Mar not affected by allies leaving LP for Duterte

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Presidential candidate Mar Roxas on Monday said Liberal Party (LP) members are free to choose who they will support in the May 2016 elections. “Malaya naman ang bawat mamamayan na piliin kung sino at kanino sila papanig so okay naman ang lahat,” Roxas...

A challenging role for Kris Bernal

Kris Bernal finds her role in “Little Nanay” very challenging, and even thought she had lost it when she was made to do several screen tests. This is why she got so emotional and nervous during the press launch of the newest Kapuso teleserye. After the screen tests, Kris said she...

Sin tax collections up 80 pct in October

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Sin tax collections grew by 80 percent to P14.5 billion in October, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said. BIR said the significant growth came as cigarette manufacturers began front-loading their removals ahead of another increase in excise tax...

Solon wants gov’t internship program for youth institutionalized

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a measure seeking to institutionalize the implementation of the government internship program (GIP) aimed at exposing the youth to public service by way of their participation in government programs and projects. House Bill 6225...

Aquino urges Filipinos to emulate Bonifacio’s courage

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday urged Filipinos to emulate the courage shown by Andres Bonifacio and do their own share in helping the country progress. In a statement released on Bonifacio’s 152nd birth anniversary, Aquino paid tribute to the...

Binay praises Pacquiao for not leaving UNA amid pressure

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday lauded Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for stricking with him amid alleged pressures to change his allegiance to other presidential aspirants. “Doon mo nakita na itong si Congressman Manny Pacquiao ay talagang tunay...

Sotto: SET to decide with finality on Poe disqualification case this week

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – The Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) will decide with finality this week on the disqualification case filed against Senator Grace Poe over her citizenship, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said on Monday. Sotto said the SET will meet on December 3 to...