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DOTC awards P65-B LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project despite TRO

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Friday night finally awarded the Php65-billion Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Cavite Extension project after repeated delays. DOTC spokesperson Michael Arthur Sagcal said it was awarded to the Light...
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SC stops BIR from implementing ‘alphalist’ memo — source

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court stopped the Bureau of Internal Revenue from implementing its regulations requiring businesses, banking and financial sectors to submit an alphabetical list (alphalist) of portfolio investors receiving income payments and dividends, a...
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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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Duterte declines Miriam VP offer, endorses Teodoro instead

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday that he is not accepting the offer of Senator Miriam Santiago as her running mate in 2016, saying that he is “not good for national office” and that he will […]
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Let Congress decide on Binay impeachment – Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Malacañang on Tuesday distanced itself from a proposal to file an impeachment complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay. “Ang prosesong ito ay tungkulin at kapangyarihan ng House of Representatives at ipapaubaya na lang natin sa kanila kung […]
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DND: No budget for EDCA in 2015, talks with US yet to start

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of National Defense (DND) has not allotted any budget for projects under the controversial Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) in 2015 following challenges to its constitutionality now pending with the Supreme Court. “Walang...
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Palace defends Congressmen who voted to junk Aquino impeach raps

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As far as Malacañang is concerned, congressmen did what they were supposed to do when they junked the impeachment complaints filed against President Benigno Aquino III. “Ang pasya ng komite ng Kamara ay batay sa paninindigan ng […]
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DOTC surrendered P4.5-B for new MRT coaches to DAP – Sen. Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid the increasing accidents and breakdowns besetting the Metro Rail Transit – including trains running with open doors – Senator Nancy Binay on Thursday said the Department of Transportation and Communications surrendered P4.5 billion intended for new...
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Comelec set to name more overspending candidates

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said the poll body is set to reveal more names of candidates who committed campaign overspending in the previous elections. “Within the next few weeks maraming tatamaan sa expenses […]
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House panel junks three impeachment raps vs. Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House justice committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to junk the three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III, declaring them to “insufficient in substance.” Voting 54-4 in all three impeachment complaints, the panel moved to dismiss...