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Aquino complies with SC ruling on DAP but…

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III delivers his 5th State of the Nation Address during the joint session of the 16th Congress at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines Monday, July 28, 2014. AP

Malacañang on Tuesday admitted that President Benigno Aquino III’s call for a joint resolution defining savings was in compliance with the Supreme Court ruling on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Should Congress redefine gov’t savings? Quimbo thinks it should

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Romero Quimbo

The House of Representatives should amend its definition of savings in the budget law so as to allow the use of these funds even after the practice was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, a lawmaker said Tuesday.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Disgruntled PTV-4, IBC-13 workers join Sona rally

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Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

In 2011, President Benigno Aquino III vowed to improve and modernize the People’s Television (PTV) Network so it won’t “lag behind.”

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino missed key issues in 2014 Sona—political analyst

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President Aquino deliving his Sona on Monday, July 28, 2014. AP

President Benigno Aquino III missed the opportunity to tackle “equally deserving” issues in his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, a political analyst said Tuesday.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Syjuco: Aquino exaggerated his accomplishments

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Augusto Syjuco Jr.

Former Iloilo Representative Augusto Syjuco on Tuesday said President Benigno Aquino III seemed to have admitted in his 5th State of the Nation Address (Sona) that his administration has strayed course during his four years of leadership.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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