Maja Salvador gushes over Coco Martin

Maja Salvador has nothing but praise for her “Ang Probinsyano” co-star Coco Martin, saying that the actor has massively improved since their 2011 project “Minsan Lang Kitang Iibigin.” The 26-year-old Salvador said she was surprised with Martin’s commitment to each scene in the...

Sam admits he still has feelings for Jasmine

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “Hindi po siya madaling kalimutan.” These were the words of singer Sam Concepcion when asked if he still has feelings for former girlfriend, actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith. “It just doesn’t go away that easily. It was very important...

PDP-Laban still hoping Duterte will seek presidency in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A day after Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he will run for president in the coming 2016 elections, his political party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), still hopes that he will seek the highest elective post next yea...

Solon wants artists recognized as professionals

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Artists, such as those engaged in visual and performing arts, may soon enjoy the same benefits being enjoyed by regular workers in the country should a bill filed by Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. becomes a law. House Bill 6068 seeks the recognition of...

Marcos era best time PH ever had — Imelda

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former First Lady Imelda Marcos on Tuesday came to the defense of her late husband, Ferdinand Marcos, even as their son Bongbong’s vice-presidential bid reignited bitter memories of the martial law period. Speaking to reporters, Mrs. Marcos said her son...

Japan’s emperor, empress to visit PHL next year

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife, Empress Michiko, will pay a state visit to the Philippines next year, Malacañang announced Tuesday. Communications Secretary Hermino “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said in a statement that the government has already started the...

AFP: Good to see Samal hostages in good health but no talks with criminals

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces on Wednesday reiterated the government’s position against negotiating with lawless groups after hostages taken from Samal Island appealed for a stop to the military operations against the armed men holding them. Col. Restituto Padilla,...

‘Dauntless’ Hontiveros runs for senate anew, vows to push for realization of universal healthcare

Despite succumbing to electoral setbacks in the past, Akbayan Chairperson Risa Hontiveros today declared her senatorial candidacy, saying that the Senate is not merely the realm of old, wealthy and influential politicians. Three important reasons in third try In a statement,...

Ex-Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim files COC in Manila

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim is eyeing a comeback in the Philippine capital. On Tuesday noon, Lim filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for Manila mayor at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Arroceros, Manila. The 85-year-old Lim, also...

Honasan ‘sad, but excited’ about VP run in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II on Tuesday said he is sad, but excited about his vice presidential run in 2016. Honasan said he was reluctant to accept his nomination as vice presidential candidate of the United Nationalist Alliance because...
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