23rd WEF Plays Vital Role in PHL Economy – Sen. Bam

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia, which will be held in the country from May 21-23, plays a vital role to the Philippine economy with the 2015 ASEAN Integration fast approaching. “With the spotlight on East Asia, we should take every opportunity to...

Napoles to name 3 more senators in scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Janet Lim Napoles on Monday said it will add the names of 3 more senators allegedly linked to the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam. Lawyer Bruce Rivera said Napoles discovered the names of the 3 senators after checking her transaction records...

Media personalities in ‘pork’ scam list

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Other media workers who allegedly benefitted from the multibillion pork barrel scam have come forward to deny the accusation. Aside from Mike Enriquez and Korina Sanchez of GMA Network and ABS-CBN, respectively, radio announcer Rey Pacheco and TV5 news and...

Baldoz wants all work-related accident reports in 24 hours

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has served notice to all DOLE regional directors holding them responsible and accountable for all work-related accidents in their regions if she does not receive a report on these accidents...

AIDS network to sue DOH if mandatory HIV testing pursued

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A network of civil society groups involved in anti-AIDS advocacy work is threatening to sue the Department of Health if it pushes through with plans to implement mandatory HIV testing. The 21-organization Network to Stop AIDS Philippines, in a statement, called...

Abad: I won’t add to Napoles’ troubles

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said he will not file cases against Janet Napoles considering “the deep trouble” she is in now. Abad went as far as to say that there is no way Napoles can be a state witness. Abad believes Napoles must be “hallucinating” when...

Google self-driving car coming around the corner

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AFP) − A white Lexus cruised along a road near the Google campus, braking for pedestrians and scooting over in its lane to give bicyclists ample space. The car eased into a turn lane, waited for a green light and a break in traffic, then continued on its way in the...

Alessandra de Rossi quashes romance rumor with Sid Lucero

Alessandra de Rossi has been hearing things from the grapevine, so she took the opportunity during the launch of GMA-7’s weekday morning show “Basta Every Day Happy,” to clear things up. “Gumawa kami ng pelikula sa Quezon at pagbalik namin me ganyang chismis na,” the younger...

Piolo, Gerald to co-host sports show

“On the Job” stars Piolo Pascual and Gerald Anderson are set to reunite onscreen, this time as co-hosts of a sports-advocacy show that aims to help young athletes reach their full potential. “Team U,” which will start airing Sundays on ABS-CBN Sports+Action in June, will tour...

Gab Valenciano engaged to Tricia Centenera

Dancer Gab Valenciano is now engaged to blogger-host Tricia Centenera. Valenciano, known for his viral “Super Selfies” on YouTube, posted a photo of his fiancee’s hand with an engagement ring. It had the caption, “She said yes.” Several friends and followers of Valenciano...