Trillanes and Cayetano: From allies to rivals?

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — “May the best man win,” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Thursday as the name of his party-mate, Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano has been floated as one of his possible rivals in the vice presidential race in 2016. The two are both...

Cayetano to block LTO’s 2016 budget over ‘No Plate, No Travel’ controversy

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday threatened to block the 2016 budget of the Land Transportation Office if it will not declare a moratorium on the “No Plate, No Travel” policy. “We remind the LTO that it collected more than P17.16 billion in...

Alan Cayetano: MILF sanction to erring commanders just a slap on the wrist

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday described as a “slap on the wrist” the recommendation of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to sanction their erring commanders. “Iisa ang batas natin: Kung murder (ang ginawa, dapat) murder ang kaso. Ang...

Alan Cayetano claims MILF out to ‘assassinate’ him

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday claimed he has been targeted for assassination by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, supposedly to ensure the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. Appearing at the Kapihan sa Senado, Cayetano said...

BIFF, not MILF, controlling IED factory in Maguindanao — gov’t peace negotiator

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), not the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), is controlling a factory for improvised explosive devices in Maguindanao, the government’s chief peace negotiator told a Senate hearing on the deadly January 25...

Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept. 24

Washington, United States | AFP | – Pope Francis will bring his message of peace and compassion to politically gridlocked Washington in September when he becomes the first pontiff to address the US Congress, lawmakers said Thursday. Francis, who is also expected to meet President...

Pag-IBIG president unaware that Omni Security is connected with Binay, Lopez

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG) president Darlene Marie Berberabe was unaware that the agency providing her security was allegedly connected with Vice President Jejomar Binay, who recommended it to her, and Pag-IBIG director Tomas Lopez. Berberabe...

Binay vs Poe in 2016?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay said Monday that he would fight Senator Grace Poe should she run for president against him in 2016. Asked if he would pursue his bid if the administration picked Poe to be its standard-bearer in 2016, Binay said: “Opo naman.” (Of...

No deportation for 5-M undocumented

Obama to announce new order to prevent their deportation WASHINGTON, November 13, 2014 (AFP) – US President Barack Obama is preparing to announce measures to prevent the deportation of five million undocumented immigrants, the New York Times reported Thursday, citing...

Trader Antonio Tiu mulls raps vs. Alan Peter Cayetano

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Businessman Antonio Tiu on Wednesday said his legal team is now studying the possibility of filing charges against Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano, over what the former claimed as defamatory words thrown by the lawmaker against him in the recent...