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  • Palace to Congress:  Redefine ‘savings’

    Palace to Congress: Redefine...

    Critics slam move to circumvent anti-DAP ruling

    MALACAÑANG has asked Congress to allow the declaration of savings by the first semester in the proposed 2015 General Appropriations Act despite a unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court that such an act under the Disbursement Acceleration Program was unconstitutional. Communications Secretary Herminio...
  • Coup claim falls flat

    Coup claim falls flat

    But Trillanes stands pat on his disclosure

    AN intelligence report circulating a day before President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address alleged that a new movement called “Resign Aquino Now” was being launched by the Guardian Strike Force Inc., but one of the former generals who was linked to the movement dismissed the...
  • Trillanes bares coup plot

    Trillanes bares coup plot

    Palace, military: No such thing

    SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday that some retired generals with links to former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo were plotting against the government of President Benigno Aquino III. Trillanes said that the retired generals were meeting with active military officials to...
  • PNoy takes on critics

    PNoy takes on critics

    Calls them evil, vows to fight and die for reforms

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III delivered an emotional speech for his fifth State of the Nation Address, saying he is ready to fight for good governance and economic reforms even if his critics might be plotting to liquidate him. Aquino’s voice started to break when he said that to renege on the...
  • PNoy weighed,  found wanting

    PNoy weighed, found wanting

    Critics rate his actions on key issues since 2010

    WHEN he ran for office in 2010, President Benigno Aquino III convinced the public that the nation was at a crossroads, and that his “straight path” was the correct way forward. Four years later and with less than two years left in his presidency, the people have judged Aquino’s performance,...

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Charter crisis feared over DAP

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Charter crisis feared over DAPA leading critic of President Aquino on Tuesday warned of a possible constitutional crisis arising from  Malacañang’s  request for Congress...

Napoles fully settled in Bicutan

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Napoles fully settled in BicutanJANET Lim Napoles, accused of masterminding the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam, will no longer oppose her transfer to Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City,...

Cordillera autonomy snubbed

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Cordillera autonomy snubbedBANGUED, Abra—Governor Eustaquio Bersamin, chairman of the Regional Development Council in the Cordillera, said local leaders expressed dismay over the...

PNoy seeks supplemental budget

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PNoy seeks supplemental budgetThe Department of Budget and Management has ordered all state agencies that implemented projects under the Disbursement Acceleration Program to turn in their...

Cancer warrior tops YMCA essay contest

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Cancer warrior tops  YMCA essay contestAN Engineering senior student from the Far Eastern University who has been battling lymphoma topped the recent on-the-spot essay writing contest sponsored by the...

Chinese mining iron sand arrested

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Chinese  mining  iron sand  arrestedPAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur—Police have arrested eight Chinese and four Filipinos for illegal mining of magnetite iron sand in the river banks of...

‘Keep three senators in Crame jail’

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‘Keep three senators in Crame jail’TWO opposition senators are pushing for the continued detention of their three colleagues in Camp Crame, but Senate President Franklin Drilon says  only the...

Baldoz: 3 million Pinoys jobless

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Baldoz: 3 million Pinoys joblessThe number of jobless Filipinos has reached 2.934 million as of April 2014, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.

End of Ramadan.

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End of Ramadan. End of Ramadan. Muslim children dance to the kulintang to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr, the feast marking the end of Ramadan, at the Blue Mosque Learning Center in...

Cory’s flowers.

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Cory’s flowers. Cory’s flowers. Philippine Postal Corp. chairman Cesar Sarino shows the special scented stamps depicting the floral paintings of former President Corazon...