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  • SWS also has Binay up

    SWS also has Binay up

    Grace Poe, Mar get high marks in new survey

    THE latest Social Weather Stations survey shows Vice President Jejomar Binay still at the top of the list of presidential candidates for 2016, with 37 percent of respondents saying he was the best leader to succeed President Benigno Aquino III, as opposed to Senator Grace Poe at 21 percent and Interior...
  • ‘Binay to prevail  in four-way fight’

    ‘Binay to prevail in...

    Pulse Asia rates presidentiables’ prospects

    MULITIPLE candidates running for president in 2016 will favor Vice President Jejomar Binay, but a one-on-one between him and the administration bet will benefit Local Governments Secretary Manuel Roxas II, the quarterly report of Pulse Asia said. In separate briefings for the opposition United Nationalist...
  • Another rollback

    Another rollback

    Oil companies slash prices by up to P1.40/liter

    FOR the fourth time this month, oil companies announced on Saturday another cut in their pump prices, bringing their price reduction to more than P4 per litter for December. The oil firms cut pump prices by P1.10 per liter for gasoline, P1.35 per diesel and P1.40 per liter for kerosene effective 12:01 a.m. of...
  • Aquino accepts  Ona resignation

    Aquino accepts Ona resignation

    But replacement by Garin unclear

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III accepted the resignation of Health Secretary Enrique Ona Friday, more than a month since he was told to go on leave pending an investigation of alleged irregularities in his department’s purchase of vaccines. Days before Ona’s leave was set to end last month, the...
  • Meralco to give refunds

    Meralco to give refunds

    Utility promises to abide by appeals court decision

    MANILA Electric Co. said Thursday it will comply with the Court of Appeal’s ruling ordering it to refund its customers some P5 billion that it overcharged them from Nov. 2006 to August 2012. Meralco will get the P5 billion from National Power Corp. and Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management...

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SWS also has Binay up

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SWS also has Binay upTHE latest Social Weather Stations survey shows Vice President Jejomar Binay still at the top of the list of presidential candidates for 2016, with 37 percent of...

PNoy set to sign P2.6-trillion national budget

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PNoy set to sign P2.6-trillion national budgetPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will sign today (Tuesday) the P2.606 trillion General Appropriations Act for 2015 and the P22.4 billion supplemental budget for this...

Train fare hike ‘added insult and injustice’

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Train fare  hike ‘added  insult and  injustice’THE fare increase in the Metro Rail Transit starting Jan. 4 is “an added insult and an injustice to the suffering riding public” because of the train...

Pemberton asks DOJ to drop murder rap

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Pemberton asks DOJ  to drop murder rapUS Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton has asked the Justice Department to dismiss the murder charge filed against him over the killing of transgender...

Gloria gets four-day leave from Sandigan

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Gloria gets  four-day  leave from  SandiganIn an unexpected move, the Sandiganbayan on Monday granted former president and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo a four-day holiday furlough (Dec....

Water rates increased in January

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Water rates  increased  in JanuaryAFTER announcing an increase in train fares over the weekend, the government announced on Monday an increase in the cost of water in parts of Metro Manila, Rizal...

Garin wants elders’ council to head DOH

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Garin wants  elders’ council  to head DOHACTING Health Secretary Janette Loreto-Garin on Monday said she wants a “council of elders” institutionalized at the Department of Health (DOH).

Miriam hits local execs’ pork misuse

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Miriam hits  local execs’  pork misuseAFTER assailing the disguised pork barrel in the Aquino administration’s budget for 2015, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Monday sought a congressional...

Jeepney fare to P7? Groups argue

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Jeepney fare to P7? Groups argueTWO transport groups are at odds over a P1 rollback for jeepney fare in Metro Manila.

NPA bares release of captives

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NPA bares release of captives BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte— The communist New People’s Army (NPA)  will release this week nine policemen and soldiers held as prisoners as...