Palace extends sympathies to Joker Arroyo’s family a week after death

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday expressed its condolences to the family of former Senator Joker Arroyo, who died in the United States last week after an unsuccessful heart operation. “The passing of Joker Arroyo closes a life and career spent in the midst of burning...

World Bank cites Aquino’s ‘Daang Matuwid’

Palace welcomes results of latest World Bank Worldwide Governance Indicators report MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Friday welcomed the results of the latest World Bank Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) survey, which were attributed to the Aquino administration’s Daang...

P440-M BBL bribery story credible, solid – reporter tells House

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The reporter who broke the story on the alleged P440-million bribe for lawmakers to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) stood by her articles when she appeared before the House of Representatives on Tuesday. During the House of Representatives...

Duterte raps critics, says he might run for president

DAVAO (Mabuhay) – For the first time, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he is considering running for president in 2016 after being fed up with the criticisms being thrown at him. “This is the first time that I have mentioned the possibility of being the president,” Duterte...

Drilon: Binay not immune from lawsuits

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon contradicted on Tuesday a lawyer’s statement that Vice President Jejomar Binay was immune from suits, saying that “no one is above the law.” Drilion said it would be difficult to accept the argument of University of the...

Abi Binay assures VP Binay will be a ‘unifying president’

MANILA, Apr 21 (Mabuhay) – Makati City Rep. Mar-len Abigail Binay on Tuesday said her father is a “unifying leader” and will become a “unifying president” if elected in 2016. The Vice President has been vocal about his plan to run for president in 2016 and said the allegations of...

Mayor Binay reminds police of duty to enforce the law, not break it

MAKATI CITY, Mar 30 (Mabuhay) – Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay on Monday decried what he described as the apparent “misuse” of the Philippine National Police (PNP) force in the implementation of “selective suspension” of government officials not allied with the ruling party....

Miriam endorses Manny Pangilinan for President, tells public not to vote for celebs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Wednesday endorsed businessman Manuel “Manny” Pangilinan to be the next president of the country as she urged the public not to vote for celebrities. In her speech during a leadership talk for Maynilad which is headed by...

2-day celebration for the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing in Carson Oct. 19

The Filipino Veterans Foundation /E.R.B. Foundation in cooperation with the City of Carson and Carson High School, hosts a 5-K Walkathon at the Carson Civic Center on October 19, from 8 AM to 12 Noon to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing.  The walkathon starts and...

PNoy’s ‘siege on judiciary’ is ‘threat to democracy,’ legal alliance says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — An alliance of lawyers, law students and judicial independence advocates on Friday called for a stop on what they labeled as the administration’s “siege on the judiciary,” describing President Benigno Aquino III’s recent actions...