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Binay to get formal Senate invite

Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay will have his day in the Senate. An entire Senate investigation session will be reserved for Binay to respond to charges over the allegedly overpriced Makati parking building that began construction when he was the mayor, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III said on Saturday.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Grace Poe rides the train, gets taste of commuters’ ordeal

Photo from Office of Sen. Grace Poe

In her first Metro Rail Transit (MRT) ride, Sen. Grace Poe on Friday morning got a taste of the ordeal that thousands of commuters go through every day.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Poe allays Palace fears on FOI

Senator Grace Poe.  FILE PHOTO/PRIB

If it ain’t hiding anything, Malacañang has nothing to fear about the freedom of information (FOI) bill, Sen. Grace Poe said on Friday.

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

Nancy Binay opposes anti-dynasty bill

Senator Nancy Binay. FILE PHOTO

Sen. Nancy Binay has expressed reservations about a legislative measure seeking to enforce the constitutional provision against political dynasties, saying it would “deprive the people of choices.”

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Purisima told: SC didn’t stop Subic power plant

Supreme Court spokesman Theodore Te: It was writ of kalikasan. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court did not stop the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Subic, Zambales province, its spokesman said on Thursday to correct the claim of Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Budget Secretary Florencio Abad that the high tribunal’s alleged action threatened the country with a potential power crisis in 2015.

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