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Solons want Antipolo City officially declared as Capital of Rizal Province

MANILA    (PNA) – Lawmakers from Rizal province are confident that the Senate would finally pass, before the close of the 16th Congress, the House-approved HB 4773 transferring the capital and seat of government of the Rizal from Pasig City to […]
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Too late the hero

The sudden change of hearts of 64 Congressmen who recently signed a resolution to override President Aquino’s veto of the proposed P2000 SSS pension hike came a bit too late. It is good to know that a number of lawmakers […]
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VP Binay to prioritize passage of FOI bill under his presidency

MANILA, Jan 26 (Mabuhay) – The Freedom of Information (FOI) bill may finally be passed into law after years of languishing in Congress if Vice President Jejomar Binay becomes the next president of the Philippines. In an interview on Tuesday […]
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Grace Poe’s my sister’ – Bongbong

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has only one word to describe Senator Grace Poe: “sister.” “Wala. Pinaninindigan ko na e (I am already standing by it),” Marcos said in jest when he played “fast-talk” during a weekly […]
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Odds bleak for reversing veto on SSS pension: Villar

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Lawmakers are unlikely to succeed in overriding President Aquino’s veto on the P2,000 monthly increase for Social Security System (SSS) pensioners, Senator Cynthia Villar admitted Friday. Villar said that at least 16 senators – two-thirds of the...
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Over 20k VCMs for 2016 polls to arrive in PHL this month

MANILA (Mabuhay) – More than 20,000 vote counting machines (VCMs) from Smartmatic Corporation are expected to arrive in the country before the year ends. In a statement on Saturday, the Smartmatic said that a total of 21,000 machines is due […]
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Sandiganbayan seizes Luy’s USB

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division on Monday seized the USB flash drive of pork barrel scam primary state witness Benhuy Luy, which supposedly contains files that detail the involvement of several lawmakers in the multi-billion peso scam. “For the […]
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Belmonte is Roxas’ bet for Speaker in next Congress

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II on Tuesday expressed belief that Speaker Sonny Belmonte will keep the top job at the Lower House should Mar Roxas win the presidency. Gonzales said Roxas himself backed Belmonte […]
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Philippine Army denies existence of ‘hit list’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine Army on Saturday denied that the military has a “hit list” of 70 activists in Mindanao and leaders of progressive groups. “There is no such thing as hit list in the AFP. Everybody knows that […]
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Comelec says China may attempt to sabotage 2016 polls

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has received “intelligence reports” that China may attempt to sabotage the Philippine elections in 2016, one of its ranking officials told lawmakers Wednesday. During the Comelec’s briefing for election preparations before...