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Aquino to new AFP officers: Resist corruption

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday enjoined new officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to resist corruption. During the graduation rites of the AFP Officer Candidate Courses, Aquino said military officials should muster strength […]
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Erap retiring in 2016, turning Manila’s reins over to Vice Mayor Isko

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “I plan to retire.” This was the statement of Manila City Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada on Monday, when asked if he will seek a second term in 2016. “I have a very good vice mayor to continue […]
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NDRRMC apologizes for no text blast during Ruby

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) apologized for not sending out via text messages the impending disaster from “Ruby”. NDRRMC Executive Director Alexander Pama said: “We did not forget the law about providing for...
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On Human Rights Day, group scores Aquino for continued failure to uphold rights

MANILA (Mabuhay) — On Human Rights Day Wednesday, a human rights group gave President Benigno Aquino III yet another failing grade for his leadership in human rights. The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) said the lack of a […]
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122 new prosecutors to boost DOJ’s zero backlog policy – De Lima

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has expressed hopes of further achieving “zero backlog” in cases handled by the Department of Justice (DOJ), following President Benigno Aquino III’s recent appointment and promotion of a total of 122 prosecutors […]
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Purisima suspended over ‘anomalous’ PNP contract

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the preventive suspension of Philippine National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima in connection with a supposed anomalous contract the PNP entered into with a courier service in 2011. At […]
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Leni Robredo: House version of FOI stronger than the Senate’s

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Members of the House committee on Public Information will push for the Senate’s adoption of the lower chamber’s version of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, saying it is stronger than the counterpart measure passed by senators. […]
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PNoy signs law increasing burial aid for veterans

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III has signed a law increasing the burial assistance for Filipino war veterans. Through Republic Act (R.A.) 10649, signed by Aquino last November 27, Filipino veterans are now entitled to P20,000 in burial assistance, […]
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Loi Estrada is ‘Inay’ in pork scam – Luy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Who are “Inay” and “Kris Yen” in the pork barrel scam? Principal whistleblower Benhur Luy told the Sandiganbayan on Monday that the mother of Senator Jinggoy Estrada, former Senator Loi Estrada, was also a client of accused […]
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Aquino will appoint best candidate for Comelec chief – Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang assured that President Benigno Aquino III would consider the best candidate to replace Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Billantes once he retires in February 2015. “The President always takes into consideration the best possible...