DPWH’s Villar: Foreign workers employed in infra projects due to required technical skills

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) — Public Works Secretary Mark Villar on Wednesday said foreign nationals are being employed in the country’s infrastructure projects because of the required technical skills they possess. During a Senate hearing on the proposed P666.47-billion...

Petilla ‘confident’ of slot in LP senatorial slate

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla is confident that he will secure a slot in the 12-man senatorial slate of the Liberal Party (LP). “I’m quite sure. Hindi ang pinipili kung sino lang ang sikat pero kung sino ang magtatrabaho. Marami ang nag-a-apply...

PNoy names 2 new Comelec commissioners

DAVAO CITY, Mar 7 (Mabuhay) — President Aquino has appointed former ambassador Macabangkit Lanto and election lawyer Bernadette Sardillo as Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioners. Aquino said he has signed their appointment papers that will be forwarded to Congress...