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De Lima to face appointments body Wednesday, may get confirmed — Pimentel

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

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

VIP prisoners: Every which way but jail

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

As they await their fate, Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr. have kept netizens abuzz on whether they would opt for detention in a hospital suite or in a house in a military camp.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Binay: I left PDP-Laban due to disunity in party

Vice President Jejomar Binay

Problems with the leadership in his party prompted Vice President Jejomar Binay to move out and form a new one to launch his presidential bid in 2016.

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

With 1st term cut short, Pimentel eyes 3rd straight term in Senate

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III. FILE PHOTO

Cheated of more than four out of the six years in his first term, recently re-elected Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III indicated on Tuesday his interest in another full term in the Senate upon the expiration of his newly won term in 2019.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pimentel vows to sue airtime violators

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Reelectionist Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday threatened to pursue disqualification cases against candidates that go beyond the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) campaign airtime limits if the Supreme Court eventually decides to uphold the poll body’s regulation.

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