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Luy shocks defense counsels with ‘kickback’ files

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Benhur Luy

Principal whistleblower Benhur Luy skulked his way to the witness stand carrying a bulging backpack and a bottle of water. The defense counsels didn’t know he was about to drop a bombshell.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Coup rumor mongers should stop—DND

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DND spokesman Peter Paul Galvez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

With Senator Antonio Trillanes claiming that retired generals are planning to overthrow the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, the Department of National Defense on Thursday said any information about a destabilization plot does not have factual basis.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Transport body twits MMDA on Katipunan traffic jam

MANILA, Philippines–The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board on Thursday denied that heavy traffic in Quezon City was being caused by a one-month “no apprehension policy” for trucks for hire from July 29 to Aug. 29. LTFRB chair Winston Ginez also defended the decision, saying this was to give operators more time given the crucial [...]

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t can’t do away with lump sums—Palace

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Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Thursday admitted that the government cannot do away with lump sums or budgetary items that have no break down.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay not seeking Aquino’s 2016 backing but will be glad to get it—Nancy Binay

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Vice President Jejomar Binay.  FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay isn’t seeking President Benigno Aquino III’s endorsement in 2016, but it will be the “icing on the cake’’ if he gets it, according to Sen. Nancy Binay.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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