Nancy hopes Aquino hears, listens to genuine voice of the people

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Nancy Binay believes that the genuine voice of the people should be the basis of President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to push through with charter change. “Ang panalangin ko po ay sana maalala ng ating Presidente kung ano ang ipinaglaban natin noong...

Rehab Czar Panfilo Lacson submits ‘Comprehensive (P170.9 B) Rehab Plan’ to Pnoy

On a leisurely weekend evening, I happened to have watched broadcast colleague Karen Davila’s “Headstart” Program on TFC on her very enlightening interview with Rehab Czar Panfilo Lacson. During the interview, Ms. Davila asked Mr. Lacson on the update of his “Yolanda”...

Crime rising vs Koreans

S. Korea embassy warns PHL on crimes against nationals  MANILA (AFP) – South Korea has expressed alarm at a rise in crimes against its nationals in the Philippines, citing the killing of nine South Koreans this year alone. Seoul’s embassy, in a statement dated Tuesday, said such...

Court orders transfer of Palparan to Bulacan jail

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– A court has ordered the transfer of retired major general Jovito Palparan Jr. to the Bulacan Provincial Jail. Palparan was detained at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters in Manila after being arrested in Sta. Mesa area on Tuesday. He is...

Chinese vessel catches fire, sinks near Tawi-Tawi

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Seven Chinese fishermen were rescued after their vessel caught fire and then sank off Mapun, Tawi-Tawi on Wednesday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. Initial report from the PCG in Mapun said the seven fishermen managed to jump off the vessel...

Jinggoy: I still file bills from inside prison

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Despite almost two months of being detained, Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Tuesday said he still thinks of his constituents everyday, even filing bills from within prison. “I’m still filing bills. Yung staff ko pumupunta sa Crame, then I sign the...

The flavors in Chef Boy Logro’s life

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Chef Boy Logro is a busy man. His day sometimes begins at 2 in the morning, with activities that include shuttling between GMA-7 in Quezon City and Cavite – then back again. He juggles two TV shows on the Kapuso Network apart from managing several...

When it comes to exercise, how much is too much?

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Running more than four miles a day could be dangerous to your health, according to a study out Tuesday that examined how much exercise is too much. Researchers focused on 2,400 heart attack survivors and found that the more exercise they did, the less risk they...

Health Insurance Options

Series for seniors: Part 2 – Medicare parts and when to apply by:  Joseph Doratan, MBA, CFP The Original Medicare has Part A and Part B.  Part A covers inpatient services like hospitalization. Part B covers outpatient services. In 2006, prescription drug coverage (Part D) was...