the conferment of the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas held in Malacañang Palace. In his...