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Napoles tags over 100 officials in pork scam – Lacson

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JANET LIM-NAPOLES. FILE PHOTO

Over a hundred government officials from the present and previous administrations have been implicated by suspected pork barrel scam key operator Janet Lim-Napoles in a draft affidavit one-fourth ream-thick that her family provided rehabilitation czar and former Panfilo “Ping” M. Lacson in March

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy

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Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Embattled Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III said on Wednesday that he would file criminal charges against Czech Ambassador to the Philippines Josef Rychtar “most probably” within the week for implicating him in a $30-million extortion try on the executives of the Czech company Inekon.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson

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Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The number of senators that dealt with Janet Lim Napoles to defraud Filipinos of billions of pesos in pork barrel funds would be enough to constitute a quorum, the number of members needed to conduct business in the Senate or at least 13, former Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Wednesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace

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Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A week after Etihad Airways flight EY 0424 landed in the Philippines, the government has tracked down more than 80 percent of its passengers, with only 43 persons yet to be tested for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna

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A once trusted house helper is now a suspect in the killing of two people, one of them an infant, and the wounding of her employer in Calamba City, early Wednesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

N. Korea finally offers condolences over ferry tragedy

U.S. technicians put the ROV or remotely-operated vehicle to South Korean rescue team members for searching passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Monday, April 21, 2014. AP

More than a week after a South Korean ferry carrying 476 people capsized and sank, North Korea finally voiced its condolences Wednesday for the victims of the disaster, including the many schoolchildren who died.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

16 CADPI sugar refinery workers now out of danger after toxic shower in Batangas

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The Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc. (CADPI) assured its stakeholders on Wednesday that the 16 casual workers who were injured in its sugar refinery in Nasugbu, Batangas on Good Friday have all been declared “out of danger.”

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNP denies Purisima’s involvement in questionable deal with courier firm

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PNP Director General Alan Purisima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima has nothing to do with the P100-million shady deal with a private courier service company.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist hostage

In this photo taken on Sunday, April 13, 2014, a reporter Simon Ostrovsky, right, stands next to a Pro-Russian gunman at a seized police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk. Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive. Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has not been seen since early Tuesday. AP

Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive. Simon Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has not been seen since early Tuesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UN heads say Syria aid needs ‘largely unanswered’

Syrians stand next to dead bodies that have been pulled from the river near Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, Syria. AP FILE PHOTO

The directors of five United Nations agencies that provide humanitarian aid to Syria say their appeal for $6.5 billion in emergency funding for 2014 has been mostly ignored.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea

In this April 19, 2014 file photo, Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry boat Sewol in the water off the southern coast, arrives at the headquarters of a joint investigation team of prosecutors and police in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea. AP

A colleague calls Captain Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. Yet there he was, captured in video on the day his ferry sank, onshore while hundreds of people were trapped inside the vessel.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UK woman held for murder after children’s bodies found

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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a house in London, British police said on Wednesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Washington calls S. Sudan violence an ‘abomination’

In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014. The United Nations' top humanitarian official in South Sudan, Toby Lanzer, told The Associated Press in a phone interview on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, that the ethnically targeted killings are "quite possibly a game-changer" for a conflict that has been raging since mid-December and that has exposed longstanding ethnic hostilities. There was also a disturbing echo of Rwanda, which is marking the 20th anniversary this month of its genocide that killed 1 million people. AP

The White House expressed horror at what it called the “abomination” of spiralling violence in South Sudan’s civil war, where rebels have been accused of massacring hundreds of civilians.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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