Expand DAP probe; Include other lawmakers and officials

The current probe being conducted by the Senate on alleged corruption among elected public officials should be expanded to dispel public perception that the Aquino government is only after its perceived political enemies. So far only Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jingoy Estrada and...

Peach ribbon to counter Aquino’s yellow ribbon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A militant group has called on the public to use “peach ribbons” in answer to President Benigno Aquino III’s yellow ribbons. In a statement, Bayan Muna Metro Manila Chairperson and former Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raymond Palatino said Aquino’s yellow magic is...

Aquino stops protest trip to disputed shoal

MASINLOC, Philippines, May 18, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino convinced protesters to abort plans to sail Friday to a disputed South China Sea shoal as he sought ways to resolve a tense stand-off with China. A group of about 20 people, led by outspoken former...

Pacquiao frowns upon civil disobedience vs RH bill

(GMA News) Though he is against the looming reproductive health (RH) bill, Sarangani Representative and Philippine boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao shows disapproval of giving support to civil disobedience called upon by pro-life groups. Pacquiao said during his...

P-noy dating someone new

MANILA, Philippines (PhilStar) — The country’s alleged President Noynoy Aquino was spotted with his apparent date Monday night of the reunion of the band Hotdog at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City. Very reliable sources state that the President fetched his date from a one...

Philippines hails “people power” in Egypt

MANILA, February 12, 2011 (AFP) – President Benigno Aquino on Saturday hailed the “peaceful resolution” in Egypt, comparing it to the “people power” revolt that toppled a Philippine dictator in 1986. He said Filipinos stood in solidarity with...

President Aquino vows to exercise more in new year

MANILA, December 30, 2010 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Thursday he plans to begin a regular exercise schedule as his New Year resolution – providing he can find the energy. Aquino, a chubby, 50-year-old bachelor, told reporters he would be taking...

Optimism for 2011 high in Philippines due to Aquino: survey

MANILA, December 16, 2010 (AFP) – A vast majority in the Philippines expect things to get better next year, buoyed by the reform agenda of new President Benigno Aquino, an independent polling outfit said Thursday. Nearly nine in 10 Filipinos looked to 2011 with hope, with...

Kris Aquino to ‘eat, pray, love’ in 2011

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) – Actress-host Kris Aquino is doing her own version of “Eat, Pray, Love” next year, including finding new love. “Eat, Pray, Love” tells the story of American author Elizabeth Gilbert, who, after her divorce, traveled to Italy,...
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