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Bill that could impact on press freedom stalls after hurdling second reading

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The passage of a bill that purports to protect privacy but could adversely impact on press freedom has been stalled, although it has been approved on second reading, after some lawmakers raised concerns over its implications. Although […]
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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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Amid calls for accountability for train crash, gov’t urged to take over MRT

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The government has been urged to take over the management of the Metro Rail Transit 3 and to hold accountable the Department of Transportation and Communications and private investors for the Wednesday crash of one of the […]
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Solon slams Aquino for blaming Mindanao power crisis on cooperatives

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s statement last week blaming cooperatives for the worsening power crisis in Mindanao did not sit well with a party-list lawmaker. “[Aquino] once again pass[ed] the blame to others the dismal failure of his […]
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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 […]