(818) 552-4503
off

13 dead as floods, landslides hit ‘Pablo’-ravaged areas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Days of rains triggered floods and landslide in the Caraga Region in Mindanao, killing at least 13 people, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). NDRRMC spokesperson Reynaldo Balido said seven people died in Davao...
off

PHL military to expand counter-terrorism unit

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines is to triple the size of a special forces military unit that operates against armed groups responsible for deadly bombings and kidnappings of Westerners, officials said Tuesday. The Light Reaction Battalion is to be built up...
off

Sen. Grace Poe seeks review of Mindanao dev’t program

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe wants to review the Philippine government’s development plan for the Mindanao region, particularly in conflict areas, to ensure its inclusion in the accelerated growth pursued by the country. “Mindanao is an important region in the country and...
off

Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Washington, DC–While people in the Visayas are starting to get back on their feet in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda which hit the Philippines on November 9, Filipinos in the US are doing what they can to help kababayans affected by the typhoon. The US Philippines...
off

10 deadliest natural disasters in PHL

MANILA AFP) – Super Typhoon Haiyan may go down in history as the deadliest natural disaster to hit the calamity-prone Philippines, with authorities estimating at least 10,000 dead on one island alone. Haiyan made landfall in the eastern island of Samar on Friday and then cut...
off

More than one million households will be left without electricity by 2017, group says

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – More than a million Filipino households will still be left without electricity access by 2017 even with the Philippines’ “ongoing aggressive expansion” of energy projects. A group of more than 100 local and regional coalitions made this prediction on...
off

Typhoon ‘Yolanda’ comparable to deadly ‘Pablo’

MANILA, Nov 6 (Mabuhay) -– A new typhoon that is set to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) tomorrow could be as powerful as typhoon “Pablo” (international name Bopha) which devastated Mindanao in 2012, an expert said Wednesday. According to Dr. Mahar...
off

President Aquino enjoins all departments to support Pablo rehab

MANILA, Sept 6 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has enjoined all departments, agencies, and Instrumentalities of the national government and local government units (LGUs) to actively support the full implementation of the Task Force Pablo Rehabilitation Plans and...
off

Malacanang says safety of citizens and visitors assured

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang assured on Thursday that the government and concerned law enforcement agencies are taking active steps to ensure the safety of tourists and visitors from other countries, as well as its citizens. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda gave the...
off

DepEd-ARMM’s anti-graft drive nets P800-M savings

COTABATO CITY, June 6 (Mabuhay) — Efforts to effect reform in what used to be graft-ridden Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao have been gaining headway in the government’s “Daang Matuwid” campaign. Quite surprisingly, the controversial Department of...