Aicelle natutuwang makasama si Derrick sa Rak of Aegis

June 12, 2019
Feeling blessed din si Derrick dahil parte na siya ng longest-running Pinoy musical. Ibinahagi niya ang ilang tips na natutunan niya mula sa award-winning performer na si Aicelle. "Tapon ko lang daw 'yong boses ko kasi lalabas 'yan — like open your mouth, just sing, and ibigay ko lang daw lahat. Kasi sa umpisa, ganon din daw siya, parang nahihiya-hiya. Pero nung tumagal na, nung nabuo na 'yong camaraderie ng group, lumabas na 'yong personality niya and voice niya," pahayag ni Derrick.

Economist sees higher net FDIs

June 12, 2019
A respected economist has projected an improvement in the Philippines’ net foreign direct investment due to a confluence of factors, including advancements in the country’s investment grade, decline in interest rates, and possible trade deal between the US and China.

B-Pier, KaTropa try to sustain hot starts

On the other hand, their opponents both lost in their last outings. The Hotshots lost badly to Alaska, 103-80, last June 5, while the Gin Kings absorbed a humiliating 104-81 spanking from Rain or Shine last June 7 as surprising trend in the elimination round of the midseason conference went unabated.

New PhilHealth top exec eyed

June 11, 2019
“We strongly condemn the outright misuse of public health insurance funds happening between involved PhilHealth and WellMed officials. With respect to the rule of law, we call for an investigation to take place regarding this scam so that those responsible are rightfully put behind bars,” Villanueva said.

Duterte called him 'Mr. Speaker'

THE speakership bid of Leyte Representative-elect Martin Romualdez got another huge boost when he joined President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s surprise inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Monday morning where the Chief Executive called him “Mr. Speaker.”

Partylist bloc’s choice for speaker known soon

“I observed that our partylist Congressmen are one in the belief that under a Velasco or a Romualdez speakership, we will be treated fairly and the concerns of our constituents will be heard and respected. Some of the wannabes who have tried to reach out to us obviously have a different view about partylist groups. Parang mababa ang tingin sa amin,” Nograles said.

Bill readies launch of Philippine space program

The bill provides that the Philippine Space Policy shall focus on areas of Space Science and Technology Applications (SSTAs) that would address national issues, promote the efficient use of space assets and resources, establish capacity-building measures for human resource development, strengthen national defense, and enhance international cooperation.

Chinese warship worries Malacañang

June 11, 2019
Panelo, who is also President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief legal counsel, said the recent sighting of a Chinese warship and militia boats in Philippine waters should be discussed at the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism (BCM) meeting between Manila and Beijing.

Philippines-China ties bolstered under Duterte

“Since President Duterte took office in 2016, under the strategic guidance of our two leaders, China-Philippines relations have witnessed turnaround, consolidation, and elevation, and entered a new golden age,” said Embassy Chargé D’affaires Tan Qingsheng at the reception for the 121st Independence Day of the Philippines and the 18th China-Philippines Friendship Day.