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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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House body OKs bill on protecting children in areas of armed conflict

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House Committee on the Welfare of Children has reported out for floor deliberation a measure protecting the Filipino children in any part of the country where there are armed conflicts between the government forces and rebel […]
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Nearly 2,000 Pinoy nurses hurdle test to set foot to US

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A total of 1,951 Philippine-educated nurses took the US National Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for the first time from January to June this year, in the hopes of obtaining gainful employment in America, Cebu Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas Jr. […]
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Plebiscite for Charter Change can be held either 2015 or 2016 – Belmonte

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., said he is now looking on the possibility to incorporate plebiscite with the 2016 Presidential elections without violating any law instead of spending a separate election next year. Belmonte said that he is […]
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Probe alleged US spying in PHL – lawmaker

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A lawmaker wants the House of Representatives to probe into the alleged US spying operations in the Philippines through the National Security Agency’s MYSTIC program. In a resolution, Kabataan Partylist Rep. Terry Ridon urged the House Committee […]
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Ex-Budget chief Andaya: I’ve done no wrong

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) − Former Budget Secretary Rolando Andaya Jr. on Wednesday said he is ready to answer the questions of his colleagues in the House regarding the P10.207 billion the Department of Budget Management (DBM) released to the […]
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Death penalty bill for foreign drug traffickers advances

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A proposal to impose the severest possible punishments –including the death penalty – on foreign nationals caught trafficking illegal drugs in the Philippines is closer to becoming a law after it hurdled the committee level in the […]
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House committee approves Nets big man Blatche’s naturalization

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The house committee on justice approved Marikina representative Robbie Puno’s House Bill 3783, for the naturalization of Brooklyn Nets big man Andray Blatche. The committee approved the bill though, subject to the condition that Blatche appears before […]
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House of Representatives recognizes PHL’s top 5 accounting schools

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The House committee on higher and technical education over the weekend recognized the nation’s top five accounting schools, based on the outstanding performance of their graduates in the last two Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure examinations run...
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Gov’t TV network eyed for mass coaching of English

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – House Assistant Majority Leader and Cebu Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas Jr., has urged Malacañang to harness the state-owned People’s Television Network Inc. (PTV) to provide distant learning programs that would build up the English communication skills of...
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