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Still too early to say who LDP will support in 2016: Sonny Angara

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the political parties that coalesced with the ruling Liberal Party (LP) coalition in the 2013 elections has yet to decide who among the potential presidential candidates will receive its support in 2016. Senator Sonny Angara, […]
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Migrante holds ‘zero remittance day’ protest near Malacañang

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Overseas Filipino workers on Friday gathered a few meters from Malacañang in Manila as part of the simultaneous “zero remittance day” protest on Friday. Led by the group Migrante, overseas Filipino workers held placards condemning the Bureau...
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Solon presses live PTV coverage of House sessions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A party-list lawmaker has reiterated his call for the House of Representatives to allow the live broadcasting of all House proceedings over the state-owned People’s Television Network Inc. (PTNI) so the public can monitor lawmakers’ performance. In […]
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Jujeath’s belt consigned to another person — Customs

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Boxer and mixed martial arts fighter Jujeath Nagaowa’s world championship belt was taxed almost P6,000 because the shipment was consigned to another person, the Internal Administration Group of the Bureau of Customs has said. Arturo Lachica of […]
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PH growth in Q2 meets expectations

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine economic growth met expectations, picking up from their lowest levels in three years, thanks to services and industry, consumer spending and investment. Gross domestic product increased 5.6 percent in the second quarter, compared with a revised...
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US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: spokesman

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – America’s Pacific commander held talks with the Philippine military Wednesday on ways to strengthen US capacity in the region to deter conflict and maintain freedom of navigation, a Filipino spokesman said. Admiral Harry Harris, […]
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Why Belmonte wants Cayetano as Roxas’ running mate

MANILA (Mabuhay) – House Speaker Sonny Belmonte is still suggesting that Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas get Senator Alan Peter Cayetano as his vice presidential running mate. “Ako naman paminsan-minsan hinihingan ng opinyon. Ang opinyon ko, kung ako, […]
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Aquino: Govt eyeing odd-even scheme to decongest Metro Manila traffic

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday revealed that the government is planning to implement an odd-even scheme on vehicles to decongest traffic in Metro Manila. In a speech in Mandaluyong City, Aquino said this scheme will be […]
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Thai PM assures PHL: Situation in Bangkok ‘under control’ after deadly blast

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha gave assurance on Friday that the situation in Bangkok is already “under control” following the bombing attack there earlier this month that left at least 20 people killed and more than […]
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Angara challenges 2016 aspirants: Back measures for lower income taxes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Sonny Angara on Thursday challenged potential presidential and vice-presidential candidates in the 2016 elections to take a stand on proposals to lower personal income tax rates. “We issue the challenge to the candidates for the 2016 […]