Jose Manalo, Derrick Monasterio, Kakai Bautista to host new reality show ‘Catch Me Out Philippines’

MANILA, Jan 19 (Mabuhay) — Move over, JoWaPao! Jose Manalo is forming a new trio with Derrick Monasterio and Kakai Bautista in a new Kapuso show “Catch Me Out Philippines.” The three hosts said the concept of the program is a combination of game, reality, and...

House leader files bill renewing ABS-CBN franchise

MANILA, Jan 19 (Mabuhay) — Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto has filed a bill that would give broadcast giant ABS-CBN Corp. a fresh 25-year legislative franchise. Santos filed on Jan. 5 House Bill No. 8298 seeking to renew for another 25 years ABS-CBN’s legislative...

Philippines now bird flu-free, says DA

MANILA, Jan 19 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is free of the Avian Influenza (AI) or bird flu, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Tuesday. In a statement, the DA said the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) declared that as of January 8, 2021, the country is now...