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  • PNoy steps up SC attack

    PNoy steps up SC attack

    Says its DAP decision sends ‘chilling effect’

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III resumed his attack on the Supreme Court Wednesday, accusing the justices of changing the rules on “good faith” when they ruled that some acts committed under the Disbursement Acceleration Program were unconstitutional. The President said that although the Court has...
  • Youth vs PNoy file  2nd impeachment

    Youth vs PNoy file 2nd impeachment

    YOUTH organizations, student leaders and campus journalists filed a second verified impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III Tuesday over his Disbursement Acceleration Program, parts of which were struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional. Weighing in. Students from various...
  • New impeach rap  vs PNoy endorsed

    New impeach rap vs PNoy endorsed

    THE first valid impeachment complaint was filed Monday against President Benigno Aquino III, accusing him of betraying the public trust and knowingly violating the Constitution with his Disbursement Acceleration Program, parts of which were struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional. Three left-wing...
  • Solons got 80% of DAP

    Solons got 80% of DAP

    SAROs telltale signs of pork barrel misuse

    SENATORS and congressmen received some 857 of the 1,016 SAROs or special allotment release orders for P150.6 billion in pork barrel projects funded under the Disbursement Acceleration Program, Palace documents show. “Eight in 10 SAROs were pork for lawmakers,” said Bagong Alyansang Makabayan...
  • UN Council maps out crisis plan

    UN Council maps out crisis plan

    Seeks probe of crash, calls for end to Ukraine fighting

    NEW YORK—The apparent deliberate downing of a Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine highlights the need for an urgent resumption of a ceasefire and a serious effort to end the ongoing crisis, the United Nations political chief told an emergency meeting of the Security Council. Malaysia Airlines...

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More than 2.2 billion people 'poor or near-poor': UN report

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More than 2.2 billion people 'poor or near-poor': UN reportTOKYO, July 24, 2014 (AFP) - More than 2.2 billion people are "poor or near-poor", with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and...

US lifts Israel flight ban as Kerry cites truce 'progress'

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US lifts Israel flight ban as Kerry cites truce 'progress'JERUSALEM, July 24, 2014 (AFP) - US airlines lifted a flight ban to Israel Thursday as Washington's top diplomat cited progress in ending 17 days of bloodshed...

48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash

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48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crashTAIPEI, July 24, 2014 (AFP) - Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said Thursday that 48 people were killed and 10 survived when one of its turboprop passenger planes...

PNoy steps up SC attack

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PNoy steps up SC attackPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III resumed his attack on the Supreme Court Wednesday, accusing the justices of changing the rules on “good faith” when they...

‘Palace used DAP for political patronage as early as 2011’

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‘Palace used DAP for political patronage as early as 2011’PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III and the ruling Liberal Party used P150.6 billion from the illegal Disbursement Acceleration Program to strengthen their grip on...

3rd impeach case vs President over US defense deal

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3rd impeach case vs President over US defense dealCLAIMING that President Benigno S. Aquino III violated the Constitution with the signing of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement with the United States, the...

Osmeña: Aquino’s act vs SC impolite

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Osmeña:  Aquino’s  act vs SC  impoliteADMINISTRATION Senator Sergio Osmeña III slammed President Benigno Aquino III Wednesday for defying the Supreme Court and called him childish for urging...

Looming power crisis blamed on ‘awful’ mgt

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Looming power crisis  blamed on ‘awful’ mgtSENATOR Sergio Osmeña III blamed the emerging crisis in the power sector to President Benigno S. Aquino III’s “awful” management skills...

Binay: Plunder rap no basis, politically motivated

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Binay: Plunder rap no basis, politically motivatedVICE President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said the plunder complaint against him had no basis in fact and was connected to the 2016 presidential elections, where...

House panel to give priority to JDF probe

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House panel to give  priority to JDF probeTHE probe of the Judiciary Development Fund or the Judiciary’s alleged pork barrel will be the priority of the House committee on justice when Congress...