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 ·

DOH officials deny allegations of corruption

MANILA – A total of 13 officials of the Department of Health (DOH) issued a statement late Wednesday, denying allegations of corruption over the procurement of the controversial dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia. The officials, led by Undersecretary Mario Villaverde, said they “categorically deny” the accusations hurled against them by former DOH consultant, Dr. Francisco Cruz, over their […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Exciting PHL destinations highlighted in DC launch of ‘Bring Home A Friend’ program

Exciting PHL destinations highlighted in DC launch of ‘Bring Home A Friend’ program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Filipinos and Americans alike attended the DC Launch of Philippine Department of Tourism’s Bring Home a Friend to the Philippines (BHAF) incentive program on 19 January 2018 at the Philippine Embassy. A team from the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) in New York led by Tourism Attaché Susan Del Mundo spearheaded the launch of […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Ona says successor in DOH ‘solely responsible’ for Dengvaxia vaccine mess

MANILA, Jan 22 (Mabuhay) — Former Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Monday put the blame on his successor in the Department of Health (DOH) for the controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. During the continuation of the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing on Dengvaxia, Ona said French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur requested for briefings on the status […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Second chance for Carlo, Angelica? Here’s Bela Padilla’s answer

Second chance for Carlo, Angelica? Here’s Bela Padilla’s answer

A lot of people know by now how close Bela Padilla is to Angelica Panganiban. It is also no secret that Padilla recently did a movie with Panganiban’s ex-boyfriend, Carlo Aquino. Hence, it seems natural for Padilla to be asked if she thinks there is a possibility for the two to get back together. In […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Kiko: House expecting SC to side with them on Cha-cha

MANIL,A Jan 23 (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives is forcing the issue on Charter change (Cha-cha) believing that the Supreme Court (SC) would eventually decide in their favor, opposition Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Tuesday Pangilinan, president of the Liberal Party (LP), also accused the administration of “bullying” the Senate as allies of President […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Mayon might collapse with more lava flows: Phivolcs

Mayon might collapse with more lava flows: Phivolcs

MANILA – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) warned on Monday that a “hazardous eruption” might occur in the coming days, when the Mayon Volcano’s cone-shaped portion, called edifice, might partially collapse with more intense lava flows. Phivolcs science research specialist Eric Arconado said part of Mayon’s edifice might collapse during a hazardous eruption. […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte’s ‘ambitious’ infra plan made ‘feasible’ by TRAIN law

Duterte’s ‘ambitious’ infra plan made ‘feasible’ by TRAIN law

MANILA, Jan 23 (Mabuhay) — The Duterte administration’s “ambitious” infrastructure program is “financially feasible” under the new tax reform law as well as the wise fiscal management of past administrations, and the declining debt service payments, A Department of Finance (DOF) official claimed on Tuesday. The newly-implemented Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law will […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Youth group says massive protests set after Roque’s remarks vs. Joma Sison

MANILA, Jan 23 (Mabuhay) — A militant youth group on Tuesday said it will conduct massive protests on February 2 and 23 as a response to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s “ridiculing” of communist leader Jose Maria Sison’s call for youth protests against President Rodrigo Duterte. It said it will launch “massive mobilizations and walkout protests” […]

26.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO CELEBRATES THE AUSPICIOUS YEAR OF 2018 WITH CAR AND EASYPLAY® GIVEAWAYS

PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO CELEBRATES THE AUSPICIOUS YEAR OF 2018 WITH CAR AND EASYPLAY® GIVEAWAYS

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26.01.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Giveaways, Offers, Promotions ·
Maxene Magalona ties the knot in Boracay

Maxene Magalona ties the knot in Boracay

MANILA, Jan 12 (Mabuhay) — Actress Maxene Magalona married musician Rob Mananquil in the island paradise of Boracay on Thursday, with the event attended by the couple’s family and close friends in and out of showbiz. Magalona was a vision in white as she held a matching bouquet with a locket as tribute to her […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

DFA tasks legal office to review existing treaties on death penalty

MANILA – Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday said he already tasked the agency’s legal office to craft a comprehensive policy paper about the country’s existing international agreements signed relating to the death penalty. “We already have the initial finding but I was still in the Senate as committee chair then […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·