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Palace: PNoy may have chance to discuss Veloso case with Indonesia leader

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III may have a chance to discuss with Indonesian leader Jokowi Widodo the case of Mary Jane Veloso, the overseas Filipino worker facing execution for a drug-related case in Indonesia, Malacañang hinted Saturday. Aquino […]
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Palace: No info on legal counsel’s reported resignation

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday said it has no information on the reported resignation of Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Benjamin Caguioa. Presidential Communications Operations Office head Herminio Coloma Jr. said this when asked on government radio. “Wala po tayong...
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Guingona welcomes enactment of law amending Sandiganbayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Teofisto ‘TG’ Guingona III on Wednesday welcomed the signing of the law amending and strengthening the Sandiganbayan’s function and structure. ”It is a welcome development. We cannot stress enough the importance of extracting accountability in a...
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DFA grants family’s request to visit Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has granted the request of the family of Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina facing execution in Indonesia for drug smuggling, to visit her there. “At the initiative of Foreign Affairs Secretary […]
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Aquino sees no need to convene National Security Council over China – Palace

MANILA, Apr 21 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III does not see the need to convene the National Security Council (NSC) amid China’s recent actions in disputed areas in the South China Sea, Malacañang said Tuesday. Asked via text message […]
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Poe: No offer from LP yet to run for VP in 2016

MANILA, Apr 21 (Mabuhay) – Amid reports of a possible Roxas-Poe tandem in 2016, Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday said there has been no formal offer for her to run as the Liberal Party’s vice presidential bet in next year’s […]
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CA employees wear white vs Trillanes’ ‘justice for sale’ claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Employees of the Court of Appeals on Monday reported for work in white shirts to protest Senator Antonio Trillanes’ allegation that justice is for sale at the appeals court. The appelate court’s white-clad employees were noticeable at […]
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PNP: No official record yet on reported resignation of Espina

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police on Thursday said they have no official record yet of the reported resignation of General Leonardo Espina as the police force’s officer-in-charge. “Wala pang ganyan sa official records ng PNP,” police spokesperson Chief...
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Grace Poe leaps forward in SWS ‘presidentiable’ survey

MANILA, Apr 16 (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe is one of the strong contenders for the presidency if elections were held today as the latest survey by pollster Social Weather Stations showed she has narrowed the gap between her and […]
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Aquino lukewarm to increasing LGUs’ share from national taxes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III was lukewarm on Wednesday to the request of municipal mayors for him to certify as urgent a bill that will increase the share of local government units from national taxes. During their assembly […]