Skyrocketing prices in Marawi, nearby areas not true — DTI chief

Skyrocketing prices in Marawi, nearby areas not true — DTI chief

MANILA, June 3 (Mabuhay) — Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Saturday belied reports of skyrocketing prices of prime commodities in MarawiCity and nearby areas despite the enforcement of a price freeze. “All areas outside Marawi are reported to have normal flow of goods and normal prices. Good inventory. No price increases. Even in IliganCity and […]

09.06.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Is Alex ready to have her own baby?

Is Alex ready to have her own baby?

From being the family’s bunso, Alex Gonzaga is now transitioning into a tita. With Seve’s arrival, the 29-year-old comedienne is no longer the baby of the Gonzaga family. But she’s fine with that. In fact, she enjoys every bit and piece of being a tita to her first nephew. Gonzaga has launched on her Instagram […]

09.06.2017 · Filled under: News ·
Shooting incident could not defeat our spirit — Resorts World Manila

Shooting incident could not defeat our spirit — Resorts World Manila

MANILA, June 2 (Mabuhay) — Travelers International Hotel Group Inc., the operator of Resorts World Manila, on Friday expressed grief over the recent shooting incident at its hotel and casino in PasayCity. “This cowardly act of a deranged mind will not defeat the spirit on which Resorts World Manila was built,” the company said in […]

09.06.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Military eyes end of Marawi conflict in 3 days

Military eyes end of Marawi conflict in 3 days

MANILA, June 5 (Mabuhay) — The military said Monday it is exploring all means to end the conflict in MarawiCity, which started last May 23, in the next 3 days, as President Rodrigo Duterte instructed. Despite the short time frame, Colonel Edgard Arevalo, spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), assured the safety […]

09.06.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Kiko Pangilinan: Martial law extension must be justified in joint session

Kiko Pangilinan: Martial law extension must be justified in joint session

MANILA, June 2 (Mabuhay) — Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Friday said an extension to the 60-day martial law period imposed over Mindanao must be justified before Congress in joint session. “We will wait for the justification of any extension and Congress must convene in a joint session to deliberate on any extension,” Pangilinan said […]

09.06.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Palace condoles with kin of Resorts World Manila incident victims

Palace condoles with kin of Resorts World Manila incident victims

MANILA, June 2 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Friday extended its sympathies to the family and loved ones of those who died during a gunfire incident in Resorts World Manila. “The Palace wishes to express its deep condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the Resorts World Manila’s latest incident,” presidential spokesman Ernesto […]

09.06.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
ISIS not behind Resorts World incident — AFP

ISIS not behind Resorts World incident — AFP

MANILA, Jun 3 (Mabuhay) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has dismissed claims made by the international terror group ISIS that it was behind Friday’s attack in Resorts World Manila in PasayCity, where at least 38 people, including the lone gunman, died. AFP spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, said Saturday claims made by […]

09.06.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
PHL lauds Chinese President Xi for success of Belt and Road Initiative

PHL lauds Chinese President Xi for success of Belt and Road Initiative

BEIJING, May 14 – The Philippine government lauded Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping for the success of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, a high-profile economic event here attended by 29 world leaders including President Rodrigo Duterte. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs described the Belt and Road Initiative as a “bold […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News, World News ·
Coco Martin’s brother wins at Harlem film festival in New York

Coco Martin’s brother wins at Harlem film festival in New York

“Pamilya Ordinaryo” stars Hasmine Killip and Ronwaldo Martin claimed the top acting honors at the Harlem International Film Festival held in New York last week. Killip won Best Actress while Martin, younger brother of Coco Martin, took home Best Actor for their roles as teenage parents who steal on the streets to make a living. […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·
Napoles gets death threats, seeks transfer to NBI custody

Napoles gets death threats, seeks transfer to NBI custody

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — The camp of businesswoman and alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is seeking her swift transfer to the National Bureau of Investigation Custodial Center after receiving death threats from unknown individuals. In a very urgent motion to the Sandiganbayan, the Napoles camp said the businesswoman has been “bombarded […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte to Pinoys in HK: Give me time to fix PHL so you can go home

Duterte to Pinoys in HK: Give me time to fix PHL so you can go home

HONG KONG, May 14 – President Rodrigo Duterte asked for three to four years to solve graft, corruption and illegal drugs in the country. Facing an exultant crowd of Filipinos here on Saturday, President Duterte said he and his Cabinet are doing their “very best” to encourage Filipino professionals working abroad to return home and […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, World News ·
Woman accusing Trillanes of bribery meets DOJ chief, mulls raps vs senator

Woman accusing Trillanes of bribery meets DOJ chief, mulls raps vs senator

MANILA, May 15 – A businesswoman from Davao City who accused Senator Antonio Trillanes IV of bribing her to testify against President Rodrigo Duterte met Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday. Guillermina “Grace” Barrido Arcillas, accompanied by lawyer Bruce Rivera, appeared at Aguirre’s office in Manila and talk to him about her plans to […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: News ·
Senate legal counsel reviews ethics complaint vs Sotto

Senate legal counsel reviews ethics complaint vs Sotto

  MANILA, May 15 – Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday said the ethics complaint filed against Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III for the controversial remark he made about single mothers is now being reviewed by the Senate legal counsel. “Ni-refer ko muna ang ethics complaint against him sa legal counsel ng Senate. Di malinaw […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Tourist influx in Palawan continues despite travel warnings

Tourist influx in Palawan continues despite travel warnings

MANILA, May 12 – Despite US travel warnings, tourists continue to visit the province of Palawan as law enforcement authorities continue to ensure their safety, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Friday. To recall, US Embassy, on its website, warned its citizens against traveling to Palawan as it has received information that some terrorist groups […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Lifestyle, News ·
Pemberton seeks reversal of conviction for Laude slay

Pemberton seeks reversal of conviction for Laude slay

MANILA, May 12 – United States Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, tagged in the killing of a transgender woman in Olongapo City in October 2014, seeks to reverse the ruling of Court of Appeals last April 3 affirming the ruling of Olongapo City Regional Trial Court Branch 74 which found Pemberton guilty of homicide. […]

19.05.2017 · Filled under: Philippine News, World News ·
AFP cites cooperation of Boholanos that nip in the bud terror attack on Bohol

AFP cites cooperation of Boholanos that nip in the bud terror attack on Bohol

MANILA, April 14 (PNA) – The military on Saturday lauded the Boholanos for the timely information about the presence of 10 heavily armed Abu Sayyaf terrorists that slipped into the shorelines of Bohol early last Tuesday that nipped in the first terror attack on Bohol. Brig. Gen. Resty Padilla Jr., spokesman of the Armed Forces […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte tops TIME 100 readers’ poll

Duterte tops TIME 100 readers’ poll

MANILA,  Apr 17 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte topped a TIME readers’ poll on who should be included in the magazine’s list of “most influential” people of 2017, the publication said on its website on Monday. Duterte got 5 percent of the total “yes” votes, ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pope Francis, Microsoft […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte willing to send PHL military to help Gulf allies

Duterte willing to send PHL military to help Gulf allies

MANILA, Apr 17 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ready to deploy government troops to help allies in the Middle East should these countries face attack. Duterte made the pronouncement during separate business forums in Bahrain and Qatar, two of his three stops in the Middle East this week. The President made the […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Eight out of 10 Pinoys say religion is important – SWS

Eight out of 10 Pinoys say religion is important – SWS

MANILA, Apr 17 (Mabuhay) – For majority of Filipinos, religion is very important in their daily lives, the latest survey from Social Weather Stations showed. Eighty-five percent of respondents said religion is very/rather important, according to the First Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey conducted March 25-28. Fifteen percent meanwhile, said religion is not very/not at […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Marcos should pay first for poll protest – Robredo camp

Marcos should pay first for poll protest – Robredo camp

MANILA, Apr 17 (Mabuhay) –The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Monday filed a motion before the Supreme Court seeking clarification of its order directing her to deposit P15.44 million for her petition to dismiss the poll protest filed by former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. According to Atty. Romulo Macalintal, the rules do […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·