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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

PEACHY Rallonza-Bretaña

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 »

Farm schools to be set up under new measure awaiting signature by Aquino


A different kind of high school, focusing on agriculture and fisheries-related lessons, could soon rise in the country’s rural areas, on the guiding principle that not all students’ needs are the same.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Despite 71 vetoes, House did well, says Speaker Belmonte

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.: We have other priorities INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Despite the President rejecting 71 bills from the 15th Congress, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte said the legislature was still able to help the administration’s push for reform.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »