Tesla courts hackers to defend high-tech cars

(Las Vegas-AFP) – Hackers swarmed a Tesla sedan in a ‘hacking village’ at the infamous Def Con conference on Saturday as the high-tech electric car maker recruited talent to protect against cyber attacks. It was the second year in a row the California-based company was at the...

Excessive heat watch issued for Southern California

With temperatures reaching triple digits, SCE reminds customers to stay as cool and safe as possible By Caroline Aoyagi-Stom Southern California Edison  – It’s about to get a lot hotter in Southern California. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for...

Richard wants to have another baby with Lucy

Richard Gomez admitted he and his wife, actress-politician Lucy Torres, are planning to grow their family and give their daughter Juliana a baby brother. Gomez said they hope God blesses them with another child. “We’ve been working on it. We’re still working on it. If it comes,...

‘Substitute BBL gives fewer powers to Bangsamoro chief’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Government chief negotiator Miriam Ferrer on Thursday expressed reservations about Senator Bongbong Marcos’ substitute bill for the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Ferrer said though the parliamentary form of government was retained for the Bangsamoro, the...

As 2016 nears, Mar Roxas resurrecting ‘Mr. Palengke’

VALENCIA CITY (Mabuhay) — As if reliving his “Mr. Palengke” campaign, Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas visited a public market in Bukidnon Province on Thursday morning. Welcomed by shrieks of his supporters, Roxas went to the Valencia City Central Market, which is a...

Drilon belies claims decision to raise govt workers’ salary happens only now

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday insisted that the planned salary hike for government workers is already the fourth under the present administration, disputing critics’ claims that the decision on the pay raise was only made at the end...

DOJ told: Smuggling a bigger problem than pork barrel scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “Smuggling is bigger than PDAF,” so said Senator Cynthia Villar, who on Thursday expressed her disappointment at the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) continued failure to file cases against suspected smugglers. At the hearing of the Senate committee on...

Drilon: Changes in BBL substitute bill needed to make it constitutional

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senate President Franklin Drilon defended Thursday the changes made by Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the Malacañang-backed proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. Drilon said the changes were necessary to make the proposed measure constitutional. “Sa akin pong...

De Lima: No more ‘pork’ cases on DOJ’s table after filing of 3rd batch of raps

MANILA (Mabuhay) — There are no more cases related to the alleged misuse of Priority Development Assistance Fund left on the Justice Departments’ table, Secretary Leila de Lima said Thursday. After filing the third batch of raps against nine former and current...

PNP chief won’t ‘retire’ until police visibility goal is achieved

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez on Thursday said he would not leave the organization until he fulfills his promise of increasing police visibility in communities. “The instruction is, I just want to see very,...
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