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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

Sen. Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

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 »

House OKs P2-tr national budget on final reading

House of Representatives. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The House of Representatives has approved on third reading House Bill 6455 or the General Appropriations Bill of 2013.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Please cooperate with rescuers, Aquino appeals to affected families

President Benigno Aquino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III Tuesday called for people to cooperate with government agencies implementing evacuation in order to lessen risk to rescuers who will need to save them later on.

Posted: August 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

JBC disqualifies 2 candidates

File photo of Supreme Court justices in en banc session. The high court will listen this Tuesday, July 9, 2013, to the arguments for and against the constitutionality of the Reproductive Health law.

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Wednesday announced that it has disqualified two candidates for the Chief Justice post for failure to comply with documentary requirements.

Posted: July 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Navotas lawmaker hits Corona guilty verdict


Navotas Representative Tobias Tiangco does not agree with the guilty verdict slapped on now ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: May 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Corona won’t resign, to face impeach panel—Midas Marquez

Jose Midas Marquez, the court’s administrator and spokesperson, told reporters that the 15-member tribunal was expected to resolve appeals, five months after it unanimously ordered the dismantling of the hacienda.. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Chief Justice Renato Corona will not resign, but will squarely face the impeachment case against him, Supreme Court Spokesman Jose Midas Marquez said.

Posted: December 13th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Arroyo ordered arrested, is barred from leaving

A copy of the warrant of arrest issued against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and two others is signed Pasay RTC Judge Jesus Mupas of Branch 112. MIKO MORELOS/INQUIRER

A warrant of arrest has been issued against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on charges that she rigged elections in 2007, officials said Friday.

Posted: November 18th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gov’t won’t allow Arroyos to leave Philippines yet says De Lima

Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. AFP/Philippine Daily Inquirer File Photos

The government will not allow former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and husband Jose Miguel Arroyo from leaving the Philippines as it has not received the order by the Supreme Court granting the temporary restraining order (TRO) on its watchlist against the couple, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said in a press conference Tuesday.

Posted: November 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Doctor unhurt as vehicle collides with bus in Quezon City

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A bus driver is being investigated by authorities after hitting a car along East Avenue in Diliman, Quezon City, a Radyo Inquirer report said Tuesday.

Posted: November 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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