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  • ‘DAP hearing  zarzuela with  paid hacks cast’

    ‘DAP hearing zarzuela with ...

    PETITIONERS who successfully challenged the legality of the Disbursement Acceleration Program before the Supreme Court branded Thursday’s Senate hearing on the discredited program a “zarzuela” and “A-bad and uncouth script that was painful to watch” with administration senators...
  • PNoy steps up SC attack

    PNoy steps up SC attack

    Says its DAP decision sends ‘chilling effect’

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III resumed his attack on the Supreme Court Wednesday, accusing the justices of changing the rules on “good faith” when they ruled that some acts committed under the Disbursement Acceleration Program were unconstitutional. The President said that although the Court has...
  • Youth vs PNoy file  2nd impeachment

    Youth vs PNoy file 2nd impeachment

    YOUTH organizations, student leaders and campus journalists filed a second verified impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III Tuesday over his Disbursement Acceleration Program, parts of which were struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional. Weighing in. Students from various...
  • New impeach rap  vs PNoy endorsed

    New impeach rap vs PNoy endorsed

    THE first valid impeachment complaint was filed Monday against President Benigno Aquino III, accusing him of betraying the public trust and knowingly violating the Constitution with his Disbursement Acceleration Program, parts of which were struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional. Three left-wing...
  • Solons got 80% of DAP

    Solons got 80% of DAP

    SAROs telltale signs of pork barrel misuse

    SENATORS and congressmen received some 857 of the 1,016 SAROs or special allotment release orders for P150.6 billion in pork barrel projects funded under the Disbursement Acceleration Program, Palace documents show. “Eight in 10 SAROs were pork for lawmakers,” said Bagong Alyansang Makabayan...

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Belmonte says some solons got DAP funds

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Belmonte  says some  solons got  DAP fundsHOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. confirmed reports on Tuesday that some congressmen received Disbursement Acceleration Program funds for their projects, and...

No Palace stand on power crisis yet

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No Palace stand on power crisis yetPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has yet to come up with a decision on the proposal of Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla to declare an emergency to address the...

Medics raise health-care crisis in PH

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Medics raise  health-care  crisis in PHSEVENTY-FOUR organizations led by the Philippine College of Physicians and the Coalition for Primary Care signed a manifesto on Tuesday declaring a health-care...

New storm developing

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New storm  developingANOTHER low-pressure area which will likely intensify into a tropical cyclone has been spotted just outside of the Philippine area of responsibility even as...

SC hears SolGen’s plea

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SC hears SolGen’s pleaThe Office of the President, the Judicial and Bar Council and the Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno have been required to answer the petition filed by Solicitor...

Enrile blocks bid to suspend him

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Enrile blocks bid to suspend himSENATOR Juan Ponce Enrile on Tuesday urged the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division to reject the prosecution’s motion to suspend him from public office.

Gov’t, MILF try to iron out Bangsamoro kinks

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Gov’t, MILF try to iron out Bangsamoro kinksPresident Benigno Aquino III and Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Murad Ebrahim will meet again this week in a bid to resolve the problems surrounding the...

A Filipino caregiver’s ‘shock and awe’ story of war in Israel

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A Filipino caregiver’s ‘shock and awe’ story of war in Israel“Just now, after thirty seconds, the siren is blaring again followed by the explosions—four of them. It’s very loud and I’m...

Traders slam rice-import binge

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Traders slam rice-import bingeA GROUP of rice traders on Tuesday said that a well-entrenched syndicate operating within the National Food Authority has been manipulating rice supply and...

PH-Vietnam group elects Ilarde as head

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PH-Vietnam group elects Ilarde as headFormer Senator Eddie U. Ilarde was elected president of the Philippine-Vietnam Friendship Association which will be officially launched at 5 p.m. On Tuesday, July...