Los Angeles City Council acts to spare Marilyn Monroe house from demolition

Reuters 09/09/2023

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council voted on Friday to launch a process to designate actress Marilyn Monroe’s former home, where she died of a drug overdose in 1962, a historic and cultural landmark, blocking…

House ethics panel chair: Expel Teves? We’ll talk about that if he doesn’t return

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 05/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The possibility of expelling suspended Negros Oriental 3rd District Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. if he still fails to return to the country will be discussed in the next meeting, COOP-NATCCO Rep. Felimon Espares said…

Manny Pacquiao first time ipinasilip ang P2.3-B Forbes Park mansion, nagpa-house tour sa cast ng ‘Running Man’

Pauline del Rosario 04/30/2023

SA kauna-unahang pagkakataon ay nagkaroon ng house tour ang boxing legend at Pambansang Kamao na si Manny Pacquiao sa kanyang mansyon sa Forbes Park sa Makati. At ang kanyang inilibot sa kanyang bahay ay ang cast ng South Korean…

Bill pushing for P150 increase in private workers’ daily wages filed in House

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 04/19/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A bill that seeks to implement an across-the-board increase in the daily wages of private sector workers has been filed before the House of Representatives. In a statement on Wednesday, the Trade Union Congress…

Who is a seafarer under the Magna Carta?

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 04/11/2023

A Seafarer refers to any person who “is employed or engaged or works in any capacity on board a ship to which this Act applies”. The definition is lifted from House Bill 7325 or the proposed Magna…

Cambodian man lands ‘airplane’ home in ricefield

Agence France Presse 03/25/2023

SIEM REAP, Cambodia — A Cambodian airplane fanatic has built his house shaped like a private jet—despite never having been up in the air himself. Construction worker Chrach Peou spent his $20,000 life savings building the concrete…

Teves still no-show, defies House deadline

Julie M. Aurelio, Tina G. Santos 03/22/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Defying an ultimatum set by his peers, Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. did not show up during Tuesday’s hearing by the House ethics and privileges committee which is looking into his unauthorized absence…

Teves’ lawyer says no order for solon to come home: We can attend hearing online

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 03/20/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The lawyer of Negros Oriental 3rd District Rep. Arnolfo “Arni” Teves Jr. has maintained that there was no compulsory order for the lawmaker to return home and report for work, saying that the House…

Flashback: ‘Bahay na Pula’

Ma. Ceres P. Doyo - @inquirerdotnet 03/17/2023

In the news again are clamors for the belated compensation and apologies due to Filipino comfort women/sex slaves, now aging and fewer in number, who suffered at the hands of the Japanese military in World War II.…

Bill allowing married women to retain maiden surnames approved on 2nd reading

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 03/14/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A proposal that would allow married women to retain and use their maiden surnames has been approved by the House of Representatives on the second reading. House Bill No. 4605 authored by Manila 4th…

Fire razes ‘abandoned’ house in Liloan, Cebu

Paul Lauro 03/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Fire broke out in an ‘abandoned’ house in Purok Tugas, Sitio Pagutlan in Barangay Yati in Liloan town late night on Saturday, March 11. In a report, PMAJ Welther Grapa of the Liloan…

Battle of the brains

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 03/01/2023

Sen. Robinhood Padilla wants the Constitution amended, but not in the manner proposed by the House of Representatives. The House, recognizing what polls have been suggesting for decades now, wants to pursue amendments by means of an…

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