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Still too early to say who LDP will support in 2016: Sonny Angara

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the political parties that coalesced with the ruling Liberal Party (LP) coalition in the 2013 elections has yet to decide who among the potential presidential candidates will receive its support in 2016. Senator Sonny Angara, […]
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Migrante holds ‘zero remittance day’ protest near Malacañang

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Overseas Filipino workers on Friday gathered a few meters from Malacañang in Manila as part of the simultaneous “zero remittance day” protest on Friday. Led by the group Migrante, overseas Filipino workers held placards condemning the Bureau...
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Why Belmonte wants Cayetano as Roxas’ running mate

MANILA (Mabuhay) – House Speaker Sonny Belmonte is still suggesting that Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas get Senator Alan Peter Cayetano as his vice presidential running mate. “Ako naman paminsan-minsan hinihingan ng opinyon. Ang opinyon ko, kung ako, […]
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Aquino: Govt eyeing odd-even scheme to decongest Metro Manila traffic

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday revealed that the government is planning to implement an odd-even scheme on vehicles to decongest traffic in Metro Manila. In a speech in Mandaluyong City, Aquino said this scheme will be […]
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Thai PM assures PHL: Situation in Bangkok ‘under control’ after deadly blast

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha gave assurance on Friday that the situation in Bangkok is already “under control” following the bombing attack there earlier this month that left at least 20 people killed and more than […]
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Angara challenges 2016 aspirants: Back measures for lower income taxes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Sonny Angara on Thursday challenged potential presidential and vice-presidential candidates in the 2016 elections to take a stand on proposals to lower personal income tax rates. “We issue the challenge to the candidates for the 2016 […]
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New guidelines on balikbayan box inspection out next week

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — Commissioner Alberto Lina of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) will sign next week the new guidelines on the inspection of balikbayan boxes. The signing will take place on Wednesday, September 2, after the BoC finalizes […]
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Lina seeks OFW representative for balikbayan boxes’ pre-clearance

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) – Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina on Friday asked groups of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to assign a representative in his office to help in the implementation of a “pre-cleared” system they are planning to put in […]
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Bongbong on Marcos era: What am I to say sorry for?

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Senator Ferdinand ”Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he and his family have nothing to apologize for what happened during the regime of his father, the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos. Marcos, whose election to the Senate in 2010 marked […]
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Palace defends Customs, MMDA chiefs amid resignation calls

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Wednesday defended Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Alberto Lina and Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chief Francis Tolentino amid calls for them to resign from their respective posts. In a statement, Communications Secretary Herminio...