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Megan Young on her wanderlust

Despite her heavy work load, beauty queen and actress Megan Young makes time for what she loves best: Travelling. She recently took advantage of a two-day break by going to Tokyo, Japan. “Wala kasing taping and naisip namin sayang naman […]
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PCCI praises Duterte on his war on drugs in first 100 days

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA  (PNA) – Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) on Tuesday expressed contentment with the results of the government’s intensified war on drugs in the first 100 days of President Rodrigo Duterte. ”Of course, we […]
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BOI investment pledges surge by 200% in Sept

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA  (PNA) – The Board of Investments (BOI) last month approved PHP51 billion worth of investment projects, surging 200 percent from PHP17-billion worth of pledges in the same period in 2015, its managing head Ceferino Rodolfo […]
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Despite Duterte tirades, Obama hails Fil-Ams

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Amid vitriol from President Rodrigo Duterte, US President Barack Obama has hailed Filipino-Americans “for the many ways they have enriched our society.” “They have been the artists who challenge us, the educators who keep us informed, and […]
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GPH, NDF to discuss land reform, national industrialization in Oslo peace talks

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The National Democratic Front (NDF) on Wednesday said they are set to discuss land reform and national industrialization issues with the government panel during the second round of peace talks in Oslo, Norway on Oct. 6. In […]
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Be ‘patient’ with Duterte, businessmen urged

MANILA, Oct 4 (Mabuhay) – Businessmen should give President Rodrigo Duterte more time to improve the country’s business climate, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Tuesday, as the new government prepared to mark its first 100 days in […]
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Pinoy farmers not ready for lifting of WTO rice import limits: Agri Chief

MANILA, Oct 4 (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is not ready to have the rice importation quota lifted, considering that Filipino farmers must be prepared for such an eventuality, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said Tuesday. “I disagree with the view […]
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PHL economy slips in global competitiveness ranking

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy has become less competitive globally, weighed down by a slow and corrupt bureaucracy and creaking infrastructure, the World Economic Forum said Wednesday. The country ranked 57th out of 138 countries in the 2016 to […]
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Senate inquiry sought on govt’s foreign policy direction

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Sen. Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV has filed a resolution seeking an inquiry on the foreign policy direction of the government amid conflicting statements from President Rodrigo Duterte and his Cabinet officials. Aquino, in Senate Resolution 158 […]
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Environment sec. envisions ‘cleaner, healthier, happier’ PHL

MANILA  (PNA) – Environment Secretary Gina Lopez has said she envisions the Philippines as a country whose citizens give more value to the environment than material possessions and physical comforts in their pursuit of happiness. In a recent budget briefing […]