Duterte says he was too young to complain about priest’s abuse

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Friday indicated that he was too young to think about filing a complaint when he was allegedly sexually abused by a priest during his high school years at the Ateneo De Davao. “First year, magreklamo ka? Takot ka baka ikaw pa...

Aquino hits Mar’s opponents in 2016 polls

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Friday (Manila time) took an apparent swipe at the opponents of administration candidate Manuel “Mar” Roxas II in the 2016 presidential elections. In his speech before the Filipino community in Rome, Italy, Aquino bashed Vice...

Binay camp: Demolition job vs VP resumes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday said they are bracing themselves for the continuation of the alleged demolition job against the opposition’s presidential candidate. This, following the remarks made by President Benigno Aquino III alluding to...

Archbishop Cruz tells Duterte: File complaint on sexual abuse claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – File a complaint. This was the reaction of Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz on claims by Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte that a priest sexually abused him when he was young. Cruz said that while he understands Duterte’s manner of speaking, for which the...

Palace: Roxas’ cursing in 2008 different from Duterte’s expletive vs. Pope

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s expletive directed at Pope Francis is different from administration candidate Mar Roxas’ cursing in a 2008 anti-Charter change rally, a spokesperson for President Benigno Aquino III said Tuesday. In an interview with...

Binay: Duterte is my friend

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday said he and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte are friends. “Wala, wala. Kaibigan ko naman ‘yan. Madalas din naman ako makapunta sa Davao at nagkakasama kami sa ilang social occasion,” Binay said at the sidelines of a forum...

Mar not affected by allies leaving LP for Duterte

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Presidential candidate Mar Roxas on Monday said Liberal Party (LP) members are free to choose who they will support in the May 2016 elections. “Malaya naman ang bawat mamamayan na piliin kung sino at kanino sila papanig so okay naman ang lahat,” Roxas...

Binay praises Pacquiao for not leaving UNA amid pressure

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday lauded Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for stricking with him amid alleged pressures to change his allegiance to other presidential aspirants. “Doon mo nakita na itong si Congressman Manny Pacquiao ay talagang tunay...

Duterte: I cannot be the savior of this republic

MANILA  ( Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte once again doused speculations that he will be the substitute candidate for the presidential bet fielded by the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). In an interview in Davao City, Duterte said he is getting...

No interest to be president, says Duterte minutes before deadline

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Minutes before the deadline of filing for candidacy, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that he had no interest in being president. “A little over two years ago, I posted in the government website over the Internet that I was not interested...