Senate OKs CREATE bill on third and final reading

MANILA, Nov 26 (Mabuhay) — Voting 20-1, the Senate on Thursday approved on third and final reading the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) bill, an urgent measure being lobbied for by the Duterte administration’s economic managers amid the...

Reporting corrupt gov’t officials just text away — Palace

MANILA, Nov 26 (Mabuhay) — If you have complaints or grievances about corrupt, lazy, or incompetent government officials, all you have to do now is text, Malacañang said Thursday. Globe Telecom Inc. (Globe) recently announced that the 8888 Citizens Complaint Center (CCC)...

Ivana Alawi sizzles as Tanduay calendar girl

MANILA, Nov 26 (Mabuhay) — Actress and social media star Ivana Alawi was unveiled as the 2021 calender girl of rhum brand Tanduay. Alawi is seen posing in a variety of themed sets in the announcement video released by Tanduay, which described her as “capable, confident, and...

Galvez expects funds release for Covid-19 vaccine by Dec. 15

MANILA, Nov 26 (Mabuhay) — National Policy against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. on Wednesday said the funds for the acquisition of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine will be available by December. “We are expecting...

DPWH plans to build 6 dams along Cagayan River for flood control

MANILA, Nov 26 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) plans to construct six new dams that would control the volume of water flowing in Cagayan River and prevent destructive flooding in areas surrounding it. During a Senate hearing Wednesday on the...

PH Sports Hall of Fame nominations extended

MANILA, Nov 26 (Mabuhay) — Nominations for the fourth enshrinement of the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame (PSHOF) has been extended until January 31 next year, Philippine Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez said on Wednesday. “In light of the continuing pandemic, the...