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  • ‘Reject pork idolatry’

    ‘Reject pork idolatry’

    People’s Initiative sets 6-m signature drive to pass anti-pork barrel bill

    CEBU CITY—Insisting that they will not be diverted from key national issues, multi-denominational religious leaders linked arms here on Saturday and kicked off the first people’s initiative campaign to pass a law that would abolish the much-maligned pork barrel system. “You cannot serve both...
  • 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...

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