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Graft raps vs DBM execs dropped

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The Sandiganbayan has dismissed a number of corruption charges against Department of Budget and Management (DBM) officials and employees after finding no probable cause to have them stand trial.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Experts doubt Makati building is world-class

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The 11-story Makati City Hall Parking Building at the center of overpricing allegations is not world-class as it has gypsum boards for most of its internal walls and office floors covered with rolling vinyl, which is similar to linoleum, according to experts tapped by the Senate blue ribbon committee to evaluate the edifice.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

At 84, Silliman biologist still busy with marine research

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National Scientist Dr. Angel Alcala continues working on marine protected areas and is expecting to publish their latest study soon. Photo by Alex Pal/ Inquirer Visayas

Over the past 62 years, the scientist has been reporting for work in a small office named after him at Silliman University here.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Charter-change proponents warned on insertions

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Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares on Sunday warned that President Aquino’s allies could pull a fast one and insert the lifting of term limits and the clipping of the powers of the Supreme Court in the proposed constitutional amendment during the closed-door Senate-House conference.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Joker Arroyo slams ‘one-sided’ Senate rules

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Former senator Joker Arroyo. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Senate should re-examine how it conducts proceedings and revise its guidelines, said former Sen. Joker Arroyo, who criticized the blue ribbon committee’s hearings for being “one-sided” and having unfair rules.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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