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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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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 […]
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De Lima says they’re reviewing 3rd batch of PDAF cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Wednesday said that they are reviewing the third batch of Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) cases since there is an issue about alleged forged documents or forged signatures of lawmakers. […]
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Congress pressed for law on online voting for overseas Pinoys

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Commission of Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday urged lawmakers to pass a law allowing Filipino voters abroad to cast their ballots online in order to encourage them to participate in the 2016 local and national elections. Comelec […]
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Adoption of orphans and abandoned children pushed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lawmakers from the A Teacher Party-list have filed a bill seeking to encourage couples or individuals to adopt orphans or abandoned children to enhance their upbringing and provide them with a better future. Reps. Mariano U. Piamonte […]
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Miriam says Farinas is ‘Mr. Never Wrong’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Wednesday called Congressman Rodolfo Farinas “Mr. Never Wrong” after the latter insisted on sticking to the Commission on Appointment rules in confirming the appointments of foreign service officials. “There is someone who...