The overlooked side of Nanette Inventor

Nanette Inventor would never forget the date Nov. 14, 1983. It’s when she debuted on the now-defunct variety show “Penthouse Live” as Doña Leonila Evaporada Viuda de Ford a.k.a. Doña Buding, a character which established her career as a comedian of note. However, not everybody...

Military honors given to PHL envoy killed in Pakistan chopper crash

MANILA, May 13 (Mabuhay) — Military honors were accorded to the late Philippine Ambassador to Pakistan Domingo Lucenario Jr. on Wednesday upon the arrival of his remains at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. The plane bearing his remains arrived at half past seven in the...

Appointments body confirms 7 ambassadors, 2 foreign service officers

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – The bicameral body Commission on Appointments on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of seven ambassadors and two foreign service officers in the Department of Foreign Affairs. Before the approval of the nomination at the plenary, Senator Miriam...

Comelec Guidelines Gives Hope to Disenfranchised Overseas Voters

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Overseas Filipino who could not find their names in the voters’ lists of Philippine embassies and consulates general abroad may still be able to vote after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) issued new guidelines to address their concerns. The Philippine...

President Aquino confers Order of Sikatuna with rank of Datu Katangiang Ginto on outgoing President of Asian Development Bank

MANILA, Mar 13 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III conferred the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu Katangiang Ginto (Grand Cross, Gold Distinction) on outgoing outgoing Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Haruhiko Kuroda, in simple ceremonies at the Music...