Kid Peña tells Binay spokesman to report for work or go on leave

MANILA, July 8 (Mabuhay) — Acting Makati Mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña Jr. does not expect the longtime chief media officer of Vice President Jejomar Binay to speak in his behalf but added the least Joey Salgado could is to report for work as an employee of the Makati...

Not all tagged in pork scam will face raps — Baligod

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Lawyer Levito Baligod believes the Aquino administration will not file cases against all those who are accused of participating in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam. Baligod, the first lawyer of pork barrel scam whistleblowers including Benhur Luy,...

Palace defends hiring of foreign lawyers for PHL arbitration case vs. China

MANILA, July 8 (Mabuhay) — Can foreign lawyers competently defend the Philippines’ arbitration case challenging China’s massive claim on resource-rich parts of the South China Sea? Malacañang on Wednesday vouched for the competence of lawyers from the United States and the...

Jeane Napoles refuses to enter plea for tax evasion case

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Jeane Catherine Napoles on Wednesday refused to enter plea for her P17.46-million non-payment of income tax case with the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA). “As advised by my legal counsel, I refuse to enter any plea,” Napoles told the justices of...

PNoy’s SONA a work in progress, says Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Aquino’s state of the nation address (SONA) continues to be a work in progress. Malacañang on Wednesday said Aquino has been meeting with his speechwriters. Aquino will deliver his 6th and last SONA on July 27. The Palace prefers to keep...

‘OVP services fund a pittance compared to DILG’s P7.3-B kitty’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — THE P86-million social services fund of the Office of the Vice President (OVP) was a “pittance” compared to the P7.3-billion kitty of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), a spokesman said on Wednesday. Vice presidential spokesperson...

Expect more John Lloyd-Bea projects soon

MANILA (Mabuhay) — It’s been a while since John Lloyd Cruz starred in a romantic comedy film, and rumors have been circulating that the actor has gotten tired of doing projects under that genre. Cruz denied the issue, saying that he always finds joy in making...

CA justice cites links to Roxas, inhibits from Junjun Binay case

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A Court of Appeals justice handling a motion against the preventive suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. has inhibited from the case, citing links to Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. Roxas heads the Department of the...

House bills seeks to erase confusion over no work policy in stormy weather

MANILA (Mabuhay) — How much rain and how high should floodwaters be before employers let their employees skip work during a typhoon? Both the employer and employee will have the answer to these questions if House Bill 5358, filed by Diwa party-list Rep. Emmeline...

Richard hopes Ruffa, Annebelle will patch things up

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Richard Gutierrez is hoping his sister, actress Ruffa Gutierrez, and his mother, talent manager Annabelle Rama, will soon settle their differences and patch things up. In recent months, Annabelle and Ruffa made headlines for their feud over the beauty...
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