Saturday, August 23, 2014
  • People’s Initiative on

    People’s Initiative on

    Signature drive vs pork kicks off at Cebu plaza

    CEBU CITY – The Church-backed People’s Congress will approve at 10 a.m. today the final draft of the People’s Initiative that will kick off a nationwide drive to collect 6 million signatures to stop President Benigno Aquino III from redefining “savings” and to strip him of his...
  • PNoy’s uncles support Binay

    PNoy’s uncles support Binay

    ‘Butz’ Aquino, ‘Peping’ Cojuangco, Paul Aquino

    UNCLES of President Benigno Aquino III joined his sisters in supporting the candidacy of Vice President Jejomar Binay if he runs for president under the Liberal Party in 2016, former senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino said Thursday. “I heard the sisters are backing him, and so are the uncles...
  • PNoy picks Jardeleza

    PNoy picks Jardeleza

    Palace now counts five appointees in SC bench

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has appointed Solicitor-General Francis Jardeleza as associate justice of the Supreme Court. Aquino signed Jardeleza’s appointment paper on Aug. 19, the same day that the Supreme Court decided to include his name in its shortlist of candidates. New member. Chief Justice...
  • House can’t stop political Cha-cha

    House can’t stop political...

    Gonzales: Anything goes in plenary, insertions likely

    HOUSE leaders warned that “anything goes in the plenary” when a resolution calling for changes in the economic provisions of the Constitution could lead to the introduction of political changes as well by allies of President Benigno Aquino III, who want to give him a second term. House Majority...
  • Palace in PR  crisis mode

    Palace in PR crisis mode

    Foreign pollster to help recreate Aquino’s image

    THE Palace is in a crisis mode and has hired a foreign pollster and political strategist to recreate the image of President Benigno Aquino III after the government’s net approval rating plummeted to a record low of 29 percent, a source in Malacañang said Monday. A crisis management team under...

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