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Legal twists allow Pampanga city mayor to hold on to power for 17 straight years


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.

Posted: March 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mabalacat sets aside P14M for cityhood plebiscite

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.

Posted: May 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Finally, Mabalacat gets lawmakers’ nod to become city


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.

Posted: March 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 found dead in car

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.

Posted: January 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

China open to reconfiguring NorthRail project, says Roxas


BEIJING—Chinese officials are open to reconfiguring the NorthRail project so that the line will be extended from Mabalacat, Pampanga province, where the Clark airport is, to the Makati City central business district, Transportation Secretary Manuel Roxas II said on Thursday. The NorthRail project was under review even before President Benigno Aquino III went on a [...]

Posted: September 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

WHAT WENT BEFORE: Globe Asiatique-Pag Ibig Fund controversy

In August 2010, the Inquirer published a two-part special report on alleged irregularities in Pag-Ibig Fund loan transactions involving Globe Asiatique’s Xevera housing projects. The report quoted documents showing that Globe Asiatique had taken out as much as P6.6 billion in loan proceeds for close to 9,000 units in its Xevera projects in Bacolor and [...]

Posted: August 30th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  3. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  7. Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  8. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  9. Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  10. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Cagayan mayor shot during flag-raising ceremony
  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help
  • Celebrating Easter and creativity in New York
  • Man wins half marathon, dies in Argentina
  • Clouds to bring slight relief from summer heat
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
  • Business

  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Bourse to woo Cebu stock mart investors
  • Supper power
  • Technology

  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
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