Cayetano tells Al Jazeera: More than 3,000 killed in police ops all drug dealers

Cayetano tells Al Jazeera: More than 3,000 killed in police ops all drug dealers

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) –Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs in an in-depth interview on Al Jazeera on Friday. Cayetano answered UpFront host Mehdi Hasan’s questions regarding the country’s anti-illegal drug campaign, including more than 3,000 deaths as a result of police operations. The DFA chief told Hasan […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
President Duterte returns from fruitful trip to Brunei — Abella

President Duterte returns from fruitful trip to Brunei — Abella

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte is back from a short but productive  trip to Brunei Darussalam, a Malacañang official said Saturday. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that the President personally conveyed his warm greetings to His Majesty the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah on the occasion of the golden […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: Destinations, News, Philippine News, World News ·

Tindig Pilipinas to Duterte: Honeymoon is over, heed calls vs. EJKs

MANILA, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) – Cause-oriented group Tindig Pilipinas said President Rodrigo Duterte’s +48 net satisfaction rating is an indication that the honeymoon period is over and that he “miserably failed to deliver on his promises.” “If the huge decline of the President’s ratings is an indication of anything, it is this: HONEYMOON IS OVER. […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

DOJ begins probe on complaint involving Carl-Kulot slays

MANILA, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday began its preliminary investigation on the criminal complaint concerning the twin deaths of teenagers Carl Angelo Arnaiz and Reynaldo “Kulot” De Guzman last August. Respondents Police Officers 1 Jeffrey Perez and Ricky Arquilita and taxi driver Tomas Bagcal appeared at the hearing as […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte leads Philippine Army’s 58th change of command rites

Duterte leads Philippine Army’s 58th change of command rites

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, October 5, reminded the members of the Philippine Army to remain loyal to the Constitution and to the people as he led the Philippine Army’s 58th change of command ceremony at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. “Maintain your loyalty to the Constitution and to the flag. Do not nurture […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Aiko Melendez, Ara Mina end 16-year rift

Aiko Melendez, Ara Mina end 16-year rift

All’s well that ends well between Aiko Melendez and Ara Mina. On Instagram, talent manager Ogie Diaz posted a photo of his talent Melendez with Mina and shared that the two finally ended their rift after 16 years. “Sa burol pa talaga nagkahuntahan ang dalawang AM,” Diaz wrote in the caption. The photo was taken […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·

Criminal raps filed vs. 15 Caloocan cops who tapped minor to rob house

MANILA, Sept 27 (Mabuhay) — Criminal charges were filed on Wednesday with the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Caloocan City policemen who brought along a minor on September 7 to a house they raided without a search warrant. Assisted by the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO), Gina Erobas and Gil Magallon filed a complaint for robbery, […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Rivera: ‘Super Ma’am’ is my dream

Rivera: ‘Super Ma’am’ is my dream

  Marian Rivera revealed that playing a teacher in “Super Ma’am,” her comeback fantaserye which premiered last Monday, was actually a dream role. “I was a Sped (Special Education) teacher and it was really my dream to become a teacher,” said GMA 7’s acknowledged primetime queen. Being a mother, Rivera wants her daughter (and other […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·
NCRPO chief says entire Caloocan force will retrain starting Monday

NCRPO chief says entire Caloocan force will retrain starting Monday

  MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay) — National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde said Friday the entire 1,143 members of the Caloocan Police Station will undergo retraining starting Monday. “I-expect n’yo you will undergo retraining sa Camp Bagong Diwa. Kayong 1,143 sabay sabay kayong magre-retraining,” Albayalde said during the replacement ceremony held at […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
SWS: 63% of Pinoys believe drug suspects still killed despite surrendering

SWS: 63% of Pinoys believe drug suspects still killed despite surrendering

MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay) — Sixty-three percent of Filipinos believe there are suspects in the illegal drug trade who were killed despite surrendering, according to the Second Quarter 2017 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released Friday. According to the survey, 30 percent of surveyed Filipinos strongly agreed, and another 32 percent somewhat agreed, with the […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

NCRPO chief says entire Caloocan force will retrain starting Monday

MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay) — National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde said Friday the entire 1,143 members of the Caloocan Police Station will undergo retraining starting Monday. “I-expect n’yo you will undergo retraining sa Camp Bagong Diwa. Kayong 1,143 sabay sabay kayong magre-retraining,” Albayalde said during the replacement ceremony held at the […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Zanjoe Marudo gets International Emmys acting nomination

Zanjoe Marudo gets International Emmys acting nomination

Zanjoe Marudo is nominated in the 2017 International Emmy Awards. He’s in the running for the top male acting honorm thanks to his portrayal of a single father who raised his children inside a cave after a storm ravaged their home in “Maalaala Mo Kaya.” The Kapamilya star is competing against Brazil’s Julio Andrade, France’s […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Jericho apologizes to Jennylyn for backing out of MMFF film

Jericho apologizes to Jennylyn for backing out of MMFF film

Jericho Rosales has apologized to Jennylyn Mercado after he backed out from their supposed reunion movie “Almost Is Not Enough,” which is an official entry to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. Rosales and Mercado first teamed up in the acclaimed movie “Walang Forever” in 2015, for which they won acting awards in the MMFF. […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Jinggoy sets Visayas as first destination for ‘thank you’ tour

Jinggoy sets Visayas as first destination for ‘thank you’ tour

MANILA, Sept 25 (Mabuhay) — Former senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday said the Visayas will be the first destination for his nationwide tour to personally thank his constituents for their support despite his detention. “Siguro next month or two months from now, sa Visayas. Meron akong personal reason for it,” Estrada said in an interview […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

UST law dean on disbarment plea: Patricia Bautista ‘sour’ impeach rap vs. poll chief was junked

MANILA, Sept 26 (Mabuhay) — University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law dean Nilo Divina on Tuesday said the disbarment complaint filed by Patricia Bautista against him was probably borne out of her frustration over the dismissal of the impeachment complaint against her estranged husband, Commission on Elections Andres Bautista. In a statement, Divina […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Hazing rites that killed Atio Castillo took place at Aegis Juris frat office

Hazing rites that killed Atio Castillo took place at Aegis Juris frat office

MANILA, Sept 26 (Mabuhay) — Freshman law student Horacio Castillo III underwent hazing rites that cost his life at the office of the fraternity that recruited him, according to the Manila Police District (MPD). Excerpts of the complaint filed by the MPD before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday against 18 individuals indicated that […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Araullo now Kapuso

Araullo now Kapuso

Broadcast journalist Atom Araullo returns to GMA 7 to be part of the Network’s News and Public Affairs group. Araullo, who used to be part of the Kapuso Network’s primetime newscast “24 Oras” via the segment ATOMic Sports, expressed his eagerness to be a Kapuso once again. “I’m very excited. Ang dami kong gustong gawin […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·
Lacson sees signs of ‘cover-up’ in Atio Castillo’s hazing case

Lacson sees signs of ‘cover-up’ in Atio Castillo’s hazing case

MANILA, Sept 28 (Mabuhay) — Senator Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday said there is an “evident” attempt to conceal certain details in the death of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III. “Very evident ang cover-up. Malinaw yan. Kasi pagka frat may omerta yan, code of silence. Yan ang nagti-trigger ng cover-up,” Lacson told reporters. The 22-year-old University […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Palace ready for Senate probe on extrajudicial slays

MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Friday said it shares the concerns raised by senators on the spate of drug-related deaths, but it stressed that alleged cases of extrajudicial killings in the country are not state-sanctioned. “While the President is harsh against those involved in illegal drugs, he is equally appalled by misdemeanors of […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte hopes Marawi siege will be over when September ends

Duterte hopes Marawi siege will be over when September ends

MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte wants the crisis in Marawi City to end before October. In his latest remark at the 116th Balangiga Encounter Day in Eastern Samar on Thursday, Duterte expressed hope to see the end of the Marawi crisis by the end of the month. “Today, we are still fighting […]

06.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·