DOJ OKs tax raps vs Janet Napoles, husband

MANILA, Mar 30 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of P61-million tax evasion charges against alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles and her husband Jaime. According to National Prosecution Service chief Prosecutor General Claro...

Kim on friendship with Maja: Sobrang okay namin

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former best friends Kim Chiu and Maja Salvador are taking things one step at a time as far as their relationship is concerned. Salvador admitted that while she and Chiu are back on good terms, they no longer call or text each other as frequently. Chiu...

2015 KIA K900 and Soul named among best cars for families by U.S. News & World Report

Kia stands out in Luxury Large Car and Hatchback segments IRVINE, Calif. – Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report has honored the K900 flagship1 sedan and the 2015 Soul urban passenger vehicle with “Best Cars for Families” awards in the...

Drilon vows to work harder, amid rising public trust, approval ratings

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin M. Drilon today promised that he will continue to work hard in fulfilling his responsibilities to the nation, amid the results of recent Pulse Asia survey that reported continued rising public approval and trust to his office. Drilon...

Ping on 2016: ‘Count me among the undecided’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson said he remains undecided about  his plans in  2016 but said he would make a decision either in August or September this year. “Count me among the undecided. So many factors to consider,”  Lacson said in a text message on...

Comelec may revert to manual system in 2016 polls – exec

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Expecting a delay in the repair and refurbishment of the 82,000 Precinct Count Optical Scan machines, the Comelec may consider using the manual system for the 2016 national elections. Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez on Thursday said “Ang manual elections…...

Govt lawyers oppose Bong Revilla’s request for furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) – State lawyers handling the case of detained Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Thursday asked the Sandiganbayan to reject Revilla’ request to attend the high school graduation of his daughter, saying to do so is tantamount to special treatment. “If this...

Aquino seeks ‘understanding’ but no apology for Mamasapano

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In what he said would be the last time he speaks on the issue, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday again accepted responsibility for the disastrous January 25 Mamasapano incident and “humbly” asked for “understanding,” but offered no apology. “I say again,...

No job offer required to pass express entry

By Atty. Henry Moyal I’m a mechanical engineer with several years of work experience abroad. I have no work experience in Canada. I tried to apply under the old Federal Skilled Worker program but my application was returned because of the quota. Everyone is encouraging me to...

Bea comes into her own

Actress-singer Bea Binene has come to learn a few things following the end of her relationship with boyfriend of almost three years, Jake Vargas. Chief among them is acceptance. “Lahat naman ng (breakup) masakit. You just need to learn to accept it,” she said in a recent...