Miriam: What is VP Binay afraid of?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – If Vice President Jejomar Binay has truth to tell, what is he afraid of? This was the question asked by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago Wednesday as the Vice President continues to refuse to attend the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee hearings on the alleged...

Bong, Jinggoy camps: Suspension not needed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Senators Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. and Jinggoy Estrada no longer need to be suspended while facing plunder and graft charges in connection with the alleged pork barrel scam, their respective camps said Tuesday. In a phone interview, Revilla’s lawyer Joel...

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer hosts forum with California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye

In celebration of the Asian Pacific American Heritage month, LA City Attorney Mike Feuer hosted a community forum with California Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye at the Deaton Auditorium last week. Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye is a Filipino-American we take...

RP-US 10-year EDCA addresses need for cooperation

A 10-year agreement now known as Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) signed to give the U.S. military greater access to Philippine bases  is perceived to help promote peace and stability in the region amid high hopes that China’s dominant power “will allow its neighbors...

SC upholds sanction vs GMA-7

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the orders of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) sanctioning GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) for operating a radio station with an expired provisional authority (PA). In a decision, the SC 2nd Division denied for...

Miriam: Cunanan can still be a state witness even if he’s lying about kickbacks

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – On-leave Technology Resource Center (TRC) head Dennis Cunanan can still be a state witness despite his supposed lie about not receiving kickbacks from the pork barrel scam. This was according to Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who on Monday said the state...

Miriam: SC ruling on anti-cybercrime law lacks understanding of technology

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Calling the Internet as a “marketplace of ideas,” Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Thursday said the Supreme Court (SC) erred in upholding the online libel provision in the anti-cybercrime law. At a press conference, Santiago said the high...

Ombudsman rules ‘Poleteismo’ not obscene, clears artist and CCP officials of charges

MANILA, Mar 5 (Mabuhay) — Accused of being blasphemous in 2011, the controversial artwork “Poleteismo” has recently been ruled not obscene by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, who also dismissed the complaints against artist Mideo Cruz and ten officials of the...