Oral arguments on anti-terror law moved to March 2

MANILA, Feb 22 (Mabuhay) —  Some justices of the Supreme Court (SC) are self-isolating as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, forcing the tribunal to move the oral arguments on the petitions seeking to nullify the anti-terror law to March 2. In an advisory issued...

Palace shrugs off CPP call to let Red Cross handle vax delivery

MANILA, Feb 9 (Mabuhay) —  Malacañang on Tuesday shrugged off the suggestion made by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) to let Covid-19 vaccine delivery in far-flung areas be handled by the Red Cross and other civil humanitarian agencies instead of the...

Anti-terrorism council tags CPP-NPA, Islamic State East Asia, MAUTE and associated groups as ‘TERRORISTS’

MANILA, Dec 26 (Mabuhay) —  The Anti-Terrorism Council has begun the controversial process of designating who may be considered by authorities as “terrorists” and “terrorist groups” under the new Anti-Terror law, which may have implications on freezing of assets. This...

AFP chief calls for end to youth radicalization

MANILA, Dec 2 (Mabuhay) — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Gilbert Gapay called for a stop to the “radicalization of dissent” among the youth, saying progressive groups recruiting them have become a “spawning pool” for New...

Ivana reminds simple truth: ‘No matter kung ano ang suot,’ women deserve respect

MANILA, Oct 29 (Mabuhay)– Regardless of what a woman wears, she deserves to be respected. This was Ivana Alawi’s simple reminder, as she recalled her experience of being sexually harassed during her time as an events model. Alawi was asked for her opinion on women’s rights...

Duterte sides with Lorenzana on red-tagging: ‘Keep quiet’ if you have no evidence

MANILA, Oct 27 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte wants military and police officials to stop tagging certain individuals as communists or terrorists without proper evidence. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte is taking Defense Secretary Delfin...

Angel Locsin sets record straight, says she and her family not part of NPA

MANILA, Oct 24 (Mabuhay) — Angel Locsin felt the need to set the record straight after she and her family were red-tagged for speaking against the government. In a lengthy Instagram post on Friday, the actress and philanthropist reiterated that she and her family are not...

AFP just giving Liza, Catriona warning about Left — Palace

MANILA, Oct 23 (Mabuhay) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) was not red-tagging actress Liza Soberano and 2018 Miss Universe Catriona Gray but just giving them a warning that their advocacies might be used by the Left-leaning groups, Malacañang said on Thursda...

Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil to work on new project in early 2021

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — Actress Liza Soberano reiterated that she will remain a Kapamilya, confirming there have been offers to leave ABS-CBN but she chose to stay with her mother network. “That is true I have received offers and I’m grateful for them but I...

Why Liza Soberano filed a complaint over rape remark

MANILA, Sept 26 (Mabuhay) — Actress Liza Soberano on Friday said that she wanted to take a stand for the silent victims of rape, rape jokes and misogyny when she filed a criminal case against a netizen who made a rape remark about her a few days ago. Accompanied by her...