Friday, October 03, 2014
  • Bosses: No  to PNoy 2

    Bosses: No to PNoy 2

    Six out of 10 Pinoys reject term extension—Pulse Asia

    MOST Filipinos do not want President Benigno Aquino III to run for a second term in 2016 even if his allies lift term limits by amending the Constitution, a new Pulse Asia survey showed. “Around six in 10 Filipinos (62 percent) are not in favor of President Benigno S. Aquino III running again for the...
  • ‘Purisima lying  thru his teeth’

    ‘Purisima lying thru his...

    But Palace insists he answered issues ‘truthfully’

    SENATOR Sergio Osmeña III on Wednesday said Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisma should be retired early since President Benigno Aquino III won’t sack him for amassing unexplained wealth and accepting gifts that are disallowed by law. “He should be retired,”...
  • Purisima hits smear job

    Purisima hits smear job

    Slams syndicates for blocking reforms

    FACING three plunder complaints and questions about his unexplained wealth, Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima said Tuesday he has become the target of an organized smear campaign to block reforms he put in place to stop syndicates from issuing fake gun licenses and permits. In a...
  • Binay still top pres’l bet

    Binay still top pres’l bet

    Despite 8-10 percentage pts drop in survey ratings

    VICE President Jejomar Binay retained his lead in two separate surveys released Monday, maintaining his position as the strongest presidential contender in the 2016 polls despite losing some ground amid corruption charges filed against him and his son. A Pulse Asia survey for the third quarter showed Binay...
  • Asean joins war on ISIS

    Asean joins war on ISIS

    Renews vow to campaign vs radicals, extremists

    THE foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Sunday issued their first joint statement against the Islamic State and supported United Nations Security Council resolutions demanding that members suppress the flow of terrorist fighters and financing. “Asean denounces all acts of...

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