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  • Binay hits ‘inquisition’

    Binay hits...

    Says Senate probe driven by political ambitions

    VICE President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday labelled the Senate probe on his alleged corruption and ill-gotten wealth as an ‘inquisition’ and an ‘abuse of parliamentary rules. At the same time, Binay urged Filipinos to take a closer look at the ongoing probe, which he said is being conducted by...
  • House rules out  electricity crisis

    House rules out electricity crisis

    ‘Only thinning of reserves for 2 weeks in summer’

    THE House of Representatives on Monday rebuffed President Benigno Aquino III’s request for the authority to negotiate supply contracts with power producers to deal with a projected shortage of electricity next summer. At a hearing Monday, the House committee on energy also learned that the projected...
  • LP group break-up looms

    LP group break-up looms

    Party’s over? Impeach-VP plan divisive, NPC warns

    HOUSE leaders warned Sunday of the inevitable breakup of the majority coalition over a Liberal Party-led move to impeach Vice President Jejomar Binay, which would leave his United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) no choice but to bolt the alliance. The second largest party in the House, the 40-strong Nationalist...
  • US: Laude slay suspect to yield

    US: Laude slay suspect to yield

    Vows to produce four American witnesses

    The United States said Saturday it would comply with a Philippine prosecutor’s order to produce a murder suspect and four other US Marines in the investigation into the killing of a transgender Filipino. The prosecutor ordered the five US Marines to give depositions at a formal hearing on Tuesday after...
  • ‘Coloma VP secret ally’

    ‘Coloma VP secret ally’

    Trillanes accuses Palace spokesman of brokering Aquino-Binay meeting

    Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday accused Communications Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma as “a secret ally” of Vice President Jejomar Binay, who is facing investigation by the Department of Justice on charges of corruption. Antonio Trillanes...

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Binay hits ‘inquisition’

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Binay hits ‘inquisition’VICE President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday labelled the Senate probe on his alleged corruption and ill-gotten wealth as an ‘inquisition’ and an...

US marine no-show at murder rap hearing

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US marine no-show at murder rap hearingTHE Philippine College of Physicians has formed a task force and is mobilizing its 10,000 members to help the government inform the public about the deadly Ebola...

Doctors’ group mobilizing 10k members for Ebola info drive

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Doctors’ group mobilizing 10k  members for Ebola info driveTHE Philippine College of Physicians has formed a task force and is mobilizing its 10,000 members to help the government inform the public about the deadly Ebola...

Solon: PNoy’s family harassing Luisita farmers

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Solon: PNoy’s family harassing Luisita farmersA LAWMAKER on Tuesday assailed the decision of President Benigno Aquino III’s family to fence off the Hacienda Luisita and to refuse to distribute to farm...

Palace insists on need for genset supply deal

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Palace insists on need  for genset supply dealTHE Aquino administration remained adamant Tuesday on the need for Congress to grant it the special authority to negotiate supply contracts with power producers...

SC affirms decision dismissing Justice Ong over Napoles links

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SC affirms decision dismissing  Justice Ong over Napoles linksTHE Supreme Court has sustained its decision last month dismissing Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong from the judiciary due to his links to alleged pork...

Police looking at angle Camnor gov’s missing wife gone abroad

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Police looking at angle Camnor gov’s missing wife gone abroadAUTHORITIES have established leads in the disappearance of Josie Tallado, wife of Camarines Norte Governor Edgardo Tallado, who went missing Friday last week and...

5-years for Pistorius for killing girlfriend

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5-years for Pistorius  for killing girlfriendOscar Pistorius began serving a five-year prison sentence for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He could be transferred to house arrest in 10 months.

‘Next wave cities’ windfall

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‘Next wave cities’ windfallSecretary Mario Montejo of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said “Next Wave Cities” will lead the $18-billion revenue drive through...

Lawmaker, NSC lock horns over Moro bill

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Lawmaker, NSC lock horns over Moro billA ranking lawmaker on Tuesday urged Congress to review or rewrite the draft bill on Bangsamoro Basic Law because of its conflicting provisions even as the...