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JV Ejercito: Senate minority won’t back impeachment move vs Aquino

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Even the minority bloc in the Senate appears not inclined to support the impeachment move against President Benigno Aquino III, with one senator saying it would not prosper anyway.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Opposition senators mum on impeachment complaints vs Aquino

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Senator Nancy Binay on Tuesday opted not to comment on the impeachment moves against the President, noting that her father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, “may directly benefit” from it.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Trillanes calls for suspension of ‘overly ambitious’ K to 12 program

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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is pushing for the suspension of the implementation of the K to 12 Program, which he described as “overly ambitious program” of the government.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon asks DBM to release DAP documents

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Senate President Franklin Drilon is urging the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to release all documents, including pertinent Special Allotment Release Orders (Saros), pertaining to the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds which were availed of by lawmakers.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate body junks Abad’s bid to move appearance in DAP hearing after Sona

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Budget Secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate finance committee has rejected Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad’s request to testify on the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) after the President’s State of the Nation Address (Sona).

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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