Lawmakers eye ocular inspection of NAIA

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs is eyeing an ocular inspection of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in connection with a congressional investigation on the integration of airport terminal fees into the...

Jinggoy is also ‘Cong. Biazon’, Luy tells Sandiganbayan

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) – Principal whistleblower Benhur Luy told the Sandiganbayan on Monday that they also used the codename “Cong. Biazon” for Senator Jinggoy Estrada in connection with the alleged misuse of the senator’s pork barrel funds. Testifying at the bail hearing of...

Despite SEC findings, businessman Antonio Tiu willing to have companies probed

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Despite alleged inconsistencies the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) found in regulatory filings of Antonio Tiu’s companies, the beleaguered businessman entangled in the Senate probe on the supposed ill-gotten wealth of Vice President Jejomar Binay on...

Kim hoping for third straight mega hit with Xian

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Although they have already done two movies together, not to mention several TV dramas and even live shows, actress Kim Chiu still finds it “refreshing” to be working again with onscreen leading man Xian Lim. “Parang ang tagal na naming...

Speaker denies blocking seizure of Imelda’s paintings

MANILA (Mabuhay) – House Speaker Sonny Belmonte on Thursday said he had nothing to do with the failure of the Sandiganbayan to seize some paintings from the office of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos. “They came, they saw, they did not get anything. I was informed after t...

Customs officer dismissed over unexplained wealth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Bureau of Customs (BOC) intelligence officer has been dismissed from her duties by the Office of the Ombudsman over unexplained wealth. The BOC said Marissa Rae Rollo Galang, Intelligence Officer II and acting chief of the BOC-Customs Intelligence and...

Drilon: ICC is classic public-private partnership

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday described as a “waste of time and money” the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee investigation on the alleged overpricing of the Iloilo Convention Center. Drilon said the convention center is meant to boost tourism in Iloilo...

House panel rejects VAT exemption to power producers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives ways and means committee on Wednesday thumbed down a provision to grant value-added tax (VAT) exemption to businesses that will use their power generating facilities to help ease the looming energy crisis. Instead, the panel amended...

New lines and engine options for the Ford Explorer

(Relaxnews) – The Ford Explorer is America’s most popular SUV and to ensure it retains the top spot, Ford has done everything it can to make the new model stand out in terms of features, economy and refinement. In the US, the Ford Explorer is seen as the crossover...

Beauty tutorials: Jennifer Lawrence

(Relaxnews) – The Oscar-winning actress’s latest film, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” hit cinemas this week. Here’s how to get some of her best beauty looks. For Christian Dior – youtu.be/q8giFWjR_hk Inspired by a Christian Dior...