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Aquino: We have reclaimed PHL’s honor

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Outgoing President Benigno Aquino III said on Thursday that under his administration, in terms of foreign policy, the Philippines was able to reclaim its distinguished stature in the community of nations. Speaking during the 118th foundation anniversary...
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ARMM Gov. prefers ‘intensive, participative’ drive vs. Abu Sayyaf rather than martial law

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Mujiv Hataman is against putting Sulu and Basilan under martial law, and prefers an all-out offensive against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). Calls to declare martial law in Sulu and […]
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Aquino gives pay hike for nurses the thumbs down

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III has vetoed a proposed law that seeks to improve the nursing profession, including raising the minimum monthly salary of nurses to almost P25,000, Malacañang said Thursday. In a statement, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma...
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Trillanes ‘deeply saddened’ by Aquino veto of nurses bill

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said he was “deeply saddened” by President Benigno Aquino III’s reported decision to veto a bill that he said could help stop the “mass exodus” of nurses to other countries. Trillanes was referring […]
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Aquino signs law institutionalizing financial inclusion committee

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law institutionalizing the Financial Inclusion Steering Committee (FISC), the governing body to implement the government’s National Strategy for Financial Inclusion (NSFI). Under Executive Order No. 208 signed by...
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PNoy: We must continue path to true, lasting peace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday said the Filipino nation must continue “along the road to a true and lasting peace” beyond his term as his eyed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) failed to pass during his administration. […]
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PHL Navy vows to defend, protect ‘what is rightfully ours’

MANILA, June 1 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine Navy on Wednesday reiterated that it will “defend and protect what is rightfully ours” during its 118th founding anniversary, which coincided with the commissioning of its biggest ship to date, the BRP Tarlac. […]
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Congress proclaims Duterte president, Robredo VP

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Congress on Monday afternoon proclaimed Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte and Camarines Sur Representative Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo as the next president and vice president of the country, respectively. The proclamation...
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Aquino defends self from ‘lack of empathy’ criticism

By Jelly F. Nepomuceno MANILA  (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday expressed confusion why some of his critics described him as leader who is lacking empathy to the suffering Filipino people. ”You know I looked for definition of […]
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De Lima: Aquino asked me to represent Leni

MANILA, May 25 (Mabuhay) – Senator-elect Leila de Lima on Wednesday revealed that outgoing President Benigno Aquino III asked her to help out Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo. “The President asked me to represent Congresswoman Leni and it’s quite an […]