ABE Party accuses Lazatin of ‘crab mentality’

ANGELES CITY –- The Partido Abe Kapampangan (ABE) has accused Representative Carmelo Lazatin (first district) of “crab mentality” for directing his political lieutenants to write letters to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and other organizations requesting that the awards granted to Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan and the City Government be recalled.

“This is really absurd. We never thought that Congressman Lazatin will be so desperate that he is now behaving like a crab in a bucket. This is a classic case of crab mentality,” ABE secretary general William Aguilar said. Read the rest of this entry

Death toll from ‘Pablo’ up to 714


MANILA (Updated) – The death toll from Typhoon “Pablo” (international codename: Bopha) continued to climb, reaching 714 as of Tuesday morning, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

In its update, the NDRRMC said the number of injured people also rose to 1,906, while 890 others remained missing and 110 persons have been rescued. (READ MORE)

Legislator wants Pacquiao life story taught in grade schools

MANILA — A resolution was filed Monday in the House of Representatives urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to include the life story of People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao in the curriculum of elementary students. In filing House Resolution 2946, Bacolod City Representative Anthony Golez said the life story of the eight-division world boxing champion and […]

Pacman’s loss provokes religion debate

CEBU CITY — His choice of religion has nothing to do with the defeat of boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, high-ranking Roman Catholic Church officials said Monday. “There are other (boxers) stronger than him,” said Msgr. Esteban Binghay, episcopal vicar of the Archdiocese of Cebu and a canon lawyer. “For me, (the defeat of Pacquiao) is […]