Wednesday, July 30, 2014
  • 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,...
  • Joker: No DAP in Cory’s term

    Joker: No DAP in Cory’s term

    Slams budget chief for name-dropping

    Former senator Joker Arroyo on Saturday denounced the present administration for dragging the name of the late former President Corazon Aquino into the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Arroyo Arroyo aired his sentiments following the claim of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad during a...
  • Airport issue puts  DAP in question

    Airport issue puts DAP in question

    Binay, Recto show dismay over excuses of Abad, Abaya

    SENATORS Nancy Binay and Ralph Recto on Friday said they were puzzled over the Palace’s definition of “economic stimulus” after it impounded and diverted some P14.5 billion meant to build up 22 key airports and seaports to projects with little or no economic impact. At the hearing of the...

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