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Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me


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.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  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. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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