No cash offer yet from Napoles, De Lima says

MANILA, June 4 (Mabuhay) – Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles has yet to express any intention to return money she supposedly got from the massive fraud, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Wednesday. In an interview, De Lima said she has not discussed with...

Pasay City govt: Calls for ban on One Direction concert premature

MANILA, June 4 (Mabuhay) – Calls to ban the upcoming concert of popular band One Direction are still premature as far as the Pasay City government is concerned. “At present, calls to ban One Direction from holding their concert in Pasay City are as yet premature since their...

Task force created vs infectious diseases

MANILA, June 4 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino has created a task force to address emerging infectious diseases. Executive Order 168 was issued May 26, 2014 to create the Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID), to be composed of representatives from the foreign affairs,...

VP Binay’s wife asks Sandiganbayan for permission to vacation in Hawaii

MANILA (Mabuhay) – More than a week after a new hold departure order was issued against her, former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay has asked the Sandiganbayan Third Division for permission to travel to Honolulu, Hawaii this Saturday for a vacation. Only last May 20, the anti-graft...

China told to answer PHL’s charges

UN tribunal seeks PROC’s pleading on sea dispute MANILA (Mabuhay) – A United Nations-backed arbitral tribunal has ordered China to respond to a pleading filed by the Philippines in connection with the dispute over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). The tribunal, based in...

Don’t let Janet discredit whistleblowers: CayetanoDon’t let Janet discredit whistleblowers: Cayetano

MANILA, June 5 (Mabuhay) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday urged Malacañang not to let Janet Lim-Napoles confuse the public and destroy the credibility of the whistleblowers in favor of her “political supporters.” “Si Ms. Napoles ang nakikinabang dahil...

Jinggoy might know more about harassment on Napoles, says Aquino

MANILA, June 5 (Mabuhay) – Senator Jinggoy Estrada may know more about the alleged harassment and extortion attempts on Janet Lim Napoles in 2013, President Benigno Aquino III told reporters on Thursday. Aquino made the remark a day after Estrada asked Justice Secretary Leila de...

Arbitration peaceful way to solve sea row – Aquino

MANILA, June 5 (Mabuhay) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday reiterated that United Nations’ arbitration is a peaceful way to settle the maritime dispute between the Philippines and China. Speaking to reporters, the President said the decision to go to an...

Why Richard, Sarah Lahbati kept baby a secret

It took more than a year for Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati to come out with the news that they have become proud parents of a baby boy Zion. According to Gutierrez’s mother, Annabelle Rama, one of the reasons why they decided not to bring the little boy to the Philippines...

How parenthood changed Melai, Jason

Celebrity couple Melai Cantiveros and Jason Francisco said they found “a new reason to live” after becoming parents for the first time. Cantiveros and Francisco were one in saying that their baby girl inspired them to become better persons. “Ang mga pagbabago sa amin bilang...
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