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Aquino best man when Escudero weds Heart Evangelista

ENGAGED  “Our getting married has nothing to do with my running or not running [for an elective post],” said Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero, here with fiancée Heart Evangelista. Escudero says you don’t have to be married to win. “Look at President Aquino.” ARNOLD ALMACEN

President Benigno Aquino III will stand as best man for Sen. Chiz Escudero when the senator weds movie star Heart Evangelista on Feb. 14 (tentative date).

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Enzo Pastor, ‘slay brains’ once fought over racer’s wife

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DAHLIA Guerrero-Pastor and Domingo “Sandy” de Guzman in an undated photo. Inquirer Source

A year before he was killed, international car racer Ferdinand “Enzo” Pastor exchanged blows with the businessman who would later be revealed as his wife’s lover and tagged as the brains behind his murder.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Court finds evidence vs Cito Lorenzo, Joc-joc Bolante insufficient


The Sandiganbayan has found no probable cause to charge former Agriculture Secretary Luis “Cito” Lorenzo and Undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante with plunder over the P728-million fertilizer fund scam during the Arroyo administration.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Roldan convicted for tot’s kidnap

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In what an anticrime group called a “benchmark” decision, the Pasig City Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Tuesday found former actor and ex-Congressman Dennis Roldan guilty of masterminding the kidnapping of a 3-year-old Chinese-Filipino boy in 2005.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

NFA’s P1-B deal probed

NFA workers unload tons of rice  imported from Vietnam. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former National Food Authority Administrator (NFA) Orlan Calayag and his special assistant, Dennis Guerrero, have been placed under investigation for allegedly granting a P1.08-billion rice cargo-handling contract to a trucking company without a bidding being conducted, a violation of the antigraft law, according to Francis Pangilinan, the presidential adviser on food security.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »