By Gino Dormiendo
For 11 long years, I was a teacher at the Ateneo de Manila grade school. At the time, students were fiercely competitive. Every boy fought to be, and remain, in the Top 10 (some parents were pushing their kids), to win all kinds of honors, medals and prizes. When school opened in June 1972, […]
By Leila B. Salaverria
For the second time, former Sen. Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. has found himself out of the University of Makati (UMak), this time due to the ongoing Senate investigation being spearheaded by his son, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, into alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall building annex.
By Leila B. Salaverria and Christine O. Avendañ
en. said that after the initial hearing on the allegedly “overpriced” Makati building, the “issues have been joined,” meaning that the accusers have had their say and the accused given the chance to air their side and deny the allegations.
By TJ Burgonio
As Congress awaits the draft Bangsamoro basic law, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III has advised the government to explain how the future region’s asymmetrical relationship with the national government complies with the Constitution.
By Christine O. Avendaño
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima will face on Wednesday the Commission on Appointments (CA) and by all indications, she might just get her appointment four years after she took the top Department of Justice position and even amid the pork barrel scam controversy rocking Congress.