Sen. Drilon takes ice bucket challenge

MANILA, Sept 1 (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Monday took the ice bucket challenge seeking to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Drilon was challenged on Thursday by Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas to do the activity. Drilon indicated he will make a...

Aquino on ice bucket challenge: I have a cold

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Pass. That was President Benigno Aquino III’s response when asked about the ice bucket challenge that has been trending on the Internet. “Huwag na muna nating pag-usapan dahil una kong ivo-volunteer (icha-challenge) si (Media Relations Undersecretary) Rey...

CBCP chief raises bioethical concerns on Ice Bucket Challenge

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The wildly viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge may be for a good cause, but it may have some bioethical issues, the head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines warned. In a statement, CBCP president and Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas...