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Slain journalists ‘martyrs’–Palace

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In this Nov. 21, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priests bless the wooden markers at the site where 58 people, 32 of them journalists, were massacred at a remote village in  Ampatuan township, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines. Sunday Nov. 23, 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of the massacre, in Maguindanao, southern Philippines with the Ampatuan clan tagged as the prime suspects in the carnage. The massacre of 58 people is the country's worst election-related violence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Malacañang on Sunday hailed as “martyrs” the 32 journalists killed with 26 other people in the Maguindanao massacre five years ago.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Ona still health chief, says Palace

Enrique Ona: Still health secretary. INQUIRER file photo

Enrique Ona, who is on one-month leave, is still the health secretary, Malacañang said on Wednesday.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH peacekeeper with malaria to remain in quarantine despite Ebola negative test

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The Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia. INQUIRER.net PHOTO

The Filipino peacekeeper who fell ill with fever will remain in quarantine despite testing negative for the Ebola virus, according to Malacañang.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino to decide on Ona’s fate based on answers about vaccination program—Valte

Health Secretary Enrique Ona. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Whether Health Secretary Enrique Ona would keep his job would depend on his formal reply to questions raised by President Benigno Aquino III particularly on the government’s vaccination program, Malacañang said on Tuesday.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Santiago to DAR: Probe ‘astonishing Hacienda Binay story’

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Thursday asked the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to investigate how businessman Antonio Tiu managed to acquire huge tracts of land that now form part of a 350-hectare property in Rosario town, Batangas province, allegedly owned by Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »