Palace: Burial ground not an issue for fallen SAF 44

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Whether the 44 Special Action Force personnel killed in a clash in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25 will be buried at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani does not seem to be a concern for their kin, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential Communications Operations...

MNLF chair not in favor of all-out war following Mamasapano clash

MANILA, Feb 2 (Mabuhay) – A Moro official on Monday chided those calling for the suspension of the peace process between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) following the January 25 encounter that resulted in the deaths of 44 elite policemen in...

Jobless rate at 27%, 12.4M unemployed in Q4 2014 – SWS

MANILA, Feb 2 (Mabuhay) — Some 12.4 million Filipinos were jobless in the fourth quarter of 2014, resulting in a joblessness rate of  27 percent – the highest since December 2013’s 27.5 percent, a new poll taken by the Social Weather Stations found. The fourth quarter...

Jinggoy wants to attend Senate inquiry on Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday again attempted to speak in open court, this time to seek permission to be allowed to attend the Senate inquiry on the Mamasapano clash. But the Sandiganbayan denied the request, saying unless Estrada is a lawyer himself, all...

Iya: I was a virgin until wedding to Drew

Iya Villania and Drew Arellano did not have sex during their 10-year relationship, until they got married in February 2014, according to the actress-host. Villania, 28, talked about her stand on pre-marital sex as she addressed a recent comment she made on her long-time friend...

Palace bids to double efforts to regain PHL’s economic glory

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Thursday vowed sustained efforts to further buoy the domestic economy following its recovery in the fourth quarter of 2014. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reported that growth in the last quarter of last year grew by 6.9...

‘New York Pinoy Eat’

New York – There’s a saying that goes, ‘You can take the Filipinos out the Philippines; but never the Philippines out of the Filipinos.’ And I guess that’s why even in the freezing cold, 8,593 miles from the Philippines, Pinoys in the Big Apple still love their dinuguan, sisig,...

Ex-intel officer blames Aquino for bloodbath

Mendoza: Purisima ran the show MANILA (Mabuhay) – A top intelligence officer wants heads to roll for the bloody Maguindanao operation that left 44 police commandos dead. Former police chief superintendent Rodolfo “Boogie” Mendoza said President Aquino himself should be held...

TUCP seeks P136 minimum wage hike

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines-Nagkaisa (TUCP) and the Trade Union Congress Party-list is seeking an P136 increase to the current P466 minimum wage for workers in Metro Manila. TUCP spokesperson Alan Tanjusay said the current minimum wage can no...

Rep. Binay dares Mercado to do a ‘Ruby Tuason’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Controversial Senate witness, former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, should do a Ruby Tuason and return to the National Treasury whatever kickbacks he unlawfully amassed from government projects, House Deputy Majority Leader and Makati City Rep. Mar-Len...
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