Heart on reconciling with mom: I’m not yet ready

Actress Heart Evangelista said she is not yet ready to reconcile with her mother, who has expressed strong disapproval of her relationship with Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. Evangelista said that she would rather wait for the right time to patch things up with her mother. “My...

PHL military to expand counter-terrorism unit

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines is to triple the size of a special forces military unit that operates against armed groups responsible for deadly bombings and kidnappings of Westerners, officials said Tuesday. The Light Reaction Battalion is to be built up...

‘Build calamity-proof structures’, Norway FM urges PHL

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Norway’s top diplomat on Thursday said the aid provided by foreign donors to typhoon-ravaged Visayas region must be used to fortify and build better structures that could withstand natural calamities. “It is important that aid is used as opportunity to build...

Aquino elated over UN’s action adopting PHL-sponsored resolution on violence vs women migrant workers

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Aquino government expressed elation over the action of the United Nations General Assembly adopting the Philippine-sponsored resolution on violence against women migrant workers, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr....

Three-wheel $6,800 car gears for 2015 US launch

(LAS VEGAS-AFP) – The sleek three-wheeled car looks futuristic, but, as its creator acknowledges, it uses no new technology. What makes the Elio Motors vehicle unique is its ultra-high fuel economy and an ultra-low price tag: $6,800. The vehicle, which was on display at the...