Guingona acts as referee between Nancy Binay, Trillanes

MANILA, Nov 13 (Mabuhay) – Senator Teofisto Guingona III found himself serving as “referee” between warring Senators Nancy Binay and Antonio Trillanes IV Thursday. During the hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee on the alleged overpriced construction of the Iloilo...

JV blasts PNoy: Why skip Tacloban?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Opposition Sen. JV Ejercito on Tuesday criticized President Aquino for snubbing Tacloban City during his visit to areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda last year. In a statement, Ejercito said he does not know why the President would snub Tacloban when...

AES Watch fears sham Comelec bidding on P2B new optical scan machines

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The election watchdog Automated Election System (AES) Watch on Tuesday expressed fears of a possible sham bidding process in connection with the acquisition of P2-billion worth of additional voting machines for use in the 2016 elections. “That can...

Aquino wanted Maliksi as PCSO chief

BEIJING (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino wanted former Cavite governor Ayong Maliksi as the next chairman of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). “I wanted Ayong Maliksi. Tapos in the process of vetting him, lumabas na may kasong finile sa kanya noon – he says...

Aquino hopes meeting Xi improves PHL-Sino relations

BEIJING, China, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said he hopes his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the APEC Leaders’ Meeting here will improve relations between the two countries. The President told the Philippine media delegation in an...

DOT’s Jimenez cites travel ban, Yolanda aftermath as challenges to 2014 tourism target

MANILA, Nov 13 (Mabuhay) – Travel ban on the Philippines imposed by other countries and the aftermath of killer Typhoon Yolanda are the biggest hurdles to achieving 6.8 million foreign tourist arrivals this year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) chief told reporters late...

De Lima: No probe yet on DOH Usec. Garin despite implication in NABCOR mess

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) – No probe yet on Health Undersecretary Janette Garin. In an interview late Tuesday, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima admitted that she has yet to order an investigation on Garin, currently officer-in-charge of the DOH, who was earlier implicated by...

No deportation for 5-M undocumented

Obama to announce new order to prevent their deportation WASHINGTON, November 13, 2014 (AFP) – US President Barack Obama is preparing to announce measures to prevent the deportation of five million undocumented immigrants, the New York Times reported Thursday, citing...

Garin on vaccine mess: Wait for Ona’s side

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Department of Health officer-in-charge Janette Garin on Tuesday assured the public that the controversy involving the questionable purchase of pneumonia vaccines will not affect the agency’s delivery of services. Garin said there have been delays in the...

Vina Morales still looking for Mr. Right

Vina Morales shared she enjoys being a single mother to her daughter, Ceana, but still wishes to find her life-long partner. In a recent interview, Vina said maybe this is not the right time yet to be in a relationship and her focus remains with her kid. She dated someone for a...
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