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Roxas defends lump sum funds in proposed 2015 DILG budget

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Wednesday defended the alleged controversial item in the proposed P104.5 billion budget of the Department of Interior and Local Government for 2015. At the hearing of the House committee on appropriations on […]
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3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives justice committee has found sufficient in form the last two impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III. During Tuesday’s committee hearing, chairman Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr. noted that 42...
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Critics say Aquino has ‘unmasked’ true motives as allies back second term

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s hint that he may be open to seeking a second term has stirred a hornet’s nest in the House of Representatives, with allies backing the notion and critics saying he had “unmasked” his […]
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Anti-pork groups return to Luneta Aug 25 to press protest, gather signatures for people’s initiative

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Groups seeking the abolition of the pork barrel system will march to Luneta Park on August 25, the anniversary of last year’s #MillionPeopleMarch, to press their crusade and gather signatures for a people’s initiative to scrap all […]
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4th impeachment complaint against Aquino filed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – ACT-Teachers party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio on Monday led several teachers in submitting the fourth impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III over what they claimed as the continuation of the pork barrel system in Congress. The 40-page […]
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Palace reiterates DAR statement: No overpayment for Hacienda Luisita

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday echoed the earlier statement of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) that there was no overpayment for Hacienda Luisita, which was distributed to farm workers in October last year. Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO)...
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Solons ask PNoy to certify anti-dynasty bill as urgent

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Several lawmakers have formally asked President Benigno Aquino III to certify as urgent the anti-political dynasty bill, whose passage they called “long overdue.” “It is the constitutional duty of the Congress to enact a law defining and […]