Fair Competition Act to reinforce PHL economy — NEDA

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — The proposed Fair Competition Act, one of the longest running congressional bills, will reinforce the Philippine economy, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “As the bill levels the playing field among...

Ombudsman indicts ERC chair Ducut, ex-Rep. Ruffy Biazon, 4 others for graft

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — The Office of the Ombudsman has found probable cause to file graft, malversation, and direct bribery charges against Energy Regulatory Commission chief Zenaida Ducut and five former members of the House of Representatives. In a press conference on...

Toby Tiangco: VP Binay’s affidavit enough to answer allegations before Senate

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — The affidavit is enough. UNA interim president and Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco on Wednesday said that while Vice President Jejomar Binay did not appear before the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee, he had submitted a sworn statement in which he told...

33 Makati barangay chiefs won’t support acting mayor Peña

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — Acting city mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña, Jr. cannot count on the support of the 33 barangay chiefs in Makati City as he formally assumes the post vacated by suspended Mayor Junjun Binay on Wednesday to heed the Ombudsman’s suspension...

Ombudsman Morales dares Binay camp to file impeachment complaint

MANIA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Wednesday maintained that she acted in accordance with the law and the evidence when she issued the suspension order against Makati Mayor Junjun Binay and 14 other city officials. “I always decide in accordance...

SC consolidates 6 petitions vs. K-12 Program, seeks comment from govt

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court has decided to consolidate a petition from teachers and students of the Manila Science High School with five other pleas against Republic Act 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, which paved the way for the...

Kiko introduces Kim to family

MANILA (Mabuhay) – KIM Rodriguez and Kiko Estrada share their sweet poses together on social media, but they continue to deny that they are on. “When we were doing ‘Strawberry Lane’, nililigawan ko na siya, pero hindi pa rin niya ako sinasagot hanggang ngayon,” says Kik...

De Lima: Raps will be filed vs. Junjun Binay, supporters over assault of cops

MANILA, June 30 (Mabuhay) – Makati Mayor Junjun Binay can expect fresh charges to be filed against him for defying his latest preventive suspension, the order for which was served Tuesday morning amid a violent confrontation between Binay supporters and policemen. Justice...

Enchong never thought of leaving ABS-CBN

Enchong Dee said he never thought of leaving ABS-CBN even if he had to wait for a year before he was given another show. Dee stars in the “Wansapanataym” miniseries “My Kung Fu Chinito,” which also stars Richard Yap. Dee said he will always remain a Kapamilya. “Hindi naman...

Vice Ganda recalls suicide try when he was 19

Vice Ganda recalled how he tried to commit suicide when he was 19 years old due to depression. The comedian shared what he went through during his adolescence and how it made him realize that God has better plans for each person. “Meron lang akong gustong i-share. Mabilisan lang....
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