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At least 11 solons watching Pacquiao bout live

MANILA (Mabuhay) – House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said only 11 lawmakers have secured travel authorities (TA) from his office coinciding with the upcoming boxing match of Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao. Belmonte declined to name the 11 saying, “nothing spectacular. Eleven...
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De Lima: No probe yet on DOH Usec. Garin despite implication in NABCOR mess

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) – No probe yet on Health Undersecretary Janette Garin. In an interview late Tuesday, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima admitted that she has yet to order an investigation on Garin, currently officer-in-charge of the DOH, who […]
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Cayetano to Tiu: Present documents or face contempt

MANILA, Nov 7 (Mabuhay) – Businessman Antonio Tiu may be cited for contempt if he continues to refuse to submit the documents related to his supposed ownership of a controversial property in Batangas despite a subpoena from lawmakers, Senator Alan […]
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CBCP slams fresh talks on death penalty

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) slammed talks on the revival of the death penalty. In a report from CBCP News, the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care (ECPPC) said: “…Taking away the life […]
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Aquino told: Don’t rush Congress on emergency powers

MANILA, Oct 13 (Mabuhay) – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares on Monday criticized President Aquino for allegedly coercing the House of Representatives and the Senate to immediately grant him emergency powers to address the looming power crisis in 2015. Colmenares […]
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DOE, lawmakers to tackle solutions to looming power crisis even if Congress on recess

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Even if Congress is on recess, Malacañang hopes lawmakers will continue to meet with the Department of Energy to tackle solutions to a looming power crisis in 2015. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte on Saturday said the […]
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Corruption, corruption and more corruption

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recently been in the “cutting edge” of controversy following the involvement of its personnel, including its head, General Alan Purisima, in illegal activities ranging from kidnappings, gun-for-hire, hold-ups and bribery. General Purisima,...
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Jinggoy bail hearing canceled as Luy’s blood pressure shoots up

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – The bail hearing of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada over plunder and graft charges in connection with the alleged pork barrel scam was canceled Tuesday after whistleblower Benhur Luy complained of nausea and dizziness. Justice Roland Jurado […]
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Chiz: PNoy should allow Marcos burial at Libingan ng mga Bayani

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Even as Malacañang has stood by its decision not to allow the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, administration ally Sen. Francis Escudero believes now is the time to heal the […]
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Petilla urges Congress: Approve emergency powers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “The biggest sin is to not to do anything at all.” This was the explanation given by Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla to lawmakers who are still hesitant about granting Section 71 of the Electric Power Industry Reform […]