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NPC, Makabayan bloc express support for Duterte

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The incoming Duterte administration’s stock is rising among lawmakers in the Lower House as more come out to support the presumptive president in the 17th Congress. The latest is the country’s second largest political party, the Nationalist […]
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House secgen starts accepting credentials of lawmakers-elect

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) – Winners in the 2016 congressional race can submit credentials attesting to their election so their names can be entered into the Roll of Members of the incoming 17 th Congress even before their term officially […]
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Richard Gomez wins an election

Actor-politician Richard Gomez was proclaimed mayor of Ormoc City in Leyte by the board of canvassers after he defeated Liberal Party candidate Ondo Codilla. The 50-year-old Gomez ran under the Nationalist People’s Coalition. Gomez won the mayoralty race with 53,234 […]
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Impeach raps filed vs. SC justices who allowed Poe’s presidential run

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Impeachment complaints were filed on Wednesday against the nine Supreme Court (SC) justices who declared that Senator Grace Poe is qualified to run for president. In his complaint filed before the House of Representatives, a certain Teofilo […]
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Impeach raps filed vs. SC justices who allowed Poe’s presidential run

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Impeachment complaints were filed on Wednesday against the nine Supreme Court (SC) justices who declared that Senator Grace Poe is qualified to run for president. In his complaint filed before the House of Representatives, a certain Teofilo […]
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PHL remembers, honors Filipino WWII veterans on Day of Valor

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2016  – “Our veterans have rendered a service that has no equal, and one which we can only hope to repay by living up to the promise of a free and peaceful and civilized nation”, Charge d’affaires and Minister […]
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Not just the pols: Comelec to release ads, too

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it will release voter education advertisements as part of its commitment in ensuring honest and credible 2016 elections. In a statement on Friday, the House of Representatives said Comelec Director James […]
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IS seeking foothold in Mindanao, MILF chief warns

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Islamic State group is trying to establish a stronghold in Mindanao, the head of the nation’s biggest Moro rebel organization warned Monday. Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chairman Murad Ebrahim (Ibrahim Murad) said the extremist IS […]
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Drilon wants more women in next Cabinet

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senate President Franklin Drilon wants the next administration to appoint more women in cabinet positions and other key government posts, particularly in social services. Drilon, who is seeking reelection in May, said the next president should ensure […]
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Pacquiao would love to fight for PHL at Rio Olympics

Manila, Philippines | AFP   – Boxing great Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday it would be an honour to fight for the Philippines at this year’s Rio Olympics, where professional fighters could be allowed to compete for the first time. The eight-time […]