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Capa faces uncertain future in PNP after media outburst

Senior Superintendent Conrad Capa is replaced by Chief Superintendent Edgardo Ladao as the head of Task Force Tugis.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The fate of a senior police official who earned the ire of President Benigno Aquino for airing complaints about his new assignment in the mass media now hangs in the balance.

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

Villar may run again for president, says wife

former Senator Manny Villar and Senator  Cynthia Villar. FILE PHOTOS

Senator Cynthia Villar did not rule out the possibility that her husband, former Senator Manny Villar, may return to politics and run again for president in 2016.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace brushes aside 2016 wannabes

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang brushed aside Tuesday reports the names being floated for the 2016 national elections. “That is not our priority,” Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma said in a televised press briefing.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Does the President know his geography?


The transfer of the celebration of the 28th People Power revolution from Manila to Cebu by President Noy smacks of historical revision, according to my fellow Inquirer columnist Amando Doronila.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Aquino: Napoles can’t be a state witness

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III is still not convinced that Janet Lim-Napoles should be a state witness, basing on her faulty memory alone.

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

Aquino kin got P167M in ‘interest’

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A WORKER chops newly harvested sugarcane stalks in Barangay Mabilog, Concepcion town, Tarlac province,  in Hacienda Luisita, an estate owned by relatives of President Aquino. LYN RILLON

The payment that relatives of President Benigno Aquino received from the government for some 4,000 hectares of Hacienda Luisita, a 6,000-ha plus sugar estate that they own in Tarlac province, is based on prices in 1989, the year of reckoning that the Supreme Court set in its order to distribute the estate to beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

DAR denies overpayment for Hacienda Luisita


The Department of Agrarian Reform denied allegations that the Cojuangco side of President Benigno Aquino’s family was overpaid for Hacienda Luisita land that was parceled out to farm workers in October last year.

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

Aquino pokes fun at Napoles

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

Even to the president of the country, Janet Lim-Napoles is the butt of jokes.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 Senate allies confirm meeting with Aquino during Corona trial


Three senators on Tuesday confirmed meeting President Benigno Aquino III at the height of the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino lauds DSWD for continued service amid criticisms


President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday lauded the employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for continuing to serve the public despite criticisms.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino approval rating down

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

The approval rating of President Benigno Aquino III went down by six percentage points, getting 73 percent in December 2013 from his previous approval rating of 79 percent in September, Pulse Asia said.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Emergency powers eyed

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

To forestall power shortages, some members of the House of Representatives are proposing to give President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to give him more control over power generation in the country.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New execs expected to unmask smugglers at Customs—Valte

Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Newly appointed Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla and Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence Jessie Dellosa are expected by Malacañang to uncover the identities of the operators of big-time smuggling syndicates at the Bureau of Customs, a Palace aide said Saturday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • Drilon denies involvement in pork scam
  • Complex health care system for California’s elderly and poor explained
  • Malang the croc must regain strength before return to swamp, says mayor
  • Palace: Lacson’s version of Napoles testimony to be evaluated
  • Scientists eye iceberg bigger than Guam
  • Sports

  • Pacquiao has to go through PBA Rookie draft
  • Guiao summoned by PBA for name-calling incident
  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic win NBA’s Most Improved Player award
  • Lifestyle

  • Gongs and southern dances star in a workshop at San Francisco Bayanihan Center
  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • Entertainment

  • Smithsonian wants photos, videos for ‘Day in the Life of Asian Pacific Americans’
  • What Garcia Marquez left behind
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Business

  • Metro Pacific acquires stake in Victorias
  • How ‘one percent’ economic elite was uncovered
  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  • Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme
  • Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US
  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
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