By Jerry E. Esplanada
All wrong. Manuel “Manoling” Morato, former chair of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), was referring to claims by former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado that Vice President Jejomar Binay used a dummy to secure a condominium unit in exchange for building concessions.
By DJ Yap
Two lawmakers from Mindanao have called for a congressional probe into reports that the Cagayan de Oro port has become a smuggling hub for luxury cars.
By Leila B. Salaverria
The Senate has approved on second reading a bill that would allow more workers to enjoy their Christmas bonuses in full by raising the tax exemption cap for the 13th month pay and other benefits from P30,000 to P82,000.
By DJ Yap
Lawmakers are urging President Benigno Aquino III to order the National Housing Authority (NHA) to just donate a portion of its land in Quezon City to the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) instead of insisting that the hospital pay for the property.
By Carmel Loise Matus
CEBU CITY, Philippines—Vice President Jejomar Binay will not take name-calling against him lightly as he vows to file charges against those who branded him a “thief (magnanakaw).” He, however, didn’t name names during a news conference on Tuesday night here that capped the first of a three-day sortie in Cebu City. “Hindi ko […]