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 […]

20.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

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 […]

20.10.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

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,” […]

20.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
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, […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

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 […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
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. […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
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 […]

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

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 […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
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 […]

13.10.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
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 ·