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  • KL girds for war in Mindanao

    KL girds for war in Mindanao

    MALAYSIA warned Saturday that war could erupt in Mindanao if the peace deal between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fails to push through by June, and has begun preparing offshore military bases in the Sulu Sea to handle an influx of refugees if the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) fails...
  • Lawmakers buck summit tack

    Lawmakers buck summit tack

    LAWMAKERS continued to assail the Palace proposal to form a panel to review the controversial Bangsamoro Basic Law even as Malacañang argued that President Benigno Aquino III’s proposal was not meant to usurp the power of Congress to consider and enact laws. Rodriguez Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus...
  • PNoy orders own BBL review

    PNoy orders own BBL review

    EVEN as Congress considers the Palace’s proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, President Benigno S. Aquino III yesterday called on “citizen leaders” to convene a national peace summit to review the measure that lawmakers have found to be replete with constitutional infirmities. Aquino made the call...
  • PNoy slams Senate,  BOI investigations

    PNoy slams Senate, BOI...

    IGNORING calls for a public apology, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday slammed the Senate and the police board of inquiry for basing their reports on the Mamasapano debacle on speculation. Speaking to graduates of Philippine National Police Academy in Camp General Mariano Castañeda in Silang,...
  • Comelec: Manual polls  if PCOS deal is shelved

    Comelec: Manual polls if PCOS deal...

    THERE is a possibility that the 2016 elections may revert to the old manual system if the Supreme Court rejects the use of the 82,000 Precinct Count Optical Scan machines that were used in previous elections. “Manual elections remain in the realm of possibilities,” Comelec spokesman James Jimenez...

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