Duterte: There’s a rebellion in my backyard

MANILA, June 24 (Mabuhay) – Davao City Rodrigo Duterte reiterated Wednesday that he has no plans of running for president, saying there is a “rebellion in his own backyard” from family and friends who do not want him to run. Duterte said his own family and closest friends have...

Opposition solons call for resignation of Cabinet execs who want to run in 2016

MANILA, June 24 (Mabuhay) – Cabinet officials who are interested in running for elective posts next year should emulate Vice President Jejomar Binay and resign from their posts even if they have yet to officially announce their candidacy, opposition lawmakers said Wednesday....

Palace laments VP Binay’s ‘unfortunate choice’ to hit PNoy

MANILA, June 24 (Mabuhay) — “An unfortunate choice.” This was how Malacañang on Wednesday called Vice President Jejomar Binay’s combative speech enumerating supposed shortcomings of President Benigno Aquino III. In a statement shortly after the vice president’s speech,...

Palace: VP Binay wasn’t administration’s punching bag while in Cabinet

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Tuesday countered Makati Rep. Abigail Binay’s claim that his father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, became the subject of attacks from the administration during his stint as Cabinet member. “We do not share the assessment of the allies of the Vice...

Top nightclub apologizes after barring transgender woman

Manila, Philippines( AFP) Wednesday 6/24/2015 – One of the Philippines’ top nightclubs has issued an apology after its bouncers barred a transgender fashion designer from entering, triggering outrage in celebrity circles. The management of the Valkyrie, in an uptown suburb of...

Extreme thrills, exotic animals and extraordinary performers

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Circus XTREME; Coming to the southland from July 9 – Aug 2 Prepare to be astonished and amazed by some of the coolest acts ever as Ringling Bros. goes to new extremes with the all-new energetic circus production, Ringling Bros. and...

Bianca shares how she deals with pregnancy

TV host Bianca Gonzalez shared how she is doing 18 weeks into her pregnancy. The TV host said she was initially not used to the idea of getting tired very easily. “I was always feel sleepy. Yung unang second, third month, talagang laging pagod at laging antok. Walang ginagawa...

Aquino praises DPWH: ‘From corruption poster boy to model agency’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III was all praises for the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) during its anniversary on Monday, even calling it a model agency. “Kung may ahensya sa gobyerno na dapat tularan sa pagpapaginhawa sa kalagayan ng taumbayan,...

Decrepit PNR trains start issuing delay certificates

Manila, Philippines (AFP)  – The Philippine capital’s decrepit train network will start issuing certificates of delay to tens of thousands who are late for work because of daily breakdowns, the government said Tuesday. With only seven trains for half a million passenger...

SC junks plea vs. BBL, calls it premature

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to declare as unconstitutional the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which is currently still being deliberated in Congress. In a full court session, the magistrates said the petition, filed by Rolando...
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