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PHL 3rd deadliest country for environmental activists – int’l group

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is the third deadliest country in the world for environmental activists, an international group reported. London-based Global Witness, an organization probing corruption and environmental issues, released a report this week recording 67 killings...
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PCCI urges Congress to fast-track Competition Law

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The country’s largest business organization, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), has urged Congress to fast-track Competition Law in order to prevent unethical business and trade practices, anti-competitive mergers, and abuse of market...
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Despite production delays, PHL sugar supply ample – SRA

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The sugar industry is experiencing production delays because of the storms last year, but this should not be a cause for alarm because there is enough supply of the commodity in the domestic market and higher prices are not warranted, the Sugar Regulatory...
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Anti-mining alliance urges DENR to order closure of erring mining firms

MANILA (Mabuhay) — To prevent future mining disasters in the Philippines, an alliance of mining-affected communities and their support groups on Sunday urged the Environment and Natural Resources and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau to order closure of several mining...
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Lacson: Romualdezes brought ‘hakot’ crowds to anti-govt rallies in Tacloban

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday accused politicians from Leyte’s Romualdez clan of ferrying paid crowds to rallies in Tacloban City over the past months to protest the government’s response to Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Lacson said Leyte Rep....
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Top religious leaders gather in Long Beach, declare commitment to work together for peace

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Over 100 religious leaders from across North America and hundreds of university students gathered at the Grand Event Center in Long Beach for the 2014 Religious Leaders Peace Conference, hosted by the international non-profit organization Heavenly Culture,...
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Philippine Airlines reports bigger net loss

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine Airlines’ parent firm said Wednesday it suffered a net loss of $205.15 million in the nine months to December, bigger than its loss for the whole of the previous fiscal year. PAL Holdings cited higher charges and maintenance costs and lower...
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Help Illima represent 67,000 heroes in DC

My name is Ilima. I need help to get to Washington DC to represent the state of Hawaii in the National History Day Competition. I have worked hard since November 2013 on my research and have successfully competed at the District and State level. I am one of the top two students...
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Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of...
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PHL hopes deal reached before Obama visit

New defense accord means more US troops MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines said Friday it hopes to complete a new defense accord with the United States ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama this month, as a territorial dispute with China simmers. The chief Philippine negotiator,...