Sotto wants death penalty back

MANILA Mabuhay) — Over a year after taking a pro-life stance against the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) Law, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III is pushing for the revival of death penalty in the Philippines. In Senate Bill 2080, Sotto cited the “influx of heinous...

JC doesn’t mind fewer scenes on ‘Legal Wife’

New Kapamilya actor JC de Vera said he does not mind having fewer scenes compared to Angel Locsin, Maja Salvador and Jericho Rosales in their upcoming series “The Legal Wife.” De Vera said he feels he is not in the position to complain because ABS-CBN has been really nice to him...

Jake intends to pursue Jessy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Jake Cuenca said he intends to continue courting Jessy Mendiola despite the end of their drama series “Maria Mercedes”. The ABS-CBN soap, a local adaptation of the telenovela starring Mexican superstar Thalia, aired its final episode last...

Customs chief Sevilla favors COA to ‘transparency officer’ in checking bureau funds

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Newly sworn-in Customs chief John Philip Sevilla prefers to have the Commission on Audit or a private auditor to examine how the bureau spends its money instead of having a transparency officer from within the agency. In a Senate hearing on measures to...

Solons ask PNoy to certify anti-dynasty bill as urgent

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Several lawmakers have formally asked President Benigno Aquino III to certify as urgent the anti-political dynasty bill, whose passage they called “long overdue.” “It is the constitutional duty of the Congress to enact a law defining and prohibiting...

PNoy may certify Bangsamoro Basic Law as urgent – Palace exec

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III will likely certify as urgent the Bangsamoro Basic Law still being crafted by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, a Malacañang official said Tuesday. “Lahat naman ng indikasyon ay patungo doon sa urgency,” Presidential...

PH economy likely grew at middle of gov’t target range, says Moody’s

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy likely sustained growth in the fourth quarter albeit at a slower pace because of the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, Moody’s Analytics said. In a report, the economics analysis arm of the credit rating agency said Philippine...

Bong supports Vhong

Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. expressed sympathy for TV host and actor Vhong Navarro, who was allegedly attacked inside a condominium unit in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig last week. Revilla hopes that a similar incident won’t happen again to those in the entertainment industry. He...

Filipino figure skater to see action in one of Winter Olympics centerpiece events

By DAVID CASUCO LOS ANGELES, Jan 29 (Mabuhay) – The lone Filipino athlete that will see action in the Winter Olympics capped his pre-Games preparation in Moscow at the Novogorsk Training Center in Khimki, a region 844 miles north of Sochi where the Winter Games will be held on...

OSN is now the exclusive home of ABS-CBN’s TFC Channels

Region’s leading pay-TV network is exclusive distributor of TFC channels in MENA; TFC subscribers join the OSN family  Dubai, UAE – OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, is now the exclusive distributor of popular ABS-CBN channels bringing the world’s best Filipino news...
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