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 ·
Duterte leads Rizal Day commemoration rites

Duterte leads Rizal Day commemoration rites

MANILA, Dec 30 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday led the commemoration rites of the Rizal Day in Luneta, Manila, his first as the country’s chief executive. Duterte arrived at RizalPark ahead of schedule, minutes before 7 a.m. This is despite ending a series of interviews before midnight the previous day. The President was […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte tells Rizal descendants: I wish I were one of you

Duterte tells Rizal descendants: I wish I were one of you

MANILA, Dec 30 (Mabuhay) –After leading Friday’s rites marking the 120th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal, President Rodrigo Duterte took time to chat with descendants of the national hero and told them that he wished he were one of them. Duterte bowed before Rizal’s relatives led by the 1964 Miss International Gemma Cruz-Araneta and […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: New Year's Day, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte wants Filipinos to join fight vs. drugs, criminality in 2017

Duterte wants Filipinos to join fight vs. drugs, criminality in 2017

  MANILA, Dec 31 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte wants Filipinos to work with the government in his campaign illegal drugs and criminality in 2017, as he vowed to continue pursuing public order and safety. “I invite everyone to be our government’s partners in our fight against illegal drugs, criminality, and corruption; and in attaining […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
DOH reports significant drop in fireworks-related injuries in 2016

DOH reports significant drop in fireworks-related injuries in 2016

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) – The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday said that for the first time in the last 10 years of their continuous surveillance of fireworks-related injuries (FWRI) as of New Year’s Eve (December 31) revelries, more Filipino lives were spared from the deadly and injurious firecrackers this time around. In a […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: Holidays, New Year's Day, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte administration okays major transport infrastructure projects ‘in record speed’ in Bicol

Duterte administration okays major transport infrastructure projects ‘in record speed’ in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 29 (PNA) – The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte has raised renewed hopes among the Bicolanos by putting in the pipeline major transport infrastructure projects in “record speed,” continuing with “inclusive development” policies such as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps, and ensuring that the mechanism to end contractualization or ENDO […]

06.01.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Andanar on Duterte’s speech: Take his words seriously but not literally

Andanar on Duterte’s speech: Take his words seriously but not literally

  MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) – “He is not a killer,” Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said when asked on BBC Newsday Friday, December 15, in Singapore about a recent controversial statement picked up by foreign media on Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s statement apparently admitting he killed three people when he was mayor of […]

27.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Why Robredo wishes Duterte patience this Christmas

Why Robredo wishes Duterte patience this Christmas

NAGA CITY, Dec 19 (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo is wishing President Rodrigo Duterte patience this Christmas, notably for those who are critical of his administration’s policies. In an interview at the NagaCity Hall on Monday, Robredo was asked to explain her response the previous day, when she was asked by the local media […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte sees better partnership with Singapore


Duterte sees better partnership with Singapore


MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte expressed confidence that the relationship between the Philippines and Singapore will be elevated to greater heights, as he embarked on his state visit in the city-state. “I say tonight we can and should look forward to a future of greater mutually beneficial collaboration,” President Duterte said in […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte says he will not press China on Arbitral Tribunal ruling

Duterte says he will not press China on Arbitral Tribunal ruling

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte said during a Saturday morning news conference in DavaoCity that he would not press China on the Arbitral Tribunal’s ruling on the South China Sea, despite China’s alleged placement of weapon systems on the Johnson Reef. “In the play of politics now, I will set aside the […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News ·
China has the kindest soul of all: Duterte

China has the kindest soul of all: Duterte

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte praised the Chinese government for the assistance and pledges given to his war against illegal drugs. “So, may I just say this. For the created China is this and that. China has the kindest soul of all,” he said at a press conference held at the Davao […]

23.12.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·