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  • Govt rules out VFA  scrapping, changes

    Govt rules out VFA scrapping,...

    US open to review deal but revisions must wait

    THE Aquino administration slammed the door Friday on the abrogation of the country’s Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States despite calls for its cancellation in the wake of the killing of transgender Jennifer Laude, allegedly at the hands of a US Marine. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima...
  • Debate on amid qualms

    Debate on amid qualms

    2 weeks to face-off: Binay, Trillanes camps air risks

    The highly-anticipated debate between Vice President Jejomar Binay and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV will happen in two weeks, but this early, both sides have aired misgivings on what the exercise would accomplish. Binay had challenged Trillanes to a face-off on Wednesday, apparently irked by the manner by...
  • Binay, Trillanes  agree to debate

    Binay, Trillanes agree to debate

    Face-off outside of Senate; KBP eyed as sponsor

    CHALLENGE accepted. A face-off between Vice President Jejomar Binay and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV looms after the latter, one of three senators investigating Binay’s alleged corruption during his term as Makati City Mayor, accepted the Vice President’s challenge for a debate “outside of...
  • 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...

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Mountain cracks alarm residents

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PDAF mess gets 6 into legal cases — probers

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PDAF mess gets 6 into legal cases — probersTHE Office of the Ombudsman on Thursday  indicted six former congressmen for allegedly illegal disbursement of the Priority Development Assistance Fund...

Palace backs Aguinaldo on security

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Palace backs Aguinaldo on securityMALACAñANG said Thursday it will support whatever action is taken by the Armed Forces to hold accountable German national Marc Sueselbeck, the...

PDEA tags Cag. de Oro traffic hub for shabu

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PDEA tags Cag. de Oro traffic hub for shabuCAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental --- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Thursday this northern Mindanao city has become a trans-shipment...

Binay scores PNoy on poor practice

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Binay scores PNoy  on poor practiceVice President Jejomar Binay has made a dig at the poor performance of the administration of President Aquino, describing it as “embarrassing.”

Interpol’s red flag sought on Amalilio

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Interpol’s red flag sought on AmalilioJustice Secretary Leila de Lima on  Thursday said businessman Manuel Amalilio will remain in the Interpol red notice despite  his release from Malaysian...

Mimaropa anti-dengue campaign launched

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Mimaropa anti-dengue campaign launchedThe Department of Health–Region IVB has partnered with the Philippine Port Authority and the Palawan Provincial Government to launch on Thursday an...

Yllana to cops: Time to shape up

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Yllana to cops: Time to shape upQuezon City councilor Anjo Yllana urged the leadership of the Philippine National Police to cleanse its ranks of misfits.

‘Monitors’ eating up big slice of budget, says Chiz

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‘Monitors’ eating up big slice of budget, says ChizSenator Francis Escudero on Thursday vowed to scrutinize the proposed allocation for monitoring and evaluation of state spending, which eats up a big chunk of the...