Hyundai earns the coveted award at the 23rd Annual Texas Truck Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe was named the Full-size Crossover Utility Vehicle of Texas by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) during its 23rd Annual Texas Truck Rodeo at the Knibbe Ranch in Spring Branch near San Antonio. “We are delighted to hear that...

PHL’S efforts towards sustainable food security highlighted at global youth institute address

WASHINGTON, D.C – Exceptional high school students from across the United States and other countries learned about positive developments in the Philippines and its efforts to become climate-resilient, climate-smart, and food-secure. Some 200 high school students are participating...

More than 3,000 passengers stranded in Luzon seaports

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Saturday said more than 3,000 people have been stranded in seaports in Luzon due to Typhoon Lando. The PCG said that as of 8 a.m., a total of 3,155 people have been stranded in sea ports in Bicol, Southen Tagalog and...

Marcoses don’t owe Filipinos an apology for martial law, Miriam says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Marcos family doesn’t owe the Filipino people an apology over the the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ imposition of martial law, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago said on Friday after she filed her certificate of candidacy to run for...

Jason Abalos busy with new business

Jason Abalos has yet to star in a new project after his much admired series, “Two Wives,” where he was torn between Kaye Abad and Erich Gonzales, whom he both loved and married. But this doesn’t mean that Jason is not busy. He is, he said. “Unti-unting lumalago na ang restaurant...

Apl.de.ap Foundation International donates ophthalmology equipment to medical center in Davao City

Campaign for Filipino Children pledges similar gifts to four other regional hospitals in the country (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Allen Pineda Lindo, or better known as Apl.de.ap of the Grammy award-winning group Black Eyed Peas, is legally blind. So it was only appropriate that when...

PNP alerts six regional commands in Luzon due to Lando

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday said it has alerted its six regional commands in Luzon as Typhoon Lando is expected to pass through Luzon starting Sunday. PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez has issued directives to the...

Sandiganbayan denies Napoles’ bail plea anew

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan has denied for the second time the bail plea of Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind in the supposed pork barrel scam. “Wherefore, accused Janet Lim-Napoles’ petition for bail, filed on July 7, 2014, is hereby denied for lack of merit,”...

Flights cancelled, passengers stranded as Typhoon Lando nears

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) — Several domestic flights were cancelled on Saturday due to bad weather brought by Typhoon Lando. In an advisory, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said the following flights were cancelled: Terminal 3 5J 196 MNL-CAUAYAN 5J 197...

No interest to be president, says Duterte minutes before deadline

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Minutes before the deadline of filing for candidacy, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that he had no interest in being president. “A little over two years ago, I posted in the government website over the Internet that I was not interested...