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PHL land grab issue up at Cal Poly Pomona congressional open hearing

Just how serious is the issue of land grabbing in the Philippines to merit the attention of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of California Legislature under the chairmanship of Congressman Ed Royce of the 39th Legislative District. Serious enough for […]
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House passes bill fast-tracking reverting of idle fishponds to forestlands

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives passed on third and final reading a bill that would shorten the process of reverting abandoned fishponds into forestlands. House Bill 5845 of Bulacan Fourth District Representative Linabelle Ruth Villarica stipulates the...
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‘Daang matuwid‘ made investors more confident in PHL, PNoy says in SONA 2015

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) – The reforms set by his administration have made companies in the country and abroad more confident in investing in the Philippines, thus moving the economy forward, President Benigno Aquino III said Monday. “Pinakita nating seryoso […]
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Govt says PHL can withstand shocks from China

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippines remains insulated from risks arising from the collapse of the Chinese stock market amid a slowdown in the world’s second biggest economy, according to the Department of Finance (DOF). “Strong macroeconomic fundamentals and a...
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Asian Americans rapidly on the move

Buying power expected to hit $1-T by 2018 By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Asian Americans are making a significant and powerful impact on the new American mainstream. Nielsen’s 2015 Asian American Consumer report entitled, “Asian-Americans: Culturally Connected and Forging the...
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NaFFAA Commends Carnegie’s tribute to immigrants

Washington, D.C. “We are heartened by Carnegie Corporation’s July 4th tribute to immigrants and their vital contributions to this country,” says NaFFAA National Chairman JT Mallonga, in a statement praising the corporation’s “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” initiative....
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The ‘American Dream’ is still alive

As millions of Filipinos join the celebration of their adopted country’s 239th year of Declaration of Independence, many will share the spirit of national thanksgiving in the welcoming arms of a country that had made a difference in their lives […]
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Business, regional security top agenda on Aquino’s trip to Japan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Encouraging more businessmen to come to the Philippines as well as security issues would be President Aquino’s top agenda when he visits Japan next week, a Palace official said. In a radio interview over dzRB Radyo Ng […]
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Get Binay and Aquino, Abad, allies too – Bayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay should be prosecuted for plunder over allegations of amassing illegal wealth, but doing so “should not be used to cover-up the far bigger systemic corruption” perpetuated by the administration, the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan...
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President Aquino’s state visit to Canada begins

OTTAWA, Canada (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III flew to Ottawa, the first stop of his three-day state visit to Canada, on Thursday (Friday in Manila) after completing a successful one-day working visit to Chicago. Shortly after his arrival […]