‘Heneral Luna’ comes to Los Angeles

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – On Aug. 31, National Heroes’ Day in the Philippines, a special movie screening here will give Filipino-Americans a peek into the life of a Filipino hero who fought for the country’s independence from the United States. “Heneral Luna,” directed by...

A Lamborghini hypercar announced for the 2016 Geneva motor show

(Relaxnews) – According to the magazine Road & Track, the Italian Lamborghini manufacturer will debut an 800 bhm (596 kW) sports car at the Geneva International Motor Show. The rumor regarding the existence of a Lamborghini hypercar is not new. In fact, the hypercar was...

Why Anne Curtis is not keen on doing teleseryes

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– It’s been more than a year since “Dyesebel” with Anne Curtis in the title role finished its run on ABS-CBN but the actress has yet to sign up for a new teleserye for primetime. Curtis explained that it will be hard for her to do a soap because of her...

Thai PM assures PHL: Situation in Bangkok ‘under control’ after deadly blast

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha gave assurance on Friday that the situation in Bangkok is already “under control” following the bombing attack there earlier this month that left at least 20 people killed and more than a hundred others,...

Angara challenges 2016 aspirants: Back measures for lower income taxes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Sonny Angara on Thursday challenged potential presidential and vice-presidential candidates in the 2016 elections to take a stand on proposals to lower personal income tax rates. “We issue the challenge to the candidates for the 2016 to take a position...

Duterte to supporters: Give me more time to decide

DAVAO CITY (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has appealed to his supporters to give him more time before he makes a decision on whether or not to plunge into the presidential race. Duterte, who showed up and spoke at the grand rally in Davao City organized by the Mayor...

Dictator’s son Bongbong mulls presidential run

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – The son and namesake of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos said Wednesday he may run for president in next year’s elections, offering his once-exiled family the chance of the ultimate political comeback. Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, popularly known...

Customs most corrupt gov’t agency — SWS

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) ranked as the most corrupt among the government agencies in a poll conducted among executives of companies according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released Thursday. The survey involved face-to-face interview of...

Ampatuan massacre trial hearings to finish by year-end: top judge

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – Trial hearings of defendants accused of the massacre of 58 people in the Philippines will finish by the end of the year, the country’s chief justice vowed Thursday. Prosecution and defense lawyers will finish presenting evidence by the end of 2015,...