Carla denies Tom throwing a fit on set

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress Carla Abellana has shed light on reports that Tom Rodriguez’ temper supposedly flared up during a recent taping of “Don’t Lose The Money.” Carla said, “There’s really no truth behind it. My goodness si Tom pa, napakabait na tao… hindi ko alam kung...

US to bolster PHL labor inspection capacity with $1-M grant

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mabuhay) – The Philippines has hailed the $1- million technical assistance grant announced by Washington to strengthen workers’ rights through reforms in the country’s labor inspection capacity, saying such speed up compliance with global standards. “This is yet...

UNA sees ‘new set of lies’ with upcoming Trillanes rant vs Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) said the new issues that Senator Antonio Trillanes IV will raise against Vice President Jejomar Binay when the Senate inquiry resumes next year are just “new set of lies.” Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco, who is UNA...

2015 Toyota Prius c: Light, tight, bright and the highest city fuel economy of any vehicle without a plug

53 MPG City / 50 MPG combined in Toyota’s most affordable hybrid TORRANCE, Calif. – Toyota’s most affordable hybrid vehicle is also its most fuel efficient.  The Prius c with EPA-estimated 53 MPG city / 46 MPG highway / 50 MPG combined, offers the highest MPG of any vehicle on...

Iza Calzado: I’m not ready to wed yet

MANILA (Mabuhay) — ACTRESS Iza Calzado shared she is not ready yet to settle down and start her own family as she believes that she still has a lot of things to accomplish in her career. “I don’t see it yet happening anytime soon. It’s not like it’s...

DOH: 492 new HIV cases in Nov. 2014

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines has 492 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that may progress to the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the Department of Health reported on Tuesday. Forty of the 492 cases have led to AIDS, said the DOH Philippine...

7 face graft over P4.2-B loss on loan guarantees

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft cases against two officials of a government-owned and -controlled corporation (GOCC) and five officers of a private company for allegedly causing the government to lose P4.2 billion in loan guarantees. A news...

Committee on Public Order & Safety approves creation of TWG on firecracker bills

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House Committee on Public Order and Safety has approved the creation of a technical working group (TWG) that will consolidate three pending proposals to strictly regulate the sale, distribution, and use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices and...

Congress urged to probe slow Internet service in PH

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Why is Internet connection in the Philippines so slow and so expensive? Frustrated by the poor service of local Internet service providers, a congressman is seeking a formal inquiry into the country’s slow connection to the World wide Web in comparison to...

2015 can be extraordinary, CBCP head says in New Year message

MANILA (Mabuhay) – While Pope Francis’ upcoming visit promises a momentous start for the year, the rest of 2015 can be extraordinary for Filipinos as well, the head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines said Saturday. In his New Year’s message, CBCP president and...
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