By DJ Yap
Two lawmakers under hospital arrest were, for obvious reasons, the top absentees in the House of Representatives: former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Lanao del Norte Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Top-rated boxer and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao remains undefeated as the richest member of the House of Representatives, declaring a P1.345 billion net worth in his 2013 statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).
President Benigno Aquino III and Sarangani Representative Manuel “Manny” Pacquiao won’t be discussing the boxing icon’s tax liabilities during Monday’s courtesy call, Malacañang said.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Popular healing priest Fr. Joey Faller is inviting the country’s leaders to join him in one special moment of “prayer for the nation” after Vice President Jejomar Binay visited the “Kamay ni Hesus” (Hand of Jesus) Shrine on Maundy Thursday.
Revenue commissioner Kim Henares went on the defensive and said she did not start the frenzy over welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s tax woes.