Sam Concepcion honored to play lead role in ‘Mira Bella’

Sam Concepcion is more than grateful that ABS-CBN picked him to be paired with Julia Barretto in the upcoming series “Mira Bella.” Concepcion said it has been a while since he played the lead character and this is a good opportunity for him to hone his skills and become a better...

PHL economy to grow 7-7.5% in 2014 – Metrobank’s FMIC

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Despite the natural calamities last year, higher spending by the government and private sectors to fund the reconstruction of damaged areas will sustain the growth momentum this year, First Metro Investment Corp., the investment banker of the Metrobank Group...

Remittances help boost PHL savings rate in 2012

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have allowed households to save money, boosting the country’s savings rate, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Based on the BSP’s latest Flow of Funds report, domestic savings has expanded by...

Even without weight loss, Mediterranean diets stave off diabetes: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that even if you don’t lose weight or boost exercise, following a Mediterranean diet can help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. In the Spanish study, people at risk for heart disease who followed a diet of fruits, vegetables, whole...

‘Overpricing’ of Yolanda bunkhouses under probe – Lacson

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The supposed overpricing of temporary shelters being built for survivors of Typhoon Yolanda has been under investigation since last month, Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson said Monday. Lacson said he was tipped off ...

Over 2-M day care children to enjoy supplementary feeding from DSWD this year

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Monday announced that it targets to conduct food supplementations to more than two million day care children in different areas of the country by June of this year as part of its commitment to further...

Australian navy transport 300 disaster relief tents to northern Cebu

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Around 300 Shelterbox disaster relief tents were transported by the Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Tobruk to “Yolanda” affected northern Cebu early this week. “The majority of tents were taken to Santa Fe for distribution on Bantayan Island,” ShelterBox...

Heart gets diamond ring but not yet engaged

Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista is not engaged to her boyfriend, Senator Chiz Escudero, contrary to talk ignited by a photo of a diamond ring captioned “life changing trip” which was posted on Instagram recently. Heart clarified that she got the ring during her vacation with...

Bill grants scholarship to teachers and their children

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Lawmakers have filed a bill granting scholarships to public school teachers and their children. Reps. Diosdado Macapagal Arroyo (2nd District, Camarines Sur) and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (2nd District, Pampanga) filed House Bill 3035 to uplift the personal...

Informal workers in Eastern Visayas ask Ping Lacson: Dialogue with us on Yolanda rehab

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Workers party Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) on Tuesday called on Yolanda rehabilitation head Panfilo Lacson as well as the agencies involved in the reconstruction plan and international aid groups to dialogue with workers associations in Leyte demanding...
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