Ruby Tuason asks Ombudsman to review plunder charge

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Ruby Tuason on Monday asked the Office of the Ombudsman to remove her name from the list of those charged with plunder in connection with the P10-B pork barrel scam and grant her immunity as a state witness. “She is the only witness who was able to provide...

President Aquino to lead ‘Araw ng Kagitingan’ on April 9

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the nation in observing the “Araw ng Kagitingan” (Day of Valor), Malacanang said Monday. Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda, in a Palace media briefing, said that during the event, the President...

Drilon to LGUs, DPWH: Promote non-motorized travel to lessen air pollution

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Senate President Franklin M. Drilon on Friday called on the local government units (LGUs) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to make major roads and thoroughfares conducive to bikers and pedestrians to lessen air pollutio...

Albert Martinez working on new soap with Bea Alonzo

After his special participation in the hit series “Dyesebel,” Albert Martinez is already working on a new soap with Bea Alonzo. On Instagram, Martinez posted a photo of him and Alonzo, who is the lead star of the upcoming series “Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon.” Also part of the...

PHL eyes more investments from Singaporean companies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The country is focusing to get more investments from Singaporean companies since bilateral trade with Singapore is already big and stable, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo said in an interview. Domingo mentioned that Singaporean...

Palace says DENR may conduct consultations on no-build zone rule in Tacloban

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday said the Department of Environment and Natural Resources may schedule consultations with other stakeholders concerning the no-build zone policy, which prohibits the construction of structures within 40 meters from the shoreline, in areas...

Napoles ready for biopsy – doctors

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles is now ready to undergo biopsy to determine if the cyst in her uterus is malignant or benign, doctors said Monday. Dr. Florentina Villanueva, head of Ospital ng Makati OB-Gyn department, said the...

LA Fil-Am leaders hopeful justice will be served on PDAF plunder case vs three PHL senators

Los Angeles – “The wheels of justice grinds slow. But justice will be served in the end. At the end of animated debate over the recent filing of charges by the Ombudsman against three PH Senators Enrile, Estrada and Revilla for plunder and 50 other subulterns including...

Corona questions perjury, ethical violation charges before Sandiganbayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former Chief Justice Renato Corona has filed a plea before the Sandiganbayan questioning the perjury and ethical violation charges filed against him by the Office of the Ombudsman. On Wednesday, Corona filed a motion for judicial determination of probable...

Chiz blames chaotic MRT corporate structure for project delays

Senator Chiz Escudero said the MRT corporate structure is a mess, causing delays in the implementation of long-overdue transportation projects aimed at improving the mass transport system. Speaking to reporters after a hearing by the Senate Committee on Finance to look into the...
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