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Binay vs Poe in 2016?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay said Monday that he would fight Senator Grace Poe should she run for president against him in 2016. Asked if he would pursue his bid if the administration picked Poe to be its […]
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China stopped harassing PHL ships

Gazmin cites enhanced military ties with US in calmer but disputed waters MANILA (Mabuhay) – Chinese vessels stopped harassing Filipino ships en route to the disputed Ayungin Shoal after the Philippines and the United States signed the Enhanced Defense Cooperation […]
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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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Social Watch Philippines’ Briones scores Senate over definition of savings

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The budget watchdog Social Watch Philippines on Friday criticized the Senate for retaining the new definition of savings in the 2015 budget that it approved, and the possibility of funding for an expense item being declared as […]
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Resolution commending Pacquiao victory vs. Algieri filed in Senate

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A resolution commending the recent victory of Filipino boxing pride Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao against American boxer Chris Algieri was filed in the Senate Tuesday. In Senate Resolution 1028, Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara said Pacquiao further...
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PHL protests Chinese construction on Kagitingan Reef

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has already protested China’s reported reclamation project on a disputed reef in the South China Sea. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario said the DFA sent a note verbale to China […]
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Acting Health Sec. Garin attends Senate budget deliberations

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) – Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin arrived at the Senate Monday morning to attend the deliberations on the budget of the Department of Health. Some senators earlier expressed concern on the presence of Garin at the […]
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Garin may have to wear protective gear during budget debates next week

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin may have to wear a protective gear when she goes to the Senate next week during the budget deliberations of the agency’s proposed 2015 budget. This, after acting Senate Minority Leader Vicente […]
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Miss Earth to hold event in Mercado resort – UNA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is asking the organizers of the Miss Earth beauty pageant to scrap one of its events in a Palawan resort allegedly owned by former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, a critic of […]
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Osmeña: Give Drilon accuser one more chance to prove case

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Sergio Osmena III believes the Senate should give former Iloilo Provincial Administrator Manuel Mejorada another chance to present his evidence on the alleged overpricing in the P700-million Iloilo Convention Center. Mejorada has filed plunder and...