From the PHL to U.S., Pinoys remember Jennifer Laude one year after her death

We want to honor your life by remembering. Remembering so many others who continue to suffer from transphobia and hate violence. Remembering too many lives that have been taken by U.S. militarization in the Philippines. Remembering all those who have been harmed and dehumanized...

Palace extends sympathies to Joker Arroyo’s family a week after death

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday expressed its condolences to the family of former Senator Joker Arroyo, who died in the United States last week after an unsuccessful heart operation. “The passing of Joker Arroyo closes a life and career spent in the midst of burning...

Palace condoles with Arroyo over brother’s death

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang extended its condolences to former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo over the death of her elder brother, Arturo dela Rosa Macapagal. In a statement, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. noted Arturo’s achievements...

Mangudadatu on Andal Ampatuan Sr.: May he rest in peace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “May Andal Ampatuan Sr. rest in peace.” This was the message of Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu, rival of Ampatuan, on Saturday after the latter’s death Friday. Mangudadatu, however, said his family as well as the kin of other...

Veteran actress Lucita Soriano dies at 74

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Veteran actress Lucita Soriano has died. She was 74. Garry Clint Adriano Garcia, Soriano’s son, on Wednesday confirmed on Facebook that the veteran actress had passed away. Soriano died at the Pacific Global Medical Center where she was earlier...

Mourning Buencaminos ask for privacy

Actors Nonie and Shamaine Buencamino requested that their family be given privacy as they mourn the death of their daughter, Julia. Julia, 15, was found dead by their household help at around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, according to PO3 Victorio Guerrero, the investigator assigned to the...

Albert Martinez back to work after wife’s death

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Two months after the death of his wife Liezl, actor Albert Martinez is back at work. Martinez was introduced as part of ABS-CBN’s upcoming series “Ang Probinsiyano” with Coco Martin in the title role. “Ang Probinsiyano” is...

Usman killed in firefight with MILF — AFP

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Known bomb-maker Abdul Basit Usman’s resistance against members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) that were going to capture him when he entered their area started the firefight that led to his death, the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

Veloso family receives execution order, allowed to visit Mary Jane

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– The family of Mary Jane Veloso, the Pinay facing death by firing squad for drug trafficking in Indonesia, has received the order of execution, according to one of their lawyers. Atty. Edre Olalia, secretary general of the National Union of People’s...

DOH: No toxic substance found in milk tea sample

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday that it did not find any toxic substance in the milk tea that killed two persons in Manila last Thursday, according to the preliminary findings of the tests it conducted. “Preliminary results were negative for...