Duterte takes page from Justin Trudeau, eyes balanced Cabinet

Duterte takes page from Justin Trudeau, eyes balanced Cabinet

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The camp of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed heads for six clusters to effect a smooth transition of power to the incoming administration. Duterte’s campaign manager, Leoncio Jun Evasco, will head the cluster on social development while his executive assistant, Christopher “Bong” Go, will focus on peace and security. Former agriculture […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Interpreter request web portal available for small claims hearings

Interpreter request web portal available for small claims hearings

The Los Angeles Superior Court has launched a new service that allows parties needing language assistance in small claims cases to request an interpreter free of charge in advance of their court hearing. The Interpreter Request Portal can be found on the Court’s website at www.lacourt.org or through the following link: http://www.lacourt.org/irud/ui/index.aspx?ct=SC Any party in a small claims […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
DOH strictly monitoring Zika virus infections

DOH strictly monitoring Zika virus infections

MANILA, May 14 (Mabuhay) – The Palace made an assurance on Saturday that it is strictly monitoring Zika virus in the country following reports of recent infections. In a radio interview Saturday, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said the Department of Health is on top of the situation. “Nakikita naman natin Lany na masigasig ang […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VP can get choice Cabinet position: Duterte spokesman

VP can get choice Cabinet position: Duterte spokesman

MANILA, May 14 (Mabuhay) – It is still a neck and neck battle between Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo and Senator Bongbong Marcos for the vice presidency. While nothing is definitive yet about their race, a spokesperson of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte said the winning vice-president may get any Cabinet position he or she wants. […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How Aiko Melendez met her Iranian boyfriend

How Aiko Melendez met her Iranian boyfriend

The love story of actress Aiko Melendez and her Iranian boyfriend, businessman Shahin Alimirzapour, didn’t exactly start on the right foot. “We met in a party of our common friend. He approached me pero hindi ko siya pinapansin,” shared Melendez . “I’m kinda snob, you know.” Melendez eventually decided to give Alimirzapour a shot. “He […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Gazmin, French ambassador sign arrangement for defense cooperation

Gazmin, French ambassador sign arrangement for defense cooperation

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and French Ambassador Thierry Mathou formally signed on May 11 the arrangement which will serve as framework of defense cooperation between the Philippines and France. The two countries have been negotiating for the defense arrangement since 2014, DND spokesperson Dr. Peter Paul Galvez said in […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Smartmatic official insists code update was cosmetic, straightforward

Smartmatic official insists code update was cosmetic, straightforward

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Smartmatic official who tweaked the script of the transparency server on Thursday maintained that the update was just a straightforward “minor” cosmetic change that did not require the permission of the top officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In a press conference on Friday, Marlon Garcia, Smartmatic’s project director, said […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
WHO approves new, faster treatment for drug-resistant TB

WHO approves new, faster treatment for drug-resistant TB

The World Health Organization approved a new treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) on Thursday, a crucial step towards replacing an old, costly therapy that is brutal on patients and only 50-percent effective. An estimated 480,000 people contract MDR-TB each year, accounting for roughly five percent of the 9.6 million TB cases recorded annually worldwide. […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
NaFFAA commends ‘Family Reunification for Filipino WWII Veterans’ program

NaFFAA commends ‘Family Reunification for Filipino WWII Veterans’ program

Washington, D.C. “Yesterday’s announcement from the Department of Homeland Security that family members of Filipino World War II veterans can now apply for parole visas and reunite with their parents here in the United States, is very heartening,” says NaFFAA National Chair JT Mallonga. “Our courageous heroes, who have waited for up to 20 years, deserve the opportunity to […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Julia Montes recalls past trauma

Julia Montes recalls past trauma

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Although she has found success as an actress, Julia Montes admits that there are times when she still experiences bouts of insecurity because of a traumatic experience when she was still a young girl. Montes revealed that while growing up, she was shamed by an undisclosed person, who told her grandmother that […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jake denies work is the reason why he’s single

Jake denies work is the reason why he’s single

Jake Cuenca currently has his hands full. Aside from being part of “Ang Probinsyano,” he will soon start taping “Because You Love Me,” a television series also starring Yen Santos and Gerald Anderson. He, however, denied that his busy work schedule is the reason why his love life has to temporarily take the backseat. “No […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte, ‘independent’ Senate can work together: solons

Duterte, ‘independent’ Senate can work together: solons

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Presumptive President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte can expect an “independent” Senate that can have a working relationship with him, two senators have said. While they kept mum on the possible changes in the next composition of the chamber, incumbent Senate President Franklin Drilon and reelected Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III assured Duterte that […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Leni’s social media basher apologizes for ‘vicious’ comment

Leni’s social media basher apologizes for ‘vicious’ comment

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The 16-year-old social media basher of Vice Presidential candidate and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo apologized for her post against the lawmaker. In a social media post, the student basher said she wished Robredo had died in a plane crash so she can join her late husband, former Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo. […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Life after bankruptcy

Life after bankruptcy

According to government statistics, 1.664,000 Americans filed for bankruptcy between September 2010 and September 2011. What does this mean? It means you are not alone! For many, bankruptcy provides a second financial chance. Although a bankruptcy filing will stay on your credit record for up to 10 years, it need not be the dire problem […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters ·
Jairus, Sharlene already a couple?

Jairus, Sharlene already a couple?

Teen stars Sharlene San Pedro and Jairus Aquino on Thursday stressed that they are just good friends. The two young stars said that they are both waiting for the right time. “Dapat pagdating ng tamang panahon doon pa lang, huwag basta-basta,” San Pedro said. “Ako kapag nakita mo na ‘yung tamang tao, doon pa lang […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Chilly in the chocolate factory: Togo finds melting fix

Chilly in the chocolate factory: Togo finds melting fix

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12.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Undone beauty rules the red carpet at Cannes

Undone beauty rules the red carpet at Cannes

The 2016 Cannes Film Festival is finally here, and it looks like a sassy, slightly undone approach to glamour is going to be on the menu this season. Here are some of the most glamorous beauty looks from the opening ceremony and photo calls. Kristen Stewart unveiled a fresh, pretty look that managed to look […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
30 killed, 22 hurt in election violence — CHR

30 killed, 22 hurt in election violence — CHR

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — At least 30 have been killed and 22 injured in election-related violence based on reports verified by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR). Gemma Parojinog, officer in charge of the CHR policy office, said a total of 72 election-related cases of killings, strafing, gun poking, demolition and harassment have been […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
4th Historic Filipinotown PHL Independence Day Parade June 4

4th Historic Filipinotown PHL Independence Day Parade June 4

Los Angeles – The 4th  Historic Filipinotown PH Independence Parade Committee (4HFTIDC) cordially invites all Filipino-American organizations to participate in the 4th Historic Filipinotown Kalayaan Parade on June 4 beginning at 9 a.m. Organizers said assembly time is scheduled at 8 a.m. at the assembly area in front of the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC). […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Local News ·
PDP-Laban receiving feelers from those who want to jump ship: Koko Pimentel

PDP-Laban receiving feelers from those who want to jump ship: Koko Pimentel

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) – The PDP-Laban is now receiving feelers from those who want to join the party as Davao City Rodrigo Duterte seems on his way to winning the May 9 presidential election. “Too many to keep track,” Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, president of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan, said when asked if […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·