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Issue of ‘lawless violence’ may be raised before SC: Escudero

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — The state of lawless violence declared by President Rodrigo Duterte could be raised before the Supreme Court if only to allay the fears of the people, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said on Monday. Escudero explained […]
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Pacquiao to ask Duterte to release PSC’s share of PAGCOR funds

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Manny Pacquiao and officials of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) on Tuesday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to release the PSC’s share of funds from the annual income of Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) as mandated […]
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Gov’t will not pay for Marcos burial, Lorenzana says

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) – National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday revealed that the government will not be spending anything for the planned hero’s burial of former strongman Ferdinand Marcos, except for the military honors. “Hindi. Ang gastos lang […]
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De Lima ‘strong’ amid Duterte ‘squid, diversionary tactics’

MANILA  (Mabuhay)  – A “clear squid, diversionary tactic” was how Senator Leila de Lima described on Monday insinuations about her possible involvement in the pork barrel scam allegedly masterminded by detained businesswoman Janet Napoles. “I’d like to think that’s another...
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SC: No hero’s burial for Marcos within 20 days

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former President Ferdinand Marcos would not be laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani for the next 20 days, the Supreme Court said Tuesday in response to petitions by various groups seeking to deny the […]
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Families of desaparecidos file 2nd petition to stop hero’s burial for Marcos

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Families of victims of enforced disappearances during Martial Law have joined former political detainees in asking the Supreme Court to prevent the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) in […]
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Palace: Hero’s burial for Marcos to proceed unless there’s a TRO

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella on Wednesday said the hero’s burial for the late strongman President Ferdinand Marcos will push through unless the Supreme Court will issue a temporary restraining order (TRO). “Like I said, it seems that […]
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Martial Law victims ask SC to stop hero’s burial for Marcos

MANILA, Aug 15 (Mabuhay) — Martial Law victims turned to the Supreme Court on Monday to stop the government’s plan to bury the remains of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. In a petition, the victims, […]
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Palace clarifies Duterte’s martial law remark: He knows limits of executive powers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A Malacañang official on Wednesday clarified the remark of President Rodrigo Duterte on martial law as he hit back at Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. “The President merely asked a rhetorical question and said […]
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Gloria Arroyo: ‘I’m Deputy Speaker’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former President and now Pampanga 2nd Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said Wednesday that she is set to be named Deputy House Speaker of the 17th Congress. Arroyo made the announcement at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in […]