Still too early to say who LDP will support in 2016: Sonny Angara

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the political parties that coalesced with the ruling Liberal Party (LP) coalition in the 2013 elections has yet to decide who among the potential presidential candidates will receive its support in 2016. Senator Sonny Angara, son of Laban ng...

OFW groups seek dialogue with BOC on balikbayan box inspections

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Pro-overseas Filipino workers (OFW) groups on Monday urged Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials to hold a dialogue with the OFW sector in connection with its plan to randomly inspect balikbayan boxes supposedly as a way to curb technical smuggling. Despite...

Good tie up between admin, Sens Escudero, Poe, must continue, says Palace official

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The administration and Senators Francis Escudero and Grace Poe had a good coalition in 2013, which could be sustained until 2016, a Palace official said. It was reported that President Aquino met with Escudero and Poe this week underscoring the importance of...

VP Binay’s daughter, other UNA stalwarts to remain in House majority

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least for now, members of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) will stay with the majority coalition in the House of Representatives even with the resignation of its standard bearer, Vice President Jejomar Binay, from the Cabinet. The Vice President’s...

Aquino says Mar tops his list of presidential choices in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday revealed that Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is “on top of the list” of his choices for his preferred presidential bets for the 2016 polls. In an interview with reporters after inspecting classrooms in Marikina, Aquino...

Lito Lapid to run for Angeles City mayor, son Mark for senator

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — Joking that he does not belong to the Senate, Senator Lito Lapid is planning to run for mayor of Angeles City in Pampanga in the 2016 elections. “Hindi naman ako bagay dito, joke lang. Tsamba-tsamba lang po, nananalo sa awa ng Panginoon at sa...

Berberabe as Binay running-mate?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Makati Mayor Erwin “Junjun” Binay on Wednesday floated the possibility of a coalition between the United Nationalist Alliance and the Liberal Party, with his father, Vice-President Jejomar Binay, as the standard-bearer for both parties in the...

Pro-Aquino alliance hits out at ‘enemies of reform,’ denies pushing term extension

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Civil society groups, organizations and several personalities, including supporters of President Benigno Aquino III, on Monday launched a coalition to counter what they called were “enemies of reforms” and pursue the administration’s “tuwid na daan” advocacy...