FHM wants pregnant Marian to join ‘sexiest’ bash?

It’s been done before, notably by Hollywood actress Demi Moore, who agreed to pose in the nude even while she was pregnant. But Marian Rivera is not likely to follow suit. The expectant mom said she has already decided not to join year’s FHM party even if she tops the men’s...

Aquino swears in 50 newly-appointed AFP officers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday swore in 50 newly-appointed generals and flag officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Aquino, the AFP’s commander-in-chief, administered the oath to the military officers during a ceremony at th...

Senator pushes for amendment of BBL preamble to protect minority

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Teofisto Guingona III on Wednesday called for revisions in the preamble of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to ensure the protection of minority communities living in areas covered by the planned autonomous region. Guingona said there is a need to...

Bongbong suggests backchanneling to defuse tension in WPS

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. on Wednesday urged the Aquino government to explore backchannel diplomacy to defuse the tension between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea. In a press statement, Marcos said the government could tap Filipino...

Top execs, directors resign from Tiu-owned AgriNurture

MANILA (Mabuhay) – AgriNurture Inc., the company owned by controversial businessman Tony Tiu, said three of its directors and two top executives have resigned. In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Wednesday, the firm said directors James Sayre, Tai Chuan Lin and Edmund Zheng...

OPAPP’s stubbornness on BBL delayed deliberation – Escudero

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law would have been easier and faster if the government peace panel has been open to the amendments and admitted its shortcomings earlier on, Senator Francis Escudero said Monday. During the Senate hearing on...

Senate to probe suspicious P2B Philhealth claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate is set to investigate the alleged anomalous and fraudulent claims by accredited hospitals and clinics to the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) amounting to P2 billion. Senator Teofisto Guingona III, chairman of the blue ribbon...