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Dinky Soliman, told to quit, says ‘read whole report’

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Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman: Investment in the future.  FILE PHOTO

A group of victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) is demanding the resignation of Social Welfare Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman after the Commission on Audit (COA) reported that food packs worth P2.7 million were lost to spoilage because of improper handling.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

2 school-bound sisters kidnapped


Two young girls, reportedly the children of a businessman, were abducted on their way to school by an armed group who also took their family vehicle Friday morning in Quezon City, prompting a police manhunt that was still in progress as of press time.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Law student loses gadgets, cash to cabbie, 3 cohorts

Motorists are now asked for identification cards when passing through one of the UP gates (above). PHOTOS BY JOHANN GUASCH

A female law student was robbed inside a taxi cab while on her way to the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City Monday night.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

PCOS machines breakdown ‘widespread,’ claims poll watchdog

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The poll watchdog Kontra Daya said cases of malfunctioning precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines were “widespread,” leading to voting delays in various parts of the country on Monday.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bautista, Belmontes, Vargas headed for wins in QC

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista. FILE PHOTO

Reelectionist Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista is headed for a landslide win in Quezon City, based on partial results from the counting of votes by the Commission on Elections as of 11:15 p.m. on Monday.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »