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Top fashion designer backs whistle-blower


“Benhur is telling the truth.” A top fashion designer, Eddie Baddeo, came forward to support the allegations made by Benhur K. Luy against Janet Lim-Napoles of JLN Corp. involving a P10-billion scam using the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), or pork barrel, of senators and congressmen.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Jovito Salonga’s son laments LP snub


Steve Salonga, an independent candidate for governor of Rizal in next month’s elections, is pretty much on his own.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

What’s inside Kiram’s lost letter to Aquino


What was in that letter so that Sultan Jamalul Kiram III could say that had the President paid attention to it, he and his followers would not have taken matters in their own hands?

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sacked Calabarzon police chief says Atimonan killings surprised him


A case operation plan (coplan) involves only intelligence activity to build up a case against a target. There is nothing criminal about a coplan, according to Chief Supt. James Melad, the sacked chief of the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) police.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Robredo opened probe into Puno’s P600-M ammo project

DILG Undersecretary Rico Puno. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Among the investigations being carried out by Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo before he died on Aug. 18 was a P600-million deal involving the procurement of ammunition for the Philippine National Police.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Robredo report links execs to illegal logging

EXPLOSIVE DOCUMENTS The 10th floor office of Jesse Robredo and his condo both in Quezon City are secured   by the Presidential Security Group. At right is the first page of the report on illegal logging submitted by DILG Special Assistant Isoceles P. Otero to Robredo. INQUIRER PHOTO

A task force on illegal logging of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) headed by a retired general is protecting illegal loggers and financiers in the Caraga Region (Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat islands).

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Text messages reveal Ramgen murder plot

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Ram Revilla Twitter photo

Text messages found in the mobile phone of one of the suspects in the killing of Ramgen Bautista talk of a plot to kill him and warn the owner of the phone not to say anything to the police or something dire will happen to him.

Posted: November 7th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Ram Revilla’s girlfriend tags Ramona in slay

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Ram Revilla Twitter photo

The girlfriend of the slain Ramgen Bautista saw only two other persons in his bedroom when they were attacked on the night of October 28: His sister Maria Ramona “Mara” Bautista and the male assailant who was wearing a Halloween mask.

Posted: November 4th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Col. Generoso Mariano says his statement was taken out of context


Marine Col. Generoso Mariano has no plans of retracting anything he said on video when he called on Filipinos to replace the government. The video, dated July 3, and a subject of investigation by the Philippine Navy, on YouTube. Mariano said on Monday that everything he uttered on the video was true but was taken [...]

Posted: July 19th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf threat in PH stays despite Bin Laden’s death


MANILA, Philippines—Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden, killed by US special forces in Pakistan on Monday, never set foot in the Philippines but he was an inspiration for terrorist groups, like the Abu Sayyaf, operating in the remote southern Philippine isles. On Sept. 11, 2001, when hijacked airliners slammed into the World Trade Center and the [...]

Posted: May 4th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  3. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  7. Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  8. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  9. Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  10. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Car hits packed US church, injuring about 20
  • LPA enters PH, to bring rains and thunderstorms
  • Sing-along saint: Showbiz world gets papal inspiration
  • Two-thirds of underwater search done, no sign of MH370
  • S. Korea prosecutors turn to mobile app for ferry probe
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Business

  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
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