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Bishops split on Aquino special powers

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Some Catholic prelates appear to be divided over President Aquino having the authority to establish additional power-generating capacity.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Escudero twits Aquino: How can you tell what your 100M bosses want?


How exactly will President Aquino determine what his 100 million bosses want with regard to whether he should be seeking another term?

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Drilon: We can’t rush special powers bill for Aquino

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Malacañang should not expect a swift approval of its request for a joint resolution authorizing President Aquino to establish additional power generating capacity, at least not by the end of September as the administration would like, according to Senators Franklin Drilon and Sergio Osmeña III.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

EU backs PH tack on sea dispute


BRUSSELS—The Philippines and the European Union are on the same page on how to resolve the territorial disputes in the South China Sea: the manner should be peaceful and rules-based. This was made clear when President Aquino sat down Monday, Sept. 15, with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso at the Berlaymont here, as both leaders […]

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

Aquino tells why he’s open to 2nd term

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III opened another vein of endless speculation when he again hinted at entertaining thoughts of running for a second term, telling leaders of the ruling Liberal Party (LP) and their allies in Malacañang on Friday that he was “slightly open” to the idea of extending his term of office beyond 2016.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »