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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. US teacher fired over comment on black president
  2. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  3. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  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
  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. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Gloomy weather on Black Saturday–Pagasa
  • Mixed feelings for Gabriel Garcia Marquez in hometown
  • Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  • Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’–report
  • Pakistan library named ‘bin Laden,’ as memory fades
  • Sports

  • Duke’s Rodney Hood joining Jabari Parker in NBA draft
  • Phelps entered in 3 events at comeback meet
  • Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
  • Motivated LeBron James preps for postseason
  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • OFW from UAE tests negative for MERS-Cov–health chief
  • Multicultural flock marks Good Friday in San Francisco
  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia
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