Alden Richards denies P100-M offer to endorse presidential bet

MANILA (Mabuhay) — ALDEN Richards clarified he had never received a P100 million offer to promote a presidential candidate in the May 2016 elections. “Walang lumapit to offer that much money. Ako, personally, I really don’t want to endorse anyone po. Kungbaga,...

PHL vows ‘higher’ APEC summit

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines Saturday vowed “higher security” for world leaders at an economic summit in Manila next week after a series of bombings and shootings left more than 120 dead in Paris. US President Barack Obama is set to join the leaders of China, Japan,...

PNP on full alert nationwide after Paris attack

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police on Saturday went on full alert nationwide following the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the declaration of a full alert status is “standard after the occurrence of a suspected...

Stiffer penalties vs erring Public Communications Entities eyed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Rep. Susan A. Yap (2nd District, Tarlac) has filed a measure increasing penalties against Public Communications Entities (PCE) for violation of the terms and conditions of any certificate, authority, order, decision, resolution or regulation of the National...

Embassy hosts forum on addressing violence against women and children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the world prepares to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, Embassy personnel and members of the Filipino-American community gathered for a forum on a Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW). In his...

DFA: No reports yet of Pinoys hurt in Paris attacks

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said it has not yet received reports of Filipinos affected in the terrorist attacks that rocked busy restaurants, bars and a concert hall at locations around Paris, France. DFA spokesperson Assistant Secretary...

Will Nikki Valdez get married again?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — After being divorced from her Filipino-Canadian husband, is actress Nikki Valdez open to the idea of walking down the aisle once again? Valdez said she is hoping to fix the necessary documents involving her previous marriage within two months. The actress...

Alex Gonzaga admits seeing non-showbiz guy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress Alex Gonzaga admitted that she is seeing someone who is not from show business but refused to give further details about the guy. “Malalaman niyo sa Book 2 ko na mayroon na,” Gonzaga said, referring to the best-selling breakup survival...

Hyundai launches new global luxury brand, ‘Genesis’

Hyundai Motor has announced an all-new global luxury brand – Genesis – that will deliver ‘human-centered’ luxury through a range of new models that feature the highest standards of performance, design and innovation. Created for a new generation of discerni...

Tips to avoid being annoyed for US-based balikbayans going home for the holidays

America, as they say is the “land of the free,” and for most of us who now have settled here, freedom and independence are both very important to us. However, per my recent visit back home, I missed being the ultra independent person I am, to the point of being annoyed because...