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Search for 2016 bet is on But Aquino not in talks with VP Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is currently seeking consensus among his allies on whom to anoint as his successor, but Vice President Jejomar Binay is not being involved in this process. In what could be an indication of […]
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Obama order to benefit thousands of TNTs

President Obama’s planned immigration overhaul will benefit thousands of Filipinos staying without proper documentation here in the United States, most of them living here in California. Immigration records have stated that there are roughly about 2.6 million undocumented...
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Comelec chief: No budget for new PCOS machines for 2016 polls

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will no longer purchase new Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines for the 2016 local and national elections, its chairman said Tuesday, citing budgetary constraints. During the hearing of the […]
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Bangsamoro self-rule bill due on Monday

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino will on Monday receive a completed draft bill to create a Muslim autonomous area, aimed at ending decades of fighting that has claimed thousands of lives, his spokesman said. Receiving the draft bill […]
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Jinggoy still entertaining thoughts of running for higher office

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Despite his detention in connection with the graft and plunder case he is facing, Senator Jinggoy Estrada is still open to seeking higher office in 2016. In fact, in an ambush interview on the sidelines of his […]
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Serge Osmeña: VP Binay doesn’t need Aquino’s endorsement

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s endorsement would be unnecessary for Vice President Jejomar Binay to win the 2016 presidential elections, Senator Sergio Osmeña III told reporters on Tuesday. Osmeña, three-term senator and campaign adviser to winners of national...
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INC’s 100th anniversary draws 2 million faithfuls

BOCAUE (AFP) – As many as two million people gathered in the Philippine capital on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of a powerful homegrown church, showcasing the conservative group’s discipline and influence. Some of the faithful waited overnight in […]
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Filipino Voters in US Urged: Make Your Vote Count

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today reminded Filipino voters across the United States to make sure they choose the right candidates when they exercise their right to vote in next week’s national elections in the Philippines. “The May 13 elections are […]
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FilAms Urged to Exercise Right to Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today called on members of the Filipino-American Community in the United States who are registered as overseas voters to exercise their right to vote in next month’s national elections in the Philippines. In a statement, Ambassador […]