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Drug war to be ‘relentless’ – Duterte

Drug war to be ‘relentless’ – Duterte By Azer Parrocha   MANILA, July 23, 2018 – “The war against illegal drugs is far from over.” President Rodrigo R. Duterte began his third and shortest State of the Nation Address (SONA), vowing that his administration’s drug...
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Senators peeved at House coup

MANILA, July 25 (Mabuhay) – Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday admitted that some senators are not comfortable with the election of Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as overall leader of the House of Representatives. However, Sotto said this is only “on...

Angelica shuns Carlo’s teasing question

MANILA, July 25 (Mabuhay) — Known for her frankness and candid answers in interviews, Angelica Panganiban, as expected, similarly had no filter in addressing questions from her followers on Instagram, including ex-boyfriend and co-star Carlo Aquino. Aquino,...
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How Vhong Navarro moved forward after his father’s death

  MANILA, July 24 (Mabuhay) — For years, fans of Vhong Navarro have been tuning in religiously to “It’s Showtime” for their daily dose of feel-good laughter –a pick-me-upper to get them through the rest of the day. The TV host and comedian...
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HRW: Duterte must end war on drugs if he respects lives of Pinoys

MANILA, July 24 (Mabuhay) – If President Rodrigo Duterte is truly concerned about human lives, he would end the war on drugs and provide accountability for deaths linked to his campaign against illegal drugs, an international human rights group said. The Human Rights Watch...
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Agri, infra damage due to monsoon rains now at P1.4-B

Agri, infra damage due to monsoon rains now at P1.4-B By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA, July 25, 2018 – Damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by the southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical cyclones “Henry”, “Inday” and “Josie” has been placed at PHP1,377,090,105, the...
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Palace unfazed by Robredo pronouncement to ‘unite’ opposition

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – A move by Vice President Leni Robredo to unite and lead the opposition is hardly surprising, Malacañang said Tuesday. “Vice President Leni Robredo’s decision to lead the opposition movement against the Duterte administration is hardly surprising,”...

Cebu archbishop appeals for calm amid shooting incident

MANILA, July 10, 2018 – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to calm down amid the shooting incident which resulted in the death of a man inside the Archbishop’s Palace Tuesday morning. In an interview, Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo said Palma also asked the...
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Armed man shot dead inside Cebu Archbishop’s residence

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – The Archdiocese of Cebu on Tuesday confirmed reports that a man was shot dead inside the compound after he refused to leave the premises. In a statement, Msgr. Joseph Tan, Cebu archdiocesan media liaison officer, said that the unidentified man was...
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Duterte to PAF men: Stay ‘vigilant’ vs. possible terror threats

  MANILA, July 3, 2018 – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday called on the Philippine Air Force (PAF) to remain vigilant in protecting the nation from threats of terrorism and external forces. Duterte made this challenge during the 71st Founding Anniversary of the PAF at...