SCE crews restore power in Long Beach

By SCE Newsroom Staff Southern California Edison (SCE) crews have restored service to all customers affected by the Long Beach outage. Some customers who had been on SCE-provided generators have had their power transferred back from the generator to the SCE system. Additional...

PHL to base jets, frigates near China-claimed waters

Manila, Philippines (AFP) – The Philippines plans to station fighter jets and frigates on a former US naval base facing the South China Sea, where it is engaged in a maritime row with China, a defence official said Monday. They will be located in Subic Bay, some 200 kilometers...

Angry Arum slams Pacquiao for skipping rehab

By Daniel HICKS Macau, Macau (AFP)  – Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum has blasted the injured Manny Pacquiao for missing a planned rehab visit to his doctor and says he has no idea when “Pacman” might return to the ring. After watching Argentina’s Cesar Cuenca beat China’s “IK”...

VP Binay files P200-M damage suit vs. Trillanes, Cayetano, Mercado

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday filed a P200-M libel suit against Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Alan Peter Cayetano, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, and eight others. The complaint was filed before the...

Erap on Grace Poe, VP Binay: Platform first before support

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former President and incumbent Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday said he wants to hear the platforms first of Senator Grace Poe and Vice President Jejomar Binay before throwing his support to either of them in 2016. In a weekly news form in Manila, Estrada...

New PNP chief targets dirty cops, filthy toilets

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It is a bottom-to-top cleanup in the Philippine National Police. Before getting rid of dirty cops and scalawags, new Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez wants to clean up all filthy toilets in Camp Crame. On his first flag-raising...

Kathryn Bernardo claims 17th spot in sexiest Pinay list

TEEN Queen Kathryn Bernardo claimed the 17th spot among sexiest Filipinas in popular men’s magazine FHM. In a television interview, Bernardo said she is grateful for being included in the list. “Well thank you, of course, sa pag-include nila sa ‘kin. Nakakagulat,” she said. She...

Gov’t posts budget surplus for second straight month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Government posted a budget surplus of P67.3 billion in May, the second straight month a surplus was recorded. May’s budget surplus was P55.6 billion higher than the surplus registered last year. Year-to-date, the budget balance was at a surplus of P86.4...

Have reports of the Land Rover Defender’s demise been exaggerated?

(Relaxnews) – The original rugged off-roader, one of the most iconic and recognizable vehicles in the world, was meant to be heading out to pasture at the end of 2015 after a job well done. The company had even built three celebratory models to highlight the car’s glorious past...