Sandiganbayan suspends lawmaker, 3 other local officials

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan anti-graft court has ordered the suspension of an incumbent lawmaker in Mindanao and three other local government officials over various cases of graft, including alleged overpricing in the purchase of supplies. Ordered suspended over...

Kabayan exits PAR; 7 fishermen missing

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – Severe Tropical Storm Kabayan intensified further as it exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility early Saturday, according to weather bureau PAGASA. PAGASA said in its latest weather bulletin that as of 2 a.m., Kabayan’s center was estimated at 425...

Valte: Aquino won’t condone display of disrespect in LP event

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III will not condone the lewd dance performed by an all-female group shortly after new Liberal Party (LP) members took their oaths in Sta. Cruz, Laguna, a Malacañang spokesperson said Friday. “Women are not objects to be given away as...

LP women call sexy dance in Laguna solon’s party ‘a gross insult to all’

MANILA, Oct 2 (Mabuhay) – Female members of the Liberal Party have taken offense at the performance of the dance group Playgirls at the birthday party of Laguna Representative Benjamin Agarao Jr. on Thursday. The dance, that many described as lewd, happened after the oath-taking...

127 crime suspects rounded up in southern Metro Manila

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – A total of 127 people were rounded up by the Southern Police District in a week-long intensified anti-criminality drive. According to SPD director Chief Superintendent Henry Rañola, 65 of those arrested are known drug suspects in the southern part of...

Cagayan de Oro rep Rodriguez to run for mayor

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez on Saturday declared that he will run for mayor in next year’s elections. Rodriguez announced his candidacy before members and supporters of the Centrist Democratic Party (CDC) at the covered court of...

Iba na ngayon: Pinoys won’t choose Binay, Trillanes says

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is confident that Vice President Jejomar Binay will fail in his bid to win the presidency in 2016. Trillanes, who intends to run as vice president, reasoned that the public’s vigilance will prevent them from...

Palace, DFA checking if missing Bahamas cargo ship has Pinoy crew members

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang and the Department of Foreign Affairs are verifying if there were Filipinos among the crew members of a cargo ship that went missing off the Bahamas as Hurricane Joaquin barreled through the island chain on Friday (US time). In an interview on...

Will Julia Montes agree to pose for men’s magazines?

Despite her sexy figure, actress Julia Montes is not interested in doing bikini pictorials for men’s magazines. Montes, who is receiving good feedback for losing weight, said that she’s willing to pose for a fashion magazine but not for a men’s magazine. “Hindi po ako...