(818) 552-4503
off

DOTC awards Mactan airport project to GMR-Megawide Consortium

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Friday night awarded the P17.5 billion Mactan Cebu International Airport Project to the GMR-Megawide Consortium. “Yes, DOTC has awarded to Megawide-GMR. All issues raised have been resolved and...
off

Sen. Bam: 300,000 Lives at Stake Due to Substandard Steel

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Bam Aquino warned that lives of 300,000 people are at stake due to substandard reinforcement bars created from wire rods and used in estimated 60,000 houses in different parts of the country. “Sixty thousands houses is no joke. That’s 300,000 liv...
off

Sen. Bam: substandard steel products killed hundreds in Bohol, Cebu

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A senator blamed substandard steel products for the death of hundreds of people in the Magnitude 7.2 earthquake that devastated Bohol and Cebu last year. “Hundreds of lives were lost because of substandard and inferior steel products used in houses and other...
off

Consulate commemorates 28th EDSA People Power Revolution

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General commemorated the 28th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution with the theme “Kapit Bisig Tungo Sa Pagbangon” with a Mass and feature presentation on the Peace Project held at the Community Hall of the Consulate General on 25...
off

Palace: Aquino not insensitive, to spend EDSA anniv in calamity-hit areas

MANILA, Feb 20 (Mabuhay) – A Malacañang spokesperson on Thursday downplayed a reported disconnect between typhoon victims and President Benigno Aquino III, saying the President will even spend the anniversary of the 1986 People Power Revolution in calamity-hit areas. “Is there a...
off

CebuPac plane skids off Butuan airport runway

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Cebu Pacific airplane skidded off the runway of Butuan airport on Saturday morning, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said. According to CAAP deputy director general Capt. John Andrews, the A319 plane’s nose wheel gear fell on the grassy...
off

PHL to host 5th World Ecotourism Conference in Cebu

Marine ecotourism will be at the centerpiece of this year’s three-day 5th World Ecotourism Conference that will be held in the island-province of Cebu February 20-22. With the theme, “Marine and Coastal Ecotourism: Oceans of Uncertainties, Waves of Opportunities,” the 5th World...
off

Australian navy transport 300 disaster relief tents to northern Cebu

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Around 300 Shelterbox disaster relief tents were transported by the Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Tobruk to “Yolanda” affected northern Cebu early this week. “The majority of tents were taken to Santa Fe for distribution on Bantayan Island,” ShelterBox...
off

DSWD chief denies reports of US, UK food donations sold in markets

MANILA, Dec. 11 (Mabuhay) – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Soliman on Wednesday vehemently denied reports circulating in the foreign media that donations from the US and UK consisting of MREs (meal-ready-to-eat) are being diverted and sold...
off

Aquino to show country’s resilience to calamities in Tokyo summit

MANILA, Dec 12 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said his attendance to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Japan Commemorative Summit in Tokyo, Japan will provide him an opportunity to promote the Philippines’ resilience to calamities. In his departure...