Noli Me Tangere hurdles 2nd restaging in LA, producers eye San Diego

By Abner Galino For actor Miguel Vera, the second time around must have always been sweeter (pun intended, or not). Happily meeting the press after the successful restaging of the well-known play Noli Me Tangere at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Vera said he was...

Iya gets ‘private tutor’ in Pilipino

Iya Villania said that because of her being appointed as Pia Guanio’s replacement in Chika Minute of “24 Oras”, she and husband Drew Arellano’s plan of having a baby will have to be on hold for now. “We all know that magaling ang pinalitan kong si Pia Guanio, so I want to make...

Asian Americans rapidly on the move

Buying power expected to hit $1-T by 2018 By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Asian Americans are making a significant and powerful impact on the new American mainstream. Nielsen’s 2015 Asian American Consumer report entitled, “Asian-Americans: Culturally Connected and Forging the...

Bea admits relationship with Zanjoe ‘on the rocks’

Rumors of celebrity couple Bea Alonzo and Zanjoe Marudo having a problem with their relationship has surfaced anew. It was triggered by Zanjoe flying off to Europe by his lonesome a few days ago. The couple, also known to travel together, has apparently not been posting pictures...

New AFP chief defends scrapping of planned purchase of missiles

(Mabuhay) – Newly installed Armed Forces chief of staff Lt. Gen. Hernando Iriberri on Friday defended their decision to scrap the planned purchase of a shore-based missile system and instead, procure helmets, night goggles, and body armor. In an interview with reporters, Iriberri...

Palace: Govt remains committed to address MERS-CoV concerns

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday reassured the public the government remains committed to address all health concerns involving the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the Department of Health has been...

Palace: PHL ready for 2nd round of arguments in arbitration case vs. China

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine delegation to The Hague is prepared to field clarificatory questions from the arbitral tribunal handling the case the Philippines filed regarding its maritime dispute with CHina, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda...

Good tie up between admin, Sens Escudero, Poe, must continue, says Palace official

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The administration and Senators Francis Escudero and Grace Poe had a good coalition in 2013, which could be sustained until 2016, a Palace official said. It was reported that President Aquino met with Escudero and Poe this week underscoring the importance of...

Veteran actress Lucita Soriano dies at 74

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Veteran actress Lucita Soriano has died. She was 74. Garry Clint Adriano Garcia, Soriano’s son, on Wednesday confirmed on Facebook that the veteran actress had passed away. Soriano died at the Pacific Global Medical Center where she was earlier...