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Mandatory employment of lifeguards in public pools sought

  MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a measure mandating the employment of qualified lifeguards at all public swimming pools and bathing facilities to protect the public especially the children. Rep. Sherwin T. Gatchalian (1st District, Valenzuela City) said […]
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Bongbong wants comprehensive peace process, says BBL needs to be improved

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday expressed his commitment to a comprehensive peace process as he reiterated his stance that the pending Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) needs to be improved. In a press statement, Marcos urged the […]
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Angara backs tax perks for Pacquiao

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The chairman of the Senate ways and means committee said a bill seeking to give Manny Pacquiao tax exemption on his earnings as a boxing champion is a good measure that would recognize his contributions to the […]
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Poe asks for progress report on MRT rehab work within 5 days

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe on Monday asked Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya to submit within five days a progress report on committed deliverables to upgrade and rehabilitate the Metro Rail Transit (MRT), saying any further delay would be […]
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Palace: No need to consolidate findings on Mamasapano incident

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least for now, Malacañang sees no need to consolidate the findings of various investigations into the clash that killed 44 Special Action Force troopers and 18 Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. […]
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Philippines, France sign agreements on tourism, education

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippines and France on Thursday signed several agreements to enhance their cooperation in tourism and education. The signing ceremony was witnessed by President Benigno S. Aquino III and President of the French Republic François Hollande. Officials...
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Palace: After 29 years, PCGG work not quite done yet

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As it marked its 29th anniversary on Saturday, the Presidential Commission on Good Government has not quite completed its work, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on government-run dzRB radio there are still “some...
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PNP forms team to investigate Jolo Revilla shooting incident

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police has formed a team to investigate the shooting incident involving Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla to determine whether there was foul play involved. “Kahapon ng gabi ay bumuo na tayo ng composite team […]
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No plea for ex-CJ Renato Corona in tax evasion cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former Chief Justice Renato Corona refused to enter a plea for six counts of tax evasion leveled against him before the Court of Tax Appeals. Corona kept his silence so the court entered a not guilty plea […]
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MILF bought arms from AFP, PNP during Arroyo gov’t

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal admitted the group used to have its own arms factory, but they already abandoned it because of the peace process. When asked where the MILF acquired its firearms, […]