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SC denies Laude plea to intervene in EDCA cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has denied a bid from the family of slain transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude to intervene in the pending cases against the controversial Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the Philippines and the US. “We […]
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Anti-pork barrel group asks SC to decide on plea sans COA side

MANILA (Mabuhay) – An anti-pork barrel group has asked the Supreme Court to decide on its petition, which sought the return of P6 billion worth of pork barrel funds allegedly used for ghost projects, even without the side of Commission […]
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Supreme Court opens new email addresses for public inquiries

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Effective this week, the Supreme Court has added five new email addresses to respond to queries from the public. In a post on Twitter, the high court said the new email addresses were added on Monday, Nov. […]
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VFA imperfect but necessary: Romulo

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario admitted Thursday that there are flaws in the Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippines and United States, but said abrogating it at this time would interrupt the two allies’ ongoing defense […]
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VFA didn’t kill Jennifer Laude – DFA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid calls for the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) maintained that the accord has served the “national interest” of the country. “I think the VFA has served the national […]
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Retired SC justices split on constitutionality of Bangsamoro bill

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Two former magistrates of the Supreme Court are split over the constitutionality of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Appearing as resource persons before an inquiry of a House committee, former Associate Justice Adolfo Azcuna said the […]
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Supreme Court thumbs down 4-day work week scheme

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has rejected the four-day work week scheme. In a one-page resolution, it adopted the recommendation made by high court’s Office of Administrative Services to deny the scheme proposed by the Civil Service Commission (CSC)-approved […]
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Miriam: What is VP Binay afraid of?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – If Vice President Jejomar Binay has truth to tell, what is he afraid of? This was the question asked by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago Wednesday as the Vice President continues to refuse to attend the Senate blue […]
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Senate panel junks Mayor Binay’s jurisdictional challenge with finality

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate blue ribbon subcommittee on Wednesday denied with finality the jurisdictional challenge raised by Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. In his statement before the hearing on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall Building II, Senator […]
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Bill proposes ‘Day of Rising’ to celebrate ‘bayanihan’ spirit

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A bill has been filed in the House of Representatives to declare November 8 the “Day of Rising” to commemorate the Filipino “Bayanihan” or community spirit in the wake of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” last year. Oriental Mindoro […]