Purisima says it was advice, not order, he gave on Mamasapano operation

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Embattled former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima on Monday said it was advice, not order, he gave to the Special Action Force in connection with the January 25 Mamasapano operation that left 44 elite policemen dead. “During...

Napeñas: Info says Marwan planned to bomb Pope Francis’ convoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan had planned to bomb the convoy of Pope Francis during the pontiff’s visit to the Philippines last month, a police official said Monday. In his speech during the Senate hearing on the January 25 Mamasapano clash,...

Chiz puzzled why MILF took seven hours to enforce ceasefire

Senator Chiz Escudero said he was puzzled why it took the Moro National Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) about six to seven hours to order its combatants to stop firing at the elite police force despite having knowledge that these were government troopers. Escudero raised this...

AFP aids Muslim group despite bloody clash

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – Philippine soldiers rescued members of a Muslim armed group from rival extremists despite frayed ties over the killing of 44 policemen last month, a military report said Sunday. Members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which is engaged...

Piolo admits problems with son Inigo

Actor Piolo Pascual admitted that he is now having difficulties spending time with son, Inigo who is now very busy with his own showbiz commitments. “Akala ko nga mas madali ngayon. I just realized na mas naging busy pa siya sa akin. So parang mas nadagdagan pa ‘yung problema...

What John Lloyd thinks of Angelica’s acting skills

Actor John Lloyd Cruz shared his thoughts about his girlfriend, Angelica Panganiban, who recently won Best Actress from the Gawad Tanglaw. Panganiban won the award in a tie with her idol, veteran actress Nora Aunor, for her performance in the romantic film “That Thing Called...

Marc, Rovilson to host ‘Asia’s Got Talent’

Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez have been chosen to host “Asia’s Got Talent,” the first regional edition of the “Got Talent” franchise. Fernandez made the announcement on Instagram on Friday, saying that “Asia’s Got Talent” will feature Spice Girl Melanie C, former F4 member...

World Car of the Year finalists announced

(Relaxnews) – The shortlist for one of the automotive world’s most coveted awards has been revealed ahead of the awards ceremony in New York this April. The 10 finalists that will compete for the title of 2015 World Car of the Year are the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer,...