Mar Roxas asks Comelec to disqualify namesake

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) – Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas has asked the Commission on Elections to disqualify and declare a nuisance a namesake who also filed a certificate of candidacy for president. The former interior secretary, whose full name is Manuel Araneta Roxas...

HPG chief: MMDA should also investigate ‘attacked’ constable

MANILA, Sept 26 (Mabuhay) – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should also conduct an investigation against its constable who was attacked by two members of the Philippine National Police’s Highway Patrol Group last Tuesday night, a police official said...

Former traffic czar: I can solve traffic mess in a month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “Isang buwan lang.” Former traffic czar Romeo Maganto on Saturday said he can solve the worsening traffic situation on EDSA and other roads in Metro Manila within a month. Maganto, a retired police general, was appointed traffic czar during the Ramos...

HPG downplays ‘conflict’ with MMDA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (HPG) explained the absence of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic enforcers along certain parts of EDSA. PNP-HPG chief Arnold Gunnacao said MMDA officer-in-charge Rey Arada has been...

Aquino on resolving Iglesia ni Cristo protest: We clarified each other’s positions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid speculations that the government reached an agreement with Iglesia ni Cristo, President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said they merely “clarified each other’s positions” during a late-night meeting that resulted in the religious group calling off its...

NCRPO on full alert for Iglesia ni Cristo rally — PNP spokesperson

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — The National Capital Region Police Office is on full alert status due to the protest rally being held by members of the Iglesia ni Cristo in Metro Manila, the spokesperson for the Philippine National Police said. PNP spokesperson Chief Supt....

Mandaluyong grants permit for Iglesia ni Cristo rally until Sunday

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — The Mandaluyong City government has given permission to the Iglesia ni Cristo members to hold their protest rally at EDSA-Shaw Boulevard until Sunday. Mandaluyong local government public information officer Jimmy Isidro said a permit was issued to...

Kris, son Bimby in road mishap

TV host Kris Aquino and her son, actor Bimby Aquino-Yap, Jr., figured in a minor road accident on the way to a shoot on Tuesday. On Instagram, Aquino narrated the incident that happened along EDSA. “Unfortunately on our way to our shoot, on EDSA 2 armored cars abruptly changed...

BOC seizes P21M worth of ‘ukay-ukay’ from South Korea

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized over P21 million worth of smuggled imported used clothes – or ukay-ukay – from South Korea, the agency said in a statement Friday. The BOC confiscated five container vans of used clothes that arrived from...

PNP, AFP in symbolic walk of unity

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Hundreds of members of the military and the police walked in unity along EDSA on Wednesday morning to commemorate their historic “convergence” 29 years ago. In 1986, members of the Philippine Constabulary led by then chief Fidel Ramos and soldiers from the...
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