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 ·
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 […]