Julia Barretto asked: ‘Mahal mo o mahal ka?’

If Julia Barretto had to choose with whom to be in a relationship, would it be a person whom she loves or someone who loves her? This was one of the questions she had to answer in a video uploaded by Star Cinema on its YouTube account early this week. Initially undecided on which...

Businessmen welcome fourth-quarter economic rebound, press for inclusive growth

MANILA, Jan 29 (Mabuhay) – The business community is elated over the performance of the Philippine economy in 2014, even as inclusive growth remains a work in progress. “MBC is pleased with our GDP growth of 6.9 percent in the fourth quarter, pushing 2014 GDP to 6.1 percent,...

Pimentel floats 14 anti-corruption legislative ideas a result of Binay hearings

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Following the series of hearings on the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building II, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday said legislative ideas are being floated to fight corruption at the local level. Pimentel, who...

Muslim scholars urge UN to outlaw ‘contempt’ of religions

Doha, Qatar | AFP |  – A leading Islamic organization has called on the United Nations to make “contempt of religions” illegal and urged the West to protect Muslim communities following the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo. The Qatar-based International Union of Muslim...

PHL jumps 13 notches in 2015 economic freedom index

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippines is among the 10 top countries with improved performances in the list of the world’s freest economies, jumping 13 notches in the 2015 Index of Economic Freedom released today by the Heritage Foundation. The Philippines moved from 89th place in...

Andi, Jake reconcile?

After a tumultuous year, it seems that Andi Eigenmann and Jake Ejercito are on good terms anew. Over the weekend, several photos of the former couple surfaced online. The two were apparently in Singapore recently with some friends. This after Eigenmann said last month of...

ABC Entertainment debuts upcoming TV shows in TCA winter press tour

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman From the same network that brought us the Emmy-award winning series, “Modern Family,” comedy favorite, “The Middle,” and long-running hit shows like “Dancing With the Stars” and “General Hospital,” comes another set of TV shows that are bound to keep...

Aquino must give an account on deadly Mamasapano ops – militant group

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A militant group on Wednesday said President Benigno Aquino III “has a lot of explaining to do” about the operations in Mamasapano town in Maguindanao, where 44 elite police officers were killed Sunday. In a statement, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) said...

PNP relieves spokesperson days after Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday relieved its spokesperson from his post, but officials were tight-lipped as to the reason why. Chief Supt. Wilben Mayor, who has been PNP spokesperson for four months, has already been informed of his relief,...

MILF urged to surrender Usman as an act of goodwill

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Wednesday urged the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leadership to surrender to authorities Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) commander Basit Usman and all those involved in the firefight with the Philippine...
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