Apple charts new course with large iPhones, smartwatch

(SAN FRANCISCO–AFP) – Apple moved to recapture its role as the leading tech trend-setter on Tuesday when the California giant unveiled its first smartwatch and two large-screen versions of the iPhone. In a major product event, Apple also said it was introducing a new...

House body OKs bill promoting non-violent discipline of kids

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House Committee on the Welfare of Children has reported out for floor deliberation a bill promoting positive and non-violent discipline of kids. House Committee on the Welfare of Children chairperson Zamboanga del Sur Representative Aurora Cerilles said...

PNPGH docs: Frail Enrile should be in tertiary hospital

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Doctors from the Philippine National Police (PNP) General Hospital are supporting the recommendation of the Philippine General Hospital to transfer senator Juan Ponce Enrile to a tertiary hospital, saying that the senator is vulnerable to life-threatening...

This will not be my last music fest

By Pia Cabanela I have been writing professionally for 14 years now and music has been a tool at times to surpass deadlines when brain farts or to sound more intellectual, writers’ block, gets the better of you, just as I struggled to compose this article. Luckily, my membranes...

Billy explains what happened at police station

“Wala akong nasaktan, wala akong tinulak, wala akong tinamaan kundi yung salamin.” This was the brief explanation of singer-host Billy Crawford when he narrated what happened when he went berserk at a police station in Taguig early Sunday morning. In an interview after he was...

Coco happy being single, denies dating KC

Actor Coco Martin laughed off rumors that he has supposedly been going out on dates with his “Ikaw Lamang” co-star KC Concepcion. Martin stressed that he is just friends with his TV series co-star, whom he finds humble and easy to like. He added, “Sana magkaroon ng time lumabas,...

Palace: Gilas deserves warm welcome, celebration upon return

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Members of the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team deserve a warm welcome and congratulations from the Filipino people upon their return to the country from the FIBA World Cup, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda also indicated the team...

Abaya presents planned MRT improvements

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya on Monday enumerated the list of planned improvements for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) including 48 new coaches, an automated ticketing system and replacement of rails. Speaking before a televised press...

Palace apologizes for NLEX traffic nightmare

Malacañang on Saturday apologized to motorists and commuters for the traffic nightmare at the North Luzon Expressway, but maintained there is a need to decongest the Port of Manila. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda also said Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson is now...

Remittances from Fil-Ams a big boost to PHL economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Remittances from Filipinos in the United States and other parts of the world helped the Philippines regain its position as Southeast Asia’s best performing economy during the first semester of the year. “The Philippine economy grew by 6.4 percent during the...
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