Palace to public: Follow fireworks regulations for New Year revelry

Palace to public: Follow fireworks regulations for New Year revelry

MANILA, Dec 28 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Thursday appealed to the public to follow regulations on the use of fireworks and pyrotechnic displays in welcoming the New Year. “As the celebration of the New Year nears, we reiterate our appeal to all Filipinos to abide by these regulations. Let us all have a safe New […]

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

Ex-DA execs in Region 1 face graft raps for P2.9-M fertilizer fund scam

MANILA, Dec 28 (Mabuhay) –Two former ranking officials of the Department of Agriculture in Region I have been charged with graft over the alleged anomalous purchase of more than 1,900 bottles of liquid fertilizer in 2004 worth almost P2.9 million. Based on the charge sheet, former regional executive director for Region I Renerio Belarmino and […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Number of fireworks injuries now at 72, 40% lower than in 2016

Number of fireworks injuries now at 72, 40% lower than in 2016

MANILA, Dec 29 (Mabuhay) — Eleven additional fireworks-related injuries (FWRI) were reported by sentinel sites of the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday morning, bringing the total number to 72 three days before the New Year. Aksyon: Paputok Injury Reduction 2017 Report Number 8 indicated that this is 104 cases or 59 percent lower than […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
96% of Filipinos to welcome 2018 with hope — SWS

96% of Filipinos to welcome 2018 with hope — SWS

MANILA, Dec 30 (Mabuhay) — About 96 percent of Filipinos will welcome 2018 with hope instead of fear, according to the results of a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Friday. The score surpassed the 95 percent achieved in 2002, 2011, and 2016 and is considered an “all-time high” since the survey question […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
CELEBRATE LUNAR NEW YEAR AT PALA, FEB. 16 –  MARCH 3, WITH $30,000 GOOD FORTUNE DRAWING

CELEBRATE LUNAR NEW YEAR AT PALA, FEB. 16 – MARCH 3, WITH $30,000 GOOD FORTUNE DRAWING

  Lion Dance, 8 p.m., Feb. 17, March 3;  Choices Buffet to Add Lunar New Year Menu Items          PALA, CA, January 10, 2018…..Table games players at Pala Casino Spa & Resort can celebrate the Lunar New Year, The Year of the Dog, February 16 to March 3, and win extra cash in the casino’s […]

06.01.2018 · Filled under: Asian News, Entertainment, Holidays, News ·
Former Health chief Garin claims no midnight deal in procuring Dengvaxia

Former Health chief Garin claims no midnight deal in procuring Dengvaxia

MANILA, Dec 11 (Mabuhay) –Former Health Secretary Janette Garin on Monday refuted claims of corruption and conspiracy in the procurement of P3.5 billion worth of Dengvaxia vaccines from French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur. “Wala po itong corruption, wala po itong pinaghahangad na pagmamadali dahil matagal na pong pinaguusapan ang dengue,” she said in a press […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Hometown, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

Robredo hits extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Human Rights Day message

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday urged Filipinos to stand for their rights amid persistent threats against freedom of speech and the right to life. In her message ahead of Sunday’s commemoration of Human Rights Day, Robredo, an opposition leader, spoke of alleged killings, supposed suppression of freedom of speech, […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Nash Aguas to direct mini-series

Nash Aguas to direct mini-series

Nash Aguas could not be any more grateful for what’s happening in his personal and professional life. The actor acknowledged that it is indeed a blessing to be part of the high-rating series “The Good Son,” where he plays the son of Eula Valdez and the younger brother of Jerome Ponce. Aguas promised viewers to […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Hometown, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte gives cash, gifts to returning OFWs

Duterte gives cash, gifts to returning OFWs

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga – President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his gratitude to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for their contribution to the country’s economic progress during the Overseas Filipino Workers Welfare Administration’s (OWWA) “Pamaskong Salubong Para sa OFW” program held at the Clark International Airport here on Thursday. “So I represent the Filipino nation in thanking […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

Liberal Party mourns passing of Charito Planas

MANILA, Dec 8 (Mabuhay) — The Liberal Party (LP) on Friday remembered the late Charito Planas as a “champion of democracy.” In a statement mourning the death of Planas, the LP said the former Quezon City vice mayor “embodied liberal values in her political career.” “She was a champion of democracy, fighting against the tyranny […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Miss Universe organizers ‘very open’ to another PHL pageant hosting

Miss Universe organizers ‘very open’ to another PHL pageant hosting

MANILA – While there are no formal discussions yet, Miss Universe Organization president Paula Shugart on Thursday said they’re “very open” to host another Miss Universe coronation in the Philippines. “We were so successful in January, we always talk about it, certainly, we entertain it, we’re obviously very open to it,” Shugart said. Meanwhile, Department of Tourism […]

Pia admits getting paranoid when it comes to Marlon

Pia admits getting paranoid when it comes to Marlon

One would think that a beauty queen no longer has any insecurities. This, however, is not true, according to Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach. During their banter on “It’s Showtime” on Tuesday, Vice Ganda asked Wurtzbach if she still gets paranoid when it comes to her boyfriend, Filipino-Swiss racecar driver Marlon Stockinger. Without hesitation, Wurtzbach […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

China confirms more aid to PHL in 2018

MANILA – While an official announcement has yet to be made, the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines confirmed Friday that more humanitarian and financial support to the country are to be expected next year. Chinese Embassy Spokesperson Li Lingxiao disclosed this after China extended its latest financial aid to Pampanga, which had been badly affected by […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Sereno to SC personnel: ‘Focus on work’

Sereno to SC personnel: ‘Focus on work’

MANILA – Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday urged the members of the judiciary to focus on fulfilling their duties and responsibilities. The Chief Justice made the appeal amid the impeachment proceedings against her before the House of Representatives. “To the men and women of the judiciary. Please continue, focus on your work. Nothing […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Manila Cathedral carries new tagline, logo

Manila Cathedral carries new tagline, logo

MANILA – The Manila Cathedral is not just an edifice with a venerable neo-Romanesque architecture where people gather, but is a mother teaching and taking care of the life of her children, the Catholic faithful. This, according to the basilica’s leaders, explains the famed church’s new tagline, “First Our Church, Forever Our Mother,” which was unveiled […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

9 hostages still in ASG hands in Sulu

MANILA – Nine hostages, including six foreigners, are still being held by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sulu. This was confirmed by Joint Task Force Sulu commander Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana during the sidelines of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Yearend Meeting held at the AFP Commissioned Officers’ Club in Camp Aguinaldo, […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

Health Sec. Duque to parents: Sana ‘wag kayong mawalan ng tiwala

MANILA, Dec 11 (Mabuhay) — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Monday appealed to the public not to lose its trust in vaccinations provided by the government amid the Dengvaxia controversy. “Please don’t let this one event taint the innocence of the other vaccines becuase the other vaccines have been proven for decades of their […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

License plates for release in March only cover 2016 registrations onward

MANILA, Dec 8 (Mabuhay) — Land Transportation Office chief Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante clarified on Friday that the long-awaited new license plates  that would be released starting March next year will only cover registrations from 2016 onward. Galvante said that the notice of disallowance from the Commission on Audit for an old contract covering 2013 […]

15.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Robredo warns: Kill order vs NPA to erode rule of law, democracy

Robredo warns: Kill order vs NPA to erode rule of law, democracy

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo underscored on Thursday the importance of democracy and rule of law, as he cautioned President Rodrigo Duterte on his order for soldiers to shoot and kill armed members of the New People’s Army (NPA). Speaking to reporters after the Bonifacio Day commemoration in Caloocan City, Robredo […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Derek Ramsay has let his model girlfriend move into his home

Derek Ramsay has let his model girlfriend move into his home

Things sure are going swimmingly for Derek Ramsay and his girlfriend, model Joanne Villablanca. The actor revealed that he let his lady love, whom he has been with for more than three years, move into his home. “Practically, we are [living together]. For a year. …Iyong isang guest room ko, naging room na ni Sophie,” […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·