Friday, August 29, 2014
  • Aquino: No to 2nd term

    Aquino: No to 2nd term

    Allies say this should end speculation, but critics doubt PNoy, still see danger

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III said Thursday he is not interested in seeking a second term, ending all speculation that he wants to remain in power beyond 2016. Aquino said what he wants is to ensure that the reforms initiated by his administration are continued even after he has stepped down. “Am I the...
  • Don’t jump gun  on Noy—Palace

    Don’t jump gun on...

    Blasts people speculating on Aquino’s next Cha-cha move

    MALACAÑANG on Wednesday chided the people speculating on whether President Aquino will embark on Charter change to seek a second term, even as a constitutionalist on Tuesday warned “that may be his undoing” if he pushes it. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the people speculating...
  • 3 impeach raps  get to first base

    3 impeach raps get to first base

    House panel finds them sufficient in form despite ‘fatal defects’

    The House committee on justice on Tuesday found the three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III sufficient in form despite what some administration allies called “fatal defects.” With an overwhelming majority vote, the committee led by Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas, Jr. applied the...
  • Beware  of forces  vs reform  —PNoy

    Beware of forces vs reform ...

    Pro-admin coalition vows to fight for ‘straight path’

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III on Monday called on Filipinos to fight greedy and desperate members of the minority who want to disrupt the reforms initiated by his administration. In his speech to mark National Heroes’ Day, Aquino said there are no more threats of invasion, war or Martial Law. Straight...
  • Anti-pork bid catches on

    Anti-pork bid catches on

    Movement spreads across provinces; big groups join forces at Luneta rally today

    CEBU CITY—After the successful Church-backed People’s Congress in the Visayas, the campaign to gather 6 million signatures against pork barrel spreads to Luzon today, with 22 cities and municipalities in Metro Manila and towns in nearby provinces leading the charge at a massive rally at Luneta...

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