Dingdong Dantes, Angel Locsin named Cinemadvocates at Film Ambassadors Night 2021

MANILA, Mar 6  (Mabuhay) — Dingdong Dantes and Angel Locsin were named Cinemadvocates at the 5th Film Ambassadors’ Night (FAN). Dingdong was recognized for building the League of Filipino Actors (AKTOR), which has criticized the passing of the Anti-Terrorism Bill, the...

Philippines reports 3,045 new COVID-19 cases, highest count in 2021

MANILA, Mar 6 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported a record-high 3,045 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections, bringing the total to 587,704, as five laboratories failed to submit data on time. This is the highest reported daily case...

TRAVELERS NO LONGER REQUIRED TO UNDERGO COVID-19 TEST, QUARANTINE

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday announced that it is no longer mandatory for travelers to undergo coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing and quarantine. “Travelers shall no longer be required to undergo Covid-19 testing, except if the local government...

PRRD INKS INDEMNITY FUND BILL INTO LAW

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday signed into law a measure that aims to fast-track the administration of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines and establish a PHP500-million indemnification fund. Malacañang has yet to release a copy of...

DUTERTE INKS LAW CREATING COCO LEVY TRUST FUND

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure creating a trust fund for coconut farmers. Republic Act (RA) 11524 or the Coconut Farmer and Industry Act, inked by Duterte on Friday, mandates the maintenance of the Trust Fund for 50 years...

Carmina recalls once separating from Zoren

MANILA, Feb 24 (Mabuhay) — Carmina Villaroel realized Zoren Legaspi was the man she wanted to marry when they once broke up, the celebrity couple recalled. The topic came up when Villaroel and Legaspi were interviewed by their children, Mavy and and Cassy, in a recent...

76.5 percent of Filipino nurses willing to take COVID-19 vaccine — group

MANILA, Feb 22 (Mabuhay) — Three out of four Filipino nurses are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a survey bared Sunday, as the deadly disease continues to rage in the Philippines where nearly 15,000 healthcare workers have been infected. According to Filipino...

PHILIPPINE EXPORTS WILL CONTINUE TO ENTER UK TARIFF FREE POST-BREXIT — DTI

MANILA, Feb 26 (Mabuhay) — Philippine exports under the European Union’s Generalized Scheme of Preference Plus (GSP+) scheme will continue to enter the United Kingdom (UK) tariff-free this year despite Britain’s exit in the trading bloc, the Department of Trade and Industry...

Bea reveals she and John Lloyd did not like each other in the beginning

MANILA, Feb 25 (Mabuhay) — John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo are one of today’s most bankable pairings on screen but unknown to many people, their relationship as co-actors did not start off well. Alonzo recalled how she and Cruz used to work in several projects back in the...