Comelec not keen on regulating campaign on social media

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is not keen on regulating election campaigns on social media for the 2016 polls, spokesman James Jimenez said Wednesday. “Hindi pa nagbabago ‘yung stand ng Comelec na ang social media accounts ng tao ay personal...

The Los Angeles Football Club, LA’s newest professional sports team

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles’ newest Major League Soccer team officially announced its name as the Los Angeles Football Club, which will make its debut in the 2018 MLS season. The Club determined the official name after months of engagement with supporters, partners,...

Jodi proud of son Thirdy’s school awards

Jodi Sta. Maria took to social media to share how proud she is of her only son Thirdy for excelling in school “in spite of everything we have been through as a little family.” On Instagram, Sta. Maria shared a collage showing the three commendations Thirdy got from his school. In...

Balikbayan box controversy

Despite strong public indignation over the implementation of a new “draconian” policy to be adopted by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) regarding balikbayan boxes, President Aquino appears to be firm in his decision to execute the controversial scheme. In his recent speech he made in...

Aquino assures OFWs of safeguards to prevent abuse in balikbayan box inspections

CEBU CITY (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday assured overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) that safeguards will be put in place to prevent abuse in balikbayan box inspections. At a media briefing here, Aquino said he will review the Bureau of Customs’ proposed new...

Kris: Acting with Claudine brings out the best in me

Kris Aquino to social media to praise her “Etiquette for Mistresses” co-star Claudine Barretto, saying that the returning Kapamilya star inspires her to be a better actress. In an Instagram post, Aquino said acting with Barretto brings out the best in her. “I am so overwhelmed...

How Enrique Gil deals with online bashers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — As they say, fame comes with a price. In the case of “Forevermore” lead stars Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, who maintain a healthy following on their respective social media accounts, it is dealing with critics online. The 17-year-old...

Bea admits relationship with Zanjoe ‘on the rocks’

Rumors of celebrity couple Bea Alonzo and Zanjoe Marudo having a problem with their relationship has surfaced anew. It was triggered by Zanjoe flying off to Europe by his lonesome a few days ago. The couple, also known to travel together, has apparently not been posting pictures...

Kiko introduces Kim to family

MANILA (Mabuhay) – KIM Rodriguez and Kiko Estrada share their sweet poses together on social media, but they continue to deny that they are on. “When we were doing ‘Strawberry Lane’, nililigawan ko na siya, pero hindi pa rin niya ako sinasagot hanggang ngayon,” says Kik...

Carmina flattered to get ‘hate tweets’ for role in ‘Bridges of Love’

Carmina Villarroel said she does not mind receiving violent reactions on social media in relation to her character in the ABS-CBN series “Bridges of Love.” Villarroel said she thinks the netizens’ reactions mean that she is doing a great job in portraying her char acter, Alex...