PHL to repatriate kababayans from Irma-hit Caribbean Islands

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Government is finalizing the arrangements for the repatriation of around 140 Filipino nationals from the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Anguilla, and Sint Maarten, who requested to be evacuated in light of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean islands. The DFA-Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers […]

22.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Duterte to PSC: Find talented athletes among IPs, out-of-school youth

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday called on the Philippine Sports Commission to find talents among the indigenous communities and out-of-school youth. At the awarding ceremony to the medalists of the 29th Southeast Asian Games, Duterte said that the Philippines’ hosting of the next SEA Games would be an opportunity to […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: News ·

Fresno raid results in multiple arrests for drug and firearm offenses

FRESNO, Calif. – On Thursday, following a 10-month-long investigation targeting local criminal street gangs in Fresno conducted by several federal law enforcement agencies and the Fresno Police Department, 15 defendants were arrested on federal charges and at least 14 defendants were arrested on state charges. The various charges include drug trafficking, conspiracy to traffic illegally […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: News, U.S. News ·
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino  With A 2017 Mercedes Giveaway and A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino With A 2017 Mercedes Giveaway and A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

Join us at Pechanga Resort & Casino in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with our exciting $100,000 Harvest Moon Drawings on Sunday, October 1st. Prizes include a 2017 Mercedes Benz and $100,000 in EasyPlay. Pechanga Club members can earn entries to the drawing by playing slots and table games from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Multiple […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle, Money & Business, News ·
Here’s what ‘Dreamers’ need to know  By Abner Galino

Here’s what ‘Dreamers’ need to know By Abner Galino

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will still process new Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications if they were submitted by September 5, which was the day when the Trump administration announced that it will rescind the Executive Order implemented by President Barack Obama during his term. The DHS will also renew DACA for […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Ethics complaint vs. Trillanes sufficient in form, substance

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) – The Senate ethics committee on Monday found the complaint filed by Senator Richard Gordon against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV sufficient in form and substance, except for one ground in relation to the two coup d’etat attempt he participated in the past. Following the committee’s approval, Trillanes will be asked to […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Rachelle Ann Go is engaged

Rachelle Ann Go is engaged

Rachelle Ann Go is now engaged. The Filipina singer and theater actress announced the good news through social media early Friday morning. On Instagram, Go shared a photo of her with her boyfriend, New York-based businessman Martin Spies, by the beach where the latter can be seen down on his knee offering the singer a […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte to impose Martial law nationwide  If NPA rebels stage ‘armed rebellion on the streets’

Duterte to impose Martial law nationwide If NPA rebels stage ‘armed rebellion on the streets’

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) – Leftist lawmakers from the House of Representatives slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to impose martial law all across the country if communist rebels would stage rebellion and fighting on the streets. In a statement on Monday, Bayan Muna party-list Representative Carlos Zarate said the President’s latest threat “will be met […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte appoints DAR OIC following Mariano’s CA rejection

Duterte appoints DAR OIC following Mariano’s CA rejection

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday appointed Undersecretary Rosalina Bistoyong as the officer-in-charge of the Department of Agrarian Reform. The announcement came after former Anakpawis party-list representative Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano was rejected by the Commission on Appointments. “The Palace announces the designation of Undersecretary Rosalina L. Bistoyong as Officer-in-Charge of the Department […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News, Philippine News ·
Ella’s fervent wish for her and Julian

Ella’s fervent wish for her and Julian

Ella Cruz is very grateful to Viva for all the good things happening to her career lately. “Grabe talaga ang pasasalamat ko kasi nung dumating ako sa Viva, I felt like parang nagsisimula uli ako nang maganda at nakahanap ako ng isang tunay na pamilya,” she said. “I really want to thank them for making […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·

Gov’t data show 3,811 suspects killed in anti-drug ops since July 2016

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — More than 3,800 drug personalities have been killed in the government’s war on drugs since President Rodrigo Duterte took office. Citing data from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippines National Police and the National Bureau of Investigation, Unang Balita reported that a total of 3,811 drug suspects have been killed […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: News ·
Vicki, Hayden exchange vows in church ceremony in Paris

Vicki, Hayden exchange vows in church ceremony in Paris

It was a long time coming, but Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho finally fulfilled their dream of exchanging wedding vows in a church ceremony in Paris on Saturday. About 250 friends and family, including some of local showbiz’s biggest names, jetted to the French capital to watch the celebrity doctors, who have been together for […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News ·
Duterte tells police: Bring media along during operations

Duterte tells police: Bring media along during operations

  MANILA, Sept 6 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told the police to bring the media along on operations amid growing questions about the administration’s drug war. “I suggest to the police to bring hordes of media in their operations. Dadalhin mo lahat ng media. Sige, maglinya kayo diyan. Tignan ninyo at we […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Local News, News ·
Dela Rosa cries while assuring senator there’s no state policy on killings

Dela Rosa cries while assuring senator there’s no state policy on killings

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa on Tuesday cried, seemingly out of frustration, during the Senate hearing after a senator alleged that there was a government policy to kill drug suspects. “I am grieving for the majority of my men na nakataya ang buhay nila tapos i-accuse n’yo kami […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Hometown, Legal Matters, Local News, News ·
Witness tells Senate probe:‘Walang putukang nangyari’

Witness tells Senate probe:‘Walang putukang nangyari’

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) –A witness in the killing of Kian Loyd delos Santos positively identified on Tuesday two of the three Caloocan police officers allegedly involved in the August 16 incident. The witness identified as “MC” pointed to Police Officer 3 Arnel Oares and Police Officer 1 Jeremias Pereda when Senator Risa Hontiveros asked […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News ·
Ian: Marrying at an early age the best decision

Ian: Marrying at an early age the best decision

Ian Veneracion is 42. And who would have thought that at such an age, married with three kids, he’d still have a second wind in his career and be a bonafide matinee idol who makes both matrons and young girls squeal when they see him in person? Ian joined showbiz as a child actor then […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·

SEA-US consortium announces commercial operations of $250-M state-of-the-art undersea cable system

The seven-member Southeast Asia – United States (SEA-US) cable consortium announced that the full commercial operations of the USD250-million submarine fiber cable system that directly links Asia to the US for faster data transmission, more efficient connectivity and greater network resiliency, has officially been achieved on August 8, 2017. With the recent completion of the […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: Local News, News, Online, U.S. News ·
Meet Phoebe Walker, the ‘next big thing’ in movies

Meet Phoebe Walker, the ‘next big thing’ in movies

From esktra to the “next big thing.” That’s the story of Phoebe Walker, as told by FHM when she graced the magazine’s cover last April. The young actress started in supporting roles in “Moron 5 And The Crying Lady” and “The Trophy Wife.” In 2015, she and her ex-boyfriend Matthew Edwards won “The Amazing Race […]

Bautista’s brother claims $1.7-M in joint investments with poll chief

Bautista’s brother claims $1.7-M in joint investments with poll chief

MANILA, Aug 14 (Mabuhay) –A sibling of embattled Commission on Elections Chief Andres Bautista on Monday revealed that he had at least $1.7 million in joint investments with the poll chief at one point. Dr. Martin Bautista said he entered joined investments with Andres in the 1990s because he was impressed with the latter’s business […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Fil-Chinese capitalists eyeing investments in Palawan

Fil-Chinese capitalists eyeing investments in Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan – A group of Filipino-Chinese businessmen is looking at the possibility of venturing in fish port and water system development projects in this city, and tourism investments in the northern town of San Vicente because of their competitive advantages compared to other areas in the country. Federation of Filipino Chinese Chamber of […]

16.08.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·