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Aquino inherited port congestion from past administrations – Almendras

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Accusations hurled by the business community that the government lacked foresight in the worsening congestion now gripping the ports of Manila are simply “unfair” as the Aquino administration merely inherited the problem from the neglect exercised by […]
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HR lawyer as slain transgender kin’s counsel vs. US Marine

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A human rights lawyer will be the counsel of the family of a transgender woman killed in Olongapo City earlier this month. Lawyer Harry Roque Jr. will represent the family of Jeffrey Laude, also known as Jennifer, […]
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Miriam mulls probe on transgender’s murder

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is planning to investigate the murder of a Filipino transgender woman by an alleged US Marine while renewing her call to abolish the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Santiago, who chairs the Senate foreign relations […]
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Amihan officially in PHL, cooler days ahead

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Expect cooler days ahead as Amihan, the northeast monsoon, has officially started, state weather agency PAGASA said Thursday. PAGASA said a high-pressure system over China has shifted the direction of the northeasterly wind over to Luzon, bringing […]
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Only 32 food packs spoiled – Albay gov

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Albay Governor Joey Salceda defended the national government over the delivery of rotten food to some Mayon evacuees. Salceda said only 32 of the total 220,000 food packs delivered to the evacuees by a national government caravan […]
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Aquino urged to release old sick inmates ahead of Natl. Correctional Consciousness Week

MANILA (Mabuhay) – An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines asked President Benigno Aquino III to grant early releases to incapacitated and sick prisoners for humanitarian reasons. CBCP Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care chairman Bishop...
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Gov’t lawyers tells Sandigan: Revilla should be in regular jail like Napoles, Gigi Reyes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – State prosecutors appealed to the Sandiganbayan to reverse its decision allowing Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. to remain in the police custodial center instead of a regular jail, citing the “successful” incarceration of two other high-profile detainees...
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Gov’t, private sector must work together to sustain growth of BPO sector: Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The government and the private sector must continue to work together to sustain the success of the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, President Benigno S. Aquino III has said. The story of the BPO industry in the […]
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Transgender murder must not derail US ties: PHL

MANILA (AFP) –The Philippines on Wednesday described the murder of a transgender Filipino as an “isolated incident” that must not derail ties with Washington after a US Marine was identified as a suspect, sparking anti-American protests. The discovery Sunday of […]
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Miriam: What is VP Binay afraid of?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – If Vice President Jejomar Binay has truth to tell, what is he afraid of? This was the question asked by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago Wednesday as the Vice President continues to refuse to attend the Senate blue […]