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Edsa hero says PMA clique controls military

MAJOR VICTORY People cheer as one of the attack helicopters, led by then Col. Antonio Sotelo, lands in Camp Crame. The helicopter squadron defected to the rebel soldiers’ side on the second day of the revolt. 

Twenty-eight years after he led the defection of the Air Force’s 15th Strike Wing in a move that favored anti-Marcos forces during the historic Edsa People Power Revolution, retired Lt. Gen. Antonio Sotelo lamented that nothing much had changed in the military.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MNLF wants Trillanes to mediate in dispute

Sen. Antonio Trillanes III  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A spokesperson of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) on Friday said they want Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV to mediate in its ongoing armed dispute with the Philippine government.

Posted: September 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Napoles owns 28 houses

IS SHE HERE? This house on San Isidro Street, Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City, is allegedly one of the 28 real-estate properties owned by fugitive Janet Lim-Napoles. JOSEPH AGCAOILI

It’s hard to find a fugitive who owns at least 28 houses in the country.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Friends in good times and bad celebrate Cory Aquino

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REMEMBER WHEN Like the way it was in the feverish days leading to Edsa (I) People Power Revolution, yellow confetti rains anew on the Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine in Manila as the country commemorated the well-loved former President’s 80th birth anniversary on Friday. (See story below.) RICHARD REYES

Some came in wheelchairs, a few with canes. Many took halting steps with arthritic knees. But they came, anyway, to pay their respects to the late President Cory Aquino, who would have turned 80 years old on Friday.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cory Aquino’s legacy remembered on her 80th birthday Friday

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Former President Corazon Aquino

In her lifetime, former President Corazon Aquino was wont to tell her staff that they need not visit her grave when she’s gone.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Bay garbage yields litterbugs’ fav snacks

cartoon, october 28, 2012

Instant 3-in-1 coffee and Boy Bawang corn kernels are easily the snack food of choice among Filipinos, judging by the trash washed up with depressing regularity on the shores of Manila Bay.

Posted: October 28th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PDI joins Hands on Manila volunteers in clean-up of Freedom Island


Empty packets of instant 3-in-1 coffee and Boy Bawang native snacks turned out to be a constant litter when some 1, 230 volunteers scoured the shoreline of Freedom Island at the edge of Manila Bay for the annual Servathon 2012 recently.

Posted: October 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Inna Puno speaks up for her besieged father


Inna Puno does her father, resigned Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Rico Puno, proud.

Posted: September 13th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sister Flory Basa shocked why Cristina Corona says she owns the company

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Ana Basa and Cristina Corona

The last time Sister Flory Basa saw her niece, Cristina Corona, the wife of Chief Justice Renato Corona, was while the latter was in the process of filing a libel suit against the now 90-year-old nun and three other relatives.

Posted: March 8th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Bureau of Corrections spent P204K for Aquino ‘red carpet’

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They may have spent close to P2 million for the visit of President Benigno Aquino III lasting just a few hours but that doesn’t mean they were not adhering to his policy of following the “matuwid na daan,” or the righteous path.

Posted: March 6th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Tupas admits meeting PSBank branch manager when he was 15

Chief prosecutor Rep. Niel Tupas Jr.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

After some hemming and hawing, Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr. on Wednesday finally confirmed he and a Philippine Savings Bank branch manager, Anabelle Tiongson, had met before.

Posted: March 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Wounded NBI official bares death threats 2 weeks before ambush


Ambush-survivor National Bureau on Investigation (NBI) deputy director Rey Esmeralda on Wednesday said he received death threats two weeks ago, prompting him to change vehicles as a security precaution.

Posted: February 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Grace Lee wants journalist to apologize for ‘I will marry Aquino’ story


Korean-born TV host Grace Lee wants journalist Ellen Tordesillas to “formally apologize to the public” for a report that quoted Lee as saying she hoped her relationship with President Benigno Aquino lll would last “the full length.”

Posted: February 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »



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