DFA: No deadline set on temporary reprieve for Mary Jane Veloso

Supporters rally outside the Indonesian Embassy in Makati City on Friday appealing for clemency for Filipino Mary Jane Veloso, convicted of drug trafficking in Indonesia. Veloso has been moved to an island prison and is awaiting final word on her execution from Indonesian authorities. (MNS Photo) MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Indonesian government did not set a deadline on the temporary […]

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12 senators sign Santiago report saying BBL draft is unconstitutional

Various organizations lead by Nationalist Advocates for Filipino Ideology and Jesus Is Lord Fellowship hold a prayer rally at Luneta on Sunday against the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). The group said the BBL subverts the country’s sovereignty and will create a wedge among Moros, Lumads and Christians in Mindanao. (MNS Photo) MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least 12 […]

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Defense chief Gazmin says govt hoping for ‘very positive verdict’ on EDCA

President Benigno S. Aquino III administers the oath of office to newly-appointed generals and flag officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during the oath-taking of military officers at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (May 27). (MNS photo) FORT SAN FELIPE, Cavite City (Mabuhay) – Defense Sec. Voltaire Gazmin said they are hoping for “a […]

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Happy assembly for teachers, students, parents and the nation

Happy assembly for teachers, students, parents and the nation May 29, 2015 10:29 pm Tweet YESTERDAY morning’s K-to-12 Summit at the PICC (the Philippine International Convention Center) was a rare, happy assembly for teachers, students, parents and the nation. The only unhappy people were the demonstrators who were blocked by police when they tried to reach the entrance to the […]

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SEA Games: Facts about the members of the Philippine volleyball team

  (CNN Philippines) — The 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games is nearing, and one of the competitions that the country will be closely monitoring is volleyball. Read: Valdez, Daquis banner PH women’s volleyball squad The players of the national volleyball team that will be competing in Singapore are Alyssa Valdez, Rachel Anne, Daquis, Gretchel Soltones, Aby Maraño, Dennise Lazaro, Bea […]

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South China Sea: Philippines says maritime dispute its ‘most pressing security …

Updated May 29, 2015 23:52:08 Photo: Chinese reclamation and construction activities in the South China Sea has caused much anxiety among claimants, including the Philippines. (Center for Strategic and International Studies and Digital Globe ) The Philippines says tension with China over disputed islands in the South China Sea is the country’s most pressing security concern. China claims most of […]

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Business groups urge gov’t to implement reforms

President Benigno S. Aquino III exchanges pleasantries with World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo during the Courtesy Call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on Thursday (May 21, 2015). Also in photo are Chef de Cabinet Ambassador Tim Yeend and Philippine Permanent Mission to WTO Ambassador Esteban Conejos, Jr.. (MNS Photo) MANILA (Mabuhay) – Local and foreign […]

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Teachers: Most valued, but underpaid

Starting next week, underpaid and overworked elementary and secondary public school teachers will report back for work as classes in all levels in both public and private schools in the Philippines will start June 1. As usual, the opening day of classes will be marred by teachers and classroom shortages, as well as insufficient number of textbooks intended for students in […]

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Cristine Reyes assures Ara of her support

Cristine Reyes (MNS Photo) Ara Mina, who recently admitted having problems in her relationship with Bulacan, Bulacan mayor Patrick Meneses, can count on younger sister Cristine Reyes to be there for her. In an interview on Wednesday, Reyes stressed that she and the rest of their family are there to support Ara Mina. “Nung Mother’s Day nag-exchange lang kami ng […]

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