Karylle ready to have a baby anytime

MANILA, June 11 (Mabuhay) — Karylle is just waiting for God’s perfect time, but she is already emotionally ready to bear a child. It’s been more than a year since Karylle and Yael Yuzon tied the knot in a garden wedding in Tagaytay. Karylle shared that she’s been working on...

Judy Ann Santos is pregnant

MANILA, June 11 (Mabuhay) -– It’s official! Celebrity couple Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo will be welcoming another baby soon. The two shared the good news through their respective Instagram accounts on Wednesday morning when Agoncillo shared a picture of Santos’ ultrasound...

13 senators say EDCA invalid without Senate concurrence

MANILA, June 11 (Mabuhay) — Thirteen senators have insisted that the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the United States is invalid and ineffective unless submitted to the Senate for its concurrence. In a resolution set to be filed...

Nine Chinese fishermen freed from PHL jail

Manila, Philippines (AFP) – The Philippines has freed nine Chinese fishermen convicted of poaching endangered sea turtles after they completed one-year jail terms, officials said Wednesday. The nine, arrested in disputed waters in May last year, were jailed after they failed to...

Palace welcomes survey showing 54% of Filipinos enjoy freedom of speech

MANILA, June 11 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang welcomed on Thursday a survey showing more than half of the Filipinos believe they enjoy freedom of speech under the administration of President Benigno Aquino III. ”The Philippines is the only country which does not imposes censorship or...

PNoy leads renaming of Iloilo roads after Cory, Ninoy

ILOILO CITY, June 11 (Mabuhay) -– President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday led the renaming of roads in this province after his parents. Aquino, who arrived almost an hour late, unveiled the street markers at the junction of President Corazon C. Aquino Avenue and Senator Benigno...

Cray wins 100m as Fil-Ams dominate

By Stefanus Ian Singapore, Singapore (AFP)  – Texas-based Eric Cray swept to 100m victory at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Tuesday as he led a Filipino-American assault on the athletics competition. Cray, who will represent the Philippines at next year’s Olympics in the 400m...

Aquino calls for improved PHL-Chinese relations based on mutual respect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III told Chinese-Filipino businessmen on Monday that the relationship between the Philippines and China could improve, so long as it is anchored on mutual respect and a firm commitment to the rule of the law. “In trade and...

PHL, Japan to hold naval drills

Manila, Philippines (AFP)  – The Philippines and Japan will hold fresh joint naval drills this month, the Filipino military said Tuesday, as the World War II foes swiftly ramp up security ties while China develops islands in disputed waters. The June 22-26 joint maneuvers with...

VP Binay says he will not question Poe’s eligibility in court

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay said Wednesday that he will not be part of any move to question the residency or citizenship of Senator Grace Poe before a court. “Palagay ko ho hindi na ho kami [sasali] diyan,” Binay said when asked by reporters if he intends to...
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