Strike won’t stop jeepney modernization plan: Malacañang

Strike won’t stop jeepney modernization plan: Malacañang

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) – Despite the nationwide transport strike, Malacañang on Monday said it was committed to pursuing the jeepney modernization program. “The Administration remains committed to the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), which is long overdue,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. Abella said “there were several attempts in the […]

20.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

PNP: Murder cases down by 7.98% from 2016 figure

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — Murder cases have dropped by 7.98 percent, or 554 cases, compared with the previous year’s figures, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Tuesday. From 6,945 cases in January to August 2016, murder cases have dropped to 6,391 during the same period in 2017, according to the PNP Directorate for Investigation […]

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Bautista not yet off the hook from impeachment, says Alvarez

MANILA, Oct 11 (Mabuhay) –Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday said Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista may still be impeached despite his announcement to step down from his post by the end of the year. This, if the House of Representatives reverses this afternoon the committee report prepared by the House Committee on Justice […]

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Pia Wurtzbach returns as a Kapamilya

Pia Wurtzbach returns as a Kapamilya

We’ve seen her in “It’s Showtime” and “ASAP,” and she is set to star in an upcoming movie with Vice Ganda and Daniel Padilla. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach made her return to ABS-CBN official as she signed a two-year contract with the Kapamilya network. “I can’t believe it, it’s actually happening already,” she said […]

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Lifestyle check on husband Mans Carpio ‘illogical’, Sara Duterte says

MANILA, Oct 11 (Mabuhay) –President Rodrigo Duterte’s daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Tuesday said that a supposedly proposed lifestyle check on her husband, lawyer Manases Carpio, would be illogical since the allegations against him were only based on hearsay. A draft report of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee recommended lifestyle checks Duterte’s son […]

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Kathryn to do a cameo on ‘The Revengers’?

Kathryn to do a cameo on ‘The Revengers’?

Kathryn Bernardo is open to do a cameo role in “The Revengers,” the upcoming movie of her regular onscreen partner Daniel Padilla, which is an entry to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). In an interview, Bernardo said she is willing to do any role if her schedule would permit. “Hindi pa nila ako […]

Lacson says revolutionary gov’t threat just one of Duterte’s ‘impulsive’ remarks

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to declare a revolutionary government is just one of his “impulsive” statements, Senator Panfilo Lacson said Monday. “By now, we should already be accustomed to PRRD’s impulsive statements. I don’t believe he will declare a revolutionary government – not now, not anytime during his term,” Lacson […]

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CHR: Thousands have been killed in war on drugs, contrary to PNP claim

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Tuesday disagreed with how the Philippine National Police maintained that there is no extrajudicial killing (EJK) under President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia reiterated that there have been thousands killed amid the administration’s war against illegal drugs. “Well, hindi po […]

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Senate OKs 2018 budget for Office of the President in 2 minutes

Senate OKs 2018 budget for Office of the President in 2 minutes

MANILA, Oct 11 (Mabuhay) –The Senate on Wednesday approved the proposed P6.03-billion budget for the Office of the President (OP) for 2018 in just two minutes. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea was present during the Senate’s budget interpellations. Senate Minority Franklin Drilon said no questions will be raised on the OP’s budget “out of inter-departamental courtesy.” […]

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DOJ offers witness protection to hazing suspect Trangia

DOJ offers witness protection to hazing suspect Trangia

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said Tuesday his office is ready to offer witness protection to Ralph Trangia, one of the suspects in the hazing death of University of Santo Tomas law freshman Horacio “Atio” Castillo III last month. Trangia’s return from the United States is a “welcome development” in […]

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No new offer of monetary aid from UK, says DFA after Duterte remark

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday said there was no “new offer of direct monetary assistance” from the United Kingdom, contrary to President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark that he had refused $18 to 20 million from the European country. “At the moment, there is no new offer of direct monetary […]

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Duterte threatens revolutionary gov’t if ‘destab’ continues

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) –President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to declare a revolutionary government in case destabilization moves by his critics, particularly the Left, continue and start slipping into chaos. “‘Pag ang destablization ninyo patagilid na at medyo magulo na, I will not hesitate to declare a revolutionary government until the end of my term,” […]

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Is Miles Ocampo willing to be paired with Xander Ford?

Is Miles Ocampo willing to be paired with Xander Ford?

Miles Ocampo feels flattered that Marlou Arizala, who now goes by the name Xander Ford after unveiling the results of his plastic surgery, wants to work with her again. With a renewed confidence in himself, Ford said that he would love to be paired up with Ocampo, after his brief stint on “Home Sweetie Home.” […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

DND, AFP deny knowledge of ouster plots versus Duterte

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — The Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines both have denied knowledge of destabilization efforts against the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza and AFP Public Information Office chief Colonel Edgard Arevalo made the remarks following the launch of the Citizens’ National Guard, […]

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New anti-corruption body shows Duterte’s serious drive vs. graft

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte is showing that he is serious in his campaign against graft and corruption in government by creating the Anti-Corruption Commission, a Palace official said Friday, adding that the move is not a show of dissatisfaction with the work of the Ombudsman. Amid criticisms of the creation of […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News ·

Impeachment proceedings vs. Sereno unswayed by Duterte remarks — solon

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) –The impeachment proceedings at the House of Representatives against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno are not influenced by President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks that seem to egg on the process, a lawmaker said Friday. House Committee on Justice Chairman Representative Reynaldo Umali responded to comments that Duterte’s remarks against the Chief Justice […]

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Zsa Zsa Padilla talks about relationship, marriage  (with photo: 06zsazsa.jpg)

Zsa Zsa Padilla talks about relationship, marriage (with photo: 06zsazsa.jpg)

Singer Zsa Zsa Padilla said she is no longer wishing for a big wedding once she and architect boyfriend Conrad Onglao decide to tie the knot. According to the singer/actress, she prefers to keep it a simple celebration with their closest family and friends. She added that there’s no exact date yet for their wedding. […]

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Pokwang to welcome 2nd daughter

Pokwang to welcome 2nd daughter

Comedienne Pokwang and her American partner Lee O’Brian are expecting a baby girl. The couple recently hosted a gender reveal party with their closest friends in show business. Among those who witnessed the private event were Kim Chiu, Angelica Panganiban, Bella Padilla, and Pokwang’s closest friends Chokoleit, Pooh and K Brosas. “It’s a girl! Thank […]

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Palace to seek SC ruling on probe vs Duterte

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo is set to question before the Supreme Court a provision in the law that allows the President to undergo investigation for the purposes of filing an impeachment complaint. “I intend to file a petition with the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of that provision […]

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Senate panel allots P10B for Marawi rehab in 2018

Senate panel allots P10B for Marawi rehab in 2018

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — The Senate finance committee has allocated P10 billion under the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRM) Fund for 2018 to MarawiCity for its recovery, reconstruction, and rehabilitation. Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate panel, said this during her sponsorship speech on the proposed P3.767-trillion 2018 budget. The P10-billion […]

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