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Aquino defers decision on Cudia, orders AFP chief to investigate

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The family of dismissed Philippine Military Academy cadet Jeff Aldrin Cudia INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III has withheld his decision on the appeal by Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia to graduate with his class Sunday and instead directed his military chief to investigate the cadet’s case, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said in a statement Saturday here.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poe, Escudero, Legarda top Comelec count

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Senatorial candidates Grace Poe-Llamanzares, Francis Escudero, and Loren Legarda topped the results of the partial, official count of the Commission on Elections sitting as National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Court grants 38 Kiram followers’ bid to answer raps filed vs them


The Tawi-Tawi Regional Trial Court Branch 5 on Monday granted the request of the 38 alleged members of the Sultanate of Sulu’s Royal Army Security Force (RSF) to conduct a formal investigation in connection with the criminal case filed against them two weeks ago.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNP chief, escorts rescue accident victims at SLEX

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) chief himself came to the rescue when a vehicle turned upside down on Southern Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Aquino execs apologize to Recto over sin tax bill remarks

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima (in photo) is pushing for the creation of a calamity resiliency fund, which the government may tap to fund projects aimed at helping the country withstand extreme weather disturbances and other natural disasters.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima has apologized to Senator Ralph Recto who has been embroiled in the sin tax bill controversy.

Posted: October 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »