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Binay on 2nd plunder rap: No respect for Christmas

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Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC

The complainants have no respect for Christmas. “They have even given political color to the sanctity of ‘Simbang Gabi.’”

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino OKs monthlong ceasefire with NPA

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President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

President Aquino has approved a monthlong unilateral cease-fire with the communist rebels to begin shortly before Christmas and end on the day Pope Francis leaves the country after a four-day visit in January.

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

Barangay protests its renaming after cigarette firm


What’s in a name?

A lot, says retired Caloocan Judge Adoracion Angeles, who is leading a crusade against the Bulacan provincial government for renaming Barangay (village) Tikay in Malolos, Bulacan, as Mighty Road, in honor of Mighty Corp., the country’s oldest cigarette manufacturer.

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOH to AFP: Shut up on Ebola issue


The Department of Health (DOH) has ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to shut up on the issue of Ebola and the quarantine of Filipino former United Nations peacekeepers who returned recently from Liberia.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Survey: Bribing going out of style


Believe it or not but fewer Filipino families now give bribes or “grease money” to government officials due to growing public intolerance toward corruption.

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