Heart admits taking birth control pills

Actress Heart Evangelista admitted that she is taking birth control pills since she does not want to get pregnant yet. Evangelista explained that still has to finish all her obligations before she can have a baby. “If I stop, I’ll get pregnant. My doctor advised me not to stop...

Remembering Pinoy traditions in celebrating the Glory of Easter

Pinoys all over the southland observed Palm Sunday this past weekend to commemorate the entrance of Jesus to Jerusalem, “the King of Kings riding a donkey, symbolizing Peace” rather than a horse which in the olden times meant “power as in overthrowing a nation.”  This story has...

UCLA Pilipino Alumni endowment reaches $91,000

On Thursday, March 26, the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association and supporters held a dinner at the L.A. Rose Café and announced that the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Endowment reached $91,000, which supports the UCLA Pilipino Alumni / Lovell Sevilla Scholarship Program.  There were also...

De Lima: Binay contempt petition has no basis

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A day after the Court of Appeals (CA) concluded its hearing on embattled Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay’s petition to have her cited in contempt for “defying” the appellate court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) on his preventive suspension,...

DOJ defends move to place Akmad Ampatuan under WPP

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) defended its move to place former Datu Salibo, Maguindanao Mayor Akmad Ampatuan under its custody by virtue of his Witness Protection Program (WPP) coverage. Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Akmad is a “key...

Miriam wants to prohibit naming of streets, buildings after relatives of govt officials

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Is your city plaza or road named after a deceased relative of government officials or employees? This will be prohibited once Senate Bill 2707 authored by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is enacted into law. The proposed measure seeks to amend Section 13 of...

PNoy orders govt agencies to be ready for Chedeng

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday directed government agencies to be ready for Typhoon Maysak, which will be locally codenamed “Chedeng” when it enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility late Wednesday or early Thursday. At a press...

63% of adult Pinoys validated to vote – SWS

MANILA (Mabuhay) – About 63% of adult Filipinos, equivalent to 37.4 million, have been “validated” to vote so far, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The survey, the result of which was first published on BusinessWorld, also revealed that 30% of adult Filipinos,...