Napeñas’ camp: Why isn’t Aquino taking responsibility for Mamasapano ops?

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) — A day after President Benigno Aquino III blamed former Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) director Director Getulio Napeñas Jr. for the Mamasapano clash that killed 44 commandos, the beleaguered police officer on Tuesday...

Opposition senators scrutinize govt response to Yolanda

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Members of the Senate minority on Wednesday used the deliberations on the proposed Department of National Defense (DND) budget for next year to scrutinize the government’s response to Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile...

PNoy agrees but raps Balutan for speaking out

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino said he agrees with the sentiments of Brig. Gen. Alexander Balutan on the misuse of the pork barrel. But the commander-in-chief rapped Balutan for speaking out, reminding active military personnel to stay neutral lest their...