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2 priest lawyers speak up on Aquino’s DAP

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Malacañang’s claims that President Benigno Aquino is empowered by Section 49 of the 1987 Administrative Code to use savings on priority activities that promote economic well-being have drawn criticism from the country’s foremost experts on constitutional law.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace on DAP: We did nothing wrong

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“Wala po kaming ginawang kasalanan hinggil dito (We did nothing wrong here)” was Malacañang’s firm statement on Thursday pertaining to the now defunct Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC declares parts of DAP unconstitutional


The Supreme Court has declared as unconstitutional the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), according to a source privy to the deliberations in the high tribunal.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Thai military junta suspends constitution

A Thai soldier mans his machine gun atop a military vehicle outside the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO) after soldiers were sent in to seized the center Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's army declared martial law in a surprise announcement in Bangkok before dawn on Tuesday, intensifying the turbulent nation's deepening political crisis. The military, however, denied a coup d'etat was underway.  AP

Thailand’s new military junta has announced that it has suspended the country’s constitution.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Majority of Filipinos do not know Charter change moves in House – Pulse Asia

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.: Just right. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

If this survey is to be believed, majority of Filipinos are not even aware that a Charter change resolution has been filed in the House of Representatives, Pulse Asia said on Wednesday.

Posted: May 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »