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Arroyo may only be suspended through Congress vote

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives will have to vote as a chamber if it would suspend former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Arroyo for graft over the NBN-ZTE deal, a House leader said. Majority floor leader Mandaluyong […]
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Chinese paper demands public apology from Aquino over ‘serial attacks on Chinese citizens’ in PHL

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A strongly worded editorial ran by an English-language newspaper in China has demanded a public apology from President Benigno Aquino III over “the serial attacks on Chinese citizens” in the Philippines. The Global Times, in its editorial […]
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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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DA says food self-sufficiency could be Aquino administration’s legacy

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Food self-sufficiency could be the lasting legacy of the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Department of Agriculture said Wednesday. In a statement, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, who is with the President on a week-long […]
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Revilla’s lawyer says Suñas testimony beneficial to defense

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr.’s lead counsel on Thursday said pork barrel scam whistleblower Merlina Suñas has helped the defense more than the prosecution with her testimony. “Nakatulong siya sa amin kasi kinonfirm niya na di niya […]
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Senator Villar wants safety of PNR passengers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Cynthia Villar on Wednesday expressed hope the December opening of Philippine National Railways (PNR) will assure the line will be safe and cost-effective. Her reaction is based on the letter dated September 2, 2014 of Atty. […]
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Roxas, Purisima first to undergo lifestyle check

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima will be the first to undergo lifestyle check to be conducted by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). BIR Commissioner Kim Henares said […]
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Binay insists no corruption in Makati projects

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday insisted that there is no corruption in Makati projects, including the alleged overpriced Makati parking building, and said those who testified in the Senate hearing have been rejected by Makati residents […]
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Miriam says she was not informed funds for projects were from DAP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago admitted Thursday that she received funds for her projects but clarified that she was not informed that it was sourced from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). In a press statement, Santiago said she […]
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Aquino to address U.N. climate summit, meet with Filipino community during U.S. visit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III will address a United Nations climate summit, speak to American businessmen, and meet with the Filipino community when he visits the United States from September 20 to 24. “As in all of […]