Tugade assures public: ‘We are doing our job’

Tugade assures public: ‘We are doing our job’

MANILA, Dec 4 (Mabuhay) — Amid growing complaints about the current situation of the transport sector in the country, Secretary Arthur Tugade repeatedly assured on Monday that the Department of Transportation (DOTr ) is quietly doing its job to address the concerns of the public. “Nandito ho kami para makiisa at makipag kapit-bisig sa inyo […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Duterte on Bonifacio Day: Light the flames of change for the nation

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has urged Filipinos to emulate the Father of the Philippine Revolution, Andres Bonifacio, and to become more active in nation-building. “It was Andres Bonifacio who ignited the fires of revolt that led to the foundation of our nation and brought freedom to our people,” he said in […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

PHL gov’t debt balloons to P6.5T in October on weak peso

MANILA, Dec 2 (Mabuhay) — The national government’s outstanding debt stood at another record-high P6.501 trillion in October brought about by a weaker peso, data released by the Bureau of Treasury showed. The government’s end-October outstanding debt reached P6.501 trillion, up 7.1 percent or P431.905 billion more than the P6.069-trillion debt recorded in the same […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
John Lloyd bonds with Ellen Adarna’s parents

John Lloyd bonds with Ellen Adarna’s parents

They’ve remained tight-lipped over the rumors about them, but things are looking pretty serious between Ellen Adarna and John Lloyd Cruz. A video circulating online shows Cruz bonding with Adarna’s parents. It remains unclear whether it’s a recent video, but Adarna’s post as of late reveals that she is currently together with the actor. Just […]

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

Self-rated poverty rises to 47% in Q3 — SWS

MANILA, Dec 2 (Mabuhay) — Self-rated poverty among Filipinos has risen to 47 percent in the third quarter of 2017, up by three percentage points from 44% in the second quarter, according to the latest survey of pollster Social Weather Stations. In its survey report, posted on December 1,  SWS said that the figure would […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·
Iza, British fiancé ask Judy Ann, Ryan to be their wedding godparents

Iza, British fiancé ask Judy Ann, Ryan to be their wedding godparents

Actress Iza Calzado and her British fiancé Ben Wintle asked celebrity couple Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo and Ryan Agoncillo to be among their wedding godparents. A video clip showing Calzado and Wintle asking the Agoncillo couple to be their godparents was posted on Instagram by talent manager Noel Ferrer. The request was made during the belated […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Hometown, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Duterte says only 2 presidents ever minded soldiers’ needs

Duterte says only 2 presidents ever minded soldiers’ needs

MANILA, Dec 2 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday claimed that only two commanders-in-chief paid attention to the needs of the country’s soldiers: himself and late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. He made the remark while visiting Camp General Teodulfo Bautista in Jolo, Sulu. “Never was a time na walang ibang — hindi ako nagyayabang. Walang […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Close to 2,000 new HIV cases in July-Aug. 2017

MANILA – A total of 1,962 people, mostly male, were found to be infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in July and August this year, the Department of Health’s (DOH) Epidemiology Bureau reported. Of the figure, 858 cases were recorded in July and 1,104 in August, according to the latest report of the HIV/AIDS and […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

Sanofi Pasteur vows to cooperate on ‘Dengvaxia’ review

MANILA – Sanofi Pasteur on Monday assured its full support to the progress of the review that will be done by experts and the Department of Health (DOH) on Dengvaxia and in the delivery of proper information campaign on dengue vaccine especially in areas where the vaccination was carried out. “Sa ngayon (As of now), nagco-collaborate kami ng (we are […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Hometown, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Dengvaxia manufacturer may be charged after contract review — DOH

Dengvaxia manufacturer may be charged after contract review — DOH

MANILA, Dec 4 (Mabuhay) — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the manufacturer of Dengvaxia may face charges over the release of the dengue vaccine after it was revealed that it can cause worse forms of the disease in some of those inoculated with i “Malamang may pananagutan ‘yan talaga, pero pinapaaral ko pa sa […]

08.12.2017 · Filled under: Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Choir, Fil-Am orchestra Christmas concert Dec. 9  Experience the thrill of a 200-strong choir singing carols with 60-member Fil-Am orchestra in Arcadia

Choir, Fil-Am orchestra Christmas concert Dec. 9 Experience the thrill of a 200-strong choir singing carols with 60-member Fil-Am orchestra in Arcadia

Thrill to the majestic sound of 200 voices from combined adult and children choirs performing with a live 60-member orchestra in “Holiday Pops Concert” on Saturday, December 9, 6:00 p.m., at the beautiful Arcadia Performing Arts Center. The Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO), the only Filipino symphony orchestra outside of the Philippines, will perform cherished, nostalgic […]

02.12.2017 · Filled under: News ·

DOH’s Duque warns vs. self-medication, antibiotic resistance

MANILA, Nov 25 (Mabuhay) — On the heels of Association of Southeast Asian Nations member states’ declaration to fight anti-microbal resistance (AMR), Health Secretary Francisco Duque III cautioned the public against self-medication and antibiotic resistance. In line with the ASEAN leaders signing of the AMR on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila […]

02.12.2017 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Pinoy bakery renews trip to PHL prize contest     By Abner Galino

Pinoy bakery renews trip to PHL prize contest By Abner Galino

A customer loyalty rewards contest that offers free round-trip tickets to the Philippines and as well as a culinary tour has been recently re-launched by Leelin Bakery and Café, in cooperation with the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) in Los Angeles and the Philippine Air Lines (PAL), during a modest ceremony in Cerritos last November […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Georgina shares ways to be a ‘relaxed mom’ (with photo: 25georgina.jpg)

Georgina shares ways to be a ‘relaxed mom’ (with photo: 25georgina.jpg)

Georgina Wilson may be aggressive when it comes to expanding her eyewear brand and restaurant chain, but the case is different when she’s dealing with her 11-month old son, Archie. The first-time mom has been lauded by netizens for getting back in shape, jetsetting across continents, and managing her businesses while keeping her bundle of […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News ·
PNP watchdog: Dismissal for cops who raided, robbed Caloocan house

PNP watchdog: Dismissal for cops who raided, robbed Caloocan house

MANILA, Nov 22 9Mabuhay) — The Internal Affairs Office (IAS) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will recommend the dismissal of Caloocan City policemen who brought a minor to a house and conducted a warrantless search on September 7. “Dismissal [sa 14] pati ang PCP (police community precinct) commander,” IAS Inspector General Alfegar Triambulo said. […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: News ·

Gov’t to go after CPP’s legal fronts — Duterte

FORTMAGSAYSAY, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would tag all the legal fronts of the New People’s Army as criminals and have them arrested for conspiracy. Duterte reiterated that he would soon declare NPA as a terror group. “We will treat you as criminals. We will arrest you, including legal […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Palace rejects request of former MRT maintenance provider to meet with Duterte

MANILA, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Thursday denied the request of the former Metro Rail Transit (MRT3) maintenance provider, Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI), to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte. At a press conference, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said there was “no reason” to meet with BURI officials, as the government has already canceled […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Nikki Gil gives birth to baby boy (with photo: 23nikki.jpg)

Nikki Gil gives birth to baby boy (with photo: 23nikki.jpg)

Singer-actress Nikki Gil has given birth to her first child. Local music channel MYX, where Gil started out as a VJ, made the announcement on Monday. “Hey everyone! Join us in celebrating the birth of VJ Nikki Gil’s healthy baby boy! Congratulations, VJ Nikki and BJ! Love from your MYX family!” MYX said in an […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle ·
No ceasefire with Reds this Christmas season — PNP

No ceasefire with Reds this Christmas season — PNP

MANILA, Nov 22 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) would continue its normal combat patrol and anti-insurgency operations, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that there would be no ceasefire with the communists this Christmas season, its spokesperson declared on Wednesday PNP spokesperson Senior Supt. Dionardo Carlos said: “We will focus on maintaining peace and […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Sarah Geronimo wins another international award

Sarah Geronimo wins another international award

Sarah Geronimo has won another international award that she can add to her long list of accolades. According to Viva, the talent agency handling Geronimo’s career, the singer-actress was named best Filipino act at this year’s Daf BAMA Music Awards. The awarding ceremony was held at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany last November 17. […]

01.12.2017 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News ·