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Tagle on devotion to Black Nazarene: It’s more than the pulling and pushing

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The message of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle centered on faith and devotion of Filipinos to the Black Nazarene. Tagle presided over the midnight Mass held at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, Manila, hours before the […]
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PHL to join China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – The Philippines said Wednesday it will join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite being engaged in a dispute with Beijing over its claims in the South China Sea. Viewed by some as a rival to the World […]
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APEC wary US-led trade pact could become ‘rich-economy club’

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – APEC does not want to see a United States-led free-trade agreement become a “rich-economy club”, a senior forum official said Monday. Speaking ahead of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Philippine capital […]
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Help us BOX A SMILE for 3,000 kids this Christmas

The LBC Foundation, in cooperation with Project Pearls, aims to move love this Christmas through its project BOX A SMILE. The LBC Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of LBC Express. Together with Project PEARLS, a non-profit organization, whose […]
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Sept 26 rally pushes for Duterte presidential bid

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A supporter of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte claimed on Friday that convincing the tough-speaking mayor to run for President in 2016 is the only way to push for real reform. Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) […]
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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...
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Ten killed, thousands flee as typhoon lashes PHL

By Joel Guinto Manila, Philippines | AFP | – Ten people were killed while thousands fled to higher ground as powerful typhoon Goni brought torrential rains to the northern Philippines, triggering landslides and floods, officials said Saturday. Nine people died […]
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Cebu Pacific profit up strongly

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – Cebu Pacific saw its half-year net profit soar 63 percent as low fuel costs helped it take full advantage of higher passenger and cargo traffic, the Philippines’ largest airline said Friday. The carrier reported […]
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Mega casinos in PHL ‘losing’ money

Manila, Philippines | AFP | – The owner of the Philippines’ first mega-casino on Friday said its second-quarter profits halved amid an industry wide slump that could threaten the country’s bid to become a top gaming destination. Travelers International Hotel […]
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PHL cheers growing outcry over South China Sea

Manila, Philippines – The Philippines on Sunday hailed  what it termed growing international support for its efforts to counter China’s claims to most of the South China Sea. The comments from a presidential spokesman came as the US Pacific Fleet […]