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VP Binay coddling Limlingan, Trillanes claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV accused on Thursday Vice President Jejomar Binay of coddling Gerry Limlingan, who had been described allegedly as Binay’s finance officer and supposed dummy in corporations. “Si Gerry Limlingan ay itinatago ni Vice President...
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Sereno: Sacked Sandiganbayan justice appealed his dismissal

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday confirmed that sacked Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong has appealed his dismissal over his supposed links with alleged pork barrel fund scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles. At a forum organized by […]
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German hostage in Mindanao appeals for help from PHL gov’t

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the two German hostages of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Mindanao has appealed for help from the Philippine government for their release, saying they may be beheaded soon should Manila refuse to give in to […]
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Pinay nurse foils drug smuggling attempt in Saudi hospital

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A Filipina nurse working in a hospital in Saudi Arabia has foiled an attempt to smuggle drugs to a prisoner brought there, a Saudi news site reported Wednesday. The nurse at Hafr Al-Batin central hospital became suspicious […]
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‘Terminate VFA if US won’t hand over Pemberton’: Bayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The government should terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement should the United States refuse to hand over US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, the suspect in the killing of transgender Filipino Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, to local […]
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PHL pushes to clear massive court backlog

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines is overhauling its notoriously slow judicial system to speed up the resolution of cases from years to mere days, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said Thursday. Sereno said she would hire more trial court judges, […]
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OFWs send home more money through August

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Cash sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) climbed by a sixth in August. In a report, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said cash remittances grew by 6 percent to $2.1 billion last August from $1.9 […]
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De Lima meets with Binay accusers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila De Lima met with the accusers of Vice-President Jejomar Binay at the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday. Present during the meeting are Makati City Vice-Mayor Ernesto Mercado, Atty. Renato Bondal, and Nicolas Enciso […]
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Aquino inherited port congestion from past administrations – Almendras

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Accusations hurled by the business community that the government lacked foresight in the worsening congestion now gripping the ports of Manila are simply “unfair” as the Aquino administration merely inherited the problem from the neglect exercised by […]
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Miriam mulls probe on transgender’s murder

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is planning to investigate the murder of a Filipino transgender woman by an alleged US Marine while renewing her call to abolish the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Santiago, who chairs the Senate foreign relations […]