Mayon’s sulfur emission lowers, hazardous eruption threat remains

Mayon’s sulfur emission lowers, hazardous eruption threat remains

MANILA, February 3, 2018 – Mayon Volcano’s sulfur emission has lessened, but a hazardous eruption by the restless volcano is still possible, state geologists told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Saturday. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) is a health-threatening gas with a pungent odor. The condition around Mayon remains under alert level 4, and surrounding communities are […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Complaint filed vs. Noynoy Aquino, Abad, Garin over violation of election law for vaccine program

Complaint filed vs. Noynoy Aquino, Abad, Garin over violation of election law for vaccine program

MANILA, Feb 2 (Mabuhay) — A former consultant of the Department of Health (DOH) and an anti-corruption group on Friday asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to probe former President Benigno Aquino III and several former and current government officials for implementing the P3.5-billion dengue vaccine program at the height of the 2016 election campaign. […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Solon confident party-list system will remain in federal congress

MANILA, Feb 3 (Mabuhay) –A party-list lawmaker on Saturday expressed confidence that the party-list system will remain intact should the country transition into a federal form of government. Ako Bicol party-list representative Rodel Batocabe said that he believes fellow lawmakers are aware of the importance and “expertise” of party-list groups in policy-making and the discussion […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Koko demands P3.8B refund from Dalian, blacklisting of MRT3 supplier

MANILA, Feb 3 (Mabuhay) — Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Saturday demanded that China’s Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stocks Co., the supplier of 48 light rail vehicles (LRVs) to the Metro Rail Transit Line 3, a refund for the full P3.8 billion that the government spent for the contract. Pimentel also requested that […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
PH tourism achieves ‘milestone’ with 6.6-M tourists arrivals in 2017

PH tourism achieves ‘milestone’ with 6.6-M tourists arrivals in 2017

MANILA, Feb 1 (Mabuhay)  — Amid series of political noise, security concerns, and travel advisories the Philippines faced last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said it had achieved a “milestone” after reaching an all-time high of international tourist arrivals in 2017 at 6,620,908. This marks the unprecedented growth of the country’s tourism industry, the […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

NDFP consultant arrested

MANILA, Feb 1 (Mabuhay) — A peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), Rafael Baylosis, and a companion were arrested on Wednesday. Baylosis and Guillermo Roque were arrested at the corner of Aurora Boulevard and Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City by combined operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group – […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte tells Marawi residents to avoid terrorism amid city’s rebuilding

Duterte tells Marawi residents to avoid terrorism amid city’s rebuilding

MANILA, Jan 31 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his call to the residents of MarawiCity to avoid terrorism in the wake of the city rehabilitation following a five-month siege led by ISIS-inspired Maute group. Duterte encouraged the residents to revive their businesses as he promised that his administration would continue to fund the […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Violence, common crimes affect 1.7-M Pinoy families — SWS

MANILA, Feb 2 (Mabuhay) — An estimated 1.7 million Filipino families fell victim to violence and common crimes in the last quarter of 2017, the highest incidence of victimization since June 2016 when President Rodrigo Duterte took office, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed Friday. The survey, conducted last December 8-16, 2017, showed that […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Kim Chiu all praises for Xian Lim in ‘Paddington 2’

Kim Chiu all praises for Xian Lim in ‘Paddington 2’

Xian Lim attended the premiere of her “Ghost Bride” movie in November, even giving her a sweet smooch on the cheek as he arrived. And Kim Chiu finally got the opportunity to return the favor, as she made the time to catch the screening of “Paddington 2,” in which her rumored boyfriend voiced the titular […]

09.02.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

Duterte to lumads: Trust soldiers, not NPA fighters

MANILA, Feb 3 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the lumads or indigenous peoples to trust the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and not the New People’s Army (NPA). At a summit in DavaoCity on Wednesday, he pointed out that the government has assisted the lumads while the NPA fighters only extort from […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
2 of 14 Dengvaxia-related deaths could be due to vaccine failure — DOH

2 of 14 Dengvaxia-related deaths could be due to vaccine failure — DOH

MANILA, Feb 2 (Mabuhay) — Of the 14 Dengvaxia-related death, two are suspected to have been caused by vaccine failure, the Department of Health said on Friday. At a press conference, DOH Undersecretary Rolando Enrique Domingo said that a total of three patients exhibited causal association, but only two might have be due to the […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

US to seize $.5-M funds in investor visa laundering case

WASHINGTON – The United States has filed an amended complaint to forfeit an additional $500,000, for an aggregate amount of $4,583,935, from Dandong Chengtai Trading Co. Ltd. also known as Dandong Zhicheng Metallic Material Co., Ltd, and its owner Chi Yupeng, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Jeffrey S. Sallet, Special Agent in Charge […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Goodbye Dylan Durias By Abner Galino

Goodbye Dylan Durias By Abner Galino

“I will keep singing in heaven,” these words ran across the video wall as a short tribute movie for deceased musician Dylan Durias (Oct. 21, 1980 – Jan. 15, 2018) was about to end. This happened during a memorial set up by family and friends at the historic Filipino Disciples Christian Church at Union Avenue […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: Local News, News, Philippine News ·

EU committed to aid for Philippines despite rejection — envoy

MANILA, Jan 30 (Mabuhay) — The European Union is still committed to providing aid to the Philippines, its envoy said Tuesday, after Manila refused millions of pesos in aid from the bloc. A delegation from Brussels is headed to Manila as the government’s rejection of the P380-million Trade-Related Technical Assistance of TRTA left “a bit […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Gerald, Pia begin filming ‘My Perfect You’ (with photo: 30gerald.jpg)

Gerald, Pia begin filming ‘My Perfect You’ (with photo: 30gerald.jpg)

Just one week since their first meeting, Gerald Anderson and Pia Wurtzbach have started working on their first-ever project together. The two were recently in Coto Kids Pool in Masinloc, Zambales to shoot some scenes for the upcoming movie “My Perfect You.” The photos show Anderson sporting long hair with full beard on, while Wurtzbach […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte lauds bravery, sacrifices of wounded soldiers

Duterte lauds bravery, sacrifices of wounded soldiers

DAVAO CITY, January 30, 2018 — President Rodrigo Duterte on January 29, visited soldiers who were wounded-in-action (WIA) and honored their courage and sacrifices in the fulfilment of their duty. In his visit to the soldiers recovering at Camp Panacan Station Hospital at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario here, Duterte lauded the soldiers’ bravery and promised […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte leads groundbreaking of new military camp in Marawi

Duterte leads groundbreaking of new military camp in Marawi

MARAWI CITY, January 30, 2018 – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, January 30, led the groundbreaking ceremony for a new military camp here that would protect the city from future attacks of Islamic terrorists. Upon his arrival at Barangay Kapantaran, President Duterte was briefed about the project, which is expected to be completed in […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Poe asks: Is it time to ‘shut down’ Mocha Uson blog?

Poe asks: Is it time to ‘shut down’ Mocha Uson blog?

MANILA, Jan 30 (Mabuhay) –Because of possible conflict of interests, should Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson’s controversial blog be “shut down” or should she just stay in private sector so she could freely speak her mind? Senator Grace Poe raised these questions at the resumption of the Senate committee on public information and mass media’s hearing […]

02.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Follow conscience in making moves vs. Speaker’s ‘threat’

MANILA, Jan 20 (Mabuhay) — Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. on Saturday called on members of the House of Representatives to follow their “conscience” in making actions regarding the “threat” of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez against those who oppose the federalism bid. Pimentel—a staunch advocate of federalism and Alvarez’s party-mate at the ruling PDP-Laban—emphasized […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Why Judy Ann says she’s lucky to be married to Ryan Agoncillo

Why Judy Ann says she’s lucky to be married to Ryan Agoncillo

She has no shortage of adoring fans, thanks to the numerous movies and shows she topbilled throughout her enduring showbiz career. But it wasn’t until Judy Ann Santos met her husband, Ryan Agoncillo, that she truly felt loved, she admitted in a television interview. “Hindi naman niya kailangan sabihin as akin araw-araw na he loves […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·