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Aquino: I’m willing to go to jail…

President Benigno Aquino III 

In so many words, yes, President Aquino said he was willing to go to jail for decisions he had made, such as approving the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), which the Supreme Court subsequently declared unconstitutional.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino backs De Lima on Binay probe–Palace

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Saturday defended Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s probe into allegations of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay even as his allies singled out the official for her “unusual” interest in the case.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Due process must be followed, Palace tells Laude family

Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude. INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Malacañang said Saturday it undertstood the grief felt by the family of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude but stressed that certain processes had to be followed in obtaining justice for the slain transgender woman.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Why Binay’s ratings fell: Truth is out; no conspiracy’

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Antonio Trillanes IV

Vice President Jejomar Binay’s public satisfaction rating is down, not because of an “elaborate plan to destroy him,” but because “he’s a corrupt public official after all,” Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said on Tuesday.

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

Let justice take its course with Purisima–Palace

Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Saturday said it would let the “process take its proper course” with regard to the investigation being conducted by the Ombudsman into the alleged ill-gotten wealth of Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima, whom President Benigno Aquino III has staunchly defended.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »