Philippines asks UK to continue protecting Filipino health workers amid COVID-19

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin has called on the United Kingdom to continue protecting Filipino health care professionals and uphold their well-being months after several of them were reported to have died from coronavirus. In last...

Nograles: Philippines not yet ready to accept more foreigners amid COVID-19 pandemic

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is not inclined to accept more foreigners for now amid calls to lift travel restrictions for unmarried foreign partners of Filipinos. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the government is taking “calibrated” steps towards fully...

Why Andi Eigenmann left limelight for island life

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay)–  – Andi Eigenmann opened up about her island life and why she decided to stay away from the limelight. Eigenmann said it’s not actually the “fault of showbiz but it’s the timing of it all for me.” “Parang I started at a time I was so young and...

Duterte says he never killed anyone, ‘magtanong ka sa pulis’

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday claimed that he never killed anyone after saying on several occasions during his administration that he had personally taken lives. Duterte made the statement in a televised address from Malacañang after assuring...

BCDA paid Malaysian firm for SEA Games deal last March after completion of sports facilities — Dizon

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) on Monday maintained that its joint venture agreement with a Malaysian firm for the construction of sports facilities for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games were above board. During the Senate...