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Leni Robredo takes ‘national platform’ ahead of PNoy speech

MANILA, June 12 (Mabuhay) – The wife of the late Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo was given a national platform in President Benigno Aquino III’s Independence Day program at her district in Naga, Camarines Sur. Leni Robredo, a neophyte district representative in the 16th...
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BIR tax reminder not meant to spoil Pacquiao victory – Malacañang official

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday said the reminder from Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) chief Kim Jacinto-Henares for boxing champion Manny Pacquiao to pay taxes was not meant to spoil his recent victory over American boxer Timothy Bradley. “Perhaps it was just...
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Aquino leads PNP command conference on Holy Week preps

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday went to Cramp Crame in Quezon City to check the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) security preparations for the Holy Week. At a press conference, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said Aquino led a...
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Palace wishes nation peaceful, reflective Lenten season

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Palace hopes the nation will have a peaceful and reflective Holy Week as Filipinos observe the Lenten Season. “As a new week approaches, we in the administration wish the Filipino people a peaceful and reflective Holy Week,” Deputy Presidential...
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Aquino signs a bill on modernization of agriculture and fisheries sector into law

President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed into law a bill in a bid to boost the modernization of the agriculture and fisheries sector. The Chief Executive signed on June 5 Republic Act No. 10601 otherwise known as the “Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) Law”. The...
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President Aquino signs into law a consolidated bill amending the Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003

President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed into law a consolidated bill amending the Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003, allowing more overseas Filipinos worldwide to cast their votes in Philippine electionsThe Chief Executive signed last May 27 the Republic Act 10590 (An Act...
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President Aquino orders Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Justice and Office of the Executive Secretary to conduct a research and craft roadmap for peaceful solution of Sabah issue

(CORREGIDOR ISLAND, Cavite) President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday that he directed the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of Justice and the Office of the Executive Secretary to conduct a research and craft a proposed roadmap towards a peaceful resolution of...
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Aquino to Sulu sultan: Order followers to leave Sabah and go home

MANILA, Feb 26 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday morning made an “appeal” to Sultan Jamalul Kiram III to recall his followers from Sabah and end a three-week-old standoff peacefully. In an early morning press briefing in Malacañang, Aquino also...