JV Ejercito: Aquino put BOI in awkward situation

MANILA, Mar 10 (Mabuhay) – Opposition Senator JV Ejercito on Tuesday scored President Benigno Aquino III for putting the police panel that investigated the January 25 Mamasapano clash in an awkward position. Ejercito said Aquino preempted the submission of the report of the...

No one should be spared from liability on SAF-MILF ‘misencounter’: Bam Aquino

MANILA, Jan 28 (Mabuhay) – No one should be spared from liability in connection with last Sunday’s supposed misencounter between elite policemen and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Maguindanao, a neophyte senator said Wednesday. “People died, maraming...

Tension high as MILF, BIFF add forces in Maguindanao town after clash

MANILA, Jan 28 (Mabuhay) – Tension is still high in Mamasapano town in Maguindanao, with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters adding forces in the area. The groups deployed additional forces should the government launch a pursuit operation...

JV blasts PNoy: Why skip Tacloban?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Opposition Sen. JV Ejercito on Tuesday criticized President Aquino for snubbing Tacloban City during his visit to areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda last year. In a statement, Ejercito said he does not know why the President would snub Tacloban when...

Battle of the brands: Why Risa, JunMag and Jamby lost

MANILA, May 27 (Mabuhay) -– Sen. Franklin Drilon, campaign manager of Team PNoy, has a simple explanation why three of their candidates didn’t win in the May 13 polls: they just couldn’t muster enough votes to beat other “brand names” in the senatorial elections. Drilon said...

Binay: Iglesia vote to spell difference for UNA

MANILA, May 9 (Mabuhay) — Vice-President Jejomar Binay is optimistic that the United Nationalist Alliance will have a strong showing in the May 13 senatorial election after the Iglesia ni Cristo reportedly endorsed some UNA candidates. Binay said a 12-0 sweep for Team PNoy...