Jinggoy urges blue ribbon committee to investigate Malampaya fund scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada asked the Senate’s Blue Ribbon committee on Saturday to open an inquiry into the alleged misuse of the royalties from the Malampaya natural gas project. Estrada, who is also a member of the committee, said the panel...

Aiza, Liza want rustic-themed wedding

Engaged couple Liza Dino and Aiza Seguerra are planning to have a rustic theme for their upcoming wedding, which will most likely be held in the United States. Dino admitted that it is Seguerra who is more involved with the planning. “We have a coordinator doing everything for...

DOF’s One-Stop Shop tax specialist dismissed from service

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed a tax specialist of the One-Stop Shop Inter-agency Tax Credit and Duty Drawback Center of the Department of Finance (DOF). Jessie Javier Carlos, Tax Specialist I, was sued by the Revenue Integrity Protection Service...

Binay: Stable policy needed beyond 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Vice President Jejomar Binay said local and national laws must be harmonized to ensure orderly business operations in the country. In a speech before the delegates of the Banyan Tree Leadership Forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies...

6 months after Yolanda, Church seeks P600M aid for rehab

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Six months after super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) struck parts of central Philippines, the Catholic Church’s social action arm is seeking the equivalent of P600 million for rehabilitating affected areas. Caritas Philippines said it will seek help from Caritas...

Show moms, grads your love but tie down those metallic balloons

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Sixty-six percent. It would be a great number in an election. Unfortunately, it reflects a one-month spike in power outages caused by metallic balloons. Since the month of May and its celebrations of Mother’s Day, graduations and proms has arrived again,...

Consulate welcomes US-trained PHL cops

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles hosted a dinner reception on 30 April 2014 in honor of the Philippine National Police participants of the Public Safety Officers Senior Executive Course (PSOSEC) Class 2014-87 and 88. The PNP-PSOSEC Class is headed by...

Carla refutes alleged ‘drunken’ incident

She may be hurt but she isn’t desperate. Carla Abellana denied recent reports claiming that she got drunk at a bar following her breakup with Geoff Eigenmann. The report added that the actress also allegedly called her former “My Husband’s Lover” co-star Tom Rodriguez to pick her...