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New AARP report reveals economic disparity among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Age 50+

Household income, consumer spending, and poverty levels vary widely among AAPI groups WASHINGTON, D.C.  – A new research report from AARP reveals economic disparity among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) age 50+. When viewed as a whole, AAPIs appear more financially...
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Aquino: Dictatorship is no solution

BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino again took a shot at the Marcos dictatorship during a speech at Harvard University, debunking perceptions that life under a dictatorship is better than under a democracy. Speaking before the John F. […]
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Labor Day Weekend Getaways – last hurrah for summer

There was a time when our family would go on long weekend getaways a week before Labor Day weekend in order to avoid the rush in flying or driving to our “destinations of choice.” Flying an hour to nearby Sacramento, San […]
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80,000 more cops needed to safeguard 100 million Pinoys – Mar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police needs 80,000 more personnel to meet the ideal police-to-citizen ratio of 1:500 for a country whose population is now 100 million, Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II said Wednesday. “1:500 is the rule of […]
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Docs question stem cell research in DAP

MANILA, July 15 (Mabuhay) – Members of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) said the priorities of the government when it comes to funding projects under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) seem to be misplaced. In a press conference at […]
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OFWs urged leave Afghanistan

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines on Tuesday urged 4,000 workers in Afghanistan to leave the country amid an election stand-off that has raised fears of instability and ethnic unrest. “The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued Alert Level 3 (voluntary […]
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Plebiscite for Charter Change can be held either 2015 or 2016 – Belmonte

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., said he is now looking on the possibility to incorporate plebiscite with the 2016 Presidential elections without violating any law instead of spending a separate election next year. Belmonte said that he is […]
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Solons want media outlets airing, publishing positive advocacies given tax incentives

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lawmakers are seeking the granting of tax incentives to broadcast and print media that devote time and space for gender equality, human rights, environmental protection, family values, patriotism, transparency and accountability, national peace and unity and...
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Geraldine Uy Wong’s ‘I saw what you saw’ letter to Anderson Cooper (Part 2)

by: Myrna Aquitania 4. “The super typhoon decimated a big part of the population, that so many people are still missing and unaccounted for to this day, and the rest who survived were either maimed or injured, were grieving for […]
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Kababayans experience Typhoon Yolanda’s wrath

by : Myrna Aquitania It is indeed unfortunate and sad to think that the once “vibrant” City of Tacloban which according to the 2010 Census had a population of 221,174 and was dubbed the “economic center in the Eastern Visayas region,” and one of […]
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