Trillanes: Nothing extraordinary about Makati building II

MANILA (Mabuhay) – There is nothing extraordinary about the Makati City Hall Building II that was built in 2007 for P2.5 billion, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Monday. In his initial assessment of the building, Trillanes said the Makati building was ordinary. “This is an...

Diet: low carb emerges victorious over low fat in comparative study

(Relaxnews) – For weight loss and cardiovascular disease prevention, low carb is the way to go, according to researchers from Tulane University, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins University in the US. The research team set out to determine the effects of a...

Singer Lilet seals showbiz comeback with teleserye

After joining the ABS-CBN game show “The Singing Bee” early this month, ‘80s singer Lilet is ready for a grand showbiz comeback, as she joins the cast of her first TV soap. Lilet, who shot to fame via a soft drinks commercial and is best known for her hit song “Tulak Ng Bibig,...

Palace exec takes ‘MRT challenge’ during rush hour, rides LRT too

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s deputy spokesperson, Undersecretary Abigail Valte, took the challenge for public officials to ride the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) during rush hour on Monday morning. Valte, who wore casual clothes and sunglasses, took the challenge...

And the richest SC magistrate is…

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Associate Justice Mariano Del Castillo remains to be the richest Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice, and Associate Justice Marvic Leonen the poorest, as of December 31, 2013, based on the latest Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALNs) of the...

DepEd chief: Formation of God-loving learners still part of vision

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Education over the weekend reassured the public it has not abandoned its vision of forming God-loving learners. DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro also stressed the agency does not have any fundamental disagreement with groups that want to promote...

Drilon denies receiving P1-B from DAP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Did Senate President Franklin Drilon get a P1 billion allocation from the disbursement acceleration program (DAP)? According to Drilon, reports that he received such an amount are lies. “This is a blatant lie, and I will not dignify these characters with a...

New coaches seen to curb MRT’s long lines, waiting time

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Will commuters ever experience shorter lines and waiting time for Metro Rail Transit (MRT 3) trains? This is possible, but not without some more training. One of MRT’s engineers told a Senate hearing on Monday that the arrival of 48 new light rail vehicles...

OFW contracts translated in Pilipino, other major indigenous language mulled

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker is proposing to require all recruitment agencies, employment agencies, labor providers and direct-hiring employers of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to provide a parallel translation in Filipino or in any of the major Philippine Regional of...

3-day leave sought for parents to attend school events

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker is pushing for the grant of leave to employed parents to allow them to attend their children’s activities at school. Bacolod Representative Evelio Leonardia filed House Bill 4691, which seeks to provide parents and guardians employed with the...
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