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SEA-US consortium announces commercial operations of $250-M state-of-the-art undersea cable system

The seven-member Southeast Asia – United States (SEA-US) cable consortium announced that the full commercial operations of the USD250-million submarine fiber cable system that directly links Asia to the US for faster data transmission, more efficient connectivity and greater...
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Faeldon admits shabu evidence ‘contaminated,’ twits tardy PDEA

MANILA, Aug 2 (Mabuhay) — Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon admitted Wednesday said his men indeed mishandled a seized shipment of “shabu” as alleged by an anti-narcotics official, but said the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency could have prevented it....
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Aquino hits plans to abolish PCGG, CHR

MANILA, Aug 1 (Mabuhay) — Former President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday expressed apprehension over the proposed dissolution of the Presidential Commission on Good Government and the Commission on Human Rights. The two government agencies were created during the term of...
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Sarah Geronimo is on a roll!

  Aside from the impressive box-office performance of her reunion movie with John Lloyd Cruz, the singer-actress had another reason to celebrate on Sunday after her ward, Jona Soquite, was named the very first champion of “The Voice Teens.” But instead of boasting about her...
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Sarah Lahbati is now engaged to Richard Gutierrez

Four years after giving birth to her first born, Sarah Lahbati is ready for another commitment. This time, to become wife to one of the the country’s most eligible bachelors, Richard Gutierrez. Lahbati and Gutierrez night announced on their Instagram accounts that they are...

Ozamiz vice mayor convinced boyfriend Herbert Colanggo to testify against De Lima — lawyer

MANILA, Aug 1 (Mabuhay) — Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio on Tuesday said his client, arrested Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez, was the one who convinced suspected drug lord Herbert Colanggo to testify against Senator Leila de Lima. “I know for a fact...
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How Lea feels about being Aga’s ‘the one that got away’

Lea Salonga said she was at a loss for words when she first learned that she is Aga Muhlach’s “TOTGA” or “the one that got away.” Salonga said she only knew about it after Muhlach submitted his contribution for her book. “I was in shock. We asked him kasi to write a message. I...
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Michelle Madrigal gets engaged

Two months after announcing her pregnancy, Michelle Madrigal has another reason to celebrate. The former sexy star is engaged to her American boyfriend, Troy Woolfolk. Madrigal shared the happy news on Instagram with a photo showing Woolfolk getting down on his one knee. She...
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Is Julia Clarete already married?

Is actress Julia Clarete already married to her Irish boyfriend, Gareth McGeown? Fans asked this question after they saw Clarete’s recent Facebook post about the inclusion of her short film, “Skit,” in the 29th CCP Gawad Alternatibo. In the caption, Clarete said she considers the...
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Duterte issues reminder, but no new policies, in meeting with mining execs

MANILA, Aug 4 (Mabuhay) –President Rodrigo Duterte met with mining executives on Thursday night in Malacañang days after he threatened to “tax to death” the industry amid issues of illegal mining in the country. But Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra said...