One more try for Edu Manzano

Actor-TV host Edu Manzano looks forward to making a TV comeback after what he calls a “self-imposed retirement” that began 10 years ago. “When I took over the OMB (Optical Media Board), ayoko nang gumawa (ng showbiz-related projects), but now that I have so much time on my hands,...

Mayweather-Pacquiao will be ‘great for the sport’

By Daniel Hicks Macau, Macau |AFP|  -The May 2 superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be great for the sport of boxing, no matter what the outcome, Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach said on Friday. Speaking ahead of the weigh-in for his charge Zou Shiming’s...

De Lima belies Clooney plea for Arroyo

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) insists that the continued detention of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo does not violate her human, civil, and political rights, even as the Aquino government has yet to officially receive...

BIFF mortars, not AFP artillery, destroyed Maguindanao houses – military

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Mortar fire from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, not military artillery, destroyed houses in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town in Maguindanao, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said Wednesday. Reacting to complaints by residents of Elian in Datu Saudi...

AFP extends all-out offensive vs. BIFF for another 3 days

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Wednesday extended for another three more days its all-out offensive against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, the splinter group of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. AFP spokesperson Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc said...

‘Stronger’ storms feared as dry spell forecast in PHL

Manila, Philippines |AFP|  – The disaster-haunted Philippines is likely to be hit by stronger typhoons this year as warming ocean surfaces contribute to a dry spell, the state weather service warned Wednesday. The Asian archipelago, whipped by about 20 typhoons and storms each...

Drilon says Binay Jr. should accept suspension order

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Makati City Mayor  Jejomar Erwin “Jun-Jun” Binay  Jr. should  accept the  suspension order of the Office of the Ombudsman just like what some senators did when they were also  ordered suspended over the  “pork barrel” scam, Senate President Franklin Drilon said...