ALA Promotions features talents to America with Pinoy Pride Edition

By Rod Mijares Balita Media Nevada correspondent After a successful boxing promotions in the Philippines and in the Middle East, ALA Boxing Promotions in collaboration with ABS-CBN makes history by promoting their latest installment of never ending Pinoy Pride, where else, but in...

Expect a ‘different’ Liza, Enrique in new film

Liza Soberano has given a few hints about her role in the upcoming romantic film “Everyday I Love You,” which will also star leading man Enrique Gil. The 17-year-old Soberano shared that she will portraying a more “mature” character and that fans should prepare for a different...

Pinoy boxers sweep foes in their US debut

By Abner Galino THE Philippines vs World boxing event in Los Angeles turned out to be as explosive as it has been promoted, resulting in three breathtaking knockdowns and two other fights filled with  fierce exchanges of blows – all of them ending in the victory of Filipino...

Unprecedented number of candidates for 2016 polls: Comelec

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Last week’s period for filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) recorded the greatest number of aspirants for elective posts with 130 COCs filed for president, 19 for vice president, and 172 for senator, according to Commission on Elections spokesperson James...

Stormy weather continues for N. Luzon — PAGASA

MANILA, Oct. 20 (Mabuhay) — Stormy weather will continue to prevail in Northern Luzon as severe tropical storm “Lando” has maintained its strength as it moves slowly in the northeast direction, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geohysical and Astronomical Services...

Comelec, SEC monitor campaign donations of corporations

MANILA, Oct 20 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections has partnered with the Securities and Exchange Commission to monitor against campaign funding of corporations and other SEC-registered entities. Comelec chair Andres Bautista and SEC Chair Teresita Herbosa signed the...

Gov’t urged to study proposed China-ASEAN maritime drills

Manila, Oct 20 (Mabuhay) – A former Justice Secretary-turned-opposition lawmaker has asked the Aquino administration to study China’s proposed joint naval drills with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) which, he said, could help ease the tension in the...

DOJ’s ‘selective prosecution’ raised at oral argument on Corona’s tax case

MANILA, Oct. 20 (Mabuhay) – “IS there selective prosecution [at the Department of Justice],” a Justice of the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) asked. The CTA en banc  (full court) conducted an oral argument on the petition filed by former Chief Justice Renato Corona insisting that he...

Rains from ‘Lando’ bring ‘beneficial’ effects to dams, says Pagasa

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The state weather bureau said that the continuous rains from Typhoon Lando (international name Koppu) have brought a “beneficial effect” to major dams in Luzon. “Typhoons are disastrous but to the dams, it is beneficial,” said Pagasa hydrologist Danilo Flores...