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Roxas to resign; eyes transition already: Palace

(Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday said that Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II will resign from his post following an endorsement from President Benigno Aquino III for the 2016 presidential elections. “Of course, that is a given. He will not […]
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Palace: Govt’s concern in Iglesia ni Cristo row limited to possible crime committed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The state’s concern in the row involving the Iglesia ni Cristo is limited only to the possibility of a crime being committed, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte also said the religious group’s reported practice […]
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Porky Chiz

Former Senator Panfilo Lacson did a good job of unmasking the true character of Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. Lacson has castigated Escudero for being silent about the existence of a P426 billion in pork barrel lump sum and discretionary funds […]
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Palace hoping SC can resolve cases vs. automated polls soonest

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday voiced hopes the Supreme Court can resolve soonest the cases challenging the automated elections for May 2016. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte also defended the Commission on Elections’ drive to encourage voter registration...
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Palace pushes BBL anew after SWS survey on plight of Pinoy Muslims

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday made another pitch for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law in the wake of a new Social Weather Stations survey showing 43 percent of Filipinos do not see much “real” improvement in the situation […]
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Palace welcomes US ‘help’ in recovering Napoles’ alleged loot

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday welcomed the United States government’s help in recovering the alleged ill-gotten wealth of suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte noted the Philippines enjoys good...
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PNoy declares July 17 a holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III has declared July 17, Friday, a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr. The declaration was made through Proclamation 1070. Eid’l Fitr, the end of Ramadan fasting, was declared a holiday to “bring […]
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Palace: Govt remains committed to address MERS-CoV concerns

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday reassured the public the government remains committed to address all health concerns involving the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the Department of Health has been...
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Minority vows stricter scrutiny of proposed 2016 budget

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The minority bloc at the House of Representatives promised stricter scrutiny of the 2016 budget proposed by Malacanang, noting provisions could be used as the administration’s campaign kitty. “If Malacañang thinks it can get away with a […]
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Palace: PHL prepared strong case on territorial row with China before arbitral tribunal

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Saying the Philippines has prepared a “strong” case, Malacañang on Saturday expressed hopes the Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands will rule in Manila’s favor regarding its territorial row with China. Deputy presidential...