Month: February 2024

CONGRESS SUBPOENAS PASTOR QUIBOLOY IN ABUSES PROBE ; Church sect leader faces arrest if he won’t show up, blames US for ordeal

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/DAVAO CITY/LOS ANGELES – Controversial Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name (KOJC), who is on Most Wanted List of the…

PGMA, others greet VG Lilia Pineda on her birthday; robust Pampanga, healthy Kapampangans pushed

By CLAIRE MORALES TRUE, Managing Editor CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga –  Pampanga Vice Governor Lilia Garcia Pineda, popularly known as “Nanay Baby,”  celebrated her 73RD birthday last February 21 at Royce Hotel and Casino, Clark Freeport Zone. Among her many guests…

Health & Wealth: Peninsula Toastmasters meeting for good health and longevity

Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, I’ve missed attending the meetings of the Peninsula Toastmasters. Last week, Denise Singh, DTM, active officer of the Peninsula Toastmasters encouraged and reminded me to rejoin the meetings of the club every 2nd and 4th…

Massachusetts braces for migrant crisis

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent BOSTON — The state of Massachusetts is expecting an influx of migrants to pose a threat to its limited resources and wants nothing more to avoid hate crimes against the newcomers, who may not be able…

Quiboloy admits going into hiding due to ‘death threats from US’

By Beting Laygo Dolor, Manila Editor MANILA  — Where in the world is Pastor Apollo Quiboloy?  He says he’s in hiding because the US is after him, while also saying that he has not left the country but is only cooling…

SF city officials, community leaders discuss AAPI hate

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent   SAN FRANCISCO — This week’s celebration of the Lunar New Year AKA the Chinese New Year of the Wooden Dragon saw the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community head to city hall to air…

Special Report: The Jewish experience in the Philippines

(First of 2 parts) By the Philippine News Today,  Manila research team MANILA – On November 29, 1947, Jews worldwide were listening to their radios as the United Nations member states voted on whether or not to accept a proposed…

Philippine Global Media Group Gala Night: Inauguration swan song and phoenix rising 

By Louinn Lota  /Contributor   NORWALK, California– Philippine Consul General Edgar B. Badajos ended his 3-year tour of duty in Los Angeles by inaugurating 12 officers of the newly established Philippine Global Media Group (PGMG) and offering up one swan song solo during Lunar…

71BURIED ALIVE, 51 MISSING IN DAVAO DE ORO LANDSLIDES; Bulacan church balcony falls; 1 dead, 52 others are injured

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor DAVAO CITY /SAN JOSE DEL MONTE CITY – Deadly landslides triggered by heavy rains and floods killed hit the gold-mining town of Maco, Davao de Oro last…

THE OUTSIDER: Auspicious start for Tengco-led Pagcor

(Blurbs: “With a highly competent management team assisting him and adequate resources at his disposal, Tengco is well equipped to push the envelope and pursue other reforms like the privatization of land-based casinos and other assets.”) ** Everything’s coming up…