Duterte signs law ‘strengthening’ Anti-Money Laundering Act

MANILA, Jan 30 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act No. 11521 or the measure strengthening the country’s 20-year-old Anti-Money Laundering Act. A security and confidentiality clause was added to the 11-page law, requiring the...

MGCQ for entire Philippines ‘doable’ in Feb or March: trade chief

MANILA, Jan 30 (Mabuhay) — A target for the Philippines to shift to the least stringent quarantine level in the first quarter of the year remains “doable,” the trade department said on Friday despite local cases of the new, more contagious COVID-19 variant. The...

Regine Velasquez stands by ABS-CBN: ‘I’m not leaving’

MANILA, Jan 30 (Mabuhay) — Regine Velasquez had an instant answer when asked what she considers her proudest moment as a Kapamilya, over two years since she returned to ABS-CBN. “That I’m still here,” she said, “that despite what happened, ni hindi sumagi sa isip ko na iwan...