Biggest losers win big in MP’s contest leading to the big fight

It takes more than discipline and determination to land on top of the heap of the weight loss contest sponsored by boxing great Manny Pacquiao for his team. Sixty three finalists made it to the challenge to lose 15 percent or more of their body weight with some confessing to the...

Biggest loser is biggest winner in Manny Pacquiao’s weight loss contest

With a week to go before the winners of Manny Pacquiao’s Biggest Loser  is known, the boxing champion tried to break down the will of the 153 contestants  at the Temptation Night 2015 last April 11 at the Glendale Community Center by eating in front of them. Amidst the aroma of...

Pinoys’ warmth, discipline made Pope Francis’ visit successful – Palace

MANILA, Jan 19 (Mabuhay) – For Malacañang, Pope Francis’ five-day state and apostolic visit to the Philippines was “successful” and “meaningful.” In a statement on Monday, presidential spokesman Secretary Edwin Lacierda attributed the success of the papal visit to the discipline...

CBCP asks Manila barangays to clean up

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine Catholic bishops have appealed to Manila barangays to clean their surroundings in time for Pope Francis’ visit later this week. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines asked barangay captains to supervise cleanup...

Solon lauds approval of bill promoting positive, non-violent discipline among children

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A Partylist lawmaker on Wednesday lauded the passage of a bill that seeks to promote positive and non-violent forms of discipline among children and said that it was a major step towards securing the safety and well-being of children in their homes, schools and...

Jennylyn Mercado’s prize for hard work

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Many female celebrities reward themselves with a collection of signature bags or shoes but not Jennylyn Mercado. Apparently, the actress is into luxury watches. “Everytime matatapos ‘yung soap ko na talagang pagod na pagod ako, drained na drained ako,...

Lawmaker urges PNP to emulate Lacson’s style of disciplining police force

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Alarmed by the growing number of incidents involving “hoodlums in uniform,” a lawmaker from the House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to launch an honest-to-goodness campaign to rid its ranks of bad eggs that has...

Water conservation has become ‘everybody’s business’

I consider myself blessed that whenever I need water for many reasons, the refreshing commodity is still available to me and my household to meet our needs. But as things are with the water condition of California, I could not help but ponder on how long I will be enjoying this...

INC’s 100th anniversary draws 2 million faithfuls

BOCAUE (AFP) – As many as two million people gathered in the Philippine capital on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of a powerful homegrown church, showcasing the conservative group’s discipline and influence. Some of the faithful waited overnight in the pouring Manila rain...

Aquino expresses solidarity with Pinoy Muslims on eve of Ramadan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday expressed solidarity with the Muslim Filipino community as they prepare to start the holy month of Ramadan on Sunday. In his message, Aquino said Ramadan is a sacred period of reflection and worship, and an opportunity...
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