PHL hopeful on sea row case against China

MANILA, Dec 1 (Mabuhay) – The Philippines has expressed optimism that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague would hand down a “truly just solution” to its case against China over disputed waters. According to a bulletin issued by Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail...

PNP on full alert nationwide after Paris attack

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police on Saturday went on full alert nationwide following the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the declaration of a full alert status is “standard after the occurrence of a suspected...

Acquiring land hampers government’s relocation efforts in Typhoon Yolanda-devastated areas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The government is having difficulty acquiring lands that would serve as relocation sites for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda that’s why there are some delays on the transfer of families who are still living in bunkhouses especially in Tacloban City, a Palace...

Gov’t to start ‘build back better’ efforts in Lando-hit areas

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday said the government will start the “build back better” phase as its agencies continue relief efforts for those affected by tropical cyclone Lando in Luzon. “Moving forward, we will remain in close collaboration...

Palace asks public cooperation during APEC leaders’ meeting next month

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Palace asked the residents of Metro Manila to go on vacation and seize the long break of students to decongest the metropolis during the country’s hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit next month. Malacanang has declared November 18 and 19,...

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...

Malacañang distances Aquino from ‘Playgirls’ incident

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday distanced President Benigno Aquino III from the “twerking” controversy following an appearance of sexy dancers after the swearing in of new Liberal Party (LP) members in Sta. Cruz, Laguna on Thursday. “In this particular case alam naman...

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...

Malacañang: Avoid booking flights during APEC meet

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday told the public to avoid booking flights during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Summit in November. “We would also advice this early on to—if you plan to outside – to avoid iyong mga araw na darating po sila (world leaders)...

Domingo to stay as DTI chief until November

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo has decided to delay his resignation until November, Malacanang said Friday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abgail Valte said Domingo will stay until after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...