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  • Blacklist alarms PH solons, HK SAR

    Blacklist alarms PH solons, HK SAR

    PNoy admin invokes ‘threat to public safety’

    LAWMAKERS and the Hong Kong government expressed “concern” at the blacklisting of nine Hong Kong journalists after they supposedly disrespected President Benigno Aquino III during a foreign trip last year. While some lawmakers said the matter was a simple case of “bad manners,” others...
  • PH bars 9 HK journalists

    PH bars 9 HK journalists

    For ‘heckling’ PNoy in last year’s APEC meet in Bali; Palace denies such order

    THE Philippines has ‘blacklisted’ the nine Hong Kong journalists who heckled President Benigno Aquino III during last year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit held in Bali, Indonesia. Two prominent Hong Kong dailies, the Hong Kong Standard and the South China Morning Post,...
  • Solons quiz Palace  on P23b new funds

    Solons quiz Palace on P23b new...

    Raise fears supplemental budget meant for election

    HOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., the leader of the independent minority bloc Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and other lawmakers questioned Thursday the Palace’s decision to seek a supplemental budget of P23.34 billion for activities that already covered by the 2014 and 2015 budgets. The...
  • Aquino: LP bet hunt on

    Aquino: LP bet hunt on

    But admits ruling party still in consensus mode

    President Benigno Aquino III said the administration coalition is now in talks with other political leaders, including Vice President Jejomar Binay, as it began its selection process for standard bearer for 2016. But Aquino, in an interview in Singapore aired over state-run Radyo ng Bayan, begged off from...
  • House OKs power reso

    House OKs power reso

    Leaves it up to Senate to give PNoy go-ahead

    THE HOUSE of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday granting President Benigno Aquino III special powers to deal with a projected power shortage next year, but the Senate put the measure on hold to make way for budget deliberations. Senator Sergio Osmena III, chairman of the committee on energy, said...

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Death toll rises in China tremor

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Blacklist alarms PH solons, HK SAR

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Blacklist alarms PH solons, HK SARLAWMAKERS and the Hong Kong government expressed “concern” at the blacklisting of nine Hong Kong journalists after they supposedly disrespected...

Aquino out for winnable 2016 bets

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