Aquino on Chiz-Heart wedding: ‘I’m relieved I’m not ninong’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Hope springs eternal, a candid President Benigno Aquino III said Monday as he reacted to news that he was asked by Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero to be his best man in his wedding with actress Heart Evangelista. “As to being best man syempre (of course) I am...

Akbayan wants inciting to sedition struck off penal code

MANILA (Mabuhay) – To strengthen the right to freedom of expression, lawmakers of Akabayan party-list have proposed the deletion of Article 142 of the Revised Penal Code, which penalizes inciting to sedition. “This is an outdated penal provision which was based on Article 292 of...

Baldoz reinstates DOLE convergent actions on MERS-CoV

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In view of a recent report that some Filipino nurses in Saudi Arabia have been exposed to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday issued a memorandum directing all Philippine Overseas...

FACLA feeding program/food distribution for Fil-Ams on Sept. 27

Los Angeles – The HIFI CALI EXPO LLC,  Filipino Ministry of the  Wilshire United Methodist Church of Wilshire ( FM-WUMC) and the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) will hold a feeding program/food distribution for Fil-Ams  on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9-11...

Bangs opens up about ties with Phil Younghusband

Sexy actress Bangs Garcia finally opened up about her supposed romantic ties with Philippine Azkals striker Phil Younghusband, months after the athlete confirmed that they are “hanging out.” “We are going out, we’re not hiding. We always go to the malls. We always eat out. We go...

Robin Padilla: Politics will remain a closed door

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actor Robin Padilla will never run for public office again. The touted “Bad Boy of Philippine Movies,” who gunned for but failed to secure the vice governorship of Nueva Ecija in 1995, said that while he still gets “many” offers from various parties,...

Duterte wants UNDOF commander shot in the head

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at United Nation Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) commander Lt. Gen. Singh Singha over the issue involving the standoff between Syrian rebels and Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights. In his weekly television...

Aquino to turnover Bangsamoro bill to Congress on Wednesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – After delays and controversies, the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law will finally be submitted to Congress on Wednesday. President Benigno Aquino III confirmed that the bill was almost done and ready for filing at the House of Representatives and the Senate....

Beware of employment traps, Pinoys in HK advised

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Filipinos in Hong Kong may have to be wary of so-called employment traps and carefully choose their employment agencies. The advice came from the Philippine consulate general there, which cited tips from Hong Kong’s Labor Department. “Only solicit the placement...

Binay camp: Where’s evidence of rigging?

MANILA, (Mabuhay) – A spokesman of Vice-President Jejomar Binay described as a “kangaroo court” yesterday’s Senate hearing after a former Makati official accused Binay of corruption without presenting any evidence. Cavite Governor and vice presidential spokesman for political...