Business as usual for Grace Poe on Tuesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It’s business as usual for Senator Grace Poe, who is set to visit the province of Laguna on Tuesday, the same day the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) is scheduled to decide on the disqualification case filed against her over her citizenship. Poe and her running...

Poe-Chiz senatorial slate known Thursday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The tandem of Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero will announce its senatorial ticket on Thursday, Escudero told reporters on Monday. Vice presidential candidate Escudero said standard-bearer Poe would make the announcement. Escudero refused to give the...

Erap mulls seeking re-election as Manila mayor

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Contradicting his earlier statement that serving as mayor of the country’s capital will only be a one-shot affair, former President and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Wednesday expressed intention of seeking re-election in 2016. Estrada said though nothing is...

Isko insists truck ban didn’t cause port congestion

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Manila City government may have lifted its daytime truck ban but it insists the ban did not cause the port congestion. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno said the port congestion is due to the failures of national government agencies. He said the national...

UNA to resume campaigning, launch Erap bid to be Manila mayor on Easter

MANILA, Mar 28 (Mabuhay) — After a lull in sorties this Holy Week, the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) will resume campaigning on Easter Sunday, March 31, to officially launch the candidacy of one of its stalwarts, former President Joseph Estrada who is running as mayor...