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Incentives, instead of pay hike, set for gov’t workers in 2015—DBM chief Abad


There will be no pay increase for the 1.4 million government workers in 2015 after this year’s typhoons prevented the government from completing a survey on salary and benefits for them, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad has said.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay fears more ‘black propaganda’ vs him


Vice President Jejomar Binay continued to gripe on Sunday about his detractors whom he feared would not stop maligning him and his family, amid corruption allegations against them.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay opts to spend time with Smokey Mountain folk

AWAY FROM SENATE HEARING  Vice President Jejomar Binay visits Barangay Balut in Tondo, Manila, to turn over housing units to former Smokey Mountain residents.  JOAN BONDOC

Work over politics. “You can see me working. That’s why I’m here,” said Vice President Jejomar Binay, who chose to spend time in Tondo, Manila, with the poor instead of appearing at the Senate panel inquiring into the alleged overpricing of the Makati City Hall Building II, or parking building.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

It’s official: UNA will be Binay’s party in 2016

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Vice President Jejomar Binay has a new political party, whose standard he will carry in running for Malacañang in 2016. The new party is called United Nationalist Alliance, named after the coalition cobbled together by the opposition in 2010.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Binay preempts Senate probe Thursday, declares P60M SALN

Vice President Jejomar Binay: Open to a lifestyle check “anytime”. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay seems to have preempted the testimony against him by two new witnesses at Thursday’s Senate investigation of alleged corruption involving infrastructure projects in Makati when he was the mayor of the city by releasing on Wednesday his financial disclosures and income tax returns for the last 28 years.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »