By Christian V. Esguerra
Their long walk to Malacañang did not exactly go to waste. Assuring coconut farmers that the government was “on your side,” President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday threw his support behind a bill outlining how they would directly benefit from P71 billion in taxes collected from them during the Marcos regime.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said he was considering issuing an executive order on the controversial coco levy fund pending the approval of a law specifying how the fund will be managed.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that he wants lawmakers in the House of Representatives and the Senate to expedite the approval of the joint resolution granting him emergency powers to avert possible power crisis during the dry season of 2015.
By Germelina Lacorte
Jergi Malabanan, daughter of Gina dela Cruz, one of the 58 killed in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre, was fidgety as her turn to take the stage on Saturday night was nearing.
By Marlon Ramos
The graft case against former Cavite Gov. Erineo “Ayong” Maliksi in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of P2.5-million worth of medicines 12 years ago has been raffled off to the Sandiganbayan’s Second Division chaired by Associate Justice Teresita Diaz-Baldos.