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Aquino tells LP members: Time to speak up

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 11:17 Written by
Former President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday urged his fellow Liberal Party (LP) members to “speak up” and make the party’s “voice heard again,” after four members were ousted from the majority in the Senate.Aquino also asked party members to…

LP booted out of Senate majority

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 09:16 Written by
LIBERAL Party senators were kicked out of the pro-Duterte Senate majority coalition on Monday in a surprise knockout instigated by neophyte Sen. Manny Pacquiao.The majority bloc led by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd stripped the Liberal senators of their positions,…

Resume drug war

Monday, 27 February 2017 09:43 Written by
SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano has called on President Rodrigo Duterte and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to relaunch the war on illegal drugs, warning that drug traders have gone back to the streets since the suspension of the campaign in…

De Lima arrives at Camp Crame after arrest

Friday, 24 February 2017 09:38 Written by
The police convoy carrying Senator Leila de Lima has arrived at Camp Crame, the Philippine National Police’s headquarters, where a space inside the PNP Custodial Center is reserved for her.De Lima, escorted by arresting officers from the Criminal Investigation and…

"Thou Shall Not Die"

Thursday, 23 February 2017 13:23 Written by
Davao- Yesterday, the Ateneo de Davao University hosted a forum on Death Penalty in the Philippines in collaboration with APILA, Law School, Amnesty International-Philippines, SAMAPULA, and SS-SEC at the Finster Auditorium of Ateneo de Davao University. The forum was participated…

NEDA rolls out new Phl Development Plan

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 09:43 Written by
MANILA, Philippines - The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has come up with a new medium-term economic blueprint for the country, targeting an upper-middle class economy status with a per capita income of $5,000 by 2022.The Philippine Development Plan…

‘Enough House votes to pass death penalty bill’

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:55 Written by
A lawmaker on Monday claimed the ruling coalition has mustered enough votes to pass the death penalty bill in the House of Representatives.Rep. Stephen Paduano of Abang Lingkod party-list made the statement ahead of the caucus of administration lawmakers in…

Cayetano to SolGen: Explain bid to acquit Napoles

Friday, 17 February 2017 09:57 Written by
SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano, a key administration ally, on Thursday said he will seek an explanation from the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on why it had recommended the acquittal of pork barrel scam brains Janet Napoles in a…
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