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De Lima: DOJ not dropping ‘Napolist’ probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday denied reports that the Department of Justice has dropped its investigation on “Napolist,” a list of names of individuals involved in the alleged pork barrel scam. “How can we drop […]
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Speaker to Pacquiao: Don’t quit boxing just yet

MANILA, May 4 (Mabuhay) – The top leader of the House of Representatives, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, urged colleague Rep. Manny Pacquiao not to retire yet from boxing. In a statement, Belmonte said Pacquiao should not entertain retiring from boxing because […]
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Group opposes DepEd’s 30-day extension plea on K-12 case

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A group of teachers and school staff has opposed the Department of Education’s request to the Supreme Court for a 30-day extension to file a comment on a plea against Republic Act 10533 or the Enhanced Basic […]
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DFA confirms Iqbal has PHL passport, will seek counsel on whether it can reveal name

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal has a valid Philippine passport supported by “personal records,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Wednesday. Del Rosario however said that the Department of Foreign Affairs...
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What’s wrong with aliases? Iqbal says even heroes have one

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal on Wednesday defended his use of an alias, saying such is a common practice within a revolutionary organization. He remained mum on what his real name is. At the […]
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Deles blasts Bangsamoro, Aquino critics

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Aquino’s peace adviser slammed critics of the administration and of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) for spreading “lies” and “deliberate misinformation” to discredit the peace process. Secretary Teresita Deles, presidential adviser on the...
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Lawmaker wants marathon Mamasapano hearings

MANILA (Mabuhay) – No limit. Zamboanga Rep. Celso Lobregat said he wants the House of Representatives inquiry into the Mamasapano incident to last until the evening to make sure all their questions about the incident are answered. Lobregat said the […]
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Divorce law won’t pass this Congress: lawmaker

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A party-list lawmaker pushing for the passage of a divorce bill in the House of Representatives is under no illusions that it will be passed in the 16th Congress. Gabriela Rep. Luz Ilagan said House Bill 4408 […]
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Aquino should not be crucified for Mamasapano incident – House allies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III was a “victim,” too, in the Mamasapano debacle, according to his allies at the House of Representatives. Liberal Party (LP) lawmakers on Friday sought to paint a picture of a suffering Aquino, whose […]
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Aquino seeks ‘understanding’ but no apology for Mamasapano

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In what he said would be the last time he speaks on the issue, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday again accepted responsibility for the disastrous January 25 Mamasapano incident and “humbly” asked for “understanding,” but offered […]