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 ·
Eat Bulaga’s Kalye Serye jiggles Pasadena

Eat Bulaga’s Kalye Serye jiggles Pasadena

By Abner Galino Fans of the KalyeSerye, the popular segment of “Eat Bulaga!” (the longest running variety TV show in the Philippines) filled Pasadena Civic Auditorium to the brim on Sunday (April 9) and gave a resounding proof to the vitality of AlDub, the love team that was created in the same segment. KalyeSerye is […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Philippine News ·
Valeen not the third party

Valeen not the third party

Valeen Montenegro is elated to be the latest addition to the huge cast of the hit GMA primetime telefantasya, “Encantadia”. She plays the new character, Bathalumang Haliya. “She’ll be helping the diwatas in the story,” she says. “But actually, very shy siya. Ayaw humarap sa ibang mga nilalang kaya mas pinili niyang manirahang mag-isa kasi […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte caps Qatar visit with Emir meeting, witness signing of agreements 


Duterte caps Qatar visit with Emir meeting, witness signing of agreements 


MANILA, April 17 (PNA) – The Philippines and Qatar signed on Sunday, April 16, several agreements related to culture, technical education, health and investments, paving the way for expanded cooperation and intensified relations between the two countries. Among those signed was the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of culture between the Ministry […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·
AFP to reserve 5% of recruitment quota for Muslim applicants

AFP to reserve 5% of recruitment quota for Muslim applicants

MANILA, Apr 15 (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines announced Saturday that at least 5 percent of new recruits for the military would come from the ranks of Muslim Filipinos, the AFP said. “AFP Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año ordered the allocation of a maximum of five percent of the total number […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte among world’s most powerful people

Duterte among world’s most powerful people

MANILA, Dec. 15 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte’s strong war on drugs has earned him a place as one of the Most Powerful People of 2016 by Forbes Magazine. According to the news reports, President Duterte ranked 70th in the 74 men and women named by the Forbes Magazine as individuals who made headlines worldwide. […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Loida Nicolas Lewis denies oust plot vs. Duterte

Loida Nicolas Lewis denies oust plot vs. Duterte

MANILA, Jan 9 (Mabuhay) — The Filipino-American philanthropist tagged in an alleged plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte denied that there is a conspiracy to unseat him. Loida Nicolas-Lewis, a known supporter of Vice President Leni Robredo and her running-mate Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas, issued a statement Monday in light of the so-called “Lenileaks.” […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
BB ‘ecstatic’ to be recognized as a woman

BB ‘ecstatic’ to be recognized as a woman

MANILA, Jan 10 (Mabuhay) -– BB Gandanghari is still over the moon months after a Los Angeles court formally recognized her as female. In a three-part Instagram post, Gandanghari recalled how she used to fear life. “Since my life turned upside down sometime in the late 1990′s, I felt my life was stalled, embracing death, […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte: ISIS threat here to stay , Unless Mindanao peace, drug menace are solved, says the President

Duterte: ISIS threat here to stay , Unless Mindanao peace, drug menace are solved, says the President

MANILA, Jan. 9 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday warned that Islamist extremism will be here to stay unless the Mindanao issue and the drug menace are solved. In a speech delivered in Malacañang, the President said the Mindanao peace issue was a result of a rising nationalism — a Moro people coming to […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Kerwin Espinosa’s aides nabbed for murder

Kerwin Espinosa’s aides nabbed for murder

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, Jan. 7 (PNA) – Two trusted aides of detained drug lord Kerwin Espinosa were arrested in two separate police operations on Saturday morning in this city. Supt. Federico Sanchez, deputy Leyte police provincial director for operations said arrested for murder charges were Jesus Tolin and Brian Anthony Saldivar. Tolin was arrested at […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Bato: Cop tagged in South Korean’s abduction under restrictive custody

Bato: Cop tagged in South Korean’s abduction under restrictive custody

MANILA, Jan 9 (Mabuhay) – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa said Monday that a police officer has been placed under restrictive custody for his alleged involvement in the abduction of a South Korean businessman in Angeles City, Pampanga. Dela Rosa, however, declined to name the police officer ranked Senior Police Officer […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte administration keeps ‘very good’ satisfaction score — SWS

Duterte administration keeps ‘very good’ satisfaction score — SWS

MANILA, Jan 10 (Mabuhay) — Satisfaction with President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration remained “very good” in the last quarter of 2016, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Tuesday. SWS said of the 1,500 adults surveyed nationwide, 73 percent were satisfied with the national government, 12 percent were not satisfied and 15 […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Black Nazarene procession: Faith or pop culture?

Black Nazarene procession: Faith or pop culture?

MANILA, Jan. 8 (PNA) – Devotees of the statue known as the Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno will flock to Quiapo once more in the hope of spiritually and physically connecting with the revered symbol of Catholic faith. The statue made of wood known as “mesquite” was a gift from Mexico in the 17th century. It […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church after 22-hour ‘Traslacion’

Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church after 22-hour ‘Traslacion’

MANILA, Jan 10 (PNA) – After almost a day, the image of the Black Nazarene has finally arrived back at the Minor Basilica or Quiapo Church around 3:45 a.m. Tuesday. The Traslacion or the procession left the Quirino Grandstand at 5:20 a.m. on Monday (January 9), the black Jesus Christ’s feast day. “Black Nazarene is […]

13.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
On Rizal Day, Duterte urges Filipinos to be like heroes for genuine change  MANILA, Dec

On Rizal Day, Duterte urges Filipinos to be like heroes for genuine change MANILA, Dec

30 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday urged the Filipino nation to emulate heroes like National Hero Jose Rizal to bring genuine change in the society. In his message marking the 120th death anniversary and martyrdom of Rizal, Duterte said the National Hero fought and sacrificed a lot for the freedom and self-identity Filipinos […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale approve new contract

Nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale approve new contract

Includes significant gains that will improve patient care Registered nurses have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract covering 200 RNs in the bargaining unit at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Ca. The RNs, affiliated with the California Nurses Association (CNA), say the contract includes significant improvements and workplace protections that will enhance their ability to provide quality patient care. “Everyone […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News, Science & Technology, Services ·