Jinggoy Estrada: What kickback conduit?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada denied on Monday transacting with alleged conduits to rake in kickbacks from the alleged misuse of his pork barrel funds as he lamented the “trial by publicity” against him. Estrada told reporters after his bail hearing at the...

Californians greet 2015 with new laws

Of the many laws that greeted Californians in 2015 many have varied significant effects but one law that had been debated fiercely and fought so hard for concerned giving driving privilege to significant number of undocumented people and one that will alter the driving complexion...

Laudes ask court to review ruling on Pemberton jail transfer, media coverage

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The family of slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude asked the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court to reconsider its December 23 ruling dismissing their bid for the transfer of accused US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton to regular jail....

SoCal Edison Fil-Am engineer wins Presidential Award from PHL

For the past few years, Roderick Dela Cruz has used his engineering skills to help bring dam safety to his home country Bruno Mars may have a Grammy, but Roderick Dela Cruz is the one who went home with a Presidential Award from the Philippines. In rarefied company, Dela Cruz, a...

Pope to travel in ‘jeepney’ during PHL visit

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Monday – Pope Francis will travel in a different kind of “popemobile” during his visit to the Philippines later this week – an open “jeepney”, organisers said Monday. One of the three vehicles Francis will use for his five-day tour has been built like...

Aquino warns public of dangers during papal visit

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Monday  – President Benigno Aquino urged the Philippine people on Monday to be alert against panic, stampedes or any attempts to sow chaos during this week’s visit by Pope Francis. Aquino said the large number of people trying to see or get close to...

E-jeeps get LTFRB authority for North Edsa-Katipunan route

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has issued a 90-day provisional authority to a cooperative to operate 13 e-jeeps plying routes in Metro Manila. LTFRB Chairman Winston Ginez on Monday posted images of the provisional authority granted to...

Alcala says he won’t go on leave over alleged garlic cartel

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala shrugged off calls to take a leave of absence, while the National Bureau of Investigation completes its probe into his alleged links to a garlic and onion cartel. Alcala denies allegations he has ever given his blessing for...

Aquino cites various infrastructure projects in Romblon

ROMBLON, Romblon (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday led the inauguration of government’s infrastructure projects here in the province of Romblon. President Aquino conducted an aerial inspection of a road section of the Romblon-Sawang-Agpanabat Provincial...

Jake Cuenca opens up on split with girlfriend

Actor Jake Cuenca on Monday clarified the message he posted on his Twitter account after it was reported that he has broken up with latest girlfriend Chanel Olive Thomas. “That wasn’t the reason for that but I have my shortcomings in my relationship and also my family. So like I...
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