De Lima: No special treatment for Palparan

MANILA, Aug 12 (Mabuhay) -– Justice Secretary Leila de Lima assured human rights groups that no special treatment will be given to retired major general Jovito Palparan, who was arrested on Tuesday after years of hiding. De Lima said the court will have the final say where...

Palparan: No military involvement in case of missing UP students

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Retired general and kidnapping suspect Jovito Palparan on Tuesday denied any involvement in the abduction of University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño in June 2006. “Never akong nagkaroon ng feeling ng guilt. Gusto kong...

US coach freezes out rebel Azkal players

MANILA (AFP) – American coach Thomas Dooley on Thursday kicked out a European-based mainstay of the Philippines’ national football team and left the future of two other players in doubt following a highly public social media spat. Midfielder Stephan Schrock and fellow mainstay...

Older people should get high dose flu shot: study

By Kerry Sheridan WASHINGTON, August 13, 2014 (AFP) – Older people are likely to benefit from a high-dose flu vaccine to ward off the seasonal malaise, which can be particularly dangerous to those over 65, researchers said Wednesday. The findings in the New England Journal of...

Drilon urges govt, MILF to submit draft Bangsamoro Law before August ends

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Monday urged the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to submit to Congress the final draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before the end of the month. Drilon said the sooner the draft is sent to the Senate and...

Mommy D fights for her ‘honey’

Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao has no qualms if her son, boxing icon and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacman Pacquiao, does not approve of having a romantic relationship with a 40-year-old man. “Isa lang ang humahadlang, si Manny lang. Sabi niya sa akin ‘Ayoko sana (mag-boyfrie...

Cristine names sexy actresses who may inherit her ‘throne’

After she announced that she no longer wants to do sexy roles in her future projects, Cristine Reyes named two celebrities who she thinks are fit to be her “successors.” Reyes was asked about who she thinks is the proper “heir” to her throne as a sultry actress. Although hesitant...

Bistek could face raps for slapping drug suspect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista could face charges for slapping a drug suspect who was caught red-handed with P15 worth of shabu during a buy-bust operation last Friday. Bautista has apologized to the public for the incident, saying that he reacted on...

4th impeachment complaint against Aquino filed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – ACT-Teachers party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio on Monday led several teachers in submitting the fourth impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III over what they claimed as the continuation of the pork barrel system in Congress. The 40-page complaint...