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Nancy Binay urges Senate to revive DAP probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Nancy Binay urged the Senate on Wednesday to continue its investigation into the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and hold those responsible for it accountable following the Supreme Court’s final decision declaring parts of the DAP...
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CBCP calls for probe on misuse of DAP funds

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called for an immediate investigation and prosecution of those who misused public funds following the Supreme Court’s decision to affirm its ruling on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)....
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Visayan solons reject calls for Aquino’s resignation, impeachment

MANILA (Mabuhay) –Members of the Visayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Thursday rejected calls for the resignation or impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III following the bloody Mamasapano incident last January 25. “We will not support any calls […]
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UNA sees ‘new set of lies’ with upcoming Trillanes rant vs Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) said the new issues that Senator Antonio Trillanes IV will raise against Vice President Jejomar Binay when the Senate inquiry resumes next year are just “new set of lies.” Navotas Representative Toby […]
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Still bleak Christmas for typhoon victims

There is still no hope or comfort in the current gloomy situation for tens of thousands of homeless typhoon victims that devastated parts of Mindanao and Eastern Visayas region in 2013. Thousands of typhoons “Yolanda” and “Sendong” victims spent their […]
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SC asked to declare P2.6-trillion 2015 national budget unconstitutional

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A former Iloilo congressman has once again asked the Supreme Court to declare as unconstitutional the P2.606-trillion 2015 national budget which was approved by President Benigno Aquino III earlier this week. In a 20-page amended petition, former […]
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Social Watch Philippines’ Briones scores Senate over definition of savings

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The budget watchdog Social Watch Philippines on Friday criticized the Senate for retaining the new definition of savings in the 2015 budget that it approved, and the possibility of funding for an expense item being declared as […]
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VP Binay may ‘do a Corona’, says foe

MANILA, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) – Will Vice President Jejomar Binay mimic former Chief Justice Renato Corona in the Senate? This is the theory of Liberal Party (LP) member and Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice amid reports that Binay may attend the […]
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Aquino dares Bello: Try running in 2016

Akbayan Rep has ‘too many complaints’ MANILA, Nov 3 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday blasted Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello, for having too many criticisms and even thinking like a “traditional politician.” In an interview with reporters in […]
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PNoy’s ‘siege on judiciary’ is ‘threat to democracy,’ legal alliance says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — An alliance of lawyers, law students and judicial independence advocates on Friday called for a stop on what they labeled as the administration’s “siege on the judiciary,” describing President Benigno Aquino III’s recent actions...