CHR will go to House to ask for reconsideration of P1k budget

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday said they will go to the House of Representatives to plead for a reconsideration of the P1,000 budget that has been allotted to them on Tuesday. “Kami ay masigasig na pupunta sa House of Representatives para idulog sa kanila na huwag na […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Why Gabby turned down reunion movie with Sharon

Why Gabby turned down reunion movie with Sharon

Gabby Concepcion was asked about his shelved movie project with Sharon Cuneta during a press conference held on Tuesday. One reason Concepcion turned it down was he did not like being offered the role based only on a synopsis and not a full story. He also explained that, while he had his hesitations over the […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: News ·
Duterte may declare martial law next week — Lorenzana

Duterte may declare martial law next week — Lorenzana

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may declare nationwide martial law next week if threatened massive protests by communists and other leftists against his rule turn violent or disrupt the country, his defense chief said Friday. “He said, if the left will try to have a massive protest, start fires on the […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Luis Manzano: I can’t wait to get married

Luis Manzano: I can’t wait to get married

“Despite what people think and despite what people see, I’m a hopeless romantic.” These were Luis Manzano’s words after saying in front of girlfriend Jessy Mendiola that he can’t wait to get married when asked if he was ready to tie the knot. Manzano, who has said before that he and Mendiola openly talk about […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Malls urged to bar ‘colorum’ vehicles

MANILA – The Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (I-ACT) has urged mall owners and operators not to allow illegally franchised vehicles within their establishments. I-ACT chief and concurrent Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Thomas Orbos urged the management of shopping malls to present their respective terminal plans to the Department of Transportation and the Land […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: News ·

PH, US to hold counter-terror drills

MANILA, September 16, 2017 – With terrorism now a global threat, the Philippines and the United States will conduct a counter-terrorism drill codenamed “Tempest Wind” next week. Arsenio Andolong, chief of the Department of National Defense (DND) public affairs office, said the activities will take place both in the Philippines and Hawaii. “Tempest Wind”, approved by […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Foreign aid for Marawi rehab reaches P2-B: Lorenzana

MANILA – The Department of National Defense (DND) on Friday said donations coming from other countries for the rehabilitation of Marawi City have reached almost PHP2 billion. In a press briefing in Malacañang, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Australia, so far, is the biggest donor with PHP1 billion in pledged assistance. United States recently announced a […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

DFA speeds up passport application, renewal

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is undertaking further reforms to speed up passport appointment system. It redesigned the appointment system that now allows applicants to see, at first glance, which dates have available slots. “If you will look at our appointment website, the dates in color red are those that are fully […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Aguirre willing to testify vs. Sereno

Aguirre willing to testify vs. Sereno

MANILA – Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre on Friday said that he is willing to testify on the impeachment complaint filed by lawyer Larry Gadon before the House of Representatives against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. “I will testify if called. If there are stories behind the scenes (on my request to have the […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

PHL to repatriate kababayans from Irma-hit Caribbean Islands

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Government is finalizing the arrangements for the repatriation of around 140 Filipino nationals from the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Anguilla, and Sint Maarten, who requested to be evacuated in light of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean islands. The DFA-Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Duterte to PSC: Find talented athletes among IPs, out-of-school youth

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday called on the Philippine Sports Commission to find talents among the indigenous communities and out-of-school youth. At the awarding ceremony to the medalists of the 29th Southeast Asian Games, Duterte said that the Philippines’ hosting of the next SEA Games would be an opportunity to […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: News ·

Fresno raid results in multiple arrests for drug and firearm offenses

FRESNO, Calif. – On Thursday, following a 10-month-long investigation targeting local criminal street gangs in Fresno conducted by several federal law enforcement agencies and the Fresno Police Department, 15 defendants were arrested on federal charges and at least 14 defendants were arrested on state charges. The various charges include drug trafficking, conspiracy to traffic illegally […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: News, U.S. News ·
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino  With A 2017 Mercedes Giveaway and A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino With A 2017 Mercedes Giveaway and A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

Join us at Pechanga Resort & Casino in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with our exciting $100,000 Harvest Moon Drawings on Sunday, October 1st. Prizes include a 2017 Mercedes Benz and $100,000 in EasyPlay. Pechanga Club members can earn entries to the drawing by playing slots and table games from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Multiple […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle, Money & Business, News ·
Here’s what ‘Dreamers’ need to know  By Abner Galino

Here’s what ‘Dreamers’ need to know By Abner Galino

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will still process new Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications if they were submitted by September 5, which was the day when the Trump administration announced that it will rescind the Executive Order implemented by President Barack Obama during his term. The DHS will also renew DACA for […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Ethics complaint vs. Trillanes sufficient in form, substance

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) – The Senate ethics committee on Monday found the complaint filed by Senator Richard Gordon against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV sufficient in form and substance, except for one ground in relation to the two coup d’etat attempt he participated in the past. Following the committee’s approval, Trillanes will be asked to […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Rachelle Ann Go is engaged

Rachelle Ann Go is engaged

Rachelle Ann Go is now engaged. The Filipina singer and theater actress announced the good news through social media early Friday morning. On Instagram, Go shared a photo of her with her boyfriend, New York-based businessman Martin Spies, by the beach where the latter can be seen down on his knee offering the singer a […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte to impose Martial law nationwide  If NPA rebels stage ‘armed rebellion on the streets’

Duterte to impose Martial law nationwide If NPA rebels stage ‘armed rebellion on the streets’

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) – Leftist lawmakers from the House of Representatives slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to impose martial law all across the country if communist rebels would stage rebellion and fighting on the streets. In a statement on Monday, Bayan Muna party-list Representative Carlos Zarate said the President’s latest threat “will be met […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte appoints DAR OIC following Mariano’s CA rejection

Duterte appoints DAR OIC following Mariano’s CA rejection

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday appointed Undersecretary Rosalina Bistoyong as the officer-in-charge of the Department of Agrarian Reform. The announcement came after former Anakpawis party-list representative Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano was rejected by the Commission on Appointments. “The Palace announces the designation of Undersecretary Rosalina L. Bistoyong as Officer-in-Charge of the Department […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News ·
Ella’s fervent wish for her and Julian

Ella’s fervent wish for her and Julian

Ella Cruz is very grateful to Viva for all the good things happening to her career lately. “Grabe talaga ang pasasalamat ko kasi nung dumating ako sa Viva, I felt like parang nagsisimula uli ako nang maganda at nakahanap ako ng isang tunay na pamilya,” she said. “I really want to thank them for making […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·

Gov’t data show 3,811 suspects killed in anti-drug ops since July 2016

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — More than 3,800 drug personalities have been killed in the government’s war on drugs since President Rodrigo Duterte took office. Citing data from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippines National Police and the National Bureau of Investigation, Unang Balita reported that a total of 3,811 drug suspects have been killed […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: News ·