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Palace: Aquino got justice

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BY THE NUMBERS  By a vote of 54-4 on each of three impeachment complaints, the House justice committee, chaired by Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas, rejects first attempts to unseat President Aquino.  LYN RILLON

President Aquino got justice when the justice committee of the House of Representatives voted an identical 54-4 on all three impeachment complaints against him for insufficiency of substance, Malacañang said on Tuesday.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

COA: P5B CCT funds lost in Philpost

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine Postal Corp. (Philpost) has accumulated P5 billion in unliquidated cash advances from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), funds that were meant for distribution to a million beneficiaries of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program in 9,657 municipalities last year.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Brains behind frustrated Naia bombers still unknown

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DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR  Three members of an ultra-rightist group called “Usaffe” are presented on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Investigation during inquest proceedings at the Department of Justice in Manila. Several incendiary bombs were recovered from the suspects who were arrested at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. NBI Director Virgilio Mendez identified the suspects as Grandeur Pepito Gacutan Guerrero (right), Emmanuel Valencia San Pedro and Sonny Albes Yohanon.  JOAN BONDOC

A foiled plot to bomb the country’s main airport and a huge mall in Metro Manila was to have been the “opening salvo” of a group supposedly opposed to China’s occupation of disputed isles in the South China Sea claimed by China.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

It’s a sad, terrible day, say President’s critics

The House committee on justice Tuesday dismissed the impeachment complaints against President Aquino for insufficiency in substance. Photo shows Deputy Minority Leader Neri Colmenares right), Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, GABRIELA partylist Luzviminda Ilagan and other representatives standing up to vote that the second impeachment complaint has sufficiency in substance. Critics assailed the junking of the three impeachment complaints.  INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

The rector of San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City said the House justice committee’s decision to junk all three impeachment complaints against President Aquino for lack of substance was to be expected in a chamber dominated by the President’s allies.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Washington SyCip: I want Grace Poe to seek presidency

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‘WASH’ FOR GRACE Washington SyCip (right), founder of auditing firm SGV & Co., wants Sen. Grace Poe to run for President in 2016. SyCip was one of the earliest supporters of the senator’s father, Fernando Poe Jr., when he ran for President in 2004. PHOTOS BY RICHARD A. REYES

A man who knows how to count, one of the earliest supporters of Fernando Poe Jr. when he ran for President in 2004 but was believed to have lost in the counting, is interested in seeing his daughter Sen. Grace Poe run for the same office.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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