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Lawmaker seeks raps vs gov’t officials with unliquidated cash advances

Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo: As clear as day. congress.gov.ph/

An administration lawmaker is urging Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to charge 100 government officials and employees, including executives of government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs), for “embezzling” P5 billion in taxpayer money.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UNA: Mar Roxas ads get heavy airplay in Visayas, Mindanao

JV Bautista

The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay is grumbling about the lack of funds to bankroll his political ads while at the same time questioning where Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II is getting the money for his radio and television advertising campaign in the provinces for the last few months.

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

Ex-SC justices, legal experts set to give views on Bangsamoro law

Rufus Rodriguez

Former Supreme Court magistrates, law school deans and other legal experts will gather at the House of Representatives on Tuesday to give their views on the constitutionality of the Basic Bangsamoro Law (BBL).

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

Belmonte urges Binay to show he’s not afraid to face Senate inquiry

feliciano belmonte

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said on Monday that Vice President Jejomar Binay should not be afraid of attending a Senate probe into his wealth and his transactions as a mayor of Makati City years ago because he would be surrounded by his allies, including his daughter.

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

Binay’s fall in ratings leaves race to 2016 wide open, say lawmakers

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Isabela Representative Rodolfo Albano III  FILE PHOTO

Lawmakers expect a wide open race in the 2016 presidential election with no single candidate likely to benefit from the steep fall in Vice President Jejomar Binay’s ratings.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »