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Sandigan rejects recusal request of justices in Jinggoy cases

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) — The Sandiganbayan has unanimously refused the request for recusal of the three justices handling the graft and plunder cases of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang said Wednesday. Tang said the anti-graft court, in […]

MRT gets failing grade from commuters in Sen. Poe’s survey

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Commuters gave the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) trains a failing grade in terms of maintenance works on the 15-year-old mass transport system. At a hearing of the Senate committee on public services on Wednesday, chairman Sen. Grace […]

DOJ: Murder case calls for PHL custody over Pemberton

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – The Visiting Forces Agreement between provided for the Philippines asking for sole custody of a US serviceman in conflict with the country’s laws in “extraordinary” situations, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said on Wednesday. De […]

Lawmaker pushes for creation of Intellectual Property Asset Management Council

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker is pushing for the establishment of an Intellectual Property Asset Management Advisory Council that would recommend to the President how the Government should treat Government-owned intellectual property created under Government contracts, grants and...

Still shaking, rattling and rolling

The longest-running local horror film franchise, “Shake, Rattle & Roll” is back after a year of slumber. For the first time in the series, Erich Gonzales joins the cast and says the hiatus is certain to have heightened excitement among […]

Pops Fernandez, Society of Seven in Filipino concert, Feb. 7, at Pala

Lhey Bella also to perform PALA, CA   - Pops Fernandez, the Filipino “Concert Queen” will perform with the Society of Seven in a special Filipino concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 7, in the Events Center at Pala Casino Spa & Resort.  Lhey […]

Aquino to new AFP officers: Resist corruption

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday enjoined new officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to resist corruption. During the graduation rites of the AFP Officer Candidate Courses, Aquino said military officials should muster strength […]

Pacquiao says Mayweather has ‘nowhere to run’

General Santos, Philippines | AFP |  – Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao vowed to chase Floyd Mayweather into ring submission after his US rival offered to fight him next year in a blockbuster world title face-off. “He (Mayweather) has reached […]

Heart Evangelista clears issue with GMA-7

HEART Evangelista denied rumors that she has ill feelings toward her mother network, GMA-7, over the coverage of her upcoming wedding to Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. Evangelista clarified that she never gave an interview over her supposed ill feeling towards […]

DepEd reminds schools of no collection policy for Christmas party

MANILA (Mabuhay) – No collections for Christmas parties. This was the stern reminder to public schools from the Department of Education, which also exhorted them to keep such parties simple. “The payment of such contributions shall not be made a […]