P500-M PDAF case filed vs 20 lawmakers

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Lawyer Levito Baligod filed malversation complaints against former and incumbent 20 lawmakers in connection with the pork barrel scam involving non-government organizations not linked to Janet Lim Napoles. In his new P500 million Priority Development...

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...

Osmeña: Nothing unusual with senators’ receipt of DAP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Sergio Osmeña III on Wednesday became the latest senator to defend their receipt of funds from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) following the ouster of former Chief Justice Renato Corona in 2012. Osmeña, an administration ally, said there was...

Ex-Sen. Angara: P300-M agri funds went to Aurora, not my pocket

MANILA, May 6 (Mabuhay) − Former Senator Edgardo Angara on Tuesday denied that he benefited from the P300-million Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (Acef) he allocated to his bailiwick, Aurora province. In a statement, Angara sought to justify two projects in Aurora...

Angara to senator-elect son: ‘Do the best you can’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Outgoing Senator Edgardo Angara, the longest serving senator in the post-EDSA Senate, has a piece of advice to senator-elect son Juan Edgardo ‘Sonny’ Angara: ‘Do the best you can in your job as senator.” Angara made this advice moments before the Commission on...

President Aquino signs K-12 Act into law

President Benigno S. Aquino III signed into law the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2012 or the K to 12 Basic Education Program in ceremonies held in Malacanang on Wednesday. The K to 12 Program covers Kindergarten and 12 years of basic education (six years of primary education,...