VP Binay respects PNoy’s open stand on 2nd term, but…

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday said he respects President Benigno Aquino III’s open position on the matter of seeking another term beyond 2016. But Binay, in a statement posted on his social media accounts, also advised Aquino to make sure the...

Zsa Zsa’s BF opens up about future plans

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– While he and singer Zsa Zsa Padilla have yet to talk about settling down, renowned architect Conrad Onglao revealed that it has been his dream to re-marry and to hold a grand wedding in Florence, Italy. Onglao said: “I find that city very romantic. There’s...

Critics say Aquino has ‘unmasked’ true motives as allies back second term

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s hint that he may be open to seeking a second term has stirred a hornet’s nest in the House of Representatives, with allies backing the notion and critics saying he had “unmasked” his true intentions. The suggestions for Aquino to...

US to Fil-Ams: ‘We hear you on TPS’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today assured leaders of the Filipino-American Community in the United States that their clamor for the Philippines to be placed under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is being heard and that their views will be taken...

Mayor Binay to Trillanes: Apologize if proven wrong

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay said Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and a Senator Aquilino Pimentel III-led committee should apologize if allegations about an overpriced office and parking building in the city are not true. In a statement, Binay sai...

Prosecutors oppose subpoenas on whistleblowers’ wealth records

MANILA (Mabuhay) — State prosecutors in the plunder and graft cases of Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday opposed the request of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles to subpoena bank, travel and real estate documents of whistleblowers in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam...

Leo: a wearable tracker that takes exercise safety into account

(Relaxnews) – A new wearable is in the works that claims to be able to communicate with its users better than an actual, living personal trainer. Among its capabilities, it claims itself able to detect levels of lactic acid in muscles and to sense when the user needs a...

Senate employees hold silent protest vs. BIR order taxing benefits, allowances

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Wearing red bands and ribbons, members of the Senate employees’ union on Tuesday morning held a silent protest to oppose the Bureau of Internal Revenue order imposing tax on allowances, bonuses, and other benefits of government workers. With arms...

Senator pushes accessible aid for Filipinos with ‘Royal Disease’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Grace Poe filed on Wednesday a bill that seeks to aid indigent Filipinos who have Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. Poe’s Senate Bill 2343 or “An Act to assist Persons with Hemophilia and other disorders” intends to establish four treatment...

Shortening of labor litigation cases pushed

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives is seeking to shorten the litigation of labor cases by clipping some powers of the Court of Appeals (CA) from entertaining appeals to avoid redundant check-and-balance mechanism in relation to decisions made by the National...
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