VP Binay respects PNoy’s decision not to endorse him

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Vice President Jejomar Binay respects the decision of Pres. Benigno Aquino against endorsing him for the presidential race in 2016, but he assured the public he can continue the reforms initiated by the current administration. “The President has spoken so...

Kathryn’s mother enraged over fake photo scandal

Min Bernardo, the mother of teen superstar Kathryn Bernardo, vented her frustration on Twitter over the spread of fake nude photos of her daughter online. She said, unedited: “Happy ba kayo sa mga ginagawa nyo?? Ano ba napapala nyo, kumikiTa at sumisikat siguro kayo??Ano naman...

President Aquino appeals for solidarity as nation marks 117th Independence Day

ILOILO CITY, June 12 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday underscored the importance of solidarity as he led the celebration of the country’s 117th Independence Day in the town of Santa Barbara in Iloilo province. The President said that because of the...

Grace Poe nearly ties VP Binay in latest poll survey

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Grace Poe has nearly tied Vice President Jejomar Binay in the latest presidential preference survey conducted by independent think tank IBON Foundation. The IBON survey conducted from May 13 to 23, 2015 showed that 13.8 percent of respondents wanted Binay...

De Lima forms team to probe Wang Bo deportation case

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has created a five-member panel to investigate the deportation controversy surrounding Chinese gambling lord Wang Bo, who allegedly bribed Immigration officials in exchange for his freedom. In a two-page department order, De Lima...

Miriam wants probe on P53.14B taxes Malampaya contractors owe to gov’t

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has called for a Senate investigation on the P53.14 billion underpaid income taxes Malampaya contractors allegedly owe the government. In Senate Resolution 1388, Santiago said the government must balance the interest between...

JV defends Poe: Walang masama sa pagiging ampon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito defended Sen. Grace Poe amid questions about her citizenship, saying there is nothing wrong with being a foundling and being adopted. In his speech at today’s Independence Day celebration in San Juan, Ejercito said he is...

Eight kids rescued in online sex abuse raid: PHL gov’t

Manila, Philippines (AFP) – Filipino police have freed eight children from a house in Manila where they were allegedly sold for prostitution and forced to have sex for an online audience, authorities said Thursday. Two people, including the alleged mastermind of the abuse...

Asia Society Awards 2015 best employers for Asian Pacific American talent

Goldman Sachs wins “Overall Best Employer for Asian Pacific Americans” for the third consecutive year, while AT&T and IBM win in new categories. NEW YORK – Asia Society has announced the winners of the 2015 Best Asian Pacific American Employer Awards. Now in their sixth year,...

JC speaks up on breakup with LJ Reyes

Actor JC de Vera clarified that he and actress LJ Reyes were never officially together but confirmed that they have stopped seeing each other. This after the actress announced her breakup with de Vera in an interview although she did not give details as to when or why it...
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