Defense to present forensic expert as last witness in Laude murder case

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The defense for Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton will present Tuesday forensic expert Dr. Raquel Fortun as its last witness, in the hopes of establishing that the US servicemen did not kill the Filipino transgender woman Jeffrey...

JM to prove he deserves second chance in showbiz

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) -– Despite his blockbuster movie “That Thing Called Tadhana” with Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman still feels he has to prove that he deserves his second shot in showbiz. And de Guzman will get that chance when he makes his teleserye comeback with the...

Julie Anne explains sudden weight loss

Julie Anne San Jose is more identified with Elmo Magalona while Jake Vargas, with Bea Binene. They’re now paired for the first time in “Buena Familia”. What do JuliElmo and JaBea fans have to say about this?”Wala namang violent reaction so far,” says Julie Anne. “Alam naman...

Pokwang suffers miscarriage, says American boyfriend

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Comedienne Pokwang suffered a miscarriage, her partner confirmed. American actor Lee O’Brien revealed that the “Nathaniel” cast member had a miscarriage more than two weeks ago. “It wasn’t timed and it’s something that you definitely have to cope...

Nancy Binay claims Malacañang behind BOC’s balikbayan box policy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Senator Nancy Binay believes it was Malacañang that gave the instruction to the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to implement the random inspection of balikbayan boxes. In a statement, Binay said Customs chief Alberto Lina may just be following the directive from...

PHL June imports rise fastest in 1.5 years

MANILA    (Mabuhay) — Philippine imports rose at the fastest pace in nearly 1.5 years in June to break a declining trend in the past four months. The country’s import bill expanded by 22.6 percent year-on-year to $5.92 billion in June, according to the Philippine...

Lawyer asks BOC chief Lina to resign

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The lawyer representing the winning bidder in the controversial P650-million contract on the integrated window processing system of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday called for Commissioner Alberto Lina to resign from his post. Harry Roque, the...