Poe camp asks Comelec to defer decision on poll offense case

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Sen. Grace Poe on Friday asked the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) law department to hold its decision on the electoral offense case filed by Rizalito David. The case has been submitted for resolution on Friday morning, after Poe’s legal counsel,...

Amid ‘tanim-bala scam,’ DOJ assigns prosecutor at Naia

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has already assigned a prosecutor at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) to attend to cases of the so-called “tanim-bala (bullet-planting) scheme” and avoid inconvenience to travelers. DOJ Spokesman Emmanuel Caparas...

Max Eigenmann talks about Beauty’s pregnancy

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– How does Max Eigenmann feel now that Beauty Gonzalez is expecting her first child with her ex, art curator Norman Crisologo? Eigenmann had a past relationship with Crisologo, who is also the father of her second son. Eigenmann said she has heard a lot of good...

Washington Fil-Ams remember Haiyan

WASHINGTON, D.C – The Philippine Humanitarian Coalition (PHC), in partnership with the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC and the US-Philippines Society, marked the second anniversary of Super Typhoon Haiyan with a Reflection forum on 06 November 2015 at the Romulo Hall of the...

PHL assured of support of Kurdistan in fight vs human trafficking

ERBIL, Iraq – The Kurdistan Regional Government of the Republic of Iraq has assured the Philippine Embassy it will help protect overseas Filipino workers by intensifying its own efforts to go after human trafficking syndicates that have victimized many migrant workers. No less...

House panel OKs Salary Standardization Law

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives Appropriations Committee approved in just one hearing the proposed Salary Standardization Law (SSL) of 2015 amid a scuffle involving government employees and a tense exchange between Budget Secretary Butch Abad and Alliance of...