Ten killed, thousands flee as typhoon lashes PHL

By Joel Guinto Manila, Philippines | AFP | – Ten people were killed while thousands fled to higher ground as powerful typhoon Goni brought torrential rains to the northern Philippines, triggering landslides and floods, officials said Saturday. Nine people died in Mountain...

Fil-Am artist Lynda A. N. Reyes at the LAMAG Exhibit in Barnsdall Park

LA based artist Lynda A. N. Reyes is currently showing her oil painting titled “Aiming High….” at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) at Barnsdall Park on Hollywood Boulevard until September 20, 2015. A much anticipated event, the 2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition is a...

Mitsubishi Motors introduces more powerful Outlander Sport

New 2.4-liter engine produces 168 horsepower – 20 more horsepower than currently offered 2.0-liter engine Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has introduced a more powerful version of the 2015 Outlander Sport 5-passenger crossover that includes a larger displacement...

Drinking coffee could prevent colon cancer’s return: study

(Miami-AFP) – Drinking four or more cups of caffeinated coffee daily may significantly reduce the chance that colon cancer will return in patients who were diagnosed with stage III of the disease, a study said Monday. The study involved about 1,000 patients, all of whom had...

For greater public accountability, Ombudsman, Sandiganbayan, COA get higher budgets in 2016 – Romulo

MANILA (Mabuhay) — For greater public accountability and absolute transparency in government, the constitutional bodies of the Sandiganbayan, the Office of the Ombudsman, and the Commission on Audit (COA) will get increased funding in the proposed General Appropriations Act...

Out-on-bail Enrile visits still-detained Jinggoy, Bong Revilla

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Friday dropped by the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame to visit Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr., who continue to be detained on plunder and graft charges related to the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam....

PHL weather likely to improve next week

MANILA (Mabuhay) — State weather bureau experts expect better weather in the country next week. They forecast typhoon ‘Ineng’ (international name ‘Goni’) to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) around Monday (Aug. 24), decreasing effect...

House passes bill fast-tracking reverting of idle fishponds to forestlands

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives passed on third and final reading a bill that would shorten the process of reverting abandoned fishponds into forestlands. House Bill 5845 of Bulacan Fourth District Representative Linabelle Ruth Villarica stipulates the...

DOJ finds probable cause vs 21 suspects in Caramoan massacre

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a resolution that found probable cause to charge members of the Sagip Kalikasan Task Force (SKTF) with murder pertaining to the “Caramoan massacre” on March 22, 2014 that led to the death of four...

Palace vows justice for slain broadcaster, human rights activist

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Friday vowed justice for the killing of broadcaster and human rights activist Teodoro Escanilla. Escanilla, 59, was gunned down by still unidentified assailants in his home at Tagdon village, Barcelona town in Sorsogon province last...
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