ABS-CBN franchise lies with Congress not with Duterte admin — DOF

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Issues regarding the franchise of embattled ABS-CBN Corp. are not with the administration but with Congress, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, who heads the economic cluster. Dominguez on Wednesday said the franchise issue of ABS-CBN...
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Actress gets job as waitress in Australia amid pandemic

MANILA, July 9 (Mabuhay) — Rich Asuncion recently opened up about her life in Australia as she hopes to inspire her social media followers to keep moving forward even during challenging times. In a lengthy Instagram post, the actress said she has been working as a waitress...

Palace calls for conscience vote on ABS-CBN franchise as hearings wrap up

MANILA, July 8 (Mabuhay) — Members of Congress should vote on the ABS-CBN franchise issue according to their conscience, Malacañang said Tuesday as lawmakers wrap up this week their hearings on bills seeking to grant the broadcasting network a fresh 25-year license to...

Veteran actress Anita Linda passes away at 95

MANILA, June 10 (Mabuhay) — Veteran actress Anita Linda passed on Wednesday, June 10, at 6:15 am at age 95 at her home in Paranaque. Linda’s daughter, Francesca, said her mother succumbed to heart failure after several days of labored breathing. The actress’ daughter also...

Kathryn Bernardo inspires followers with post-workout pictures

MANILA, June 10 (Mabuhay) — Kathryn Bernardo left her followers in awe after she posted several post-workout selfies on her social media page. The actress said that since the lockdown, she made a promise to herself that she would work out at least three times a week to keep...

“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic

“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic By Abner Galino, US Asian Post, Weekend Balita Filipino American actors were among those drumbeating for Filipino movie “Buy Bust” which is currently showing in a theater in Los Angeles. Among those who have eagerly urged...

Angelica shuns Carlo’s teasing question

MANILA, July 25 (Mabuhay) — Known for her frankness and candid answers in interviews, Angelica Panganiban, as expected, similarly had no filter in addressing questions from her followers on Instagram, including ex-boyfriend and co-star Carlo Aquino. Aquino,...

Maine Mendoza to release her first album soon

Kalyeserye sweetheart Maine Mendoza is trading her lip syncing for singing live as she explores the music scene with Universal Records. The record label revealed their newest star on their Instagram account on Saturday with a short clip of Maine wearing a stylish “Universal”...

Hospitalized Ylona urges fans to be ‘aware of their mental health’

MANILA, July 2 (Mabuhay) — Ylona Garcia urged her followers to be “aware of their mental health,” as she revealed being hospitalized Monday after being “stressed” from hateful comments on social media. The former “Pinoy Big Brother”...

Darna defends Darna: Angel answers Liza’s critics

MANILA, July 2 (Mabuhay) — Angel Locsin wants a stop to being pitted against Liza Soberano, who is succeeding her as the iconic superheroine Darna in Star Cinema’s upcoming big-budget film. On Instagram Tuesday, the 33-year-old actress answered a comment asking her to...