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PNR train gets derailed; no injuries reported

MANILA, Aug 25 (Mabuhay) – A southbound Philippine National Railways (PNR) train got derailed from its tracks at Altura St., Sta. Mesa Manila Monday, media reports said. No injuries were reported. The train, with body number 8088, was traveling between […]
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Palace maintains: No security lapse during armed woman’s intrusion try

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday maintained there is no security lapse at the Palace following the arrest of a woman who tried to enter the Palace compound with a cal-.45 pistol Friday afternoon. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said […]
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PHL hunts new suspects in new ‘sextortion’ ring

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine police arrested eight suspects and are hunting more in connection with an Internet extortion racket that has victimized hundreds of people in Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau, an official said Saturday. This is the second large-scale […]
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Solon wants exemption for individual taxpayers raised to Php100,000

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A neophyte lawmaker is seeking to increase the personal exemption for individual taxpayers to Php100,000 from the present Php50,000 so that the government can reduce the burden of the people and alleviate their economic condition. Rep. Evelio R. […]
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Solenn Heussaff: I’ve already settled down

For Solenn Heussaff, settling down doesn’t mean getting married. The 29-year-old actress was asked what age she intends to settle down with her boyfriend, Argentine businessman Nico Bolzico. “Settled down na naman ako, almost three years nag-li-live in na kami. […]
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Drilon: SC’s DAP ruling had ‘chilling effect’ on gov’t spending

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday urged economic managers to accelerate government spending, noting the “chilling effect” of the Supreme Court’s decision declaring parts of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) unconstitutional. During Tuesday’s...
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Witness: Benhur Luy resisted NBI rescue

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Benhur Luy, the principal witness in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, had resisted being rescued by National Bureau of Investigation agents on March 22, 2013 at the Pacific Plaza Towers condominium in Taguig City, a defense […]
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Briones: Congress can’t touch JDF

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Why focus on the Supreme Court’s Judiciary Development Fund? Former National Treasurer Leonor Briones raised this question Thursday, saying that lawmakers should scrutinize the management of the revenues of all agencies with fiscal autonomy. The JDF is […]
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Group: MRT mishap caused by ‘policy error’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A group trooped to North Avenue station of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) in Quezon City to call for the resignation of Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. Riles Laan sa Sambayanan (RILES) Network spokesman Sammy Malunes […]