Andi Eigenmann shares tips to find contentment

MANILA, Aug 19 (Mabuhay) — For Andi Eigenmann, who is now living a simple life in Siargao with her two children and her partner, surfing champion, Philmar Alipayo, true happiness comes from within. “Para sa akin, matuto ka talaga na mahalin ang sarili mo. Kilalanin...

‘Animated’ Duterte not sick — Palace

MANILA, Aug 19 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be “animated” and remains to be in very good condition, Malacañang assured the public on Tuesday. In a virtual presser aired on state-run PTV-4, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte havi...

Philippines’ COVID-19 cases breach 169,000 with 4,836 new infections

MANILA, Aug 19 (Mabuhay) — The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines leapt to 169,213 on Tuesday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 4,836 new infections, marking the seventh straight day in which more than 3,000 new cases were...

PhilHealth execom is ‘real, bad’ mafia, says regional VP

MANILA, Aug 18 (Mabuhay) — PhilHealth regional vice president Dennis Adre on Tuesday supported the claim that the incumbent executive committee of the state health insurer is the “mafia” behind several alleged irregularities. “In the previous Senate...

Magnitude 6.6 quake rocks Masbate

MANILA, Aug 18 (Mabuhay) — A magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolted Masbate on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The tectonic quake was located 7 kilometers southeast of Cataingan, Masbate at 8:03 a.m. It had a depth of 21...

Duterte places NCR, 4 nearby provinces back to less strict GCQ

MANLA, Aug 18 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday night approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to put Metro Manila and four nearby provinces back to less restrictive general...

Covid-19 cases rise by 3,314; recoveries climb to 112,759

MANILA, Aug 18 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported 3,314 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 164,474. The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total Covid-19 tests done by 91 out of...