Zubiri to Trillanes: Explain ‘shaming’ charge or face ethics body

Zubiri to Trillanes: Explain ‘shaming’ charge or face ethics body

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV should explain and apologize or face an ethics complaint for accusing the Senate committee on justice and human rights of allegedly orchestrating the hearing last Monday supposedly “to shame” some of its members, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said on Wednesday. Zubiri said Trillanes’ accusation made during […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President-elect Duterte spent close to P400-M in the May 9 polls

President-elect Duterte spent close to P400-M in the May 9 polls

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA (PNA) – President-elect Rodrigo Duterte spent close to P400 million in the May 9, 2016 elections. Based on his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) submitted to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday, the incoming Chief Executive’s total expenditures amounted to P371,461,480.23. Duterte received a total of P375,009,474.90 in […]

13.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Hacker defaces MTRCB website over political ad

Hacker defaces MTRCB website over political ad

MANILA, May 7 (Mabuhay) — A hacker defaced on Saturday the website of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, claiming that the agency is remiss on its duty for allowing the airing of a “malicious” political ad on television. “Naglabas ng isang paid ad ang isang politiko at ito ay ipinakalat ng isang […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trillanes files plunder raps vs Duterte over ‘ghost employees’

Trillanes files plunder raps vs Duterte over ‘ghost employees’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday filed plunder charges before the Office of the Ombudsman against Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte over the questionable hiring of 11,246 contractual workers by the city government in 2014. Citing a Commission on Audit report last year, Trillanes said the city government spent P708 million for […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Grace Poe makes her own decisions — Chiz

Grace Poe makes her own decisions — Chiz

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Vice presidential candidate Senator Chiz Escudero on Friday defended his running mate, Senator Grace Poe, from accusations that he is the one calling the shots in their tandem, seen as one of the formidable ones in the 2016 elections. “Tila minamaliit nila si Senator Grace kapag sinasabi nila ‘yan,” Escudero said. “Malayang […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice-President Jejomar Binay continued its offensive on Monday, releasing a newspaper ad attacking the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee on the same day that a spokesman said the vice-president shunned the Senate probe because he has a lot of respect for the institution. In a full-page that came out in […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trillanes names 2 CA justices in alleged Binay bribe

Trillanes names 2 CA justices in alleged Binay bribe

Senator says each got P25M to halt Makati Mayor Junjun Binay’s suspension MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday accused two Court of Appeals (CA) justices of accepting P25 million each to halt Makati Mayor Junjun Binay’s suspension. In a resolution calling for a Senate probe on the alleged “justice for sale” system […]

14.04.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Blue Ribbon sub-committee to resume Binay probe

Blue Ribbon sub-committee to resume Binay probe

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee chaired by Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III will resume its investigation of what started out as allegations of overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building 2 but has since grown into general charges of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay and members of his […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Witness protection on Tuason ‘tactical decision’ – De Lima

Witness protection on Tuason ‘tactical decision’ – De Lima

MANILA, Feb 17 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Monday branded as “tactical decision” the action of the Department of Justice-National Bureau of Investigation (DOJ-NBI) to place Ruby Tuason under the provisional coverage of the Witness Protection Program (WPP). De Lima believes that the testimony of Tuason is a big help to […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
LP finally reveals senatorial line-up

LP finally reveals senatorial line-up

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – After staying mum for months, the Liberal Party revealed on Monday at the historic Club Filipino its senatorial line-up for the 2013 polls. The Liberal Party will carry the banners of incumbent senators Loren Legarda, Francis Escudero, Koko Pimentel, Alan Peter Cayetano and embattled Antonio Trillanes IV. Also included in the line-up […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bam Aquino, Cynthia Villar deny helping build political dynasties

Bam Aquino, Cynthia Villar deny helping build political dynasties

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) – “We’re just a family with a history of public service.” This was how senatorial hopeful Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino – cousin of President Benigno Aquino III – countered claims that his family is building a political dynasty in the country. “If you look at the Aquinos, it’s not a dynasty… […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·