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SC junks BIR request for SALNs of justices

Bureau of Internal Revenue building.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Supreme Court justices have rejected a six-month-old Bureau of Internal Revenue request for copies of their statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) to “determine if they paid the right taxes.”

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Aquino preaches love amid moves to oust him


Amid moves to impeach him, he talked of caring for others. Where he sounded combative before, on Monday he preached the gospel of love, saying that’s the duty of every Christian.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Palace to abide by high court ruling on DAP

President Benigno S. Aquino III. Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

After all is said and done, Malacañang will abide by the Supreme Court decision declaring the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as unconstitutional.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino’s yellow ribbon idea: Unity knows no color

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President Benigno Aquino III  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

President Aquino’s suggestion that people wear a yellow ribbon to show their support amid his plunging ratings and a squabble with the Supreme Court is divisive and will not benefit the country, senators said on Thursday.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Malacañang on SC ruling vs DAP: We respect rule of law

Malacañang photos

Malacañang on Wednesday rejected accusations that it was not following the rule of law after no less than President Benigno Aquino heavily criticized the Supreme Court decision against his Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and insisted that he was “right.”

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »