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First timers: Former Aquino backers turn their backs on him

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Protesters are dispersed with water cannon as they attempt to force their way closer to the House of Representatives to coincide with the State of the Nation Address (Sona) by Philippine President Benigno Aquino III Monday, July 28, 2014, in Quezon City. People not known to join past protest actions against President Aquino, such as award-winning scriptwriter Ricky Lee and satirist Mae Paner (aka Juana Change), were at a huge rally against the President’s Sona on Monday.  AP

People not known to join past protest actions against President Aquino, such as award-winning scriptwriter Ricky Lee and satirist Mae Paner (aka Juana Change), were at a huge rally against the President’s fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Jailhouse rocks over Napoles

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Quezon City Jail Annex, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Take her to her new jailhouse, pronto.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Manpower lack snags fight vs crime

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It was a chilly Tuesday night Christina Labador would rather forget.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Napoles used ‘plainbeauty’ as password to secret transactions

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Janet Lim-Napoles.  POOL PHOTO

Suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles kept records and copies of documents of her transactions with lawmakers in a desktop computer with the password “plainbeauty,” principal whistle-blower Benhur Luy told the Sandiganbayan on Thursday.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binays face plunder case for PH’s priciest parking building at P1.56B

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Vice President Jejomar Binay (left), his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right) and 23 others face plunder case over the alleged “unconscionable overpricing” in the construction of an 11-story parking building (inset) that the city government supposedly built for P1.56 billion. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Makati City has gained the distinction of having the most expensive parking building in the country if a group of Makati City residents are to be believed.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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