Alex and Asiang: The Aristocrat family of restaurant’s story

Alex Reyes and Engracia “Asiang” Cruz were both born in the fishing town of Navotas, Rizal. In their youth, they both persevered and worked hard for a living, though the vibrant Asiang only finished her fourth grade, Alex became a prominent lawyer, who graduated from the...

Ex-SexBomb Girl seeks court protection order vs husband

Former SexBomb Girls member Sugar Mercado is seeking a court protection order against her estranged husband, Kristofer Jay Go, and his parents. Mercado also filed a criminal case against Go for violation of the Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act...

Int’l complaint vs US Marine eyed if acquitted: lawyer

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawyer of the Laude family believes an international criminal complaint may be filed against US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton if he is acquitted here in the Philippines for the killing of transgender Jennifer Laude. Virgie Suarez, the legal...

Pinay in terror plot in Saudi Arabia?

PHL ready to provide legal aid if arrested woman in was confirmed Pinay MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is ready to provide legal assistance if ever the woman arrested in Saudi Arabia over alleged involvement in a terrorist plot turned out to be a Filipina as reported,...

Dennis Padilla won’t stop Julia from changing surname

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Comedian Dennis Padilla has decided not to file a motion to intervene against the petition of her daughter, actress Julia Barretto, to drop his surname. During a hearing held at the Branch 226 of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court, the 53-year-old...

Lawyer asks BOC chief Lina to resign

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The lawyer representing the winning bidder in the controversial P650-million contract on the integrated window processing system of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday called for Commissioner Alberto Lina to resign from his post. Harry Roque, the...

Trillanes absent at hearing of Junjun Binay’s libel complaint

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes on Wednesday failed to both attend a preliminary investigation and submit a counter-affidavit on a libel complaint filed against him by suspended Makati Mayor Jejomar “Junjun” Binay. The lawmaker’s legal counsel...

Cedric Lee reiterates plea to defer issuance of arrest warrant

MANILA, July 3 (Mabuhay) – Businessman Cedric Lee on Friday appeared before the Sandiganbayan Third Division to ask the anti-graft court to defer the issuance of an arrest warrant against him for his graft and malversation cases. In a short hearing, Lee, represented by his legal...

Prosecution blocks Gloria Arroyo house arrest bid

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Prosecutors on Wednesday formally opposed the house arrest being requested by former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who is facing plunder charges and is currently on hospital arrest. “To be detained in one’s home is a...

Erap mulls seeking re-election as Manila mayor

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Contradicting his earlier statement that serving as mayor of the country’s capital will only be a one-shot affair, former President and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Wednesday expressed intention of seeking re-election in 2016. Estrada said though nothing is...