Enrile rejects house arrest

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile is rejecting calls that he be placed under house arrest, saying he is ready to fight his accusers and prove his innocence in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam. Enrile’s son, former congressman Jack Enrile, said his father is...

Bret: Friendship with Andi good enough for me

MANILA (Mabuhay) – While he has been vocal about his feelings for Andi Eigenmann, Bret Jackson said he is fine with just being friends with the actress. Jackson described Eigenmann as a “close friend,” adding that he treasures whatever they have. “Right now, she’s really my close...

Alex Gonzaga to release new book

Actress-host Alex Gonzaga is starting to write her second book after the success of “Dear Alex, Break na kami, Paano?! Love, Catherine,” which will soon be turned into a movie. In a recent interview, Gonzaga said she wants to write about her feelings on the engagement and...

Emotionally distraught

It must have been emotionally painful for jailed Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla to see his actor-turned-politician son “Jolo” lying in a hospital bed with a gunshot wound in the chest. It was good that Sen. Revilla was given permission by the court to be with his son for several...

Incoming PNP chief to maintain acting capacity until Purisima retires

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The incoming Philippine National Police chief will still serve in an acting capacity until the retirement of resigned PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima in November. At a press briefing on Thursday, PNP spokesman Chief Supt. Generoso Cerbo Jr. explained...

House panel OKs funding provision in FOI bill

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House appropriations committee on Wednesday unanimously approved the budget provision in the proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) Act of 2013, deemed as one of the bill’s most salient clauses. The committee’s approval of the budget provision means all...