Mayon Volcano’s alert status raised to level 3

Mayon Volcano’s alert status raised to level 3

MANILA – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has raised Mayon Volcano’s alert status from level 2 to level 3 on Sunday evening. Alert level 2 means “increasing unrest” while level 3 signifies “increased tendency towards hazardous eruption.” Phivolcs said that for the past 24 hours, Mayon Volcano has noticeably increased its unrest. Three […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
11-year-old Fil-Am golfer to play in World Championship

11-year-old Fil-Am golfer to play in World Championship

An 11-year-old Filipino American golfer, Jaden Dumdumaya of Fairfield, California, recently bagged the 1st place of the 2017 World Series FCG NorCal Championship. With the win, Jaden has also qualified to the 2018 FCG Callaway World Championship at the Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, California in July 2018. In the 11-12 Boys division qualifier, Jaden played […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News ·
Ruffa weighs in on John Lloyd’s relationship with Ellen Adarna

Ruffa weighs in on John Lloyd’s relationship with Ellen Adarna

MANILA, Jan 12 (Mabuhay) — Ruffa Gutierrez was unable to evade the question when she was asked to comment on John Lloyd Cruz’s relationship with sexy actress Ellen Adarna. Gutierrez pointed out that she isn’t the “latest ex. “Hello, ang tagal na nun. I just wish him all the best. I am very happy and […]

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

Sanofi to reimburse PH for unused Dengvaxia vials

MANILA, Jan 15 (Mabuhay) — Drug manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur on Monday said it will pay back the Philippine government for the unused doses of dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, which the Department of Health requested. “Our decision to reimburse for unused doses is not related to any safety or quality issue with Dengvaxia. Rather Sanofi Pasteur hopes […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: News ·
How Angelica Panganiban overcame heartbreak

How Angelica Panganiban overcame heartbreak

MANILA, Jan 15 (Mabuhay) — She’s had her fair share of heartbreaks and has come out stronger as a person each time. So it’s no wonder a lot of fans turn to Angelica Panganiban for advice on moving on from failed and toxic relationships. On Tuesday, the actress returned for another season of “Ask Angelica,” […]

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

PHL joins int’l community in mourning death of UN migration chief

MANILA – The Philippines has joined the international community in mourning the death of Peter Sutherland, former United Nations Secretary General Special Representative on International Migration and Development. The 71-year old UN official died on Sunday, Jan. 7 in a hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Sutherland’s departure is “a […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Duterte receives new patrol vehicles from Japan

DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, January 15, expressed his gratitude to the Japanese government for donating new patrol vehicles to the Davao City Police, which he said would strengthen its capability in fighting and suppressing crime in the region. “I thank the people and government of Japan for donating the patrol vehicles we […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Passport appointments currently ‘best system’ to implement: Cayetano

Passport appointments currently ‘best system’ to implement: Cayetano

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is not yet inclined to remove the passport appointment system, which to date still faces numerous backlogs. In a press conference on Friday, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the adoption of a walk-in system is currently out of question due to the influx of passport applicants. […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Brownouts feared as ERC commissioners serve one-year suspension

MANILA, Jan 16 (Mabuhay) — With the four Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) commissioners all serving a one-year suspension, chairperson Agnes Devanadera admitted the possibility of brownouts in different parts of the country as several rate applications of distribution utilities remain pending for approval. At the Senate energy committee hearing Tuesday, Devanadera said the ERC will […]

19.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
The 62 nd Annual Los Angeles Boat Show® Docks at the Pomona Fairplex January 18-21, 2018

The 62 nd Annual Los Angeles Boat Show® Docks at the Pomona Fairplex January 18-21, 2018

Southern California’s largest boat sales event returns to the Fairplex in Pomona, offering boating and outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to see, board, and buy new boats, and marine accessories LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Boat Show takes place January 18-21, 2018 at the Fairplex in Pomona (1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768). Celebrating its’ 62 […]

13.01.2018 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, News ·
Rachelle Ann Go meets Keira Knightley in London

Rachelle Ann Go meets Keira Knightley in London

Rachelle Ann Go already has lots to be thankful for this 2017. But the last day of the year gave her yet another pleasant surprise as she met with one of her Hollywood girl crushes, Keira Knightley. The acclaimed English actress spent her New Year’s eve watching the West End production of the Lin-Manuel Miranda’s […]

Duterte willing to resign before 2022 — Speaker

MANILA, Jan 4 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to cut short his term if the country adopts federalism, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Thursday. This, despite Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III’s statement that Duterte may have his presidency extended “if necessary” should Congress approve a new Constitution in 2019. The President’s 6-year term is […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Duterte fires Marina chief due to ‘excessive’ foreign trips

MANILA, Jan 4 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has fired Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) administrator Marcial Amaro III due to “excessive travels”, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said Duterte found as excessive Amaro’s 24 trips – 6 in 2016 and 18 in 2017 – since he came to office. Roque noted that […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
DTI: Tax reform law has minimal effect on costs of goods

DTI: Tax reform law has minimal effect on costs of goods

MANILA, Jan 5 (Mabuhay) — Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Friday that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) law would have minimal effect on the prices of prime commodities. “Pagdating sa presyo ng mga bilihin, yung pangkaraniwan, yung mga iba pa de lata, gatas, tinapay, mga ganyan, […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
BB Gandanghari reflects on fading Hollywood dream

BB Gandanghari reflects on fading Hollywood dream

The first few months of the new year are going to be a challenge for BB Gandanghari. The moment she updates her headshot for her resumé, she knows that she will have the make a decision on whether to still reach for her slowly fading Hollywood dream, or go home broke. The past year started […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
BIR starts probe on possible tax evasion raps vs. Atong Ang

BIR starts probe on possible tax evasion raps vs. Atong Ang

MANILA – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is now checking the records of Filipino-Chinese businessman Charlie “Atong” Ang and his company Meridien Vista Gaming Corp. (MVGC) for the possible filing of a tax evasion complaint against him before the Department of Justice (DOJ). “We are still looking at the records if there is basis for […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Duterte also set to fire cops – Palace

MANILA, Jan 2 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Tuesday said President Rodrigo Duterte will soon fire several policemen, after announcing that the Chief Executive will boot out another government official over alleged irregularities. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said Duterte will make good on his earlier vow to fire several policemen found to be involved in […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Do you want to be friends with Daniel Matsunaga? Erich asked

Do you want to be friends with Daniel Matsunaga? Erich asked

There may come a time when Erich Gonzales and Daniel Matsunaga could become friends again. That time apparently is not now. Gonzales was a tad vague when asked whether she would like to be friends with her model-actor ex following their messy breakup earlier this year. “Ako po, he didn’t ask for forgiveness pero I […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Pia says sorry for comment on wanting a gay child

Pia says sorry for comment on wanting a gay child

Pia Wurtzbach isn’t the type to shy away from a question, for better for worse. The Miss Universe 2015 winner apologized after her comment on wanting to have a gay child. Following her controversial “Tonight With Boy Abunda” interview, she wrote on Twitter: “Namiss interpret lang po. Meant no malice at all. I didnt mean […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·

Solon: Firms may not pass on full cost of fuel excise tax to consumers

MANILA, Jan 2 (Mabuhay) — An economist-lawmaker believes that oil firms may not consider passing on to consumers the full cost of excise taxes on fuel as indicated in the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. 1-PACMAN party-list Representative Michael “Mikee” Romero made the statement Monday night pointing out that oil firms know […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·