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Philippine Coast Guard has a new commodore


The No. 4 official in the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is now a commodore.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PSG won’t stand in way of probe of 2 suspects in QC robbery–Palace

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FAIRVIEW police station chief Supt. Eleazar Matta looks at a Taser gun seized from two robbery suspects who later turned out to be members of the Presidential Security Group. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Malacañang on Thursday confirmed that two members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) were arrested for a robbery incident in Quezon City on Wednesday.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino has until March 29 to fill 2 Comelec vacancies


President Benigno Aquino III has until March 29 to fill up two vacancies in the Commission on Elections (Comelec)—though the election campaign season would already be in full swing by then.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace bares more appointments

Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III has appointed two new undersecretaries and several other ranking officials in various agencies of government.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino declares state of national calamity

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President Benigno Aquino III has placed the Philippines under a “state of national calamity” because of the “severe gravity of the damage” wrought by Typhoon “Pablo” in Mindanao, Central Visayas and Palawan this week.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cacdac is new PDEA chief

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)

Plucked from retirement, former Philippine National Police (PNP) Deputy Director General Arturo Cacdac Jr. is the new head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Posted: October 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Moro leaders present Aquino with `Gong of Peace’


Moro leader Al Haj Murad Ebrahim handed President Aquino a “Gong of Peace” when they met Monday in Malacañang.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino to confer posthumous award on Robredo

SENDOFF RITES President Aquino watches honor guards carry the flag-draped casket of Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo during the departure ceremony at Malacañang on Sunday. Robredo’s remains were flown to his hometown, Naga City, on the same day. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III will confer posthumously the Philippine Legion of Honor with the rank of chief commander to the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo.

Posted: August 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aug. 20, 21 declared nonworking holidays

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. FILE PHOTO

Two long weekends await flood-weary Metro Manilans later this month.

Posted: August 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace: We thought UNA was the team to beat

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda: A board member of any GOCC can receive only up to P3 million annually, including bonuses and per diem. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Monday rebuffed those advocating for a “super coalition” between the ruling Liberal Party (LP) and the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) of Vice President Jejomar Binay and former President Joseph Estrada.

Posted: July 17th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Santiago accuses Lacson of fronting for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  2. Name names, Lacson told
  3. Santiago: Enrile, Lacson, Reyes plotting massive psywar operation
  4. Slain officer’s ‘diagram’ rocks PNP
  5. Kris Aquino’s ex- close in security named new Air Force chief
  6. Ex-COA chief nabbed for plunder
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Obama: US will defend Japan vs China
  9. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  10. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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