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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 »

Suspected ring leader tagged in carjacking of ex-senator Pimentel’s van

Former senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr..  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The alleged leader of a car theft gang recently arrested by the Quezon City Police District was tagged in the 2012 carjacking of ex-senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr.’s van.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Call for total gun ban up

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The death of 7-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella by celebratory gunfire in Caloocan City on New Year’s Eve and the shooting rampage three days later in Kawit town in Cavite province that left eight people dead and 12 others wounded on Friday have drawn attention to a number of gun-control measures that have been rotting in Congress.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquilino Pimentel slams UNA’s ‘dinosaurian politics’

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The escalating word war between Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and unseated senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has drawn the father of the incumbent senator into the fray.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pimentel Jr: Money behind UNA decision to endorse Zubiri in slate

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Money is the driving force behind the decision of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) coalition’s decision to field former Senator Miguel Zubiri as one of its senatorial candidates for the 2013 elections former Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. said Monday.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Politics getting in way of dole plan for poor, says Pimentel

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Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. INQUIRER PHOTO

Politics is getting in the way of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, a promising financial scheme aimed at helping the poor, former Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. said Monday. Pimentel, one of the principal authors of the Local Government Code that devolved services to city and municipal governments, assailed the discretion enjoyed by the Department [...]

Posted: October 11th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pimentel cautions President Aquino on Moro substate


A former senator has cautioned President Benigno Aquino III against agreeing to a Muslim sub-state in Mindanao, saying the proposal is actually causing anxiety among the Bangsa Moro people. Aquilino Pimentel Jr. said it would be better for Malacañang to consider a federalist government although this would require constitutional amendments. Pimentel said his own consultations [...]

Posted: August 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Nene’ not idle, puts up local governance center

Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Q. Pimentel Jr. has not been idle at all since his term in the Senate was up last year. On June 1, Pimentel led in the inauguration of the Center for Local Governance which he heads. The center conducts seminars and teaching modules for officials from the barangay, municipal, city [...]

Posted: June 6th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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  4. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  9. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
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  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
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  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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