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PNoy being updated on Mayon situation while in Europe — Palace

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — Even while he is in Europe, President Benigno Aquino III is on top of government preparations for a possible eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential spokesman Secretary Edwin Lacierda said at […]
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Is Binay an Aquino ally?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – You should ask the Vice President. That was the answer of Malacañang on Monday when asked if it considers Vice President Jejomar Binay an ally of President Benigno Aquino III. “He supports the agenda of the president…but […]
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Palace: Chinese travel advisory won’t affect PHL-China ties

MANILA (Mabuhay) – China’s travel advisory to its nationals warning of possible security threats in the Philippines will not have any negative effect on Manila-Beijing ties, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte also reiterated the government...
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Palace on Manila’s truck ban: Ordinances at times have nat’l effects

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada was not pressured to lift the truck ban in his city, which President Benigno Aquino III himself has blamed for port congestion, Malacañang said Monday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said at a press […]
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Senate panel eyes Misuari’s presence in Bangsamoro hearings

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate local government committee is planning to invite founding Moro Nationali Liberation Front chairman Nur Misuari to hearings on the Bangsamoro bill. But to be able to do this, the panel may seek the suspension of […]
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Resolve high-profile cop crimes, PNoy tells PNP chief Purisima

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sept President Benigno Aquino III has ordered PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima to immediately resolve the recent high-profile crimes allegedly committed by police officers, Malacañang said on Tuesday. “Lahat ng ito ay tinutukan simula day...
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DAP fund controversy

I hope Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago’s intention to file a resolution requesting the Senate leadership to conduct question hour on Budget Secretary Butch Abad pushes through and force him to release vital information regarding the controversial Disbursement Acceleration...
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AFP bats for speedy passage of BBL to ensure lasting peace in Mindanao

MANILA (Mabuhay) – To ensure lasting peace, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday expressed its full support for the quick passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that seeks to provide a political solution to the […]
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Government aims to increase Filipino workers in Germany

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck to look into ways to increase the deployment of Filipino workers in Germany. Speaking to reporters in Malacañang on Monday, Foreign […]
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Aquino Europe visit till Sept 20

MANILA, (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is embarking on a four-nation official tour of Europe from September 13 to 20, his first to the region since he assumed office in 2010, to pitch for investments and support for the […]