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Former Marcos minister dies

Jose Conrado "Jolly" Benitez, a former minister during the Marcos regime, passed away last Sunday. He was 71. Benitez died at the Makati Medical Center due to lung and heart ailment, reports said. He is the father of Negros Occidental…

Top photos: Traffic memes, Erap bananas

1. WATCH: Billy Crawford, Jay R, Kris Lawrence debut new pro-Mar Roxas song This!! GO MAR!! @rnbjayr @billyjoecrawford http://youtu.be/nFMRXhsbKQs A photo posted by Kris Lawrence (@imkrislawrence) on Sep 7, 2015 at 5:02am PDT…

Negros solon takes a TV hosting job

Still finding spare time from his duties in Congress, Rep. Alfredo “Albee” Benitez of Negros Occidental, 3rd District has taken a new role as host of the television program “Game Changer.” Benitez can be seen weekly on ANC cable…

BREAKING: Visayan bloc to vote as one on BBL

NEGROS Occidental Rep. Albee Benitez said 42 Visayas congressmen from the House of Representatives (HOR) will be voting as a bloc once the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) reaches the plenary for 2nd and 3rd reading. "All members of…

House politikos to get free fight tickets from Pacquiao

Some lucky colleagues of boxing champ and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in the House of Representatives will be able to get their hands on the prized tickets for his May 2 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. In an exclusive report aired…

20 politikos to watch Pacquiao-Mayweather fight in Vegas

At least 20 lawmakers are flying to or are already in the United States to watch the mega-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. In a text message to the Manila Times, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. confirmed that 20…

Benitez unsure how solid LP is behind Mar

NEGROS Occidental Rep. Albee Benitez says he isn't sure if the Liberal Party (LP) is firmly behind Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, the long-presumed party standard bearer. "Solid ba ang LP kay Sec Mar? Hindi ko alam," said Benitez when…

Albee Benitez gives up on family’s business

Negros Occidental Rep. Albee Benitez has given up on his family’s beleaguered business, the Philippine Women’s University (PWU), amid the financial woes besetting the institution and its impending foreclosure by STI holdings. STI said in…