Religious leaders to PNoy: Repent or resign

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Hours before he is to deliver his State of the Nation Address, President Benigno Aquino III was told on Monday to either “repent or resign,” particularly over the controversy involving the Disbursement Acceleration Program. Bishops of the...

Aquino uses Mabini’s principles to justify DAP

TANAUAN CITY, Batangas (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday used principles from Filipino hero Apolinario Mabini, whose 150th birth anniversary is being commemorated here, to justify his administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). In a speech to...

PNoy rebukes SC: You tried to commit DAP act too

TANAUAN CITY, Batangas (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said his administration deemed the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as legal because the Supreme Court tried to transfer funds from one government branch to another too. “Napaigting...

Docs question stem cell research in DAP

MANILA, July 15 (Mabuhay) – Members of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) said the priorities of the government when it comes to funding projects under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) seem to be misplaced. In a press conference at Anabel’s in Quezon City, PCP...

PH economy likely grew at middle of gov’t target range, says Moody’s

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy likely sustained growth in the fourth quarter albeit at a slower pace because of the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, Moody’s Analytics said. In a report, the economics analysis arm of the credit rating agency said Philippine...