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Palace: PNoy to keep tabs on Holy Week exodus, return

MANILA (Mabuhay) — As he has done so in past years, President Benigno Aquino III is likely to monitor the exodus of Filipinos to the provinces for the Holy Week as well as their return to Metro Manila after Easter, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson...
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Henares: I hope Pacquiao will win vs Bradley

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares and Sarangani Lone District Rep. Manny Pacquiao may have locked horns in the past due to the Filipino boxing champ’s P2.2 billion tax woes, but with the Pacman’s impending April 13 fight with WBO...
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Palace apologizes for MRT accident

MANILA (Mabuhay)  — Malacañang apologized for the accident at the Metro Rail Transit (MRT 3) on Wednesday which injured at least 8 passengers when a train came to an abrupt stop. “Patuloy pong tinutukoy ng DOTC (Department of Transportation and Communications), LRTA (Light...
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Palace awaits outcome of DSWD probe on alleged rotten relief goods

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues its investigation on the reported dumping of rotten relief goods meant for typhoon “Yolanda” survivors, Malacanang said on Saturday that it will be open to whatever its outcome may be. Deputy...
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Palace on new Binay party: No comment

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday shrugged off news that Vice President Jejomar Binay will be launching a new political party which will carry him as standard bearer in 2016. “We have no comment on the formation of a new political party by Vice President Binay. Obviously,...
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Manufacturers’ group seeks meeting with Erap regarding daytime truck ban

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) on Wednesday joined the call for Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada to review the city’s newly implemented daytime truck ban policy, noting its supposed drastic effects on the flow of goods in the country. “We have...
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Most Pinoys retain bright outlook on life, but bearish on economy – SWS

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – While Filipinos remain optimistic that their lives would improve in the next 12 months, their outlook on the economy dipped slightly in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a new survey by pollster Social Weather Stations. According to the SWS poll taken...
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Michael Christian Martinez: The kiss-and-cry spin

By DAVID CASUCO LOS ANGELES  (Mabuhay) -– At the kiss-and-cry area of the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, young Filipino figure skater Michael Christian Martinez did his final spin – capping his auspicious Winter Olympic debut by telling the whole world that winter-less...
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President Aquino assures urban poor of safe long-term housing solutions

MANILA, Feb 19 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday reassured urban poor communities of the government’s continued efforts to ensure safe and clean shelter for them in the long run. The President made the reassurance after inspecting the micro...
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Palace: Aquino listens to constructive criticism

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – While he will ignore baseless criticisms against him, President Benigno S. Aquino III and his administration will listen to those that are constructive, Malacañang maintained Wednesday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said that while the President would...