SolGen asks SC to reverse decision favoring foreign contractors

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — The Office of the Solicitor General is asking the Supreme Court to reverse its decision that allows foreign construction firms to secure regular Philippine licenses. In a 29-page motion for reconsideration, the OSG argued that limitations on...

Aquino hails women’s contribution to economy, public sector

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Count President Benigno Aquino III as among the men who are in awe of Filipino women’s strength and capabilities. During the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (APEC’s) Women and the Economy fora in Manila on Thursday, Aquino hailed women leaders in government...

Villar pushes bill making entrepreneurship as school subject

MANILA, June 16 (Mabuhay) – Senator Cynthia Villar on Monday pushed for the passage of the bill that will make entrepreneurship part of the school curriculum to motivate students to become entrepreneurs early on in their lives. “We need a new generation of entrepreneurs. And we...

Filipinos challenged to join revolution vs poverty

MANILA (Mabuhay)—As the nation commemorates the 1986 EDSA People Power revolution Tuesday, neophyte Senator Paolo Benigno ‘Bam’ Aquino IV on Tuesday challenged the Filipinos to join hands in a new battle against poverty. ”As we came together in1986, once again, let us join hands...