Friday, August 01, 2014
  • Palace to Congress:  Redefine ‘savings’

    Palace to Congress: Redefine...

    Critics slam move to circumvent anti-DAP ruling

    MALACAÑANG has asked Congress to allow the declaration of savings by the first semester in the proposed 2015 General Appropriations Act despite a unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court that such an act under the Disbursement Acceleration Program was unconstitutional. Communications Secretary Herminio...
  • Coup claim falls flat

    Coup claim falls flat

    But Trillanes stands pat on his disclosure

    AN intelligence report circulating a day before President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address alleged that a new movement called “Resign Aquino Now” was being launched by the Guardian Strike Force Inc., but one of the former generals who was linked to the movement dismissed the...
  • Trillanes bares coup plot

    Trillanes bares coup plot

    Palace, military: No such thing

    SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday that some retired generals with links to former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo were plotting against the government of President Benigno Aquino III. Trillanes said that the retired generals were meeting with active military officials to...
  • PNoy takes on critics

    PNoy takes on critics

    Calls them evil, vows to fight and die for reforms

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III delivered an emotional speech for his fifth State of the Nation Address, saying he is ready to fight for good governance and economic reforms even if his critics might be plotting to liquidate him. Aquino’s voice started to break when he said that to renege on the...
  • PNoy weighed,  found wanting

    PNoy weighed, found wanting

    Critics rate his actions on key issues since 2010

    WHEN he ran for office in 2010, President Benigno Aquino III convinced the public that the nation was at a crossroads, and that his “straight path” was the correct way forward. Four years later and with less than two years left in his presidency, the people have judged Aquino’s performance,...

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