Ellen Adarna is Ginebra’s newest calendar girl

Sexy actress Ellen Adarna has agreed to be the 2015 calendar girl of Ginebra. The “Moon of Desire” actress said she is flattered to be considered by the liquor brand as one of its muses, following in the footsteps of Marian Rivera and Georgina Wilson, among others. “Of cour...

Aquino: Expect ‘significant accomplishments’ in campaign vs. Abu Sayyaf

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday said the public can expect “significant accomplishments” in the government’s campaign against the Abu Sayyaf bandit group in the coming weeks. During a forum organized by the Foreign Correspondents Association of the...

Retired SC justices split on constitutionality of Bangsamoro bill

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Two former magistrates of the Supreme Court are split over the constitutionality of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Appearing as resource persons before an inquiry of a House committee, former Associate Justice Adolfo Azcuna said the BBL was...

AARP presents ‘The Outstanding Filipino American’ Awards

 Juliet Payabyab wins TOFA award for ‘Senior Welfare and Advocacy’ WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2014 – AARP presented ‘The Outstanding Filipino Americans’ Awards in New York (TOFA-NY) on Saturday, October 25 at Carnegie Hall in New York. As the first-time sponsor of the gala...

Krista Miller gets second wind in her career

Krista Miller admits almost giving up on her acting career after figuring in several controversies. “‘Yun (the issues) po ay naging rason para di ako kunin kasi nauna na ang pagdya-judge (sa kin). Mas nauna pa ‘yung negative na sasabihin nila sa akin so parang nawalan ako ng...

Senate blue ribbon formally invites VP Binay to Makati Building II probe

MANILA, Oct 29 (Mabuhay) – The Senate blue ribbon committee on Wednesday formally invited Vice President Jejomar Binay to attend its hearing on the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building II and corruption allegations against the former Makati...

12.1-M families consider themselves poor – SWS Q3 poll

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A third quarter 2014 survey taken by pollster Social Weather Stations estimated that around 12.1 million families considered themselves poor. The SWS poll found that  55 percent of respondents considered themselves poor—three points higher than the 52 percent...

Sueselbeck on possible ban in PHL: Worst punishment for ‘stupid thing’

MANILA, (Mabuhay) – Marc Sueselbeck, the German fiancé of slain Filipino transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, has expressed fears about being barred from returning to the Philippines should he be deported and declared an undesirable alien. At a press conference in UP...

Sandiganbayan allows opening of Benhur Luy’s bank accounts

MANILA, Oct 29 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has allowed with finality the opening of the bank accounts of pork barrel scam primary whistleblower Benhur Luy and the other witnesses in the supposed multi-billion anomaly. In a resolution issued on October 24, made...

Akbayan Rep. Bello files joint resolution seeking to terminate VFA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Akbayan party-list Rep. Walden Bello on Monday filed a joint resolution calling for the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, claiming the US is using the treaty to evade accountability for the crimes its soldiers are...
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