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Court orders charge reinstated vs Cagayan vice governor


The Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered a regional trial court to reinstate the frustrated murder charge and issue the corresponding arrest warrant against Cagayan Vice Gov. Leonides Fausto for allegedly strafing the car of a rival politician during the October 2010 barangay (village) election period.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ombudsman probes other Drilon project


A P13.5-million initiative to improve the Iloilo River Esplanade, another pet project of Senate President Franklin Drilon, is under investigation by the Office of the Ombudsman, for alleged irregularities in the procurement process.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

4 Aurora lots linked to Binay

Jejomar Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay is listed as administrator of four lots, totaling more than 2 hectares, in Dingalan town in Aurora province facing the Pacific Ocean, according to copies of declarations of real property obtained by the Inquirer from the provincial government.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

As Maguindanao massacre case drags on, pain lingers

PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEMORIES CathyNuñez looks at photos of her son, Victor, who was one of 32
journalists killed in Ampatuan town,Maguindanao province, on Nov. 23, 2009. JB R. DEVEZA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Cathy Nuñez’s voice breaks and tears wet her cheeks as she remembers her son. It is always like this, she said.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Slain journalists ‘martyrs’–Palace

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In this Nov. 21, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priests bless the wooden markers at the site where 58 people, 32 of them journalists, were massacred at a remote village in  Ampatuan township, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines. Sunday Nov. 23, 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of the massacre, in Maguindanao, southern Philippines with the Ampatuan clan tagged as the prime suspects in the carnage. The massacre of 58 people is the country's worst election-related violence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Malacañang on Sunday hailed as “martyrs” the 32 journalists killed with 26 other people in the Maguindanao massacre five years ago.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »