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Aquino told: ‘Power has an end’

Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“You are not there forever.” A former senator expressed concern on the statement of President Benigno Aquino III that he is already open to amending the Constitution to extend his term in a bid to clip the “limitless powers” of the Supreme Court.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Government workers ask SC to stop new taxes

RAGE OF THE ‘OVERTAXED’  Civil servants in red shirts wear red and black ribbons on their arms and wrists to protest a tax on their benefits. From Taft Avenue, the protesters marched toward the Supreme Court building on Padre Faura, Manila. Court employees went out of the building to join the marchers.  JOAN BONDOC

Already struggling to survive on their meager pay, government employees on Wednesday questioned in the Supreme Court new taxes on allowances, bonuses and other benefits of all state workers and officials estimated at more than 1 million.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Alleged leader of car theft gang rearrested

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Police has caught anew the alleged leader of a notorious car theft gang inside the residence of his in-law in Caloocan City.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Way Kurat’ is right; DBM wrong on P3B pork barrel


The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Tuesday said it made a “clerical error” in listing then Compostela Valley Rep. Manuel “Way Kurat” Zamora as having received a whopping P3 billion in pork barrel funds in 2007.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Pimentel: RH law violates Local Government Code

Former Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. AFP FILE PHOTO

Former Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr., is asking the Supreme Court to “abort” and “get rid” of the controversial Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RH) law as he appealed for it to extend the effectivity of the status quo ante order that will expire on Wednesday.

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