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Vicente Paterno, ex-senator; 89


Former Sen. Vicente Paterno, a man whose integrity was rarely matched, whether in public service or the private sector, died Friday at age 89.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Feud’ with Marcoses about getting justice–Palace


It’s not about two political families but about obtaining justice for martial law victims.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Garin: I’m not covered by De Lima gag order

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Secretary Leila de Lima and Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin. INQUIRER and DOH FILE PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines—Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin insisted on Saturday that she was not covered by the gag order issued by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima against personalities linked to the questionable P833.67-million procurement of antipneumonia vaccines by the Department of Health (DOH). Garin said that De Lima was not actually referring to her in the […]

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace hails Drilon for facing probe

Senate President Franklin Drilon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Friday praised its ally, Senate President Franklin Drilon, for facing his colleagues and directly responding to the allegations against him in connection with the allegedly overpriced Iloilo Convention Center but left it up to Vice President Jejomar Binay to decide if he should do the same to clear his name.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ona’s absence won’t affect Ebola readiness, says Aquino

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President Benigno Aquino III remains confident the country’s preparations to prevent the entry of the deadly Ebola virus would not be affected by the absence of Health Secretary Enrique Ona who is on a month-long leave to prepare a report on issues surrounding the health department’s immunization program.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »