Former MMDA chief Tolentino, Mark Lapid file COCs for senator

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Resigned Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino on Wednesday filed his certificate of candidacy. Tolentino, who withdrew from being part of the Liberal Party’s (LP) senatorial slate after the “Playgirls”...

Lito Lapid to run for Angeles City mayor, son Mark for senator

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — Joking that he does not belong to the Senate, Senator Lito Lapid is planning to run for mayor of Angeles City in Pampanga in the 2016 elections. “Hindi naman ako bagay dito, joke lang. Tsamba-tsamba lang po, nananalo sa awa ng Panginoon at sa...

Ombudsman asks Drilon, nine others to answer raps on ‘overpriced’ ICC construction

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered Senate President Franklin Drilon, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, and seven other public officials and private individuals to answer the accusation of a former Iloilo...

Drilon, Hilmarc’s face raps over ICC ‘overpricing’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon and other officials are facing graft and plunder charges over the alleged overpricing of the P700 million Iloilo Convention Center, which is being built by the same contractor that built the controversial P2.2 billion Makati...