De Lima: Binay contempt petition has no basis

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A day after the Court of Appeals (CA) concluded its hearing on embattled Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay’s petition to have her cited in contempt for “defying” the appellate court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) on his preventive suspension,...

Offices under Executive branch to maintain 5-day work week

MANILA (Mabuhay) – All government offices in Metro Manila under the Executive Department will not be allowed to avail of the four-day work week scheme, according to a memorandum issued by the Office of the President. The memorandum addressed to all Cabinet secretaries, signed by...

Enrile: You can’t force me to resign

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile will not be resigning anytime soon after allegedly funneling his pork barrel funds to fake non-government organizations linked to Janet Lim Napoles. Enrile said he will not follow the example of Customs Commissioner...

Miriam proposes phase-out of ‘pork barrel’ by 2016

MANILA, July 31 (Mabuhay) — Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has filed a resolution seeking to give less and less “pork barrel” funds to lawmakers until these discretionary funds are completely scrapped by 2016. Santiago proposed that the Priority Development...