Supreme Court eyed to freeze imminent hike in light rail train fares

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Lawmakers belonging to the Bayan Muna partylist said they would seek the intervention of the Supreme Court once the fare increase in the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) is implemented in January. Representatives Neri Colmenares and...

LTFRB to hire 145 inspectors for 400k PUVs

MANILA, Dec 30 (Mabuhay) – Want to help prevent abuses by public utility vehicle drivers or operators? The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board may have the right job for you. The LTFRB has sounded off its need for members of its newly created PUV Inspection Unit,...

Camille gets help from Kuya John in raising son

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Camille Prats has been a widow for over three years, but she’s fortunate to not be alone in raising her only child, Nathan. Camille revealed that six-year-old Nathan looks up to her Kuya John, the boy’s godfather whom he fondly calls “Nong Nong.” For...

SC asked to declare P2.6-trillion 2015 national budget unconstitutional

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A former Iloilo congressman has once again asked the Supreme Court to declare as unconstitutional the P2.606-trillion 2015 national budget which was approved by President Benigno Aquino III earlier this week. In a 20-page amended petition, former Iloilo...

CAAP: No-fly zone in effect Jan. 15, 17, 19 for papal visit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine aviation authorities will implement a no-fly zone on Jan. 15, 17, and 19, during Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said it issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for the visit from Jan. 15 to 19....

A day of holiday merrymaking at Colina Salon & “Aguilang Bato Gardens”

As we celebrate the beginning of winter solstice (time of the year when the sun is farthest south) last Sunday, Marlou Colina gathered his loyal clients, family, friends and staff to a sumptuous Christmas dinner and merrymaking in the atrium-turned garden setting situated o...

Isabelle on settling down: I’m still young

Actress-host Isabelle Daza won’t join the bandwagon of celebrities getting engaged or planning to settle down this year. Daza, who’s been in a relationship her non-showbiz boyfriend Adrien Semblat for years, said that she’s still too young to settle down. “I’m still young. I know...

Will Jewel return to showbiz after her wedding?

Actress Jewel Mische is still undecided if she will continue to pursue her acting career after her wedding later this year to her American boyfriend. “It’s hard to say what’s going to happen in the future but I’m just so excited right now to get married. There’s so much right now...

Lexus celebrates Holiday magic with December sales event campaign

Innovation and craftsmanship spotlighted in fanciful new Lexus ads TORRANCE, Calif. – Lexus today launches its annual “December to Remember” Sales Event with a new integrated marketing campaign that offers a fun spin on gift giving and holiday cheer. Anchored by three general...