QCRTC stops DOTC, LTFRB from issuing permits to operate Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – operations under Transportation Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) without a certificate of public convenience (CPC). In a nine-page order, QCRTC Judge Santiago Arenas issued the 20-day restraining order against the implementation of Department of Transportation...

20-day TRO issued vs. operations of Uber, GrabCar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has issued a 20-day temporary restraining order against the operation of transportation network vehicle service (TNVS) without certificate of public convenience or franchise. The TRO issued by RTC Branch 217 puts a...

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...

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...

Mangudadatu ready to visit Andal Sr. if he will apologize for Maguindanao massacre

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu said he is ready to visit ailing Andal Ampatuan Sr., principal suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre, if he will apologize to the victims. Mangudadatu is hoping Andal Sr. will say sorry for the incident, which...

Edita Burgos to Aquino: Order military to produce Jonas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – On the eighth year of Jonas Burgos’ disappearance, his mother on Tuesday urged President Benigno Aquino III to order the Philippine Army to produce her son and “return Jonas to the family, at whatever state he is in.” A statement from the Free Jonas Burgos...

Andal Sr. camp denies clan ‘private army’ involved in Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Maguindanao massacre suspect Andal Ampatuan Sr. has denied that his clan’s supposed private armed group had a hand in the deadly January 25 Mamasapano clash that killed over 60 people, including 44 elite police commandos. The clan patriarch, through his lawyer...

SC upholds CA rulings on entitlement to live-in partner’s remains

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the rulings of the Court of Appeals (CA) dated Oct. 2, 2006 and May 9, 2008 reversing the Oct. 1, 1998 decision of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 77 which ruled that petitioner Fe Floro Valino was...

Cesar responds to Sunshine’s accusations

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — There is no truth to Sunshine Cruz’s allegation of marital rape against her husband Cesar Montano as the actor continues to “exert earnest effort” to reconcile with his spouse of 13 years, the actor’s lawyer said. In a statement...

Sunshine: Cesar raped me on Mother’s Day

MANILA, Aug 14 (Mabuhay) -– Actress Sunshine Cruz filed a complaint-affidavit before the Quezon City Regional Trial Court on Tuesday morning in an Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children case against her husband, actor Cesar Montano. Among the claims the actress made was...