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Palace: Congress should review rules on balikbayan boxes

MANILA (Mabuhay) — After the Bureau of Customs (BOC) drew flak for its plan to conduct physical inspections on balikbayan boxes, Malacañang said Wednesday that it is high time for Congress to review existing rules on these packages. At a […]
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Palace not worried about ‘no-remittance day’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang is not worried about the plan of an overseas Filipino workers’ (OFW) group to launch a “no-remittance day” on Friday to protest the Bureau of Customs (BOC)’s aborted plan to physically inspect balixbayan boxes. During a […]
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Trillanes: Ex-Makati official got 15 checks from Abi Binay’s pork barrel

MANILA   (Mabuhay) — A former department head at the Makati City Hall received 15 checks from the priority development assistance funds of Rep. Abigail Binay, daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay, documents obtained by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV show. At the […]
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PHL still a rice importer, needs enough supply and buffer stock

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The government has no choice but to continue importing rice until the Philippines achieves complete sufficiency in the commodity and has assured that there is enough buffer stock for the lean months. The country has an estimated […]
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Bongbong on Marcos era: What am I to say sorry for?

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Senator Ferdinand ”Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he and his family have nothing to apologize for what happened during the regime of his father, the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos. Marcos, whose election to the Senate in 2010 marked […]
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Trillanes vows protection for Limlingan

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday vowed to provide protection for Gerardo “Gerry” Limlingan Jr. should he decide to show up at the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee’s hearings on the corruption allegation against Vice President...
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Palace defends Customs, MMDA chiefs amid resignation calls

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Wednesday defended Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Alberto Lina and Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chief Francis Tolentino amid calls for them to resign from their respective posts. In a statement, Communications Secretary Herminio...
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Ex-AFP, PNP officers ask De Lima to file Mamasapano cases before pursuing political plans

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A group of former military and police officials in Congress urged Justice Secretary Leila de Lima Wednesday to expedite the filing of cases against those involved in the Mamasapano clash before setting her sights on an elective […]
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Aquino: SC ruling on Enrile bail not grounded on laws

CEBU CITY (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday hit the Supreme Court’s decision to grant bail to Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile, saying the ruling didn’t have lawful grounds. In a media briefing here, Aquino pointed out […]
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Trillanes: VP Binay earned P2B in kickbacks from service deals

MANILA  (Mabuhay) –Vice President Jejomar Binay pocketed some P2 billion from the salaries of alleged ghost personnel in Makati City and contracts entered into by firms owned by his supposed dummies, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Wednesday. At the resumption of […]