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Graft raps vs DBM execs dropped

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The Sandiganbayan has dismissed a number of corruption charges against Department of Budget and Management (DBM) officials and employees after finding no probable cause to have them stand trial.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Beware of criminals posing as accident victims, traders told

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The head of the Ermita police station in Manila has warned businessmen to be alert whenever their vehicles get involved in a collision, saying the accident may have been caused deliberately by car thieves or, worse, kidnappers.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Draft Manila ban on eyesore posters sparks hot debate

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THE ELECTION-SEASON clutter in Sta. Mesa, Manila, in May 2013. INQUIRER File photo

A proposed Manila city ordinance that bans posters and streamers on lampposts, trees, utility cables and other public fixtures would certainly be applauded by urban renewal advocates.

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

Manila bldg exec OK’d condo, says lawyer; but Senator Pia Cayetano not appeased

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RISING CONCERN Sen. Pia Cayetano confers with cultural activist Carlos Celdran in front of the Rizal Monument in Manila during Wednesday’s Senate inquiry into the controversial condo project (encircled). JOAN BONDOC

Sen. Pia Cayetano on Wednesday admonished the developer of a 49-story condominium in Manila which critics said would mar the sight line of the Rizal Monument after a hearing showed that the project exceeded the limits set by a local zoning ordinance.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Manila suspends towing firm’s employees due to complaints

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Isko Moreno. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Due to numerous complaints from motorists, the Manila City government has ordered the indefinite suspension of some employees of a towing company.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

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