How Gretchen Barretto treats intrigues

A lot of celebrities get affected by intrigues negatively but not socialite-actress Gretchen Barretto, saying she treats intrigues thrown at her as challenges. “I still believe that no one can ruin you but yourself. Your actions will ruin you, not what people say,” she said...

DOLE: People in uniform covered by Employees’ Compensation program

MANILA (Mabuhay) – While they have a separate retirement and benefits system from civilian government employees, members of the uniformed services are still covered by the Employees’ Compensation program. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) gave this reassurance over...

On National Heroes’ Day, Aquino pays tribute to OFWs, soldiers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As the nation celeberates National Heroes’ Day, President Benigno Aquino III on Monday paid tribute to the millions of overseas Filipino workers and to those in the uniformed service. “Ang mga kababayan nating OFW, bayani rin pong maituturing. Hindi nila...

Malacañang hits UNA for saying Aquino’s special funds intended for Mar’s 2016 campaign

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang has hit United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) for implying that the special purpose funds under the Office of the President would only be used by Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel ‘Mar’ Roxas for his 2016...

PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL URGES FILIPINO CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, PHILIPPINE FOOD IMPORTERS, CUSTOMS BROKERS AND FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO ATTEND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON FOOD SAFETY ACT

Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Philippine Consul General Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega welcomes the invitation extended by the Port of Los Angeles to hold a roundtable discussion on the proposed rules by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Foreign Supplier Verification...

PNoy agrees but raps Balutan for speaking out

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino said he agrees with the sentiments of Brig. Gen. Alexander Balutan on the misuse of the pork barrel. But the commander-in-chief rapped Balutan for speaking out, reminding active military personnel to stay neutral lest their...

Gov’t defends P7.8-M Luneta flagpole

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) -– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) on Wednesday defended the nearly P8 million flagpole set to be built in Rizal Park. The flagpole, priced at P7,865,425.03, was recently the subject...

‘Bullied’ Claudine? Raymart responds

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — Raymart Santiago isn’t convinced that his estranged wife, Claudine Barretto, was “bullied” by his brother amid a legal battle involving the former couple and their two children. The 40-year-old actor attended a court hearing on a...