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DND: No budget for EDCA in 2015, talks with US yet to start

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of National Defense (DND) has not allotted any budget for projects under the controversial Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) in 2015 following challenges to its constitutionality now pending with the Supreme Court. “Walang...
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House panel junks three impeachment raps vs. Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House justice committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to junk the three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III, declaring them to “insufficient in substance.” Voting 54-4 in all three impeachment complaints, the panel moved to dismiss...
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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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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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Zamora skips signing impeach rap vs Aquino over failing kidneys

MANILA (Mabuhay) – House Minority Leader Ronaldo Zamora has opted not to back the impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III, citing among other reasons, his scheduled kidney transplant because of his failing kidneys. Zamora will go under the knife on […]
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3rd impeach rap to be filed vs Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A third impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III is set to be filed Thursday. ACT Teachers’ Party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio said the impeachment complaint will center on the government’s Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the...
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Palace: Govt prepared to defend EDCA from latest suit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang said Saturday the government is prepared to defend the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), after a third suit questioning the controversial mutual defense pact was lodged before the Supreme Court Friday. While presidential spokesman...
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Envoy recognizes US in PHL Embassy Independence Day rites

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippines marked the 116thanniversary of the proclamation of its independence in Washington, D.C. by paying tribute to the United States and the American people for extending a helping hand in the immediate aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. […]
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SC PIO bars live coverage of media briefing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In a development that surprised reporters covering the Supreme Court, the tribunal’s public information office on Tuesday barred live coverage of a briefing. Before the start of the regular Tuesday media briefing at the SC, an SC […]
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AFP eyes letting US troops use Ulugan, Oyster Bays under EDCA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Pristine Ulugan and Oyster Bays in Palawan province do not only have great value not only as a haven for nature lovers, but great strategic potential for the military. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is considering […]