San Beda College Alumni golf tourney at Cresta Verde Nov. 1

The San Beda College Alumni Association of Southern California will hold its 8th Annual Addie Dalton Memorial Golf Tournament on November 1, 2014 at Cresta Verde Golf Course in Corona. Everyone (Bedans, their relatives and friends) is invited to the event that will help support...

Transparency International ranks PHL 94th of “most corrupt” in field of 177

The “improved ranking” of the Philippines’s in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index for the year 2013 provides a consolation to many Filipinos who wake up every morning to news on corruptions on various levels of governance. We are not alone in the struggle...

US Marine says no basis for murder charge: lawyer

OLONGAPO CITY (AFP) – A US Marine accused of killing a transgender woman in the Philippines said there was no basis to charge him with murder, his lawyer told state prosecutors on Monday, in the latest development in the politically charged case. Private First Class Joseph Scott...

How ‘PBB’ strengthened Daniel Matsunaga’s faith

“Pinoy Big Brother: All-In” big winner Daniel Matsunaga considers his stay inside the famous yellow house his best experience to date because it brought him closer to God. “All I had was God and the housemates. We didn’t have gadgets, phones, nothing. It was hard,” he said during...

Judy Ann misses doing teleseryes

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Although she has proven her mettle as a TV host, actress Judy Ann Santos still misses doing TV soap operas. Santos currently hosts two shows on ABS-CBN: the reality show “I Do” and the kiddie game show “Bet On Your Baby”....

Trillanes explains ‘kulay mahirap’ remark

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday explained why he described Vice President Jejomar Binay as “kulay mahirap.” Trillanes said he made the remark after being asked about his ocular inspection of the alleged Hacienda Binay in Rosario, Batangas. “Ang nakita natin...

Pacquiao still ‘hungry’ to fight after PBA debut

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said Thursday he was still “hungry” to fight, despite a dalliance with professional basketball that has had his team worried sick. The 35-year-old, who has world titles in eight weight divisions under his belt, made a...

Supreme Court thumbs down 4-day work week scheme

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has rejected the four-day work week scheme. In a one-page resolution, it adopted the recommendation made by high court’s Office of Administrative Services to deny the scheme proposed by the Civil Service Commission (CSC)-approved four-day work...

AFP to investigate Camp Aguinaldo scene of Sueselbeck, Laude sister

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines will launch an investigation to find out if there were any lapses in the supposed breach of security by the fiance and the sister of slain Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude at Camp Aguinaldo grounds last Wednesday. “We will...

Group asks cemeteries to reduce waste at Undas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – An ecological group appealed to cemeteries to reduce their waste generation during Undas (All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days). EcoWaste Coalition said cemeteries become major generators of garbage at this time. “We call on cemetery administrators and concerned...
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