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Palace: Ombudsman investigating plunder case of Aquino allies

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Malacañang said on Wednesday that another plunder case, involving administration allies, is also being investigated by the Office of the Ombudsman.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace still sees no Aquino impeachment

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda: Clueless

Malacañang on Wednesday said that if the Development Acceleration Program (DAP) would be declared unconstitutional, it will not necessarily make President Benigno Aquino III liable for impeachment.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nazarene devotees told to put contact numbers on children

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MANILA, Philippines – Black Nazarene devotees who will be bringing children in Thursday’s procession in Manila should attach contact numbers to them, Chief Superintendent Carmelo Valmoria of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said Wednesday. Valmoria said this would make it easier for authorities to look for children who would be reported lost. “We [...]

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3 brand-new naval choppers commissioned to AFP service

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AFP chief General Emmanuel Bautista inspects one of  the three brand new naval choppers on Thursday at the blessing and commissioning rites. /AFP Public Affairs Office

Three brand-new naval helicopters seen to boost the country’s military patrol and territorial defense were commissioned to military service on Thursday.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lacson accepts DOST chief’s apology

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Former senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson on Wednesday accepted Secretary Mario Montejo’s apology after linking him into the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) controversy.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DAP is ‘illegal,’ says Santiago

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Tuesday branded the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as “illegal” as it was not contained in the 2011 or the 2012 budgets.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fire hits warehouse in Pasay City

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Fire hit a commercial establishment in Pasay City Tuesday afternoon amid intermittent monsoon rains enhanced by tropical storm “Maring”, a city fire officer said.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

NBI security officer, personnel dismissed over Mancao escape

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The public should not expect closure to the Dacer-Corbito murders if those who claim to have knowledge of the 12-year-old case would make themselves scarce as in the case of Cezar Mancao (in photo) who left protective detention at the National Bureau of Investigation, according to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The National Bureau of Investigation dismissed from services the head of the Security and Management Division and several security personnel on duty when former police officer Cezar Mancao escaped from the NBI custody.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Genuino faces slew of criminal cases over Pagcor fund misuse

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Former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. chair Efraim Genuino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Office of the Ombudsman on Thursday ordered the filing of slew of criminal cases against former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) chairman Efraim Genuino before the Sandiganbayan for misuse of funds.

Posted: March 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

7 killed as bus rams truck along zigzag road in Benguet

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Seven students were killed when their tourist bus lost its brakes and crashed into a truck along a zigzag road in Benguet Thursday evening, police said Friday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cayetano denies romantically linking Enrile, chief aide

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Gigi Reyes and Senate president Juan Ponce Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday denied romantically linking Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and his chief of staff.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fire hits Floodway community in Cainta

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Fire gutted a residential area in Rizal Thursday afternoon, a city fire officer said.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

PMA cadet drowns in family outing in Ilocos Sur

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A Philippine Military Academy cadet drowned while trying to save his younger brother and an uncle during a family outing on New Year’s Day in Ilocos Sur.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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