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Comelec: Votes for Eddie Villanueva in Nueva Ecija precinct tampered

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections said Thursday there was post-election tampering or manipulation of votes for defeated 2013 senatorial candidate Eddie Villanueva in a precinct in Nueva Ecija. Reporting the result of the review it conducted between the […]
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Expand DAP probe; Include other lawmakers and officials

The current probe being conducted by the Senate on alleged corruption among elected public officials should be expanded to dispel public perception that the Aquino government is only after its perceived political enemies. So far only Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, […]
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Palace reminds Congress: Nur, Umbra Kato not only sources of Bangsamoro inputs

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang reminded on Tuesday both the Senate and the House of Representatives that fugitives Nur Misuari and Ameril Umbra Kato are not the only sources of inputs for the Bangsamoro bill. At a press briefing, deputy presidential […]
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Binays’ supporters stage ‘black protest’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Employees and supporters of Vice President Jejomar Binay and Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay staged a protest on Monday to condemn the ongoing Senate investigation on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall 2 parking building. […]
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Cargo congestion in Manila’s container ports may last until Q1 2015

MANILA (Mabuhay) – More containers are arriving daily in the ports of Manila – already overcrowded with shipments unprocessed shipments – due to the onset of the “ber” months, more than offsetting the pace of cargo withdrawals from the South […]
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DAP fund controversy

I hope Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago’s intention to file a resolution requesting the Senate leadership to conduct question hour on Budget Secretary Butch Abad pushes through and force him to release vital information regarding the controversial Disbursement Acceleration...
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Miriam walks out of CA hearing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lung cancer-stricken Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Wednesday walked out of the hearing of the Commission on Appointments foreign affairs committee after Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas questioned the proceedings due to lack of quorum. Santiago, chair of the […]
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Aquino to turnover Bangsamoro bill to Congress on Wednesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – After delays and controversies, the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law will finally be submitted to Congress on Wednesday. President Benigno Aquino III confirmed that the bill was almost done and ready for filing at the House of Representatives […]
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Binay to senators: Go to Coconut Palace and ask

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice-President Jejomar Binay is not inclined to attend the ongoing Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee hearing on the alleged overpricing of a Makati building project simply because the inquiry is not “worthy of his office”, a spokesman said […]
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VP Binay remains focused amid overpriced Makati building allegation – spokesman

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay will remain focused on his work assisting the families of slain soldiers, calamity victims and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in distress amid Senate inquiry into alleged overpriced Makati City Hall 2 building. ”The […]