Yolanda ‘very much like a tsunami’ – UN

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Satellite images processed by a specialized United Nations program reveal that super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) looked “very much like a tsunami” that eradicated entire towns in the Philippines, an analyst from the United Nations Institute for Training and...

Lawmaker seeks ban on minors’ access to alcoholic beverages

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Storeowners found guilty of selling liquor to persons below 18 years of age may find themselves behind bars under a bill criminalizing such an act. Likewise, under House Bill 258 authored by Rep. Angelina Tan (4th District, Quezon), minors are prohibited...