PhilHealth execs told to quit

PhilHealth execs told to quit

PhilHealth execs told to quit by THE MANILA TIMES Go: Duterte ‘really wants a revamp’President Rodrigo Duterte had asked officials of state-owned Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to resign in the wake of a “ghost dialysis” scandal, his former aide and spokesman said on Monday. In a statement late Monday night, Salvador Panelo said the […]

17.06.2019 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Pinoys urged to ensure ‘truly independent PH’

Pinoys urged to ensure ‘truly independent PH’

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday called on Filipinos to ensure that the dream of “a truly independent Philippines” is achieved within their lifetime. In his Independent Day message, Duterte acknowledged how 121 years have passed since the country’s ancestors ended colonization and proclaimed its independence. “A hundred and twenty-one years passed since our forefathers […]

17.06.2019 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Explore two outdoor sites in Pampanga

Explore two outdoor sites in Pampanga

MANILA, Philippines — Many are bracing for the hot days ahead, as well as finding ways on how to have fun under the sun. These days, however, summer is not all about hitting the beach or going to pool parties anymore. With the growing interest on outdoor adventures and activities, many Filipinos take the opportunity […]

14.05.2019 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Fortune Island

Fortune Island

With its abandoned Greek column and statues, Fortune Island will surely make you feel like you are out of the country. The ruins are the remnants of what it seems like an old beach resort or private beach house. The turquoise blue water and the cream-colored fine sand of the beach adds a countryside aura […]

14.05.2019 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
PAL mulling San Vicente, Palawan route

PAL mulling San Vicente, Palawan route

MANILA, May 12, 2018 – Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is considering having a San Vicente, Palawan route, spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said on Friday. San Vicente Airport (SVA) was inaugurated on Thursday, and was opened for commercial flights. Previously, the SVA only caters to light aircraft and Air Juan’s chartered flights. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
DOH, WHO conduct free HIV screening in the workplace

DOH, WHO conduct free HIV screening in the workplace

MANILA, May 11, 2018 – The Department of Health (DOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) held a one-day free confidential and anonymous HIV screening in the workplace in several sites within the department compound on Friday. This activity is part of the observance of International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day on May 18. About 400 […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Hometown, News ·
Anne Curtis looks sweet, innocent in 3rd upcoming film

Anne Curtis looks sweet, innocent in 3rd upcoming film

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for Anne Curtis in terms of her film output, with not one but three in various stages of production, including a just-unveiled one under director Yam Laranas. On Instagram, the 33-year-old actress shared a photo of a clapperboard of the project, […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PDEA holds training on use of body cameras, drones

PDEA holds training on use of body cameras, drones

MANILA, May 10, 2018 – To boost its operations capability in line with the government’s anti-illegal drugs drive, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents underwent training and familiarization on the use of its newly-procured body cameras, digital forensic equipment, handheld radios and drones. The training, which runs from May 7 to 11, was attended by […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: News ·
PHL palay output up by 4.61%

PHL palay output up by 4.61%

MANILA, May 12, 2018 – Philippine palay production has continued to improve on the back of various agricultural government programs, the latest report from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has revealed. The PSA data released Friday showed the January-March production of palay nationwide rose by 4.61 percent to 4.62 million metric tons (MT) from the 4.42 million […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: News ·
Morissette breaks silence, laments snap judgment

Morissette breaks silence, laments snap judgment

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) — Breakout singer Morissette, a former ward of Sarah Geronimo on “The Voice of the Philippines,” addressed accusations that she mocked the recent emotional breakdown of the pop star, whom she continues to refer to as her idol. Morissette, 21, denied the rumor, countering one by one the details of the […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Gary V’s heart surgery successful

Gary V’s heart surgery successful

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) — On Gary V’s Viber public chat Sunday evening, Angeli Pangilinan updated fans, followers, friends, and family that Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciaisrecovering from a successful heart surgery. “As of today, May 6, at 7:30pm, Gary’s heart surgery was successful. Paolo, Gab, Kiana and I visited him at the coronary recovery room […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ex-Senate Pres. Edgardo Angara dies at 83

Ex-Senate Pres. Edgardo Angara dies at 83

MANILA, May 13, 2018 – Former Senate President Edgardo Angara passed away on Sunday from an “apparent heart attack.” He was 83. This was confirmed by his son Senator Sonny Angara. “Sad to say my father former Sen Edgardo Javier Angara passed on from this life this morning at the age of 83, from an […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: News ·
More missiles eyed for PHL Navy

More missiles eyed for PHL Navy

MANILA, May 13, 2018 – Aside from the newly-delivered Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike-ER missiles, Philippine Navy (PN) ships will be soon armed with torpedoes and with bigger and longer range surface-to-surface missiles. This was bared by PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Roberto Empedrad Saturday. He added that the acquisition of such advanced weapons is needed […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: News ·

Models to follow on social media this fashion month

From Snapchat and Twitter to Instagram, social networks give models greater visibility, helping them raise their profiles and catch designers’ eyes. They also regularly treat online followers to a glimpse backstage at the biggest events in the fashion calendar, notably fashion week shows. Here’s a look at some of the models to follow on social […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·
Pinoy Sports-Artist to be Inducted into West Coast Hall of Fame

Pinoy Sports-Artist to be Inducted into West Coast Hall of Fame

By: Ray Andres As fate would have it, destiny closed the door to sports artist Jun Aquino years back when he was being recognized as one of the most talented artists while working at the now defunct Free Press Magazine. The publication closed shop but it was not the end for the talented artist with new and […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Art, Local News ·
Over 20 new cars already confirmed for the LA Auto Show

Over 20 new cars already confirmed for the LA Auto Show

With a little over two months to go until the LA Auto Show, carmakers are already starting to tease fans as to what to expect. Although this year’s show doesn’t open its doors to the press until November 14 and despite the fact that this year’s Paris motor show is still three weeks away from […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu thanked her “The Voice Kids” family for giving her the opportunity to host the popular singing contest for a full season. In an Instagram post, Chiu, who is more known as an actress, said the talent show boosted her interest in hosting as this was just the first time that she was given […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte: PHL adheres to international law in sea row

Duterte: PHL adheres to international law in sea row

MANILA   (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippines follows international law in the disputed West Philippine Sea, which is a portion of the South China Sea. This was aired by Pres. Duterte during Wednesday’s ASEAN-China meeting in the ongoing 28th and 29th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit being held in Laos. In […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama tells ASEAN S. China Sea ruling eases tension, builds stability

Obama tells ASEAN S. China Sea ruling eases tension, builds stability

VIENTIANE (PNA/Kyodo) – US President Barack Obama told his Southeast Asian counterparts on Thursday that last July’s arbitral ruling that invalidated China’s claims to most of the South China Sea has “helped ease tension” and “built stability” in the region. Obama spoke of the ruling, according to Thai government spokesman Werachon Sukhondhapatipak, at a summit […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
VP budget for 2017 slashed by 14.28%

VP budget for 2017 slashed by 14.28%

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) — The PHP428.618 million proposed 2017 budget for the Office of the Vice President is 14.28 percent lower than its 2016 budget, Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo said Wednesday. Robredo presented the 2017 budget proposal for her office to the Senate Committee on Finance, saying that she is […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·