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Aquino determined to suppress Marcos anger

By Karl Malakunas Manila, Philippines, AFP, Thursday 4/16/2015 – Like the bullet embedded in his neck that may kill him if removed, Philippine President Benigno Aquino believes it is safer that some atrocities of his nation’s previous dictatorship remain buried. […]
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PHL mall giant SM targets China in $4.5-B investment

Manila, Philippines, AFP – Philippine shopping mall giant SM Prime owned by the country’s richest man plans to invest 200 billion pesos ($4.5 billion) over the next two years locally and in China, the company said Tuesday. About $449 million […]
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Aquino says ‘worst airport’ now looking much better

Manila, Philippines, AFP – President Benigno Aquino Wednesday hailed renovations to the Philippines’ main international airport, expressing optimism it would soon shake off its ranking on one website as the world’s worst airport. Almost a year after he personally apologized...
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Fil-Am conferred with commodore rank by PCG

Filipino-American Felix B. Lopez, division chief of the South East Asia Region of International Affairs Directorate of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCG AUX) has been awarded the prestigious title of Honorary Commodore of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and […]
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Pacquiao pays BIR $3.7-M in taxes

Manila, Philippines, APF – Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, who faces his biggest fight against unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather, already holds top spot as the number one taxpayer in the Philippines, government records showed Saturday. A list of top individual tax-payers […]
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Melissa Mendez issues public apology

Melissa Mendez has issued a public apology to businessman Rey Pamaran over an incident last week that led to the actress being offloaded from a Cebu Pacific flight from Manila to Pagadian. Mendez released her apology to Pamaran on her […]
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Lani Misalucha, tampok ang isang espesyal na panauhing magtatanghal sa Pechanga Theater ngayong spring

Mabibili ang Tickets mula ngayong Biyernes, Feb. 20, para sa Pechanga Resort & Casino Show sa May 22 Ang beteranang mang-aawit sa Pilipinas na si Lani Misalucha, kasama ang isang espesyal at sikat na mang-aawit ay kapwa magtatanghal sa Pechanga […]
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PAL’s latest us route seen to boost tourist arrivals

NEW YORK – National flag carrier Philippine Airlines finally made a long overdue comeback to the East Coast by flying into New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday, nearly two decades after it last served its most distant point […]
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Casino profit boosts PHL’s global gaming hub ambitions

Manila, Philippines |AFP| – A Philippine mega-casino reported Thursday its first annual profit on the back of half a billion dollars in revenues, strengthening the Southeast Asian nation’s bid to become one of the world’s biggest gambling hubs. Bloomberry Resorts, […]
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ABS-CBN Foundation Int’l celebrates 18 years of Bantay Bata (Child Watch)

Program continues to protect abused and abandoned children of today to protect future generations REDWOOD SHORES, CA   – It was the tragic death of a young girl in the Philippines who was brutally beaten by her own mother in 1996 […]