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Rights of lumads in Mindanao should be ensured in Bangsamoro Law – lawmaker

MANILA, June 23 (Mabuhay) − Indigenous groups in Mindanao should have as much as say in crafting the Bangsamoro Basic Law to ensure that their rights are protected when the new Bangsamoro entity is created, a lawmaker said Monday. “I […]
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Sarah plays down ‘Maybe This Time’ success

Sarah Geronimo does not agree with Coco Martin’s statement that she is the reason why their first big screen team-up became a blockbuster hit. Martin previously said that he is truly grateful for the singer-actress for making “Maybe This Time” […]
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Senator Jinggoy Estrada arrested in graft scandal

First it was fellow Sen. Bong Revilla who surrendered; Enrile next? MANILA, June 23, 2014 (AFP) − Philippine police detained Monday the senator son of former president Joseph Estrada, the second high-profile official arrested within days over a massive corruption […]
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Jinggoy Estrada, wife renew wedding vows before his arrest

MANILA, June 23 (Mabuhay) – Amid his impending arrest, Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada and his wife renewed their wedding vows in time for their 25th anniversary. Estrada confirmed that he and his wife Precy took their vows on Sunday at […]
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Cherie Gil denies tiff with ‘Ikaw Lamang’ production

MANILA, June 23 (Mabuhay) − Cherie Gil denied that her character was killed off in the top-rating series “Ikaw Lamang” because of a rift between her and the show’s production team. The veteran actress explained that it is just normal […]
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Lani wants air cooler inside Bong’s detention cell

MANILA (Mabuhay) − Cavite Representative Lani Mercado-Revilla has expressed concern over the health of her husband, Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., who is detained at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp Crame. On Friday afternoon, Revilla complained...
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Palace assures help for Maguindanao folk affected by floods

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday reassured Maguindanao residents affected by floods of assistance especially from the local government units concerned. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the residents will get temporary relief goods while...
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Ex-Agri chief Yap, 2 ex-solons face malversation raps over ‘pork’ scam

MANILA. June 23 (Mabuhay) — The Ombudsman has filed malversation charges against Bohol Rep. Arthur Yap and two former lawmakers in connection with their alleged misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) from 2007 to 2009. A statement from […]
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Two former gov’t officials files bail at the Sandiganbayan

MANILA, June 23 (Mabuhay) −  Two former government officials who are co-respondents of Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., on Monday posted bail at the Sandiganbayan. Former Technology Resource Center (TRC) official Rosalinda Lacsamana posted Php120,000 bail before the First...
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Loi Estrada: Implementing agencies to blame for ‘pork’ mess too

MANILA, June 23 (Mabuhay) − Government implementing agencies, including the Departments of Agriculture and Budget and Management, should share the blame for the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam, former Sen. Luisa “Loi” Estrada said Monday. Dr. Estrada, who served in the...
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