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‘Build calamity-proof structures’, Norway FM urges PHL

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Norway’s top diplomat on Thursday said the aid provided by foreign donors to typhoon-ravaged Visayas region must be used to fortify and build better structures that could withstand natural calamities. “It is important that aid is used as opportunity to build...
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DSWD to look into allegations of missing relief goods from foreign donors

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will look into reported allegations of missing relief goods from international donors that have generated rage and concern over social media recently, its regional office here said on...
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CSI-like technology coming soon to PNP?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The European Union (EU) is financing some P570 million worth of projects for reforms in the field of Philippine justice and rule of law. Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and EU Ambassador Guy Ledoux led the...
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Q1 tourist arrivals bring ‘more fun’ with 1.27M visitors

First quarter visitor arrivals reach 1.27 million, a 10.76-percent growth from last year’s 1.15 million for the same period. This marks the second time that foreign tourist arrivals breached the one-million mark in the first quarter, setting the pace for the Department of Tourism...
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ABS-CBN expands distribution in Middle East with OSN carriage

Largest Filipino media network’s popular channels – TFC, Bro, Cinema One Global & ANC – available on OSN starting May 1 REDWOOD CITY, CA, April 24, 2013 – ABS-CBN Corporation, a publicly listed Philippine firm and the country’s largest Filipino multimedia network, announced...
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4 million Pinoys still dream of living in the U.S.

MANILA, Mar 26 (Mabuhay) – Amid the challenges facing the U.S. economy, it seems many Filipinos still think of it as the land of milk and honey. A survey done by U.S.-based Gallup showed that 4 million Filipino adults want to leave the Philippines and move permanently to the U.S....
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PH Ambassador Calls on Rizal Youth Awardees to Lead Purposeful Lives

WASHINGTON, DC. – Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. called on forty-three outstanding Filipino American students to use their talents and take part in activities that promote the interests of their communities and the Philippines.  This was among the challenges posed by the...
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Olympic Stadium nominated for top UK architecture prize

(LONDON-AFP) – London’s Olympic Stadium has been nominated for the 2012 Stirling Prize, Britain’s top architecture award, the Royal Institute of British Architects announced Sunday. The 80,000-seater stadium in Stratford, east London, which will host the opening...