Maja clears Paulo in her breakup with Gerald

Actress Maja Salvador on Thursday denied that her “Bridges of Love” leading man Paulo Avelino has something to do with her breakup with actor Gerald Anderson. Salvador also said it is not true that Anderson got jealous of Avelino. “Wala pong kinalaman si Paulo,” Salvador said,...

SCE cautions customers to stay alert against utility bill scam

ROSEMEAD, Calif – Southern California Edison (SCE) continues to advise customers to stay vigilant and learn to protect themselves from a telephone bill scam that demands immediate payment for allegedly past-due electricity bills. It’s getting costlier too since in April, SCE...

Palace announces new appointments

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacanang announced on Saturday new appointments for different diplomatic posts and other government positions. Among those appointed by President Aquino include Amable R. Aguiluz V, Special Envoy of the President to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Aguiluz was...

Business, regional security top agenda on Aquino’s trip to Japan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Encouraging more businessmen to come to the Philippines as well as security issues would be President Aquino’s top agenda when he visits Japan next week, a Palace official said. In a radio interview over dzRB Radyo Ng Bayan on Saturday, Deputy presidential...

Drilon eyes new deadline for proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Unsure whether the Senate could meet its self-imposed deadline for the approval of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Saturday stressed the importance of having the measure enacted before October this year. “I am not very optimistic...

Abu Sayyaf behind twin blasts in Sulu – police

ZAMBOANGA (Mabuhay) – The Sulu provincial police office believes the twin explosion near their headquarters on Friday evening was a retaliatory attack from the Abu Sayyaf Group. Sr. Supt. Abraham Orbita, provincial director of Sulu police, noted that before the explosions, they...

VP Binay camp’s claims vs. LP grossly unfounded – Drilon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Saturday dismissed as “totally unfounded” the accusations of the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay that the administration party is using government agencies’ resources, including the Anti-Money Laundering Council, in...

Soldier killed in clash with rebels in Sorsogon

LEGAZPI CITY (Mabuhay) -– An Army soldier was killed and another was wounded in a clash on Saturday with New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in a remote village in the town of Gubat town in Sorsogon, a Philippine Army officer said. Captain Marjorie Panesa, public affairs chief of the...