Pacquiao leads UNA senatorial slate

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Six official candidates led by Sarangani boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, and six guest bets are set to run for senator under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) in the 2016 elections. UNA president and Navotas City Rep. Toby Tiangco officially...

Lacson, Colmenares file COCs for senator

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former senator Panfilo Lacson and Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares on Monday morning filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) for senator. Lacson was the first senatorial aspirant to enter the filing area at the Comission on Elections (Comelec) main...

Poe, Binay, Roxas neck and neck in 12-man race

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) — Senator Grace Poe, Vice President Jejomar Binay, and former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas are neck and neck in a 12-man presidential race, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey where respondents were given a list of 12 names...

Kiko Pangilinan to announce 2016 plan after ‘ghost month’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has yet to decide if he will run again for senator in the 2016 elections. At the sidelines of the budget briefing in the House of Representatives Tuesday,...

Lacson: Delay in release of funds holding back Yolanda rehab

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former Yolanda rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson on Monday hit the government anew with what he said was a lag behind the release of funds that is holding back progress in the simultaneous programs for the victims of the super typhoon. Lacson said even after...

130,000 families still in makeshift tents in Tacloban

In November of 2013, a powerful typhoon devastated large sections of Eastern Visayas region, particularly the province of Leyte, killing an estimated 6000 people and washed away the homes of more than 200, 000 families. Despite a P75 billion fund approved last year by Congress...

Porky Chiz

Former Senator Panfilo Lacson did a good job of unmasking the true character of Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. Lacson has castigated Escudero for being silent about the existence of a P426 billion in pork barrel lump sum and discretionary funds inserted in the 2015 national...

Binays’ freezing in the summer

The public will soon be getting an idea how much money Vice President Jejomar Binay and his family have in their multiple bank accounts. The Court of Appeals (CA) has recently frozen 242 bank accounts and insurance policies belonging to the Vice President  and his family,...

Binay, Lacson tandem in 2016?

MANILA, Apr 28 (Mabuhay) – Former rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson admitted Tuesday that Vice President Jejomar Binay asked him if he is interested in becoming his running-mate in the 2016 election. Lacson said Binay once asked him about his political plans and whether he would...

Corruption at Customs continues, says Lacson

MANILA, Apr 24 (Mabuhay) – The corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BoC) continues, former  Senator  Panfilo Lacson said Friday, citing reports that he has been getting. “Based on reports I’ve been receiving from knowledgable persons, the corruption continues at the bureau,”...