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 ·
Sereno impeachment trial by May?

Sereno impeachment trial by May?

MANILA, Jan 2 (Mabuhay) –  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno could face a possible impeachment trial by May 2018 if one third of the House of Representatives votes in favor of the impeachment complaint before Holy Week, a lawmaker said Tuesday. Oriental Mindoro Rep. Rey Umali said the House justice committee will be focusing on […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

BCDA remits P5B to national coffers

MANILA,  (Mabuhay) –State-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) on Tuesday said it remitted some P5 billion to the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) in favor of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). In an emailed statement, the BCDA said it remitted almost P5 billion in additional funding for the AFP modernization program. Under the […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
‘Bato’ mum on 2019 senatorial bid

‘Bato’ mum on 2019 senatorial bid

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa declined to comment on whether he has plans to run for senator in the 2019 elections. “As I have said, I cannot comment on it right now. Trabaho lang muna ako. Kailangan mag-focus tayo sa trabaho dahil kapag sinabi mo na tatakbo ako, lahat ng decision-making ko dito ay […]

10.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Liza Soberano tops ‘most beautiful faces’ list (with photo: 30liza.jpg)

Liza Soberano tops ‘most beautiful faces’ list (with photo: 30liza.jpg)

Liza Soberano has the most beautiful face in the world, according to a British movie critic. The Kapamilya star topped TC Candler’s annual “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces” list, ahead of gorgeous women such as France’s Thylane Blondeau, Taiwan’s Tzuyu, and Britain’s Emma Watson. Kathryn Bernardo (60th), Jessy Mendiola (71st), and Nadine Lustre (78th) joins […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

Legislative mill churning amid impeachment saga

MANILA – Amid several legislative inquiries and a series of impeachment proceedings, the House of Representatives remained focus on performing its main function of churning out laws that are pro-people and pro-development. This year, the House had its hands full with various congressional hearings on big issues such as the PHP6.4-billion drug shipment mess hounding the […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

Passing Bangsamoro law on time will be ‘difficult’, Zamboanga solon says

MANILA, Dec 28 (Mabuhay) –Meeting the House of Representatives March 2018 deadline for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be “challenging and difficult,” a Mindanao lawmaker said Thursday. Congressmen have to reconcile 4 versions of the BBL, ferret out unconstitutional provisions, and hold public consultations in at least 12 provinces, Zamboanga Rep. […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
DOH records 191 firecracker-related injuries

DOH records 191 firecracker-related injuries

MANILA, Jan 1 (Mabuhay) — A total of 191 firecracker-related injuries and one stray bullet case were recorded by the Department of Health and the Philippine National Police since December 21, officials reported Monday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III announced in a press conference at the EastAvenueMedicalCenter said the 191 firecracker-related injuries were recorded from […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Holidays, Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Julia Montes is back with new revenge series ‘Asintado’

Julia Montes is back with new revenge series ‘Asintado’

It’s been nearly a year since Julia Montes’ “Doble Kara” concluded. But eager fans of the actress will have to wait a few more weeks for her brand new series, “Asintado,” to hit television. And from the looks of the first teaser, it’s going to an explosive ride with Montes going head-to-head with Shaina Magdayao […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

Palace: Fuel price hike won’t immediately take effect on January 1

MANILA, Jan 1 (Mabuhay) — The fuel price hike due to the new excise tax rates will not be immediately effective on the first day of January 2018, Malacañang reminded the public on Monday. “The increase is not expected to take effect immediately on January 1… as it takes a few days for the 2017 […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·