Wednesday, September 17, 2014
  • ‘Sanitized’ DAP list  shows Corona link

    ‘Sanitized’ DAP list ...

    P78.3-b funds flowed during his impeachment trial

    THE Palace released P78.38 billion from the Disbursement Acceleration Program over a period of three months that coincided with the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona, with senators who sat as judges in his trial and lawmakers who acted as prosecutors getting huge sums for undisclosed projects,...
  • US raises concern  over PH jihadists

    US raises concern over PH...

    ISIS recruitment here closely monitored

    THE United States and the Philippines are closely monitoring the recruitment of Filipinos by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the American ambassador said Monday. “We know that there are foreign fighters who have gone to the Middle East from the United States, from the United Kingdom, from all over...
  • Yolanda funds withheld

    Yolanda funds withheld

    Soliman kept P799-m aid in DSWD accounts, two lawmakers affirm

    THE national government did not release a single centavo for victims of typhoon Yolanda because Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman resorted to “double accounting” and claimed credit for P779 million in foreign donations released by the World Food Programme, lawmakers said Sunday. Reps....
  • Binay to assess State of the Nation

    Binay to assess State of the Nation

    To tell ‘everything’ on Makati scandal in public

    THE camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Saturday that he will speak to the nation on live television on Monday and debunk corruption claims against him and his family even as he vowed to get back at his detractors in the Senate and those who continue to smear his and his family’s reputation....
  • Pinoy jihadists join IS

    Pinoy jihadists join IS

    Confidential memo says recruitment active here

    AFTER repeatedly denying that Filipino jihadists have joined the “holy war” being waged by the Islamic State (IS) of Syria and Iraq in the Middle East, the government admitted Friday the existence of a confidential memo on terrorist recruitment activities here. The confidential memo on...

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