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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 […]
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Enrile seeks SC help vs. suspension

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile, charged with graft and plunder in connection with the alleged pork barrel scam, has asked the Supreme Court to stop his suspension from office. In a 47-page petition, Enrile […]
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Purisima hits back at critics, won’t quit

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima faced the Senate Tuesday and defended himself from allegations of corruption and incompetence. At the Senate hearing, Purisima first apologized to Sen. Grace Poe, chair of the Senate […]
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PNoy’s ‘siege on judiciary’ is ‘threat to democracy,’ legal alliance says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — An alliance of lawyers, law students and judicial independence advocates on Friday called for a stop on what they labeled as the administration’s “siege on the judiciary,” describing President Benigno Aquino III’s recent actions...
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Palace rebukes UP activists for ‘lack of civility’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – With University of the Philippines (UP) student activists refusing to apologize for the mobbing of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, Malacañang on Tuesday said what happened showed their “lack of civility. “You may have disagreements but you don’t […]
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Corruption, corruption and more corruption

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recently been in the “cutting edge” of controversy following the involvement of its personnel, including its head, General Alan Purisima, in illegal activities ranging from kidnappings, gun-for-hire, hold-ups and bribery. General Purisima,...
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De Lima: Ong’s dismissal highlights ‘restrictions’ in judiciary members’ social life

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Following the dismissal of Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong, members of the judiciary should be conscious of the “restrictions” in their social life, particularly in attending parties where the organizer is not their relatives, Justice Secretary Leila de...