Philippines asks UK to continue protecting Filipino health workers amid COVID-19

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin has called on the United Kingdom to continue protecting Filipino health care professionals and uphold their well-being months after several of them were reported to have died from coronavirus. In last...

Duterte invokes arbitral ruling vs. China in first UN speech

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday invoked the country’s arbitral victory in 2016 against China’s massive claims in the South China Sea. In his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Duterte said the Philippines...

Palace thanks UK, France, Germany for supporting PH arbitral win

MANILA, Sept 19 (Mabuhay) — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Friday extended gratitude to the United Kingdom, France, and Germany for supporting Manila’s win in the South China Sea by citing the 2016 Arbitral Award that invalidated Beijing’s expansive...

‘ASAP 20 Live in London’ draws 10,000 to The SSE Wembley Arena, inspires huge Filipino community in Europe

ABS-CBN, TFC hold Europe’s biggest Filipino event with world-class Filipino and international British acts LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM  – British music journalist Kate Mossman in her acclaimed BBC rockumentary, “Stadium Rock at 50” mentioned that “big concerts should be emotional,...

Spandau Ballet, Blake, 9 Filipino cast members of Miss Saigon West End to perform at ‘ASAP 20 Live in London’

World-class U.K-based mainstream acts confirmed to join Europe’s biggest Filipino event on September 6, 2015 at The SSE Arena Wembley LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM   – “It just keeps getting bigger.” This was the enthusiastic statement of ABS-CBN Managing Director of Europe, Middle East...

French president Hollande to visit PHL in 2015, climate change tops agenda

MANILA (Mabuhay) — French President François Hollande will visit the Philippines in 2015, in reciprocation for President Benigno Aquino III’s visit to France last September. The French Embassy in Manila said climate change will top the French leader’s agenda,...

Aquino to PHL’s wartime allies: Honor peace, never again to war

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday rallied the Philippines’ wartime allies behind peaceful resolution to modern-day conflicts between countries. During the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Leyte Landing, Aquino encouraged envoys from the US, Australia,...

UK warns of Mayon’s ‘eruption risk’, cites PHL’s limited capacity to deal with disasters

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The United Kingdom on Tuesday cautioned its nationals on the threat of a possible eruption from Mayon Volcano, after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level in the area to “3.” In an update to its travel...

Passport production returns to normal after DFA breakdown

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Passport production has normalized after the Department of Foreign Affairs addressed technical problems that led to delays. However, delays will still persist within the next three to four weeks, the DFA said in a statement on Saturday. “The Department assures...

TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom  – ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) explores the rich and varied stories of Pinoy expatriates in Europe in a new, monthly magazine program, Juan EU Konek. Airing every first Sunday of the month on TFC in Europe and Middle East and on TFC.tv...