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Roxas admits pushing idea for Aquino second term

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Friday admitted that he was the one who broached the idea of a term extension for President Benigno Aquino III on the day the Chief Executive delivered his annual State of the Nation Address (Sona) last July 28.

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

Collision with UNA, yes; coalition, never, says LP member


A collision – not a coalition – will occur between the Liberal Party and the United Nationalist Alliance in 2016, according to an administration lawmaker.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House eyes supplemental budget to pay for DAP projects


Congress may enact a supplemental budget to cover the costs of government projects that were orphaned by the Supreme Court decision striking down the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Evardone to file bill defining savings after DAP ruling


A lawmaker in the House of Representatives said he would file a bill to clearly define savings in the national budget, as the Supreme Court ruled that such practice under President Benigno Aquino III’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is unconstitutional.

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

Roxas accused of using aid-giving to campaign for 2016

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II. INQUIRER.net file photo

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.

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