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Trillanes slaps ‘Thinking Pinoy’ with libel complaint over ‘narco’ post

MANILA, Nov 22 (Mabuhay) –Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday filed a libel complaint against pro-Duterte blogger Rey Joseph “RJ” Nieto, who runs the blog ThinkingPinoy, over his Facebook post which, citing apparently disputable sources,...

Another petition asking SC to void driver’s license cards project filed

MANILA, Nov 22 (Mabuhay) — A party-list lawmaker on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to scrap the Land Transportation Office’s P836-million project involving the procurement of driver’s license cards this year. ACTS OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III argued...
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‘Stateside’ sees first screening in Los Angeles By Abner Galino

Challenging is an understatement when used to describe producing a film here in Los Angeles where, as we all know, the legendary Hollywood is situated. So, more than a year after the makers, the crew and the cast of the movie “Stateside” held a press conference to announce the...
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Pinoy bakery renews trip to PHL prize contest By Abner Galino

A customer loyalty rewards contest that offers free round-trip tickets to the Philippines and as well as a culinary tour has been recently re-launched by Leelin Bakery and Café, in cooperation with the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) in Los Angeles and the Philippine Air...

Palace spox still mum on Chavez resignation from DOTr

MANILA, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. declined to comment on the irrevocable resignation tendered by Transportation Undersecretary for Rails Cesar Chavez Thursday morning, saying he has yet to receive official word on the matter. “Hindi ko pa...

Duterte worried drug war could worsen if PNP doesn’t assume lead role — Roque

MANILA, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — There is a “very strong likelihood” that the lead role in the war on drugs will be returned to the Philippine National Police (PNP), Malacañang said Thursday, just more than a month after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) was tasked as...
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Maricar Reyes to write tell-all book? (with photo: 23maricar.jpg)

After releasing the book “10 Things We Fight About” with husband Richard Poon, actress Maricar Reyes hopes to come up with her own book, which will tackle her struggles in life. Poon himself made the revelation in an interview, where he also praised his wife for being “a very...

NBI ordered to probe Aquino, 2 others over DAP misuse

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to investigate former president Benigno Aquino III and two other former officials in connection with questionable multibillion-peso Disbursement...

Lacson bids for ‘vigilance’, Poe raises doubts as PNP retakes ‘drug war’ drive

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) — More senators weighed in on the return of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the government’s so-called war against illegal drugs. Senator Panfilo Lacson, a former chief of the PNP, believed senior police officials involved in the anti-drug...
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Here’s why Dingdong, Jessa almost split up (with photo: 24jessa.jpg)

They’ve been married for more than 16 years. But Dingdong Avanzado and Jessa Zaragoza’s journey as husband and wife has been far from smooth sailing. The couple opened up about the time they almost broke up, with Avanzado explaining that he nearly got fed up with Zaragoza’s...
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