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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. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
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  • Technology

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  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
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  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
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  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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