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Congress set to OK priority bills before yearend

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Congress leaders have agreed to approve before the end of the year several key measures including those that aim to ensure a more level business playing field, more education opportunities for out-of-school youth and more allowances for soldiers, Senate President Franklin Drilon said.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senator Santiago wants voters’ ed taught in HS

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With the future of the country dependent on the youth, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has proposed that they receive voter education in high school to enlighten them on their right and duty to vote and preserve the integrity of the electoral process.

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

Padilla says letter fake; Zamora hits inclusion; Collantes calls list malicious


House Minority Leader Ronaldo Zamora said he had talked to Nueva Vizcaya Rep. Carlos Padilla and was told that the project being referred to in Benhur Luy’s digital files on the pork barrel scam could have stemmed from a supposed letter Padilla wrote.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Remain vigilant,’ anti-pork barrel activist tells Filipino public

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The Filipino public should stay vigilant now that plunder charges have been filed against three senators, suspected operators and agents in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, an activist who led in the Million People March against pork barrel said on Tuesday.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmaker shoots self in House

former congressman Benjo Benaldo: Pure accident

Outgoing Cagayan de Oro Rep. Benjo Benaldo was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in his office at the House of Representatives on Thursday night and was rushed to New Era hospital in Quezon City, according to Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »