Elections show increased support for legalizing delta-8-THC

By Michael Thurston LOS ANGELES, November 5, 2014 (AFP) – Washington, DC and Oregon voted to legalize marijuana Tuesday, as across the United States referendums were held on issues ranging from gay marriage to abortion, on the sidelines of midterm elections. Alaska also appeared...

PHL military alarmed at militants’ ransom showcase

MANILA, November 5, 2014 (AFP) – The Philippine military on Wednesday expressed alarm that Islamic rebels may go on an arms spending spree after they posted a video online showing what they claimed to be a multi-million-dollar ransom windfall. The Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf...

Fear stalks Hong Kong sex workers after grisly murders

By Jerome TAYLOR HONG KONG, November 5, 2014 (AFP) – Even on a weekday night, the bars of Hong Kong’s Wanchai red-light district are teeming – stern-looking “mama-sans” supervise young women in miniskirts enticing punters with calls of “Hey handsome” and “Let’s party”. In an...

Supreme Court opens new email addresses for public inquiries

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Effective this week, the Supreme Court has added five new email addresses to respond to queries from the public. In a post on Twitter, the high court said the new email addresses were added on Monday, Nov. 3. These new addresses are “based on the...

Ona admits taking a leave to extensively answer PNoy’s queries

MANILA (Mabuhay) — On-leave Health Secretary Enrique Ona admitted Tuesday that he took a leave to extensively answer President Benigno Aquino III’s questions on the Health Department’s immunization and other public health programs. “Ipiniprepare natin yung ating mga...

VP Binay may ‘do a Corona’, says foe

MANILA, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) – Will Vice President Jejomar Binay mimic former Chief Justice Renato Corona in the Senate? This is the theory of Liberal Party (LP) member and Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice amid reports that Binay may attend the Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee investigation...

BMW unveils the X5M and X6M ahead of LA

(Relaxnews) – Not one, but two supercar-baiting BMW SUVs are heading to this year’s LA Auto Show in November. Both the X5M and X6M are powered by the same glorious twin-turbo 4-liter V8 that currently works miracles in the company’s M5 executive sports sedan and M6...

President Aquino visits Sisters of Mary Girlstown in Cavite, lauds the school’s initiatives for youth

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday lauded the Sisters of Mary School for helping the Filipino youth, especially the poor, and vowed that the government would continue to support its initiatives. Speaking before the students of the Sisters of Mary...

Carmina, Richard had falling out over Rustom

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “They made a choice to let me go.” These were Carmina Villaroel’s words in recalling her bitter departure from the ABS-CBN sitcom “Palibhasa Lalake,” following a disagreement with her fellow cast members, including Richard...

Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

The City of Carson will join the entire nation in paying tribute to America’s war veterans as it hosts its annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11. The celebration will take place at 10 a.m. at Veterans Park, located at 22400 Moneta Avenue in Carson. The event is open to...
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