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

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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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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 »

‘Several bank accounts a sign of laundering’


Having multiple bank accounts is a sign that an individual is involved in money laundering.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4 Quedancor officials face criminal charges

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The Office of the Ombudsman will formally charge officials of the Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corp. (Quedancor) for releasing P1.5 billion worth of piggery inputs to four ineligible companies 10 years ago in a program dubbed as the “swine scam.”

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House probe sought on failure of Marcoses to return artwork

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Two lawmakers will seek a congressional probe of the Marcoses for refusing to turn over dozens of valuable artwork acquired during strongman Ferdinand Marcos’ 21-year rule.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »