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 Aries Joseph Hegina
Vice President Jejomar Binay should face the Senate probe and answer the allegations of corruption hurled against him, according to a recent survey of INQUIRER.net.
By Maila Ager
The Senate may also investigate former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado over his alleged unexplained wealth if a member initiates a probe on it, Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Thursday.
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 Jocelyn R. Uy
, TJ Burgonio
Would she shake hands with acting Health Secretary Janette Garin when she appears in the Senate on Monday? “Good question,” Sen. Pia Cayetano said, chuckling.