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House willing to grant Aquino emergency powers if…

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The House of Representatives is willing to grant President Aquino emergency powers to address the power crisis if only to make it mandatory for businesses to participate in alleviating the country’s electricity woes, a lawmaker said on Monday.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate has no numbers for Charter change—Joker Arroyo

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For all the noise about Charter change (Cha-cha), the Senate could not muster the number of votes to get it done, former Sen. Joker Arroyo said on Friday.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino backs anti-dynasty bill

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President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday expressed support for the Anti-Dynasty Bill, which seeks to stop members of the same family from wielding too much political power.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sereno reminds Aquino: Constitution is supreme


Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said Thursday that mending ties with all those inconvenienced by the Supreme Court’s decision would mean not to exercise their constitutional mandate.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gov’t to check Duterte’s claims on Filipino recruits of ISIS

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Malacanang on Monday said that it is ready to work with Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to confirm his claims that a group of Filipinos has left the country to fight for the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »