By Gil Cabacungan
It’s the government’s Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), or Pag-Ibig Fund, that is responsible for defrauding legitimate home buyers who got caught up in the P6.6-billion Globe Asiatique scam, GA owner Delfin Lee insists.
Marino “Boking” Morales has been serving as mayor of Mabalacat town, now a component city of Pampanga, for 17 years now. In the May elections, he is seeking another term.
The town government has set aside P14 million to fund the plebiscite for the cityhood of this Pampanga town after President Benigno Aquino III signed the law converting Mabalacat into a component city.
By Jun Malig
For many years since he first became mayor here in 1995, Marino Morales has been lobbying to upgrade this town’s status into a component city in pursuit of a dream.
Two persons were found dead inside a car in Barangay Paralayunan in Mabalacat town on Saturday. Police said Rey Payuyao, 51, of Candaba town, and Gilda Toledo, 46, of Sta. Cruz, Manila, were identified through their ID cards.