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CHEd chief says lawmakers got P14M each from realigned pork

Patricia Licuanan

The Committee on Higher Education (CHEd) has admitted that lawmakers received P14 million each from the P4.1 billion realigned pork barrel funds that the CHEd received in this year’s budget.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate to probe Bulacan field trip that ended in students’ deaths

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Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said on Sunday he would initiate a Senate inquiry into the tragic Bulacan State University (Bulsu) field trip, where seven tourism students drowned after they were swept away by strong river currents.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NGO linked to Aquino sister denies touching DAP funds


Assisi Development Foundation (ADF), a nongovernment organization (NGO) associated with the sister of President Aquino, is adamant that it did not touch any of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds allocated by the National Dairy Authority (NDA) to their joint milk feeding program.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

3 impeach cases vs Aquino get rolling

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Benigno Aquino III

The House committee on rules on Monday endorsed for committee hearing three impeachment cases filed by Makabayan bloc lawmakers, thus paving the way for the start of the first ouster move against President Aquino.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House to press SC on ‘misuse’ of JDF

Ilocos Norte Representative Rodolfo Fariñas: Insistent. SENATE POOL

If Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno does not want to go to the House of Representatives, the chamber will confront her and other magistrates of the Supreme Court with their alleged indiscretions on their own turf.

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