Aquino hails women’s contribution to economy, public sector

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Count President Benigno Aquino III as among the men who are in awe of Filipino women’s strength and capabilities. During the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (APEC’s) Women and the Economy fora in Manila on Thursday, Aquino hailed women leaders in government...

Pinoys to demand for accountability, inclusive growth beyond 2016: Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As an offshoot of his six-year stint at Malacañang, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said that Filipinos will continue to demand for good governance and inclusive growth even after he steps down in 2016. “We see today a people who have felt the effects of...

PNP chief won’t ‘retire’ until police visibility goal is achieved

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez on Thursday said he would not leave the organization until he fulfills his promise of increasing police visibility in communities. “The instruction is, I just want to see very,...

Opposition solons call for resignation of Cabinet execs who want to run in 2016

MANILA, June 24 (Mabuhay) – Cabinet officials who are interested in running for elective posts next year should emulate Vice President Jejomar Binay and resign from their posts even if they have yet to officially announce their candidacy, opposition lawmakers said Wednesday....

De Lima told to resign if DOJ too busy to file more pork barrel scam cases

MANILA, May 1 (Mabuhay) – A party-list lawmaker has advised Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to resign if she was already too busy with other matters to attend to the filing of another batch of cases against the officials reportedly involved in the pork barrel scam and the...

3rd batch of pork scam cases, Malampaya fund mess not on DOJ’s priority list

MANILA (Mabuhay) – With only a little over a year before the Aquino administration ends, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the Department of Justice was busy squeezing in as many “urgent” cases to resolve as possible. And apparently, the third batch of cases on the...

Aquino on zero love life: In 460 days, may laban na ako

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Aquino brought up anew his love life – or lack of it – n a speech before a gathering of sari-sari store and carinderia owners who underwent a skills training program. Aquino jestingly hinted that he may not have the time to raise a family and have...

President Aquino honors youth organizations in 12th TAYO Awards

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III led the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards ceremony held in Malacañang Palace on Tuesday to recognize the contributions of youth organizations to nation building. In his speech, President Aquino said that as...

President Benigno S. Aquino III’s Message for New Year 2015

Isang taon na naman po ang lumipas at muli tayong tumatawid sa panibagong yugto ng pagtahak sa tuwid na landas. Papasok na po tayo sa ika-limang taon ng ating termino. At sa taong ito, sa tulong ninyong aming mga Boss, ay gagawin nating permanente ang pagbabagong tinatamasa na...

Solon files bill professionalizing MMDA traffic enforcement

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A senior officer of the House of Representatives on Monday said he has filed a bill that seeks to professionalize and institutionalize the traffic enforcement corps in the metropolis which is currently attached to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA)....