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SC defers final DAP ruling as 4 justices out on leave

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SC defers final DAP ruling as 4 justices out on leaveTHE Supreme Court did not tackle the case of the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program during its full-court session on Tuesday because four of its...

Sandigan drops 8 raps vs DBM staff over ‘pork’

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Sandigan drops  8 raps vs DBM staff over ‘pork’THE Sandiganbayan has dropped eight of the 16 counts of graft charges filed against Budget Undersecretary Mario Relampagos and three other Budget Department...

High Court rules airtime limits in poll ads illegal

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High Court rules airtime limits in poll ads illegalThe Supreme Court declared as unconstitutional on Tuesday a Commission on Elections (Comelec) resolution that imposed limits on campaign advertisements of...

Solon says Makati building probe ‘sub judice’

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Solon says Makati building probe ‘sub judice’A LAWMAKER allied with the opposition bloc in the House of representatives on Tuesday dismissed as a “fishing expedition” the hearing on the...

Draft Moro law set to clear key hurdle—panel

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Draft Moro law set to clear key hurdle—panelThe final draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law is now 99.99 percent ready for submission to Congress, presidential peace adviser Teresita Deles said on Tuesday.

PH halts sending peace keepers in war-torn nations

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PH halts sending peace keepers in  war-torn nationsThe government has suspended deployment of Filipino troops as peace keepers in war-torn countries following an exchange of fire with Syrian rebels during several...

Binay starts probe of MRT woes

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Binay starts probe of MRT woesAt least two proposals have emerged as possible solutions to the chronic malfunction plaguing the  Metro Rail Transit,  which some senators and...

Ex-NBI chief’s assets bidded out for P158M

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Ex-NBI chief’s assets bidded out for P158MThe Presidential Commission on Good Government  said on Tuesday it had already sold for P157.7 million the three  parcels of prime lots recovered by the...

Sotto’s eyebrows raised over JPE suspension order

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Sotto’s eyebrows raised over JPE suspension orderSenator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III on Tuesday questioned the  suspension order imposed by the Senate on Minority Leader  Juan Ponce Enrile who...

Economic Cha-cha also Senate’s agenda

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Economic Cha-cha also Senate’s agendaThe Senate leadership has remained committed to take up the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution, a ranking member of the ruling party says, even as moves...

Pump prices surge P0.65, end 7 weeks of rollback

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Pump prices surge P0.65, end 7 weeks of rollbackOil prices went up by as much as P0.65 per liter after Asian demand surged, thus ending weeks of price cuts.

‘Plot thickens’ in Naia bombing attempt; 3 charged

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‘Plot thickens’ in Naia bombing attempt; 3 chargedTHE lawyer of the three suspects in the foiled airport bombing on Tuesday claimed his clients were “fall guys” for Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice of the...

Philippine airport bomb plotters planned anti-China attacks: govt

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Philippine airport bomb plotters planned anti-China attacks: govtMANILA, September 2, 2014 (AFP) - Three men arrested over a foiled attempt to bomb the Philippine capital's airport were also planning to attack the Chinese...

Drilon won’t dignify DAP issue vs him

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Drilon won’t  dignify DAP  issue vs himSENATE President Franklin Drilon on Monday belied allegations that he received over P1 billion in funds from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).