Manila court stops BOC from cancelling P650-M data base contract

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A regional trial court of Manila has stopped the Bureau of Customs from cancelling the P650-million contract on the Integrated Customs Processing System. The Omnibus Order from the Manila Regional Trial Court-Branch issued the preliminary injunctioni on...

Kiko Pangilinan to announce 2016 plan after ‘ghost month’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has yet to decide if he will run again for senator in the 2016 elections. At the sidelines of the budget briefing in the House of Representatives Tuesday,...

Boxer ‘hurt’ after Customs imposes P6k tax on championship belt

MANILA (Mabuhay) – With the Bureau of Customs (BoC) still under fire over the now-aborted random inspection of balikbayan boxes, a Filipina boxer and mixed martial arts fighter expressed disappointment after she was told that she still had to shell out money to get her...

Tom Rodriguez adds spice to new ‘Marimar’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Years after exiting the “Pinoy Big Brother” house and transferring to GMA-7, Tom Rodriguez continues to wear the matinee-idol crown, this time playing Sergio Santibañez in the newest adaptation of “Marimar.” In an interview, the actor revealed he didn’t...

Sharon: I will love my children no matter what

Megastar Sharon Cuneta has put an end to reports about her supposed rift with her daughter, actress KC Concepcion, saying that she will love her children no matter what happens. Cuneta said that it is normal for parents and their children to have occasional misunderstanding...

President Aquino orders Roxas to ensure orderly, peaceful INC protest

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — President Aquino instructed Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II to work with the police and local government units affected by the ongoing mass action of members of Iglesia Ni Cristo to ensure public safety and order. Roxas met...

NCRPO on full alert for Iglesia ni Cristo rally — PNP spokesperson

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — The National Capital Region Police Office is on full alert status due to the protest rally being held by members of the Iglesia ni Cristo in Metro Manila, the spokesperson for the Philippine National Police said. PNP spokesperson Chief Supt....

Roxas urges Iglesia ni Cristo protesters: Don’t block the roads

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — After meeting with local executives and top police officials, Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II appealed to protesters from the influential Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) not to block the main roads in Metro Manila as they continue their vigil....

Mandaluyong grants permit for Iglesia ni Cristo rally until Sunday

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — The Mandaluyong City government has given permission to the Iglesia ni Cristo members to hold their protest rally at EDSA-Shaw Boulevard until Sunday. Mandaluyong local government public information officer Jimmy Isidro said a permit was issued to...

Death toll in Cotabato City attack rises to 4

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) – The death toll of the attack on a group of barangay officials in Cotabato City on Friday is now at four, after the lone survivor in the shooting incident succumb to his wounds while being treated at a hospital. Barangay tanod Omar Abo died at the...