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Trillanes: Let truth come out on controversial Makati building
SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV expressed optimism that the truth will come out in the ongoing investigation into the controversial multi-billion peso Makati City Hall Building 2. "The truth must come out for the sake of this country and the Filipino people," said Trillanes who authored the resolution calling for the investigation into the alleged ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
President Aquino visits Our Lady of Piat in Cagayan
President Benigno S. Aquino III visited on Monday the miraculous Our Lady of Piat enshrined at the Basilica Minore of Piat during his trip to Cagayan province.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Court enters not guilty plea for Palparan
A Malolos judge entered on Monday a not guilty plea on behalf of retired Major General Jovito Palparan for cases related to the enforced disappearance of students from the University of the Philippines in June 2006.
Start of Switching Loyalties
Political science students will tell you that despite the fact we have so many nincompoops in both houses of congress, hoodlums in robes and power hungry bureaucrats from the Palace to the lowest government agency, we still enjoy a well functioning democracy.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Palparan fallacy
Prof. Luis V. Teodoro is a former dean of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, where he teaches journalism.
Guv thanks Aquino, lawmakers for funds
Governor Lilia Pineda on Friday thanked the National Government headed by President Benigno Aquino III for the billions of pesos in funds being poured in for Pampanga infrastructure and various projects.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Why President Aquino's hint of a second term is raising hell
How are we to respond to President Benigno Aquino coyly hinting he's open to a second term? Before I explain why, let me share with you my conversation yesterday with Mel Sta.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Wenceslao: Palparan's rise and fall
I CAUGHT "Dekada '70" on Cinema One while surfing the cable yesterday morning. The film, carried by veteran stars Vilma Santos and Christopher de Leon and which is based on the novel of the same title by Lualhati Bautista, transports viewers back to the Philippines under the Marcos dictatorship and the Martial Law years, a period that had families ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Charter change needed for new peace deal - Lobregat
Zamboanga City 1st District Rep. Celso Lobregat hopes the peace deal between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front will resolve all gray areas in the documents they signed on Saturday to avoid a repeat of a controversial agreement during the time of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
'Extraordinary' arrest to end Aquino apathy on impunity?
The arrest of Palparan "marks a rare challenge to the country's rampant impunity, which the government of has failed to adequately address," HRW Philippines researcher Carlos Conde said in a dispatch.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The pawn in the queen's gambit?
ARMY general and former congressman Jovito Palparan has been accused of ordering the abduction, torture, and murder of civilians whom he suspected to be connected with or sympathizers of the underground revolutionary movement.
Palparan, the 'weakling' who wielded the iron fist
THE MAN WHO, by his own account, was once considered "a weakling" who would not survive in the real world, had thought of himself as the necessary iron fist that would clear the country, not just of the communist New People's Army, but of all militant organizations.
Palace: Aquino won't be lame duck president
MALACANANG expressed confidence on Monday that President Benigno Aquino III would not become a lame duck president even if his administration's satisfaction rating hit an all-time low.
Now it's for the love of pork, then it was for a phone call
PRESIDENT Benigno S. Aquino III would soon be facing the fourth impeachment complaint against him coming from the Alliance of Concerned Teachers partylist.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Philippine leader criticized for New York dinner
Philippine lawmakers lashed out Monday against a reported $20,000 dinner bill racked up by the president and an entourage on a New York visit last week.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Hyatt 10 deny forcing PNoy to retain Abad
Members of the Hyatt 10 disputed a report that they arm-twisted President Benigno Aquino III into keeping Budget Secretary Butch Abad despite the fallout from the unconstitutional Disbursement Acceleration Program .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Today is the feast day of Saint Dominic , the founder of the Order of Preachers and the initiator of the beautiful prayer of the Holy Rosary.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Bishop tags Palace in campaign for PNoy's 2nd term
Malacanang might have a hand in the online campaign pushing for a second term for President Aquino, Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo said yesterday.
Sinkholes in Tawang relocation site found
Municipal engineer Benedict Pineda, in a report, said the ground irregularities were found in 2011 and reported to then mayor Greg Abalos.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Wenceslao: On being predictable
LESS than two years to go and this is getting to be predictable. I am referring to the coverage of the Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III presidency.