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Bongbong urges Sevilla: Name personalities pressuring you

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker on Thursday challenged resigned Customs chief John Sevilla to name personalities exerting “political pressure” that forced him to quit his post. Senator  Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. also urged the Department of Justice to investigate Sevilla’s...
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Napoles’ bail hearing to be held at Women’s Correctional

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division will conduct the bail hearing of Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged brains behind the pork barrel scam, at the Correctional Institute for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City on Friday. In a press conference Thursday, […]
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Guingona welcomes enactment of law amending Sandiganbayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Teofisto ‘TG’ Guingona III on Wednesday welcomed the signing of the law amending and strengthening the Sandiganbayan’s function and structure. ”It is a welcome development. We cannot stress enough the importance of extracting accountability in a...
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SC seeks comment on Pemberton’s proposed transfer to Olongapo city jail

BAGUIO CITY (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court sought the side of Malacanang, the military, and the Department of Foreign Affairs on a petition seeking to transfer murder suspect US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton from Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon […]
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DFA grants family’s request to visit Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has granted the request of the family of Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina facing execution in Indonesia for drug smuggling, to visit her there. “At the initiative of Foreign Affairs Secretary […]
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Chiz to announce 2016 plans in October

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lack of resources is one of the reasons why Senator Francis Escudero is still undecided in running for a higher post in the 2016 elections. During a weekly forum at the Senate on Wednesday, Escudero said he […]
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Ex-poll chief urges Comelec not to appeal SC ruling on PCOS repair deal

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Instead of appealing the decision of the Supreme Court, former elections chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. on Wednesday urged the poll body to look for another company that will repair the 81,000 Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines that […]
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SC stops CHED memo vs. Filipino subject in college

BAGUIO CITY (Mabuhay) – Filipino and Literature subjects will continue to be taught in college for now, despite the controversial Republic Act 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 that paved way for the K to 12 Program. […]
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Why 3 SC magistrates inhibited in Binay case

MANILA, Apr 22 (Mabuhay) – Why did three Supreme Court magistrates voluntarily inhibit themselves from hearing the Ombudsman’s petition assailing the Court of Appeals decision to stop the preventive suspension order issued against Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr?...
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Pacquiao teleconference call terminated early

Los Angeles, United States, AFP, Tuesday 4/21/2015 – Manny Pacquiao’s teleconference call on Monday was abruptly halted just minutes after it began with promoter Bob Arum delivering an obscenity before telling organizers to shut it down. “Oh (expletive),” Arum said […]