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5 senators support emergency powers

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Senators Francis Escudero, Sonny Angara, Grace Poe, Ralph Recto and JV Ejercito. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Senators are inclined to grant President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to avert the threat of a power crisis, but with a caveat: Avoid the costly power deals forged during the Ramos administration.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Proposed Bangsamoro gov’t a political hybrid

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The proposed Bangsamoro government will be parliamentary but its political system will be democratic, according to the draft law that would carve a new, self-governing region for the Bangsamoro in southern Philippines.

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

Santiago as presidential candidate ticks off possible running mates

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Back at the Senate on Wednesday, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago named (inset from left) Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, former Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro and Sen. Grace Poe as her possible running mates if she takes a crack at the presidency in 2016. INQUIRER PHOTOS

Is it Miriam-Rody, Miriam-Gibo, or Miriam-Grace? Take your pick.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Impeach Binay best move, says Albay governor

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Albay Gov. Joey Salceda INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / REM ZAMORA

Albay Governor Joey Salceda broached on Monday an idea that some people may have had in mind all along: Impeach Vice President Jejomar Binay over the allegedly overpriced Makati City parking building.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Senator Alan Cayetano to VP Binay: Is there or isn’t there corruption?

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OCULAR INSPECTION / SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Parking Area of the Makati City Hall Building II.
INQUIRER PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

A stumped Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano on Saturday twitted the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay for its conflicting statements about Makati City’s allegedly overpriced parking building.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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