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‘Sari-sari’ store ‘supplied’ gov’t P500-M farm inputs

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Janet Lim-Napoles.  POOL PHOTO

How was a company whose business address was that of a small sari-sari (variety) store in an impoverished community able to supply the government with farm inputs worth more than P500 million?

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Armed woman out ‘to scare’ Aquino

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Malacañang Palace.  FACEBOOK PHOTO

Flora Pineda said she could no longer bear seeing the suffering of so many poor Filipinos so she went to Malacañang on Friday afternoon packing a semiautomatic pistol to force President Benigno Aquino III to step down.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

COA orders Enrile, Reyes to return P345-M pork

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Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile and Gigi Reyes (inset). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There was absolutely no project implementation at all.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

NFA’s P1-B deal probed

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NFA workers unload tons of rice  imported from Vietnam. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former National Food Authority Administrator (NFA) Orlan Calayag and his special assistant, Dennis Guerrero, have been placed under investigation for allegedly granting a P1.08-billion rice cargo-handling contract to a trucking company without a bidding being conducted, a violation of the antigraft law, according to Francis Pangilinan, the presidential adviser on food security.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Jojo Binay’s former vice mayor would be excellent witness

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If the Senate subcommittee investigating the allegedly grossly overpriced Makati City parking building could only invite former Makati Vice Mayor Nestor Mercado, it may learn more about the Binays than all the resource persons who have been invited so far.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

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