What Antoinette thinks of Dingdong-Marian wedding

Antoinette Taus insists she is genuinely happy for her former boyfriend Dingdong Dantes, who is set to marry actress Marian Rivera later this year. Taus said she is actually excited for Dantes and Rivera to start their own family. “I’m super happy for them. I’m excited for them....

Aquino inducts new officers of Filipino Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III administered the oath of office to the new officers of The Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP) in a simple ceremony at the President’s Hall of Malacañang Palace on Tuesday. The FILSCAP...

Abaya: No negotiations for MRT buyout

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– The equity value buyout of the Metro Rail System-3 (MRT-3) will push through in 2015 as far as government is concerned, Transportation Secretary Jun Abaya said on Tuesday. The MRT is owned by MRT Corp. (MRTC) and is operated by government as part of t...

Gov’t determined to improve country’s airports, says Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Palace said it expects significant improvements in the country’s major airports next year as the Philippines aggressively promotes its tourism sector. Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said part of it is the ongoing rehabilitation work at the...

LP stalwart mulls filing impeachment complaint vs. VP Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) — An administration ally on Tuesday said he is mulling filing an impeachment case against Vice President Jejomar Binay based on the revelations made by former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado in the Senate probe on the alleged overpriced construction...

Lawmaker raises ‘alarm’ over deferred bidding of MRT 3 maintenance contract

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The deferment of the public bidding for the maintenance contract of the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT) is “highly suspicious,” Kabataan party-list Rep. Terry Ridon said on Tuesday, noting “… the train line has a long history of...

Body to address historical injustices vs Bangsamoro

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A body has been formed to correct historical injustices and address the legitimate grievances of the Bangsamoro people. The Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission, launched last Saturday, was created to ensure inclusivity in the peace process. The...

Jinggoy Estrada seeks All Saints’ Day furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Detained Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to visit his deceased family relatives and friends on All Saints’ Day. In a motion filed before the anti-graft court, Estrada sought a five-hour pass on November 1 for him to...

Stop Nognog 2016: Binay camp blasts ‘conspiracy’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A spokesman of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday said members of the ruling Liberal Party and the Nacionalista Party are conspiring to discredit the vice-president before the 2016 presidential election. Attorney JV Bautista said Oplan “Stop Nognog in 2016”...

Luisita farmers accept ‘obnoxious’ Palace challenge to prove abuse

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Hacienda Luisita farmers on Monday that maintained that the abuses against them were real and would be proven after Malacañang had challenged them to show concrete evidence to their claims. In a statement, Ranmil Echanis, deputy secretary general of Unyon ng...
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